Student and Faculty Profiles

Community Contribution to UBC 2016 Award Winner: Daniel Munro
Meet Daniel! Daniel dedicated his time at UBC to improve students’ learning and academic experiences. As the AMS Associate Vice-President, Academic and University Affairs, he worked on the #textbookbrokeBC campaign and promoted the Open Educational Resources (OERs) concept, which are openly licensed course resources that can both save students money on textbooks as well as […]

Umang Khandelwal (BA’15 – International Relations)
International Relations. 2014 WTO’s Public Forum in Geneva, the Council of Europe’s World Democracy Forum in Strasbourg. Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington D.C.

Community Contributions to UBC and Beyond 2016 Award Winner: Maria Dawson
During her four years at UBC, Maria has worked hard to be involved on every level. She served as the VP External in UBC History Student Association and a member at large on the Arts Undergraduate Society Committee. In 2014, she participated in the Witnessing Auschwitz Research Aboard Program and presented her paper “Roles of […]

Emily Chan: Community Contribution to UBC and Beyond, 2016 Award Winner
Emily’s passion in community development has made her a student leader and community contributor for UBC and beyond. As the Co-President of UBC Sociology Students’ Association, Emily took the initiative to create the first-ever Anthropology-Sociology Gala and encouraged actions to recognize UBC’s unceded Indigenous lands. Outside of UBC, Emily founded Still Moon Arts Society Youth […]

Audrey Tong: Community Contributions to the Faculty of Arts 2016 Award Winner
The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers had a chance to speak with 2016’s Community Contributions to the Faculty of Arts Award Winner, Audrey Tong about her academic interests, UBC experiences and post-graduation plans. Post written by Zining Wang. Why did you decide to study Political Science and International Relations? My passion for political science and […]

Kakehashi Project 2016
On 13 February 2016, twenty-one undergraduate and graduate students from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver and Okanagan) and the University of Victoria travelled to Japan to spend a week in Yokohama, Sapporo and Tokyo. The students, all selected on the basis of their interest in Japan as well as their academic and leadership achievements, were […]