Recent News & Stories

  • Three students sit in a row at a bank of computer tables. People on left, computer screens and keyboards on right.
    UNBC Stories
    Tuesday, November 21, 2023
    Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia is collaborating with Calgary-based RoboGarden Inc. to provide two new Continuing Studies courses designed to meet the rapid changes being driven by artificial intelligence in industries across the region... more
  • Student in black academic regalia - cap and gown - holds framed diploma while posing for photo. Tree to left side and building in background.
    UNBC Stories
    Thursday, November 16, 2023
    When Jolene van Wieringen was gifted her Métis sash, it was carefully placed over her shoulder to avoid her graduation cap and tied atop her black robe to the warm applause of those attendance. Van Wieringen had just walked across the stage in front of family, friends... more
  • Dr. Jonathan Swainger portrait photo.
    UNBC Stories
    Thursday, November 9, 2023
    Since settlers began moving to the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers in the early 20th century, the community now known as Prince George developed a reputation as a rough and tumble town. But is Prince George’s infamy as a crime capital deserved? University of... more
  • Dr. Jianbing Li in a suit and tie in front of the School of Engineering sign.
    UNBC Stories
    Tuesday, November 7, 2023
    Prince George, B.C. – University of Northern British Columbia Engineering Professor Dr. Jianbing Li's groundbreaking research to advance the science of marine oil spill response and environmental protection will enter its next phase thanks to renewed funding from the Government... more
  • Family nurse practitioner students in a UNBC classroom.
    UNBC Stories
    Thursday, November 2, 2023
    The Family Nurse Practitioner master’s degree program at the UNBC School of Nursing has doubled the number of seats available, expanding from 20 to 40 seats, thanks to support from the Province of British Columbia. The increase provides more opportunities for nurses... more