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Welcome to the Fall Semester at UNBC: Embark on Your Academic Journey with Geoffrey R. Weller Library

by Lucas Rigamont Braganca on 2023-09-01T12:00:00-07:00 | 0 Comments

Greetings, UNBC students, both new and returning! As the crisp air of autumn ushers in a new academic year, we warmly welcome each of you. The University of Northern British Columbia is a place of transformation, growth, and discovery. At the heart of this journey, you'll find the cornerstone of knowledge and exploration, the Geoffrey R. Weller Library.

UNBC's Motto - 'En Cha Huná: Respecting All Forms of Life

Our campus thrives with the vibrant spirit of 'En Cha Huná. Derived from the wisdom of the Dakelh (Carrier) Elders, this motto echoes the essence of unity, respect, and the recognition of diverse viewpoints. As you enter this dynamic academic environment, know that your voice matters, your perspectives are valued, and your journey is embraced.

Vision - Transforming Lives and Communities

UNBC's vision resonates with the heartbeat of our North and beyond. We are committed to being Canada's leading destination University, where personal connections fuel global transformations. From the rugged landscapes of Northern British Columbia to the far reaches of the world, you, as a member of the UNBC family, play an integral role in shaping positive change.

Mission - Inspiring Leaders Today for Tomorrow

Your journey here is not just about education; it's about becoming leaders who catalyze change. UNBC's mission centers on influencing the world through your actions today. With the guidance of our dedicated faculty and staff, you'll cultivate leadership skills, engage in transformative research, and contribute to initiatives that make a tangible difference in our community and beyond.

Values - Nurturing Excellence and Inclusivity

As you traverse the halls of UNBC, our values will be your compass. Experiential learning and discovery pave the way for growth. Inclusivity and diversity enrich your educational experience, fostering creativity through respectful discourse. Our commitment to community, integrity, and academic excellence ensures that your journey is marked by authenticity, support, and intellectual rigour.


Geoffrey R. Weller Library: Your Academic Haven

At the heart of this academic tapestry lies the Geoffrey R. Weller Library. An integral part of your UNBC experience, the library is a sanctuary for research, collaboration, and self-discovery. Whether you seek a quiet space for focused study, require research assistance, or desire access to an array of digital resources, the library is here to nurture your academic pursuits.

Starting on 11th September, the library will be back on fall hours.
Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 11 pm
Fridays: 8 am to 9 pm

Saturdays: 8 am to 6 pm
Sundays: 10 am to 9 pm 

First floor is 24/7

As you embrace this new semester, remember that you're not alone. Your UNBC family, with the library as a cornerstone, is here to support you every step of the way. Your pursuit of knowledge, growth, and leadership aligns with the spirit of UNBC's vision and values. Together, we embark on a transformative journey destined to inspire change, drive innovation, and shape a brighter future.

Welcome to UNBC's Fall Semester.

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