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Dadaab Secondary Teacher Education Program Alumnus Opens School in Somalia 2018/01/22

Somalian coastal town receives gift of education from Jama Ahmed Mohamed, a graduate from Dadaab Secondary Teacher Education Program, and local community. More


International Research Visiting Fellowships

Nominations are open for International Research Visiting Fellowships (IRVFs) for the 2018/19 academic year. Deadline: May 29, 2018. More


Mitacs Globalink Research Award 2018/01/18

Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergrad and grad students to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. More


Cofund on Sex, Gender and UN Sustainable Development Goals 2018/01/16

CIHR (as part of the international consortium GENDER-NET Plus) is co-funding projects to support researchers investigating sex and gender in health. Pre-proposal deadline: March 1, 2018. More


Call for Applications | Canada Research Chair Cluster Hire in Indigenous Education 2018/01/15

The Faculty of Education seeks to fill two Canada Research Chair (CRC) positions as part of a cluster hire in Indigenous Education. More


UBC to host Canada’s largest gathering of scholars: Congress 2019

UBC has been selected to host the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Point Grey campus between June 1-7, 2019. More


Congratulations to the 2017 UBC-Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Program Graduates

Fifty-one (51) teachers graduated from the UBC–Moi University Secondary Teacher Education Diploma Program on December 21, 2017. More


Deadlines for UBC Insight Development Grant Submission 2018/01/11

Upcoming deadlines for UBC Submission of SSHRC Insight Development Grants: January & February 2018. More


Are you a teacher candidate? Host a Technology in Transit session!

The ETS office organizes a monthly Technology in Transit event for teacher candidates to showcase learning technologies. Contact ETS to sign up! More


January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC 2018/01/10

This January, during UBC’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), join the conversation about sexual assault that’s happening in the media, in our communities, and around the world. More


New UBC Survey Tool Now Available 2018/01/08

The new UBC Survey Tool, Qualtrics, is now available. Note: After the contract with FluidSurveys expires on February 26, 2018, there will be NO access to the data in FluidSurveys. More


In Memoriam | Professor William E. Doll Jr.

It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Professor William Elder Doll, Junior, on December 27, 2017. More


Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education MOOC – January 2018 2018/01/05

Sign up for this popular online course to enhance your understanding and knowledge of practices that advance reconciliation. Course starts January 30, 2018 More


SSHRC 2018 Storytellers Competition Call

SSHRC’s Storytellers contest is calling on post-secondary students to tell Canadians about a great SSHRC-funded project happening at their school in three minutes or 300 words. Contest opens: January 8, 2018. Submission deadline: January 31, 2018. More


Congratulations to Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue 2018/01/04

Dr. Dónal O’Donoghue will receive the 2018 Pacific Region Higher Education Art Educator Award and the NAEA Distinguished Fellow Award. More


CIHR Spring 2018 Project Grant

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant program supports projects in all areas of health research. Registration deadline: February 6, 2018. Application deadline: March 6, 2018. More


Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

Canadian Science Policy Fellowships provide fellows with the opportunity to work on a 12-month policy project with a Canadian government host office. Deadline: March 4, 2018. More


Séjour UBC Recap 2018/01/03

The Department of Language & Literacy Education held the Séjour UBC event during the weekend of December 8-10, 2017. More


Community-University Engagement Support Fund

UBC recognizes the unique challenges and opportunities associated with community-university partnerships with the Community-University Engagement Support Fund (CUES). Deadline: February 1, 2018. More


Happy Holidays from Dean Blye Frank 2017/12/13

Dean Blye Frank and the UBC Faculty of Education wish everyone a happy, safe, and warm holiday season! More


2017 UBC-Jilin Program 2017/12/11

The UBC Faculty of Education extends congratulations to the graduates of the 2017 UBC-Jilin program, a 3-month long international faculty development program delivered by Faculty of Education to faculty members from various universities in Jilin Province, China. More


RISS Application Deadline 2017/12/07

The next deadline to apply for the Research Infrastructure Support Services (RISS) program is January 5, 2018. More


Congratulations to Dr. Darren Warburton 2017/12/06

Congratulations to Dr. Darren Warburton (KIN) on receiving a second year of Large TLEF funding in the amount of $103,500 for his project, “Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology.” More


Call for Nominations | 2018 Alumni Achievement Awards

Do you know a UBC Education alumni who is making a difference? Consider nominating them for the 2018 Alumni Achievement Awards! Deadline: February 16, 2018. More


Register for the 12th Annual Walkabout Challenge

Join us for the 2018 Walkabout health and wellbeing challenge. Registration deadline: January 29, 2018. More


Call for Nominations | 3M National Student Fellowship

The 3M National Student Fellowship honours up to ten full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Canadian post-secondary institutions who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their lives and at their college or university. Deadline: January 8, 2018. More


Wall Scholars 2017/12/05

The Wall Scholar Award: Support for full-time, tenured or tenure-track UBC faculty members to spend one year in residence at the Peter Wall Institute. Deadline: January 5, 2018. More


2018 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition Congratulations

Congratulations to Principal Investigators from the Faculty who were successful in the 2018 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters competition. More


New Mitacs Accelerate Long-Term Funding for Graduate Students 2017/11/30

The new Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship provides long-term funding for a significant part of graduate degree programs. Applications accepted any time. More


Physical & Health Education (PHE) Canada Research Council Emerging Scholar Award

The PHE Canada Research Council Emerging Scholar Award acknowledges the potential of individual student members as future scholars and promoters of physical and health education within Canada. Deadline: December 15, 2017. More