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The occasion of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s visit was part of the golden jubilee celebrations, which marked 50 years of Her Majesty’s reign. For photographs of their visits in 1951, 1959, and 1983, please visit the “Royal Visits to the UBC Campus” page compiled by UBC Archives.
On March 10th 2005, UBC President Martha Piper introduced Trek 2010 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Trek 2010 was a strategic planning document that collected input from a variety of internal and external communities, culminating in long-term goals for the University’s next decade. Trek 2010, the University’s mission statement, was established on five pillars: people, learning, research, community, and internationalization.
The following video was published in 2012 by UBC Public Affairs and produced by Tabata Productions Ltd.. It is a tribute to the 76 Japanese students at UBC who were uprooted and exiled in 1942.
This video is funded by UBC Library and directed by UBC Adjunct Professor Alejandro Yoshizawa. It was published in 2012. The video contains the oral history of 6 (out of a total of 76) Japanese students removed from UBC in 1942. To view more oral histories, please take a look at the UBC Japanese Canadian Students of 1942 collection in cIRcle.
For more videos and high-resolution photographs, please visit the Media Resources page of the UBC Japanese Canadian Student Tribute website. Additionally, the Legacy Project has done an interview with Mary and Tosh Kitigawa.