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Return to UBC

I had a little adventure today… Here’s an outline:

I. Learned that there’s a fairly significant difference between 49 Dunbar Loop and 49 UBC:

  • Dunbar Loop does not go to straight to UBC… you have to cross the street and transfer to another bus, and it takes about another 5 or so minutes to get to UBC.
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UVic offers millions in interest-free loans to new hires

Within the last five to 10 years, UVic lent at least $5 918 089 in interest-free home purchasing and relocation loans to more than 160 new faculty, librarians and top-level hires, according to figures obtained through the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. 771 more words


Former UBC professor allegedly filmed study participants undressing

A former professor at the University of British Columbia has been charged with secretly recording nudity on campus.

James Rupert, who was an associated professor of kinesiology at UBC until June 30, was charged on July 24 by RCMP. 212 more words


Fundraising News for the Upcoming Semester

We are holding a raffle to raise funds for our upcoming trip to Paris. Tickets will go on sale at the beginning of September, $2 each or 3 for $5, and the draw will be held at the end of the month.   188 more words


Young Vancouver immigrant receives prestigious scholarship

 15-year old Cheng Xie, who relocated to four different countries before deciding to settle down in Vancouver, was awarded Canada’s largest scholarship for students entering undergraduate studies in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).   37 more words


Fish study links brain size to parental duties: UBC researcher

Size does matter, at least when it comes to parental duties in one species of fish.

Researchers at the University of B.C. studying male stickleback fish found that those who care for their offspring have larger brains than their counterparts that don’t protect their young. 322 more words


YVR ranked most efficient airport in Canada

Frequent flying Vancouverites will be chuffed to know YVR is the most efficient airport in Canada.

The Vancouver International Airport is also the fourth most efficient airport in the world, according to an annual global study of 200 airports from UBC’s Sauder School of Business. 125 more words