Thrive News and Updates

Explore the research, events, and initiatives that keep UBC thriving year-round.


Project identifies teaching practices that promote student wellbeing
Through examining the impact of instructional practices on student mental health and wellbeing, this project is helping create classroom spaces where students can thrive. Read More


UBC initiatives aim to prevent suicide
This year, UBC researchers and health advocates have made breakthroughs in suicide awareness research. Read More


Professor Ono commits to wellness at Thrive Kick-off
At the Thrive Kick-off on Oct. 31, UBC became the first university worldwide to officially commit to improving the health and wellbeing of students, faculty and staff. Read More


Yellow is for Hello
Meet the friendliest bench on campus. The Friendship Bench is a physical reminder to sit, breathe, and talk (or think) about mental health. Read More


Partner with Thrive
There are four ways to become a Thrive partner. By partnering with Thrive, you or your group can contribute to this dialogue and support positive mental health at UBC. Read More