Students sharpening elevator pitches for InternsPIT
The first-ever InternsPIT competition is a Dragon's Den-inspired recruitment event and networking social where post-secondary students get the chance to win an interview with some of the region's top employers.
Work Study streamlines application and eligibility requirements
Key changes have been made to the Work Study program.
Submit one proposal to apply for the entire year (both Summer and Winter sessions), summer registration is no longer required for students, and all student groups are now eligible -- including international graduate students.
Ronaldo is everywhere. This photo was taken by UBC's Luis LM Aguiar at a downtown Seattle mural.
UBC students examine social phenomenon of Cristiano Ronaldo
How does this globally known footballer affect society, and why should we care?
With more than 100 million Facebook fans, a museum dedicated to just him, and a blossoming career as a male model with his own line of clothing, there is no doubt that Portuguese soccer sensation Cristiano Ronaldo is known for more than just his skills on the pitch.
Interior Saving's Gene Creelman (left) poses with CRIS staff Eric Rampone, Troy Becker, and Dawn Widdifield, along with UBC Okanagan's Rebecca Frechette and Sally Willis-Stewart in front of a newly-delivered Parks Explorer.
Interior Savings, UBC team up to go places never thought possible
Adaptive outdoor cycling equipment turns disabled riders into Explorers
Unique cycling machines that can help people with disabilities get outdoors onto hiking and skiing trails will also help UBC Okanagan students to better understand physical limitations.
UBC history professor Doug Owram, FRSC, has chaired a report that examines Canada's need to keep up with the digital revolution.
UBC professor chairs national committee on historical preservation
Experts look at ways for libraries and museums to digitally preserve history
A national committee chaired by UBC history Professor Doug Owram is calling on Canadian memory institutions such as libraries, museums, archival storage organizations and galleries, to make a concentrated effort to keep up with the digital revolution.
Heather Semeniuk has coached UBC Okanagan's Heat women's basketball team for the past 21 years. Photo credit: Steve Shulhan
Okanagan Heat family bids farewell to long-serving basketball coach
After two decades on the court, coach Semeniuk retires and hangs up the hightops
"Family comes first" is the motto of Heather Semeniuk, who is retiring after spending the past 21 years as coach of the Heat women's basketball team.
The game has always been a passion for Semeniuk, and her on-court and off-court contributions will be remembered for years to come by former players and colleagues who refer to her affectionately as "Coach Sem."
Recruiter-Advisor joins International Programs and Services team
International Programs and Services is excited to welcome Carrie Karsgaard to the team. Early next week she will be moving from the UBC Student Recruitment and Advising office where she has worked since 2009.
Karsgaard holds a master's degree in literature and religion from Regent College, and she is nearing completion of another master's degree from UBC.
Serveh Naghshbandi (left) and Kathryn Struik have advanced to UBC Okanagan's 3MT finals.
Faculty of Education Three Minute Thesis winners
Kathryn Struik and Serveh Naghshbandi advance to campus 3MT finals
On January 8, the Innovative Learning Centre hosted this year's Faculty of Education 3MT heat. Graduate students were invited to explain the depth and significance of their thesis research to a non-specialized audience and panel of judges in just three minutes.