In January 2020, Roper Greyell LLP made a gift of $100,000 to the Peter A. Allard School of Law in support of students. Half of the funds will be used to establish an endowed bursary in the firm’s name to allow the law school to actively seek out talented students who come from diverse backgrounds. This funding will be matched, more
The name Nancy Wiggs is likely a familiar one for many of us who either worked or studied at the law school and UBC in the last 40 years. Nancy’s career at UBC began in the early 70’s, eventually culminating into the faculty administrator role at the law school – a position she held with dedication until her retirement in more
The Business Law Clinic at the Peter A. Allard School of Law provides legal advice to local entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profit organizations, and gives students the opportunity to benefit from hands-on learning. In September 2019, Richards Buell Sutton LLP (RBS) made a gift of $250,000 from to support the Clinic over the next five years.
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