UBC Brand Updates

UBC Brand Updates

Find out the latest news about the UBC Brand.


April 26, 2019 — E-newsletter templates available

April 26, 2019

On-brand e-newsletter templates are now available. There is a basic HTML template for communicators who feel comfortable building e-newsletters with code. As well, there are templates available for use in two popular email services, Campaigner and Mailchimp.

Before using the templates, please read the accompanying Brand E-newsletter Guide to learn about email protocol at UBC and about how to use the templates with Campaigner and Mailchimp.

Please note: These templates are provided as-is. Due to the varying nature of mass mailing needs, we are unable to provide customized templates nor offer support with implementation. For help, please work with your mass mailing service provider.

Find the templates here.


December 18, 2018 — UBC photography rates and photo shoot preparation tips

December 18, 2018

UBC’s award-winning university photographer, Paul Joseph, offers the university community high quality photography at very reasonable rates. For booking details, photo shoot preparation advice, and Paul’s current rates and fees for 2019, please download the Photography Booking Guide.

For further inquiries or to book a photography session with Paul Joseph, please contact us.


October 16, 2018 — Updated Indigenous Peoples Language Guidelines

October 16, 2018

An updated version of UBC’s Indigenous Peoples Language Guidelines is available for download here.

The updated guide, which is created by the First Nations House of Learning, includes an expanded recognition section and additional terms of reference.


September 28, 2018 — Brand campaign launch

September 28, 2018

UBC has launched “The potential is yours” campaign. Featuring UBC faculty and students, the campaign highlights the importance of UBC’s research and teaching mission, and positions UBC as a university tackling society’s largest challenges, like brain health and sustainability. The campaign is also designed to stand out amongst other university campaigns and capture the attention of the general public.

The campaign will run on national TV, newspaper, online video, digital advertising and social media in two waves from September to November 2018 and again from January to March 2019. Learn more about the campaign here.

Visit the campaign website at ourpotential.ca.


September 12, 2018 — Recent updates to the UBC brand site

September 12, 2018

We’ve recently made a few changes to this site to help you get to needed brand resources quickly. Some of the changes include a simplified navigation system, single file downloads of UBC’s logo, an interactive brand colour tool with information on web accessibility standards for colour, and easier access to UBC’s photography library.

Please note that if you have previously bookmarked some of the UBC Brand website pages, you may need to update your bookmark addresses. We apologize for this inconvenience.