Patsy George is a social worker and internationally recognized advocate for human rights and social justice. On May 24, 2018, Patsy George was conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.). Read More
We're actively engaged in the development of critical, transformative knowledge for social work practice. With our undergraduate and graduate programs, we prepare students for generalist and advanced professional practice. Read More
The UBC School of Social Work acknowledges that we are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam people. We thank and honour the Musqueam people for making space in their territories for us to learn, work and live as visitors on their territory.
Instructor (Tenure Track)/Assistant or Associate Professor
The School of Social Work (UBC-Vancouver) invites the following applications: Two full-time, tenure-track Instructor positions to meet the current teaching needs of the School’s programs, beginning January 1, 2019. One full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning July 1, 2019. For more information, please click on https://socialwork.ubc.ca/join-us-7/
Musqueam First Nation scholarship
To acknowledge the strong relationship UBC has with the Musqueam First Nation, the President’s Office has created a new scholarship to support students from the Musqueam First Nation entering post baccalaureate programs (including Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Education, Pharmacy, Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work), valued up to $5,000 annually and renewable for up to 4 years. […]
Remembering Elaine Stolar
It is with profound sadness that the School of Social Work marks the passing of Professor Emeritus and former Director, Elaine Stolar. The BC and UBC flags at the UBC Point Grey Campus will be lowered on Friday, March 16, in remembrance of Dr. Stolar.
A History of the UBC School of Social Work
As the School approaches its 90th anniversary in 2019, we look back at Vancouver's social work history and how social work was established at UBC. Click to learn more.