Canada’s refugee resettlement program aims to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees — half of them children — by the end of February. As Jennifer Vadeboncoeur, associate professor in the Faculty of Education points out, many of these children have had little to no formal education.
UBC announced today it will receive a $2 million investment from Seaspan over the next seven years to support innovative teaching and research in the naval architecture and marine engineering programs in applied science.
In keeping with The University of British Columbia’s commitment to being a global leader in sustainability, UBC announced today it is launching the Sustainable Future Fund to give donors more choice when donating to UBC’s endowment.
This unique exhibition will showcase the most comprehensive collection of contemporary Sepik art in North America, and will draw urgent attention to the logging and mining operations that pose environmental threats to the region.