UNBC Stories

  • Friday, February 12, 2016
    A new study led by a Northern Medical Program (NMP) researcher shows that alcohol-impaired driving crimes spike immediately after the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) is reached, indicating that minimum legal... more
  • Thursday, February 4, 2016
    Dr. Stephen Déry is conducting research into the impacts of declining snowpacks in the Fraser River Basin. A new study by UNBC researchers details the impacts of a rapidly declining mountain snowpack on... more
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016
    UNBC’s School of Social Work is relaunching its Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health Certificate. The graduate-level certificate is designed for students who wish to practice in the area of Aboriginal... more
  • Monday, January 25, 2016
    A group of UNBC business students brought home some hardware from the JDC West competition in Saskatoon on Jan. 15-17. The event pits 12 university business schools in Western Canada, including UNBC,... more
  • 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
  • Monday, January 25, 2016
    UNBC Ecosystem and Science Management Professor Dr. Phil Burton has been named the Co-Editor of the Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Burton, who also serves as the Regional Chair for UNBC’s Northwest... 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