Equity, Inclusion & Wellness

Equity & Inclusion

We aim to build a community where equity and inclusion are embedded in all aspects of campus life. If you require assistance related to issues of equity, discrimination or harassment please contact the Equity & Inclusion Office:

Brock Hall, Room 2306
604 822 6353

Computer Science Tri-mentoring Wins UBC Helen McCrae Award

The UBC Office of the Vice-President, Students annually recognizes exceptional contributions and significant improvements to the UBC student experience and learning environment. For 2016, they’ve selected UBC Computer Science’s tri-mentoring program to receive the Helen McCrae Award. The award is presented to a student service provided by AMS, GSS, or UBC programs that aids in student development.

Diane Johnson Receives UBC Faculty of Science Achievement Award for Service

Congratulations to UBC Computer Science Career Planning and Placement Coordinator Diane Johnson, recipient of a 2014 Faculty of Science Achievement Award for Service. The award recognizes staff, students and faculty whose service contributions have had a significant positive impact in achieving UBC Science's mission.

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CS student Peter Beshai creates Buckets, popular basketball shot visualization tool

Buckets is a tool that provides interactive visualizations of the shooting performance of all players in the NBA from the past four seasons. Various charts are used to depict variation in shooting frequency and shooting accuracy broken down by the location shots were taken from on the court. Users can explore individual players in detail, compare multiple players at once, and discover overall trends across the league.
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Resume Drop-in Editing

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 | 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Date: Tues. Oct 29
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Location: Rm 253 ICCS

20 min drop-in sessions for CS undergrads available with Diane Johnson, the department's Career Planning and Placement Coordinator. Sign up sheet will be posted on Room 253 ICCS door by 10 am on Sept 29.

CS/Microbiology Panel: Career Opportunities that Combine Life/Health Sciences with Computer Science

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Description: 6 experts working in Health Sciences and Life Sciences
 will come and share their insights on the growing importance of
computation in their field and explore emerging career opportunities in
the areas of bioinformatics and health informatics.

Date: Tues., Nov 12

Time: Panel from 5:30 - 6:30 pm, networking from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Location: DMP 110, 6245 Agronomy Rd

CS Information and Open House

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 | 10:00am - 3:30pm
Atrium, ICICS/CS, DMP 110

The Department of Computer Science welcomes back our students and cordially invites them to attend our Information & Open House event, as well as an industry panel, on Imagine Day, September 3rd from 10am to 3:30 pm.  At the Information and Open House event students will be able to:


Saturday, May 4, 2013 | 8:30am - 5:00pm

Infect, powered by the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC), is a conference that brings together visionaries, leaders, and enthusiasts from all industries. What brings us together? Our love for technology.

Staff Cake Day at 1:45pm in 238

Thursday, January 10, 2013 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Get Into Research

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Get Into Research

Organized by Faculty of Science SCI TEAM

Date: Wed Nov 21

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Sign in: 5 pm

Location: Life Sciences Centre


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