Core Area – Transformative Learning

Now accepting Students as Partners fund applications (UBCV)

Now accepting Students as Partners fund applications (UBCV)

Faculty and students are invited to submit applications for Students as Partners in Course Design grants, encouraging faculty-student partnerships at UBC Vancouver to redesign undergraduate courses. Apply by February 1, 2022.  Read more on the Student as Partners website.

Creating opportunities for students to access practical learning experiences

Creating opportunities for students to access practical learning experiences

Postsecondary students in British Columbia will have access to as many as 3,000 new co-op and work integrated learning (WIL) opportunities in 2021-22, through a $5.5-million investment from BC’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training to expand co-op and WIL programs. With a focus on bolstering placements affected by COVID-19, 46 projects across BC’s […]

UBC Innocence Project: Righting wrongs and training the next generation of lawyers

UBC Innocence Project: Righting wrongs and training the next generation of lawyers

The UBC Innocence Project at the Peter A. Allard School of Law examines claims of wrongful conviction in British Columbia. Since its inception nearly 15 years ago, the project has brought together a select group of talented and enthusiastic law students, who review past cases for possible miscarriages of justice through detailed analysis of factors […]

LFS Alumna Wins Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

LFS Alumna Wins Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

UBC Land and Food Systems alumna Aditi Sriram has recently been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship at The University of Oxford. Sriram is one of only 11 Canadians going to Oxford next October and one of more than 100 outstanding scholars from across the world who have been awarded fully funded graduate Rhodes Scholarships. She […]

Connecting the UBC Teaching and Learning Community Remotely at a Global Scale

Connecting the UBC Teaching and Learning Community Remotely at a Global Scale

One of the biggest challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic was ensuring the continuation of UBC’s teaching and learning whilst maintaining pre-pandemic benchmarks of excellence. UBC IT responded nimbly, providing convenient access to a wide range of tools and services to students, faculties, researchers and staff to enable them to stay connected, and continue to […]

Call for proposals: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed program

Call for proposals: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed program

About the SoTL Seed program  The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed Program pairs graduate research assistants (SoTL Specialists) with instructors and professors who are interested in exploring and understanding the impact of their pedagogical choices. Priority is given to faculty members who teach at the undergraduate level, and who have not had an active Seed project in the last 12 months.  […]

Going Beyond Course Design: How the CTLT Helped IPCC Instructors Focus on the Essential

Going Beyond Course Design: How the CTLT Helped IPCC Instructors Focus on the Essential

To help solve significant challenges in conducting the Infection Prevention and Control Certificate program, the Faculty of Medicine partnered with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT).  Thirteen clinical faculty members and two learning designers from the CTLT undertook a massive overhaul of the program format and necessary technological scaling to ensure pre-pandemic quality […]

Call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

Call for proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Innovation projects

Faculty, students and staff at UBC Vancouver are invited to submit proposals for Small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Innovation projects. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. About Small TLEF Innovation projects Small TLEF Innovation grants are intended to support experimentation with pedagogical approaches that have strong potential to enhance learning […]

Call for proposals to the ALT-2040 Fund Program

Call for proposals to the ALT-2040 Fund Program

The Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund supports program development, curriculum transformations, student experience enhancement and educational resource development that accelerates the curricular vision expressed in Outlook 2040. Faculty members are invited to submit proposals to three streams: 1. Open Educational Resources (OER) focus stream. Proposals due November 22, 2021, 3:00pm 2. Program and learning experience enhancement stream. Proposals […]

Health and wellbeing a top priority as students return to campus

Health and wellbeing a top priority as students return to campus

As UBC prepares to welcome students back to campus this September, the university is taking extra care to keep them safe and in good health. From embedded mental health counsellors to extended physician hours and a new nurse practitioner, UBC has expanded its health and wellbeing services to help ease the transition for students. Building […]