Interview with UBC President Santa Ono

Posted on August 25th, 2016

In this video interview, Santa Ono, the new UBC president, speaks about the origin of his festive name, his roots in Vancouver, the strengths of the university and his vision […]

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BC University Students Struggle to Find Housing

Posted on August 23rd, 2016

Thousands of students heading back to college and university who couldn’t get into residence are struggling to find housing in an increasingly hot rental market. Both University of British Columbia […]

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The Science of Choice in Addiction

Posted on August 19th, 2016

Research has shown that beating addiction is ultimately about regarding addicts as people who can rationally choose In this article, Sally Satel investigates the dynamics of choice in addiction. She […]

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UBC researcher finds LGBT initiatives help straight students too

Posted on August 10th, 2016

Elizabeth Saewyc, Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre’s executive director, discovered in her studies that heterosexual youths also benefit from antihomophobia policies and gay-straight alliances. She came across this finding during […]

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Improved Bus Service in Prince George

Posted on August 5th, 2016

Buses in Prince George will be running on statutory holidays and have improved weekend and evening service starting in the fall of 2017. The change comes after city council heard improved […]

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2.5 Million Invested into Mental Well-being at UBC

Posted on August 4th, 2016

The University of British Columbia has received a two and a half million dollar investment in a second wellness centre and the general expansion of mental health services on campus.  The money will […]

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BCIT Installs New Sleep Pods

Posted on August 2nd, 2016

BCIT has installed two new sleep pods in their Burnaby campus library. This installation parallels their earlier establishment of a nap room located in one of the institute’s gyms. The intention […]

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