UNBC Stories

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  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    As a fifth-year computer science and geographics information systems (GIS) student, Matt McLean spends a lot of time looking at pictures of the outdoors. As a student taking the elective... more
  • Terrance Badham, David Schroeter
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    A group of University of Northern British Columbia business students are putting their leadership and critical thinking skills to the test this week at the annual JDC West 2017 competition at the University... more
  • Convocation 2016
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    Above: Convocation is an annual highlight at UNBC. For the second consecutive year, the University of Northern British Columbia is ranked No. 1 in in the country in its category by Maclean’s Magazine.... more
  • UNBC student Cleo Whetter
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    Instead of writing a term paper, University of Northern British Columbia student Sharon Brewer was able to tell stories and paint with children at Immaculate Conception School in Prince George. Brewer was... more
  • Carleen Paltxat, Dr. Zoe Meletis, Dr. Mark Groulx, George Harris, Carolyn Holmes
    Monday, December 12, 2016
    Sometimes the best ideas don’t come from the academic literature or out of the mouth of a lecturer in a classroom, but rather from everyday people who want to make a difference. It was with that in mind... more
  • Greg Daniels
    Friday, December 9, 2016
    A career in the forest industry has always been top of mind for University of Northern British Columbia first-year student Greg Daniels. His father worked in the industry and he got a taste for it himself... more
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016
    University of Northern British Columbia women’s basketball player Vasiliki Louka received national recognition for her outstanding performance over the weekend. On Wednesday the third-year forward is the... more
  • Emily Holmes
    Tuesday, December 6, 2016
    The Matt Pearce Award is more than just a scholarship for UNBC women’s basketball player Emily Holmes. It’s an inspiration. “It is so special to be one of the first to receive this award because I knew... more
  • Dr. Jonathan Swainger
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    The economy of Northern British Columbia was a going concern in the 1980s, but many residents knew something was missing. There were no local options for young people who wanted to pursue a university... more