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
This July, three MSW students had the opportunity to participate in the International Summer University in Social Work. This year's conference in Jerusalem focused on child welfare and policy and 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.
Tim Stainton Discusses MAID on CBC News
Tim Stainton (Professor, UBC School of Social Work; Director, Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship) was featured on CBC News World regarding risk of advance directives for medical assisted death(MAID) in Canada.
Seeking Qualified Social Workers for Adjunct Professor
The School of Social Work (UBC-Vancouver) is seeking qualified social workers with MSW or PhD who are primarily engaged in social work practice as part-time Adjunct Professor for the following course in Winter Term 2 January 2 – April 4, 2019 of the academic year 2018-19. SOWK525.001 Advanced Mental Health – 3 credits, Term 2, Wed […]
“Food Justice” Book Launch Coming to Campus
UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues is hosting a book launch exploring food rights, civil society, and public policy; featuring Food Bank Nations’ Graham Riches, Public Policies for Food Sovereignty’s Annette Desmarais, and Big Hunger’s Andy Fisher. It will be in 120-1855 West Mall, on October 2, 2018, 2:00-3:00. Read more or RSVP.
Tim Stainton Discusses Direct Funding Home Care
Tim Stainton (Professor, UBC School of Social Work; Director, Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship) spoke to CTV News in a direct interview and part of a larger article. There he offered insights and support regarding a government-funded program to enable those who need home care to hire that help autonomously and on their own terms.
Inviting Applications for Director Position
The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia – Vancouver invites applications for the position of Director of the School of Social Work, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Please click for more details.
Patsy George Awarded Honorary Degree from UBC
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.).