UBC’s relationship with China dates back to the university’s founding period.
WHO ARE WE
The UBC China Council (CC) is a cross-university group that helps catalyze, facilitate, and support UBC’s engagement with China. It advises the UBC leadership on its China strategy, serves as a hub for information on China, and organizes public event to help UBC and the broader community to understand China.
Our members are selected faculty and staff who possess extensive knowledge and networks in China. Read more
On October 27th, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Mr. Yuen Pau Woo, a UBC China Council member, an independent senator, representing the Province of British Columbia. Mr. Woo is a long-time economist and public policy scholar who promotes a closer Canada-China relation in the interests of both countries. He served as the President and […]
On October 24th, a delegation from the Counsellor’s Office of the State Council of China （COSC, 国务院参事室）visited the Institute of Asian Research (IAR) at UBC to discuss possible research collaborations between the two units. The delegation was headed by Mr. Zhao Bing, Vice Chairman of COSC. Mr. Zhao was joined by Mr. Liu Yanhua, Counsellor […]
On August 25th, Consul General of China to Vancouver, H.E. Liu Fei (with the rank of ambassador), invited UBC China Council members for a working dinner at her residence. In her welcome remark, Consul General Liu Fei appreciated China Council’s work in facilitating a closer connection between Canada and China, and thanked UBC for giving […]