Remember that there are many resources to support your learning and wellbeing at UBC. We’ve highlighted some links below:
*NEW* COVID-19 resources:
- Keep Learning – UBC’s guide to learning online
- UBC’s response: Information for Students
- UBC Student Services: Student Life Tips Blog / COVID-19 support page
- Get Active at Home
- Need help with Canvas? Have a look at the UBC Student’s Guide to Canvas for tips and contacts.
- UBC Policies and Requirements: Review the Academic Calendar for your degree requirements and policies such as:
- Learning and Studying: Find study spaces, tutoring and peer coaching services, links to the Writing Centre and UBC Library, and more study tips.
- Course Registration FAQs (Biology): Find answers to common questions about what to do with blocked courses, waitlists, course conflicts, and section switches.
- Explore Career Possibilities for a Biology degree
Health & Wellbeing:
- UBC Student Services: your hub for student life tips and information.
- 24/7 Crisis support: Reach out for immediate help if you or someone else is in danger, or at risk of harming yourself or others.
- Early Alert: If you notice a fellow student in distress, help notify an advisor so they can follow up with resources.
- Counselling and Wellness Centre: Find tips and campus resources to stay heathy. Counsellors are available in-person, by phone, or email via UBC counselling services or Empower Me.
- Support for Disabilities and Medical Conditions: You may have access to academic accommodations and support through the Centre for Accessibility.
- Equity and Diversity: Learn about diversity, equity and inclusion at UBC to create a welcoming place for all.
- Campus Lightbox: summarizes mental health-related resources available to UBC students on the Vancouver campus.
- Careers & Experience: Access the UBC job and volunteer board, or find career-related resources, events, and workshops from Student Services and UBC Science.
- More Opportunities:Find many more ways to get involved!
- On campus and off-campus: join a club, become an orientation leader, find a peer/mentor, and more
- Co-op: find paid internships through your faculty’s co-op program.
- Go Global: work or study abroad through exchange, research, summer programs, global seminars, and conferences.
- SEEDS program: take on a sustainability research project.
If you can’t find an answer to your question, try the contact form on Ask UBC.
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Statement from the University:
UBC provides resources to support student learning and to maintain healthy lifestyles but recognizes that sometimes crises arise and so there are additional resources to access including those for survivors of sexual violence. UBC values respect for the person and ideas of all members of the academic community. Harassment and discrimination are not tolerated nor is suppression of academic freedom. UBC provides appropriate accommodation for students with disabilities and for religious, spiritual and cultural observances. UBC values academic honesty and students ae expected to acknowledge the ideas generated by others and to uphold the highest academic standards in all of their actions. Details of the policies and how to access support are available on senate.ubc.ca/policies-resources-support-student-success.
(Provided by: UBC Biology Office)