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Corpus Christi-St. Mark’s at UBC receives Jesuit endorsementNews

We are pleased to announce a five-year endorsement agreement has been signed between the Jesuits of Canada and Corpus Christi-St. Mark’s at the University of British Columbia (UBC). “This endorsement from the Jesuits of Canada is yet another important and exciting stage for Corpus Christi-St. Mark’s. Building on the charism of the Basilian Fathers, who […]

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Dr. Paul Burns to receive Honorary Doctorate from St. Mark’s College at UBCNews

St. Mark’s College at UBC is pleased to announce Dr. Paul Burns — Professor Emeritus and an academic leader whose commitment to his students and to the lifelong pursuit of learning has made him an inspiration to all — will be awarded the institution’s highest honour, the degree Doctor of Sacred Letters, honoris causa. The […]

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Academic Plan for Fall 2020News

Dear students, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the colleges are committed to continue our work as a vibrant centre of intellectual life while ensuring the safety of our students, faculty, staff and community. We cannot control the full trajectory of this pandemic, so we must accept the unknowns and be ready to adapt. […]

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Statement on Racial Injustice in America and CanadaNews

  Dear Corpus Christi-St. Mark’s College Community,   I write to you today deeply upset by the racial injustices that have sparked outrage, protests and many overdue and important discussions in America. The inequality and injustices we are seeing in the U.S. are patterns caused by systemic racism that is also very much present in […]

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Honouring a Visionary Educator: Dr. Gerald SylvesterNews

  It is with great sadness the Community of St. Mark's at UBC — Corpus Christi College, St. Mark's College, and St. Mark's Parish — shares the passing Dr. Gerald (Gerry) Sylvester on May 19, 2020 at the age of 90.   Along with his wife Marian Sylvester, Gerry was a passionate supporter of Catholic […]

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Dr. Michael W. Higgins – New Interim President and Vice-ChancellorNews

The Board of Directors at Corpus Christi College-St. Mark’s College at UBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael W. Higgins as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of the colleges, commencing July 15, 2020. Dr. Higgins brings to the position an extensive and distinguished background as an experienced academic leader, celebrated author and lecturer. […]

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Corpus team wins spot to represent Canada at Oxford Global ChallengeNews

Map the System–Oxford Global Challenge, is a unique and prestigious competition by Oxford University where students tackle problems to pressing social issues.   After impressively choosing to continue in the competition through the COVID-19 pandemic, Team Rise Above from Corpus has advanced through two rounds and won a spot to represent Canada at the global […]

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COVID-19 updateNews

July 3, 2020 Academic Plan for Fall 2020 Dear students, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the colleges are committed to continue our work as a vibrant centre of intellectual life while ensuring the safety of our students, faculty, staff and community. We cannot control the full trajectory of this pandemic, so we must […]

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Leadership announcement: President, Dr. Peter Meehan, will step down in JuneNews

Vancouver, BC – March 13, 2020. On behalf of the Board of Directors at Corpus Christi College-St. Mark's College at UBC, we are writing to inform you that Dr. Peter Meehan has announced his resignation as President and Vice-Chancellor. After almost six years at the Catholic colleges at UBC, he will depart at the end […]

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Weather AdvisoryNews

Status: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 6:13 a.m. -The College is open.  The college is open and classes are proceeding as normal.  When the Colleges remain open during inclement weather, Operations will ensure that the building is opened on time and classrooms are accessible for classes and exams to take place. Students, faculty and staff […]

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