• Four people wearing white t-shirts crouch on floor around a small metal structure with a pulley system and weight hanging.
    March 21, 2024

    To use a sports analogy, they gave it 110 per cent. Grade 11 and 12 students from across School District 57 were challenged to design a puck-launching device for the University of Northern... more

  • Photo shows two rows of students sitting at computer desks looking to front of room with an instructor at a projector screen.
    February 5, 2024

    High school students interested in pursuing a career in technology will soon get a head start with the new experiential Technology Exploration Dual Credit (TekX) program. TekX is a... more

  • Students sit around a U-shaped table in a classroom with an instructor at the front.
    January 11, 2024

    Students in UNBC’s School of Planning and Sustainability are applying their knowledge in a real-world setting this semester thanks to a partnership with the Regional District of Fraser-Fort... more

  • Student in black academic regalia - cap and gown - holds framed diploma while posing for photo. Tree to left side and building in background.
    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... more

  • Three students walking down interior hallway with wooden ceiling beams in background. Green and gold chevron graphic covers a portion of photo with text that reads: UNBC: University of Northern British Columbia. Ignite and Inspire Investment Fund
    October 13, 2023

    With the successful launch of UNBC’s refreshed strategic plan, Ready, providing a galvanizing framework, the first exciting initiative stems from the community engagement process and supports... more

  • Group photo of two rows of people. Front row kneeling, back row standing. Group is standing at entrance to building with steel beam awning.
    July 25, 2023

    Students and faculty from across Canada and around the world recently gathered at UNBC’s Prince George campus for the Arctic Academy for Sustainability 2023. Following up on the first... more

  • Person wearing floral blouse poses for photo in building atrium
    June 22, 2023

    Ryan O’Toole came to UNBC to connect with her Indigeneity. Growing up dislocated from territory, family and culture, O’Toole came to northern B.C. to be closer to her family and the... more

  • Photo shows student wearing black shirt and plaid top standing in atrium with wood beams and a plant.
    April 21, 2023

    UNBC History student Sean Robinson is the national winner of the 2023 Student Essay Prize from the Canadian Society of Patristic Studies (CSPS). “It’s an impressive achievement for an... more

  • March 30, 2023

    As the Winter Semester draws to a close at UNBC, so, too, do wood carving sessions for students hosted by the First Nations Centre at the Prince George campus. Rather than see the final... more

  • photo shows six people smiling for the camera
    March 7, 2023

    Researchers and participants involved in a collaborative project involving UNBC, School District 91 Nechako Lakes and community partners shared their reflections during a Research Week... more

  • Person in white lab coat with white gloves on sits at a lab table with clear protective hood.
    March 1, 2023

    Research has taken Ahmad Jalil’s learning at UNBC to the next level. The Bachelor of Health Sciences student went from volunteering at UNBC’s Northern Analytical Laboratory Services (NALS)... more

  • group photo featuring three rows of students
    February 7, 2023

    The theme of this year’s JDC West Competition was ‘Triumph through Perseverance’ and, according to UNBC’s team captains, that’s exactly what the University’s delegation did at the three-day event... more

  • Research
    July 5, 2019

    For Ben Pelto, a study in glacier changes compares to a bank account. For example, a bank account that is losing money is like a retreating glacier. Snowfall during the winter months is like... more

  • February 19, 2019

    The days were filled listening and talking with Zambian local experts from diverse stakeholder groups that included community service provision professionals and volunteers. The stories... more

  • Students Nicole Hoffman and Jacey Wolfe paddle a birch bark canoe
    July 5, 2017

    University of Northern British Columbia student Jacey Wolfe felt a sense of pride as she watched a birch bark canoe glide through the water on Ferguson Lake. Built by Wolfe and her... more

  • Environmental Planning 415
    Impact of Giving
    January 11, 2017

    In four short months, Rebecca DeLorey gained valuable experience working with a client, as part of a team, on a real-life project. It’s exactly what she was searching for when she... more