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Moments of Change

There have been many historic moments over the past 100 years. Here are some of the highlights of a century of transformation.

This Centennial offers the occasion to celebrate a century of success, and to rededicate ourselves to the goals of an exceptional learning environment, true global citizenship, a civil and sustainable society, and a program of outstanding research, all in the service of the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world.

Dr. Martha C. Piper
Interim President and Vice-Chancellor

Global Impact

UBC’s reach spans the globe. We invite our entire community—alumni, students, staff, faculty, friends, neighbours, donors and partners—to take their place, share their memories and add a pin to the map.

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What's Happening?

There are many public events and initiatives planned over our Centennial year. Check out the latest UBC100 news and events.

Latest News

Dr. Santa Ono to become UBC President and Vice Chancellor
June 13, 2016

A Vancouver-born biomedical researcher who is a pioneer in experimental medicine with an established track record as a senior leader at U.S. universities has become the 15th President and Vice...

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UBC scholarship winners overcome challenges for bright futures
June 3, 2016

Ten gifted students from around the world who have risen from challenging circumstances and given back through volunteering have been named Centennial Leaders award recipients by UBC. These recipients will...

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UBC’s ‘robot kindergarten’ trains droids of the future
May 26, 2016

Less than 100 years from now, robots will be friendly, useful participants in our homes and workplaces, predicts UBC mechanical engineering professor and robotics expert Elizabeth Croft. We will be...

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Past Events

Aug 23 2016
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Floor 2, until August 16th.

This student-produced exhibition considers UBC student clothing, the contexts in which students dress, and their diverse self-expressions. We explore UBC student clothing through a range of themes. We look...

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