The Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies (FHIS) at the University of British Columbia connects Romance language studies to literature and culture through a variety of interdisciplinary methods, while enhancing your active communication skills and appreciation of many different cultures.
Lawrence Book McKnight
BA 2015 (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies/Geography)
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Three award recipients from the Graduating Class of 2022 reflect on their undergraduate journey and offer advice for academic success to students in the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies.
A retired lawyer, a working professional, and an undergraduate student—all students of Italian at UBC—demonstrate how learning new languages and cultures can benefit anyone from different walks of life.