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CONDITIONAL ADMISSION PROGRAM AT UBC by Izabela Leszko

The Conditional Admission Program (CAP) at the University of British Columbia is now being offered to students who have a strong record of academic achievement but do not yet meet UBC's English Language Admission Standard. Students who are conditionally admitted are accepted into their chosen degree program on the condition that they develop their academic English to the entrance standard required by UBC. Students develop their English through the Intensive English Program offered at the UBC English Language Institute.
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August 8, 2011
University of British Columbia, British Columbia

English for the Global Citizen: A Unique New Program at the ELI

Here at the ELI we are proud to be part of the University of British Columbia, one of Canada's largest and leading universities. We are in a great position here at UBC as our faculty, staff and students have access to many of UBC's abundant resources. However, we wanted to offer a truly unique UBC specific program at the ELI. Something that students would not be able to experience at any other institution.
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July 15, 2011
University of British Columbia, British Columbia

New Summer Program at the University of British Columbia, English Language Institute

What does it mean to be a university student in North America? How does it compare to your own university experience?
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May 6, 2010
The University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia: Premier Opens World-Leading Spinal Cord Injury Centre

The world’s largest, most advanced and most comprehensive facility devoted to spinal cord injury research and patient care was opened today by Premier Gordon Campbell, Rick Hansen and members of the health care and spinal cord research community.
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November 18, 2008
Ministry of Technology, Trade and Economic Development, British Columbia

The University of British Columbia Celebrate 100TH Anniversary of University Act

"For 100 years, the University of British Columbia has played an important role in the personal growth of thousands of students, and in the growth of B.C. as a province," said Campbell.
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March 7, 2008
The University of British Columbia

Blue Whale Skeleton Finds Permanent Home at The University of British Columbia: Canadian first

The skeleton of a blue whale that washed up on Prince Edward Island 20 years ago will have a permanent home at The University of British Columbia's new Beaty Biodiversity Museum.
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March 3, 2008
The University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia Involved in Five Out of 11 Funding Awards for New Centres of Excellence

The University of British Columbia is an active participant in five of the 11 grants awarded by the Government of Canada for the new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR).
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February 15, 2008
The University of British Columbia

UBC Professor Awarded Canada's Top Teaching Prize

The University of British Columbia Educational Studies Prof. Daniel Pratt has received one of the 2008 3M National Teaching Fellowships, widely recognized as Canada's most prestigious university teaching award.
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February 8, 2008
The University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia Leads Effort to Promote Sustainable Use of Marine Life in Traditional Chinese Medicine

The sustainable use of marine species is the focus of a new Hong Kong group led by the University of British Columbia in partnership with traditional Chinese medicine merchants, conservation groups, the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong government.
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November 1, 2007
The University of British Columbia

UBC Receives Three of Seven Federal Awards for Successful Research-industry Partnerships

The University of British Columbia will receive three of seven awards - more than any other institution - at an Ottawa federal ceremony to be held today to honour innovation and successful partnerships between Canadian university researchers and leading Canadian companies.
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October 29, 2007
The University of British Columbia
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