News and Press

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 10:15

Dear UBC Future Global Leaders Students and Families,

As you know, governments and institutions around the world are grappling with the spread and impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The situation continues to evolve and it has become an unprecedented situation for the University of British Columbia.

With the risk COVID-19 poses to students, staff and instructors, UBC Extended Learning has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 UBC Future Global Leaders program. Rest assured, you will be receiving a full refund, including your deposit of CAD$500.

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 19:00

Some in-person classes will move online starting Monday, March 16

As you know, governments and institutions around the world are grappling with the spread and impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The situation continues to evolve and it has become an unprecedented scenario for the university.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 16:30

An important update about our response to COVID-19

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak continues to cause concern, both within Canada and across the world.

The Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the risk as low for Canada, and UBC does not currently have any confirmed cases amongst our faculty, staff or students. 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 16:15

The University of British Columbia and UBC Extended Learning are pleased to announce participation in AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) program that provides higher education institutions with a ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum. Beginning in Spring/Summer 2020, learners can enroll in courses that will prepare them to pursue careers in the fast-growing cloud computing space and industry-recognized AWS Certifications.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00

As you may be aware, China and other countries around the world, including Canada, are working to contain the spread of a newly detected Coronavirus.

At this time, the Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public health risk associated with the virus as “low for Canada and for Canadian travelers”. Although the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry confirmed BC’s first presumptive case today, we have no reports of any Coronavirus illness among our students, faculty or staff.

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