University of British Columbia: UBC’s Okanagan Campus is Focus of $40 Million Investment for Library Expansion and Infrastructure Upgrades
From the University of British Columbia:
A joint federal-provincial and university investment totalling $40.65-million [approx. $30 million/USD] was announced today at UBC’s Okanagan campus to establish a new Teaching and Learning Centre and fund various sustainability and infrastructure upgrades.
The bulk of the funding, $35 million, including a major investment by students, will go toward the Teaching and Learning Centre, an expansion and renewal of the campus library. In October 2014, students passed a referendum to partner with UBC to fund, though student fees, an expansion of the library.
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