A generous gift from the family of Warren and Maureen Spitz gave Bachelor of Commerce student, Thao Atkinson an opportunity she never thought she’d have. Thao Atkinson used to think attending university was an unattainable dream. “I didn’t have much growing up,” she says. “I had a difficult childhood and went through foster care. I […]
The careers of the future will require more relationship-building and entrepreneurial thinking than ever. Thanks to a generous $250,000 gift, which was matched by UBC Sauder School of Business for a total of $500,000, the Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre has virtually reinvented itself to better prepare students for the future of business.
The Roots and Shoots Program at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts offers children from a broad range of socio-economic realities and ethnic backgrounds rare opportunities to experience world more
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, organizations and more
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 […]