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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

Sep 28 2015
Outside the University Centre, 3272 University Way, Okanagan Campus

The university community is invited to celebrate the UBC centennial and the 10th anniversary of the Okanagan campus at a ceremony and reception. The ceremony will feature the renewal...

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Sep 30 2015
11:00am to 2:00pm
Money and Raymond M.C. Lee Square (outside UBC Bookstore)

UBC's Centennial year will officially launch on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, the 100th anniversary of the first day of classes. To mark this historic milestone, we are inviting the...

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Sep 30 2015
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water St., Kelowna BC

This is the first presentation of the 2015/16 edition of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences' Distinguished Speaker Series, UBC Okanagan campus. When his father was...

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