During the fall 2022 term, UBC’s fitness centres — ARC and Birdcoop — saw a 25 per cent decrease in average daily gym attendance in the exam period.
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Seventh-seeded UBC women’s volleyball defeated top-seeded Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans in five sets to win the program’s 13th national championship on Sunday night.
UBC women’s volleyball defeated the sixth-seeded University of Manitoba Bisons in four sets on Saturday night.
After dropping the first set, the Thunderbirds won three to knock out OUA champions Brock University Badgers 3–1 to secure a spot in Saturday’s U Sports semifinals.
Four current UBC students represented Canada in the rugby sevens tournament at BC Place. Matthew Percillier and Jack Carson from the men’s side and Piper Logan and Florence Symonds from UBC women’s rugby.
The Residence Hall Association (RHA) held their first annual 5K Residence Run on March 12.
Women’s volleyball is hosting U Sports nationals from March 17–19 at the War Memorial Gym.
When I was a kid, my parents would dress me in my Muddy Buddy overalls and my tiny rainboots and take me out to Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Delta.
UBC women’s volleyball lost against the Winnipeg Wesmen in four sets on February 10 and 11, but both games culminated in head coach Doug Reimer honouring the team’s six graduating seniors.
After a shaky game-one loss in the Canada West Finals on Friday night, the Thunderbirds women’s hockey team pulled their game together to win their second straight championship.
The UBC women’s rugby sevens team swept their third tournament this weekend at Thunderbird Stadium with a 17–7 win over the University of Victoria Vikes, earning their first rugby sevens Canada West championship.
The Thunderbirds are off to their second straight Canada West final after winning their best-of-three weekend series against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.
The club has been around for decades, and members gather three times a week to learn how to chop, bucksaw, pole climb and throw axes.
Hanson is now the senior director of athletics and recreation at Simon Fraser University. She worked in senior leadership roles at UBC Athletics from 2005 to 2015.
For one night, War Memorial Gym was transformed into a glow in the dark and lotus-pose-filled dance party.