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GRS-Funded Opportunity: UBC Africa Business Forum

GRS-Funded Opportunity: UBC Africa Business Forum

The UBC Africa Business Forum is back for the 5th edition of Western Canada’s premium conference on African business! Students, academics and professionals from Africa and the Diaspora at UBC’s Vancouver campus will come together for a day of learning, ideation and business networking. This year’s theme is “New Frontiers: Integrating Current Models into the […]
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

As the holiday season draws nigh, it is a great time to reflect on our semester and look forward to the new decade.  We wish a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year to all of our students, colleagues and dear friends! Term 2 begins on January 6, 2020. View the 2020 UBC calendar for […]
Apply to GRS by January 15, 2020!

Apply to GRS by January 15, 2020!

Take charge of your education with Global Resource Systems. Develop problem-solving skills and gain an international understanding to aid you in creating a sustainable world. Visit the Program Overview page to find out how you can interact with global communities in your studies. The application deadline for September 2020 is January 15, 2020, one month away! Apply […]
Go Global Seminars: Application Deadline is Dec. 5, 2019

Go Global Seminars: Application Deadline is Dec. 5, 2019

Go abroad with Go Global! Interested in going on an exchange or having an international experience during your degree? Go Global allows UBC students to travel abroad to study, conduct research, or take a course with UBC students and professors. With Go Global, students can take a UBC course led by a faculty member with […]
GRS Alumni Feature: “Can we responsibly grow enough food?”

GRS Alumni Feature: “Can we responsibly grow enough food?”

Skylar Kylstra believes it is possible to feed nine billion people by 2050.   Skylar Kylstra, GRS graduate and current UBC Master of Land and Water Systems student, has been featured on UBC’s Our Potential site to discuss her expertise on food security. Read more about what Skylar has to say concerning food security here. […]