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How do I contact UBC science advising?

How do I contact UBC science advising?

1. Text “UBC” to 604 229 4098 and follow the prompts to join the Science Advising virtual line OR join the line here. 2. Get a text with your anticipated wait time and place in line.

Can I switch academic advisors?

If the answer is yes, changing advisors is as easy as filling out an online advisor change form. You need only the approval of your new advisor, not your former advisor––but it is a courtesy to let your former advisor know you have changed advisors and offer thanks, whether in person or by e-mail.

Who is the dean of UBC?

Dr. Meigan Aronson was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC) on September 1, 2018.

What’s advising mean?

verb (used with object), ad·vised, ad·vis·ing. to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious. to recommend as desirable, wise, prudent, etc.: He advised secrecy for the sake of national security. to give (a person, group, etc.)

What does UBC specialize in?


  • Atmospheric Science.
  • Behavioural Neuroscience.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology.
  • Biophysics.
  • Biotechnology.
  • Botany.
  • Can advisors see your grades?

    For instance, your academic or research advisor will typically have access to all of your grades. Similarly, an evaluation panel—such as one that convenes for a graduate student’s qualifying exams—will probably have access to all of the student’s academic record.

    Is UBC Science competitive?

    Science One is challenging. It has a competitive application process, and teaches UBC’s highest level of first-year science to a tight-knit group of students. You’ll be one of just 75 individuals, and will be supported by eight instructors, offering you an excellent student-to-professor ratio of 9:1.