Recently graduated UBC Master of Music student Jaelem Bhate has a promising career as a conductor and composer in both the classical and jazz genres — after an unexpected start in science. Listen to our podcast interview with Jaelem to hear his journey, and how scholarships and awards helped him on the way.
At UBC, Jessica Schaub found her passion for research and was particularly fascinated with jellyfish and their role in the marine ecosystem. Finishing her undergraduate degree with combined honours in Oceanography and Biology, Jessica is now in the second year of her Master of Science degree.
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“I came from Jordan as a refugee with nothing in my pocket.” Azuz Al-Rubaye was one of millions of young people displaced in the Syrian refugee crisis. Thanks to the generosity of donors, he is following his dreams at UBC.
Ross Fitzpatrick is the second of four generations of UBC alumni. His recent donations have made a huge impact in the lives of students at the Okanagan campus. He says “there’s nothing more rewarding” than giving back.
In November, UBC launched a new fund to support student wellbeing initiatives and invited the community to make a $10 donation. To celebrate this new fund, UBC hosted a breakfast for students. It was a huge success, with over 500 grateful students stopping by.
The UBC Sustainability Scholars Program provides paid internships for UBC graduate students to work on sustainability issues for organizations across the south coast of British Columbia and southern more
The Faculty of Forestry is a passionate advocate for enriched educational experiences for our students. We truly believe that students have the most impactful and complete educational experience when more
The positioning among leading contenders was neck and neck throughout UBC Okanagan’s first ever Giving Day on March 6 as generous alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and other donors gave to their favourite causes. Fortunately for the crew of the UBCO Motorsports Club, they weren’t hurtling toward the finish line on a race track; instead, they were engaged in friendly competition more