Student Academic Success

Students from the local community, across the region, and around the world choose UBC’s Okanagan campus for its unique learning environment. It is a place where students contribute to research alongside their professors, and other students, and the community engage in shared and mutually beneficial learning experiences.

The Office of the Provost is committed to delivering on UBC’s strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century through initiatives that enhance the student academic experience.



Student Learning Hub

The Student Learning Hub, which opened in September 2019, streamlined undergraduate student access to academic supports in order to enhance the learning experience. It inspires students to succeed through quality, peer-supported learning programs, including support for writing, languages, math, science, and the Supplemental Learning program. This project unifies the services in a single high-profile location in order to remove boundaries and provide seamless access for students. This project specifically addresses Strategy 15: Student Experience, as well as Strategy 2: Inspiring Spaces.

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Student Academic Success Committee

This committee brings together Associate Deans, Directors, and Senior Managers to discuss best practices, challenges, and opportunities to enhance our students’ academic experiences at UBC Okanagan.

Susan Allan Director, International Student Initiative
Peter Arthur Professor of Teaching, Okanagan School of Education
Yang Cao Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies, School of Engineering
Kristi Carter Interim Undergraduate Academic Lead, Management
Tanya Forneris – Chair Associate Director, School of Health and Exercise & Academic Lead, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Michelle Lowton Director, Student Development and Advising
Bernard Momer Associate Dean, Teaching, Learning and Curriculum, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science and Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Laura Prada Academic Initiatives Manager, Provost Office
Manuela Reekie Associate Dean, Professional Practice & Engagement, Faculty of Health and Exercise S.
Scott Reid Associate Dean Students, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science
Donna Senese Associate Dean, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Paul Shipley Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Jordan Stouck Associate Dean,
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
Fred Vogt Deputy Registrar, Enrolment Services