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37 Signs You Went To UBC

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Buchanan. Gage. Mahony's. Wreck Beach. If you know what we're talking about, you probably went to UBC. And those are just a few things that make t...

►How To Be A College Student

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

September is creeping up on us, which means the start of the school year is upon us. If you're entering university for the first time, never fear: ...

15-Year-Old Wins $80,000 B.C. University Scholarship

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 15-year-old student has been awarded an $80,000 scholarship to attend the University of British Columbia. Cheng Xie is the youngest of 40 Canadia...

Prof Accused Of Taping Students Undressing

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A former associate professor of kinesiology at UBC has been charged for allegedly secretly recording video of students as they were getting changed fo...

UBC Improves Safety Features Following Sex Assaults

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The University of British Columbia says along with new professors and new courses, students at the institution's Point Grey campus will se...

Police On Twitter Not Totally A Good Thing: UBC Study

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When a gunman killed three Mounties, wounded two others and then led police on a manhunt through Moncton, N.B., Twitter quickly emerged as...

Cops To Crack Down On Full Moon Beach Party

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Facebook event called "Vancouver Full Moon Beach Party" has over 7,000 attendees, but RCMP are vowing to bury the shindig in the sand. Organized ...

The Coolest Classroom Yet

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

How would you like to take a university class in a centuries-old Asian structure? The University of British Columbia has built a 65 square-metre yu...

UBC Grad's Greatest Memory

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Well, that kind of backfired. To get students excited about graduation, the University of British Columbia created a #UBCGrad hashtag and posted la...

Paper That FOLDS ITSELF

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

You'll never have to feel shame over your sad-looking paper crane again. A Vancouver master's student has created a form of paper that — wait for...

RCMP And Beach-Goers Should Leave Wreck Beach Alone

Ian Tootill | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ian Tootill

The RCMP's decision to place a tent at Wreck Beach full time for several hours a day is both unacceptable and dumb. However, some beach-goers have decided to circulate a petition making several demands. Also dumb.

LOOK: B.C. Winners Of National Architecture Awards

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three buildings in British Columbia have earned national recognition with the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. Awarded by the Royal Arc...

LOOK: Exam Procrastination At Its Finest

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's final exam time for university students across this great nation, and that means said students across said great nation are probably doing one th...

Minister Warned Of LNG Emissions

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses...

7 Signs You Grew Up In B.C. In The 1800s

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An avid collector and art lover has donated a treasure trove of historical photos that chronicle life in the province to the University of British Col...

Scientists Are Using Ouija Boards

CBC | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are using Ouija boards to test human intelligence. Docky Duncan with UBC's Visual Cognition ...

UBC = University Of Beautiful Cars

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

While some students use public transit to commute for hours, others drive Maseratis to school at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver...

Here's One Hell Of A Snowball Fight

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It doesn't snow often in Vancouver but when it does, we make the most of it. About 2,000 people at the University of British Columbia took part in ...

New Record For World's Thinnest Condom

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In a race where size does matter, the new record-holder for the world's thinnest latex condom has shaved 0.002 millimetres off the previous benchmark....

Deadly Seal Parasite Identified

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers at the University of British Columbia say they have identified the parasite that killed hundreds of seals off Cape Breton in 2...

Could Cameras Improve Safety At UBC?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An interim report released by the University of B.C. recommends the installation of cameras at the Vancouver campus to address safety conc...

Foodies Fuelling Social Innovation

John F. Gray | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

It's an invasion. Don't panic. This one is all goodness. It's the foodies taking over the Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub based in Vancouver. Five social enterprises have been accepted to the program, and now have an opportunity to grow their resources, reach and success.

WATCH: UBC Lecture In World's Smallest Classroom

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What if you walked into an elevator and inside was a marketing professor, waiting to give you a free lecture? For a bunch of people in downtown Van...

Landscape First, Then Buildings Later

Ashley Willard Bauman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ashley Willard Bauman

It's rare for a community's landscape to be built before any of its homes or buildings are in place. But that's exactly how Wesbrook Village on the University of British Columbia's Vancouver campus got its remarkable start.

Transit Harassment On The Rise

CBC | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Transit police say sexual harassment on buses and SkyTrains is on the rise, and they are trying to find ways to encourage more women to come forward a...