By Thane Bonar on March 21, 2012
The University of British Columbia has launched two new major entrance scholarships for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students entering UBC undergraduate programs from secondary school, in an effort to attract and support the most accomplished and promising Aboriginal students from across Canada.
By Rupert Richardson on March 15, 2012
Rupert Richardson, a recent NITEP graduate, is now an M.Ed. student in the Education Studies Department and works for the Institute for Aboriginal Health and College for Health Disciplines. Here he shares some of his story.
By Thane Bonar on December 22, 2011
UBC has approved 14 First Nations languages for UBC Vancouver admission requirements. Students applying to the Vancouver Campus from BC and Yukon high schools must meet specific grade 11 and 12 admission requirements and these language courses have been added to the lists of approved courses.
By Thane Bonar on November 30, 2011
Congratulations to the FNHL Fusion basketball team who took home the Nitobe Cup last weekend in the UBC Rec Tier 2 CoRec Basketball League.
By Kirsten Scansen on November 4, 2011
From August 15- 31st 2011, nine new-to-UBC Aboriginal students took part in the Jump Start orientation program. Traditionally a program for international students, 2011 was the first year that an Aboriginal cohort was included alongside international students.