Student and Faculty Profiles

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 […]