The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, provides support and resources for faculty in all stages of their careers
Below are key resources for faculty members, faculty administration staff and students. If you have a specific question or request, please consult the Provost's team to find the best person to help.
Recruiting + Supporting Top Faculty and Students
The Office of the Provost supports initiatives designed to attract the world's top scholars and researchers, as well as a diverse class of exceptional graduate and undergraduate students.
Faculty Housing Programs
Housing affordability is a key factor in recruiting top-calibre faculty to ensure UBC's continued research and teaching excellence. We are working with the faculties and other groups to create more affordable housing options on and off campus.
Providing excellent child care options is critical to UBC's ability to attract and retain outstanding faculty.
Dual Career Programs
UBC supports the needs of dual career couples for tenure-track and tenured faculty and some administrative positions.
Student Diversity Initiative
In 2016, UBC established the Commitment to Diversity Fund, to provide a framework that will strategically engage, enhance and embed diversity into our systems and operations.
Strategic Student Recruitment
UBC is home to more than 60,000 exceptional undergraduate and graduate students from across Canada and 130+ countries. We are actively recruiting from diverse communities to keep our campuses vibrant and to provide our students with a global perspective.
Faculty Equity, Diversity + Inclusion
UBC is taking action to identify and break down barriers to recruiting outstanding faculty from the broadest possible talent pool.
UBC is a diverse organization with a variety of opportunities for new challenges and personal and professional growth—for academics at all stages of their careers.
Mentoring programs help faculty to navigate and build successful careers at UBC.
Academic Leadership Development Program
The Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) is a cohort-based leadership development program offered to new Department Heads, Program Directors, Associate Deans, and academic leaders in related roles.