Nursing 1965 - 58th reunion

Jun 07, 2023 | Spotlight

Twelve members of the Nursing Class of '65 got together for their 58th reunion in Victoria, BC for afternoon tea and dinner. The friends you make at UBC are those that stay with you forever. Our shared memories are very important and this…

Scrubs and sunshine smiles: Staying committed to my passion for health care, one radiant ray of compassion at a time

May 24, 2023 | Spotlight

I am a World University Service of Canada scholar and I'm incredibly passionate about health care and nursing. I embarked on a journey to the University of British Columbia in 2018 with a burning desire to make a lasting difference in the…

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…

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