From expert Registered Nurse to novice Nurse Practitioner

Dec 07, 2022 | Spotlight

My professional journey began in 2010, when I graduated in France with a Degree in Nursing. My first clinical placement as a student nurse was eye-opening, as I simply loved the complexity of nursing with its multi-faceted knowledge components.…

BE Brave, BE Relevant, STAY Relevant

Dec 07, 2022 | Spotlight

Se:ko! My name is Olivia Maracle, and my pronouns are she/her. I am a daughter, a sister, and a granddaughter. I am of the Turtle Clan and identify as Kanien'kehá:ka (People of the Flint) or Mohawk from the Bay of Quinte. My mother is Susan…

Trauma-informed design: Changing the narrative in health technology development

Nov 30, 2022 | Spotlight

Dr. Abdul-Fatawu Abdulai graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, from the UBC School of Nursing in Vancouver.

From patient to nurse: how my experience made me a better caregiver

May 27, 2022 | Spotlight

I first became a UBC student in 2016 as I pursued a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biology. In 2019, during my third year, I unexpectedly had to withdraw from my studies due to a hospitalization. What at first seemed like a four-year…

Making the most of a global pandemic

Nov 12, 2021 | Spotlight

I entered nursing as a third career. I started my studies in Music and Education and trained as a high school music, biology, and outdoor education teacher. I quickly found my stride with an at-risk youth population in alternative learning…

Achieving my dream, and helping patients along the way

Nov 09, 2021 | Spotlight

Since I was 18 years old, it was my dream to become an NP— and I was passionate about the course. After working as an emergency department nurse across Canada for eight years, I took the leap to begin my master’s training at UBC. Half way through my…

There’s something unique about a room full of nurses, and I wish I could fully explain it to you

Jun 09, 2021 | Spotlight

My name is Alexander (Ali) Lamont-Caputo, I have completed a Combined Major in Science (BSc) at the University of British Columbia, and have recently completed a Bachelors of Science in Nursing at UBC. 

Nursing school: blood, sweat, and tears (ours not our patients')

Jun 01, 2021 | Spotlight

I first graduated UBC in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and started the Bachelor of Science in Nursing immediately after. I have always been drawn to chasing experiences that would broaden my perspective while being able to give back to…

Bachelor of Nursing 1966 - 50th reunion

May 26, 2021 | Spotlight

The BSN Class of 1966 met for their 50th Reunion in Vancouver on September 9th and 10th, 2016. Once we recovered from the shock that one half-century had passed since we crossed the stage in UBC’s War Memorial Gym on our Graduation Day, we began our…

BSN 2006 - 10th Reunion

May 26, 2021 | Spotlight

The UBC Nursing class of 2006 met at the Coast Plaza Vancouver to celebrate 10 years as nursing graduates on November 19, 2016.

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