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The School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia stands in solidarity with the millions of people worldwide who will participate in upcoming Global Climate Strikes demanding urgent action to address the climate crisis. On September 27 at 11:00 am, students, staff and faculty choosing to strike in support, will gather in front of AMS Nest, to be followed by a bus...
Most Metro Vancouver councillors support mandatory water metering While few households in Metro Vancouver have water meters, the political will for mandatory metering is strong, according to a new survey conducted this summer by researchers at the School of Community and Regional Planning of the University of British Columbia. The researchers surveyed elected councillors and mayors in the...
            Participants in PLAN 545: Barcelona Planning Studio included UBC students at SCARP, SALA, Civil Engineering and Architecture Students from the Barcelona School of Architecture           The Barcelona Planning Studio: Analyzing Public Life Data How can planners, architects, and engineers use...
UBC Faculty of Applied Science Celebration 2019 The Faculty of Applied Science Dean’s Medal of Distinction was created in 2015 to mark the celebration of the University of British Columbia’s 100th anniversary as one of the founding Faculties of the institution. The medal serves to recognize individuals who have brought high honour to the Faculty and/or who have made longstanding or...
Becky Tarbotton was an exceptional SCARP student, a highly successful alumna, a wonderful human being and a passionate champion of environmental and social justice. She passed away three years ago at the age of 39.  Becky's family and close friends, in conjunction with SCARP, are setting up a scholarship in her name. The goal is to raise $90,000 so that we can award $3,...

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