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Apply to the Student Alumni Council

January 21, 2020
Apply to the Student Alumni Council   We are seeking a diverse group of passionate student leaders for UBC’s first Student Alumni Council (SAC). The SAC is a team of students dedicated to connecting students and alumni at a deeper level. Members of the SAC will act as student representatives at alumni and presidential events, […]


Congratulations to Drs. Mark Carpenter, J. Tim Inglis, and to Eveline Pasman, Bastiaan Bloem, Martin McKeown and Taylor W.Cleworth on their publication

January 4, 2020
Congratulations to faculty members, Drs. Mark Carpenter and J. Tim Inglis and fellow members of the Origins of Balance Deficits and Falls cluster, Bastiaan Bloem, Martin McKeown and Taylor W.Cleworth on their recent publication: “A Novel MRI Compatible Balance Simulator to Detect Postural Instability in Parkinson’s Disease”, which was recently published in Frontiers in Neurology […]


Active Kids 2018/2019 Year In Review

January 2, 2020
Active Kids has completed it’s 2018/2019 Annual Report! It contains more information about who we are, and highlights some of our favorite success stories from Kin students and community partners initiatives that took place during the last full academic year. We invite you to view it on our website If you would like to get […]


Congratulations to Canada West Hall of Fame inductee: Thelma Wright


UBC Kin alum, the 1973 Physical Education and 1974 Education graduate Thelma Wright, was announced Thursday as the 68th Canada West Hall of Fame inductee. She is the first addition of the New Year, as the conference continues its march to 100 inductees during the 2019-20 season. The only UBC female track athlete to appear […]


Nominate the Next Worthy KIN Alum for an Alumni UBC Achievement Award!

December 17, 2019
The accomplishments of the members of UBC’s global community of alumni represent an inspiring account of positive social, cultural, and economic change in the world. Please help us recognize your fellow UBC alumni who are advancing their ambitions for a better world. The next Awards recipients won’t raise their own hands. That’s why we need […]