With the congregation ceremonies in full swing, it is an exciting time of year for UBC graduates, their families and fellow UBC colleagues along with the UBC community and other well-wishers.
A few congregation facts include:
@ In 1916, there were 41 graduates at UBC’s first Congregation ceremony held at the Hotel Vancouver
@ Currently, there are 12 UBC faculties issuing degrees: Applied Science, Arts, Commerce and Business Administration, Dentistry, Education, Forestry, Graduate Studies, Land and Food Systems, Law, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Science.
@ You can view UBC Congregation Ceremonies online at: http://www.graduation.ubc.ca/ubc-vancouver/live-webcast/
Did You Know?
To date, there are almost 60 community and regional planning projects in the SCARP Graduating Projects collection in cIRcle. The projects cover many topics such as capacity building, healthy cities, participatory governance, primary schooling, transit planning, urban design, and more.
Above partial excerpt in italics and image are courtesy of the Graduation at UBC website