UBC student Anushka Samarawickrama is looking forward to the 2010 spring break so she can hang out with some special friends.
But you won’t find them dancing in any Fort Lauderdale conga lines this Olympic year. She and her buds are reuniting in the same place their unique relationship started one year ago: an elementary school on Vancouver’s Eastside.
September 29, 2009 - The University of British Columbia today announced that it has received a $2.17-million donation over seven years from HSBC Bank Canada to support two innovative community initiatives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and its surrounding neighbourhoods.
“I have gained valuable friends in my faculty who I am able to associate with every day, improving my grades and life at UBC. I have also gained new respect for the Downtown Eastside…”, says Daisuke Serizawa, a second year Nutritional Sciences student who participated in a Community Service-Learning (CSL) project over the Reading Week […]