Advisors can explain the academic requirements for university programs; discuss and explain the requirements of the programs offered; interpret academic policies and procedures; develop program plans; discuss various program options; help students improve their study skills, and refer students to appropriate departments and services for follow up. Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor on a regular basis to ensure that they are on track.
Degree requirements, as per the Academic Calendar, can be found here.
Email HES Academic Advisor, Jamie Yamaoka (Jamie.firstname.lastname@example.org) to make an appointment.
Writing and Research Centre
UBC Okanagan’s Writing and Research Centre offers writing support for all undergraduate students working on any kind of writing assignment for a class. Their consultants can assist writers with various stages of the writing process: developing a draft, clarifying an argument, organizing written materials, understanding editing techniques and effective sentence structures, and building beneficial writing habits. They will listen carefully, answer questions about how to approach different types of writing assignments, and provide feedback regarding how a reader experiences the writing.
Check for workshops.
A Learning Commons is a collaborative space that supports the academic endeavours of the campus community. We offer the research assistance, technologies, study spaces, and programs you need to succeed. The Learning Commons is here for the students and provides numerous opportunities to help enhance their learning experience.
Student workshops are available.
Disability Resource Centre
The Disability Resource Centre is a resource and service centre for students, faculty, and staff that ensures educational equity for those who have a disability, illness, or injury and experience barriers in an educational setting. The DRC assists students by offering programs and advocacy services to foster an accessible and welcoming campus