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.
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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.
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Child Care

Providing excellent child care options is critical to UBC's ability to attract and retain outstanding faculty.
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Dual Career Programs

UBC supports the needs of dual career couples for tenure-track and tenured faculty and some administrative positions.
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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.
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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.
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Faculty Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

UBC is taking action to identify and break down barriers to recruiting outstanding faculty from the broadest possible talent pool.
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Professional Development

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.
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Mentoring programs help faculty to navigate and build successful careers at UBC.
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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.
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