UNBC Stories

  • Monday, January 25, 2016
    Over the course of a decade, thousands of students in the Quesnel region have been able to further their post-secondary education closer to home. It’s thanks to the North Cariboo Community Campus – home to... more
  • Friday, January 8, 2016
    Another Northern Medical Program (NMP) graduate is back in the North working as a specialist. Dr. Sarah Roberts, NMP Class of 2010, has joined the BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North as its newest... more
  • Monday, January 4, 2016
    UNBC welcomes its first Master of Engineering, Integrated Wood Design class. Pictured are students David Hanna, Stephanie Wall, Christian Willing, Chelsea Olson, and Associate Prof. Dr. Guido Wimmers. The... more
  • Thursday, December 24, 2015
    For the first time ever, the University of Northern British Columbia is ranked No. 1 in the country by Maclean’s Magazine, and more than 90 per cent of UNBC graduates were satisfied with their university... more
  • Wednesday, December 23, 2015
    To the casual observer, the night sky is filled with stars, the moon and the occasional comet. For UNBC Chemistry Professor Dr. Margot Mandy, outer space is filled by questions in search of answers. A... more
  • Monday, December 21, 2015
    The University community is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of one of our founding faculty members, Dr. Joselito (Lito) Arocena. Dr. Joselito (Lito) Arocena was one of the original members of... more
  • Friday, December 18, 2015
    The Nak’azdli Whu’ten First Nation and the District of Fort St. James have a better understanding of their wastewater treatment options thanks to the work of three UNBC Environmental Engineering students.... more
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015
    As a youngster, Jared Parker was just like everybody else in Prince George. He played hockey, soccer, volleyball and basketball. He was popular with his friends at John McInnis junior secondary, but as he... more
  • Monday, December 7, 2015
    A record number of high-achieving high school students visited UNBC on Dec. 7 to learn more about the University and receive Academic Achiever Award certificates. The 180 attendees toured the Prince George... more