Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic

Update regarding temporary federal intake cap on international student study permits

On January 22, 2024, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced a temporary intake cap on the number of international student study permit applications that will be issued for the 2024 and 2025 school years. We know this has caused concern among some of our international students both in Vancouver and the Okanagan. […]

Staff profile: Meet Raina Reddecliff

Staff profile: Meet Raina Reddecliff

Raina Reddecliff has been with UBC Okanagan since 2007 and has worked in the Provost and DVC offices supporting communications and internationalization.

UBC launches inaugural Student Diversity Census

New census will provide UBC with important demographic data to better understand the diversity of the student body, identify barriers to inclusion and opportunities to enhance student experiences, and assess progress.  Advancing equity and anti-racism is one of UBC’s institutional priorities. Core to advancing these commitments are efforts to identify and address systemic barriers and inequities […]

Staff profile: Meet Janine Wood

Staff profile: Meet Janine Wood

Meet Janine Wood Role: Project Manager, Strategic Projects Janine Wood joined the Office of the Provost in 2019 as Executive Administrator to the Provost. She completed a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at the University of Waikato in New Zealand before coming to Canada in 2010. Before joining UBC Okanagan, she worked as a Legal Assistant, […]

Search for Deputy University Librarian, Okanagan Campus

The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus is embarking on a search for a senior leader to serve as Deputy University Librarian, Okanagan Campus.

Associate Provost, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Anti-Racism Call for Nominations

As we continue to foster a campus community centred on inclusive excellence and anti-racism, the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce a search for the next Associate Provost, IDEA at UBC Okanagan.

Celebrating UBC Okanagan’s 2023 Teaching Award Recipients

Celebrating UBC Okanagan’s 2023 Teaching Award Recipients

Each year, we recognize exemplary role models who make a significant impact on the culture of teaching and learning on our campus with the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation.

ALT-2040 2023 call for proposals now open

The 2023 call for proposals to the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund is now open.

Staff Profile: Meet Laura Prada

Staff Profile: Meet Laura Prada

Laura Prada has worked in higher education for more than 12 years in student services and teaching and learning. In her current role, she currently supports academic programs and reviews in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic.

Update on the external review of the Faculty of Management: Invitation to meet with the review team  

Dear colleagues,   We are writing to provide an update on the external review of the UBC Okanagan Faculty of Management, which is currently underway.   We are pleased to announce that John Perrott Manager, Economic Development and Tourism at the City of Vernon, will join the external review team as a community/professional representative. Mr. Perrott joins […]