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Projects and Success Stories:

  • Special Appeals

    Change a Student’s World—So They Can Change Ours

    Change a Student’s World—So They Can Change Ours

    Students come to UBC brimming with innovative thoughts and bright ideas. Whatever the state of the world, whatever challenges we face, students don’t see obstacles—they see opportunities. They more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Vancouver School of Economics

    Vancouver School of Economics

      Building on UBC’s long history of excellence, the Vancouver School of Economics advances research and provides students with remarkable opportunities to understand how governments, more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    UBC Women’s Rugby—Making the Gain Line

    UBC Women’s Rugby—Making the Gain Line

    A rugby game is not won during a single play. A team must successfully repeat the objective of “making the gain line” in order to progress down the field to more

  • Priority Project

    The Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet

    The Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet

    For over half a century, the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet has been a fixture on the international swimming stage, attracting top talent to Vancouver and providing an opportunity more

  • Priority Project

    Faculty of Forestry Bursary Fund

    Faculty of Forestry Bursary Fund

    Help UBC students focus on their studies and reach their potential by donating to the Faculty of Forestry Bursary Fund. more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Book of Hours

    UBC Library Collection Enrichment Fund

    Collections form the heart of UBC Library. Our collections – including over 7.9 million volumes and over 2.3 million e-books – allow UBC Library to maintain its standing as one more

    Research Excellence, Student Learning

  • Post

    $6-million donation creates largest ever endowed scholarship at UBC

    $6-million donation creates largest ever endowed scholarship at UBC

      The University of British Columbia has created its largest ever endowed scholarship, thanks to a $6-million donation from the Constance Livingstone Friedman and Sydney Friedman Foundation. The foundation’s most recent donation more than triples the size of the endowment for the Friedman Award for Scholars in Health, which provides opportunities for graduate and medical […] more

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    Image by Santiago Ramon y Cajal

    The Beautiful Brain: Exploring Art and Neuroscience

    A new collaborative project aims to create conversations and expand our understanding of connections between visual art and neuroscience. In fall 2017, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery will more

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    Forestry Field School

    Forestry Field School

    “Getting hands-on field camp experience helps forestry graduates contribute right away when they come to work in the forest industry, because they already have field skills that are assets to more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Thunderbird Swimming Excellence Fund – Sustaining Excellence

    Thunderbird Swimming Excellence Fund – Sustaining Excellence

    The Thunderbird Swimming Excellence Fund is a new avenue for alumni, friends and supporters of UBC Varsity Swimming to be a part of, and contribute to, the program’s success. Created more

    Community Engagement

  • Success Story

    Teaching at the heart of giving

    Teaching at the heart of giving

    Musicologist Elizabeth Lamberton (MA’78, PhD’88) fondly recalls her time at UBC. She credits her inspiring professors with helping her to discover her own lifelong passion: teaching. “I more

    Research Excellence, Student Learning