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
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
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.
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.
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, beginning January 1, 2019. One full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning July 1, 2019. Click to learn more.
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.