UBC Remembers

Since the opening of the War Memorial Gym in 1951, The University of British Columbia has held a ceremony commemorating November 11.

2023 marks the 73rd year that the University of British Columbia has hosted a Remembrance Day ceremony. All UBC students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend—to honour and remember all those who served in times of war, military conflict and peace.

Featured Events

November 11, 2023

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Ceremony Details
10:00 am — Doors open

10:45 am — Ceremony begins

War Memorial Gymnasium
6081 University Blvd
Vancouver, BC (map)
Accessibility Entrance Information

Transportation options – Please visit UBC Transportation Planning for more information.

Parking – Please visit UBC Parking for parking options. Parking in the North Parkade is complimentary on November 11 for guests of the ceremony. We will also have a limited number of complimentary parking spots for veterans and those with disability parking permits along the 6000 and 6100 blocks of University Blvd.

Women's Army Auxiliary Corps marching in formation in France in 1914–1918.

Official Photograph Taken on the British Western Front in France

Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in France in 1914–1918. Image courtesy Imperial War Museums and UBC Library’s World War I British Press Photograph Collection, Image Q 8669

Remembrance Day Links