Advising Workshops

Academic Advisors are ready to help you design and navigate your academic journey at UBC through online workshops.


January workshops

Exploring Programs with Degree Navigator

In this one-hour workshop, you will learn how to explore programs and connect your degree plan to your Degree Navigator report through a case study and guided activities. Watch a video about accessing your Degree Navigator report.

This workshop is open to all Arts students, recommended for undeclared students (students without a major). All times listed are in PST:

Enhancing Your Degree: Goals and Values

In this one-hour workshop, you will be guided by an Academic Advisor and a Career Strategist through exercises to help you think about your long-term goals and motivational values, as well as apply your goals and values to navigate your degree.

This workshop is open to all Arts students. All times listed are in PST:

Strategies for Academic Success

In this one-hour workshop, you will hear from Arts Advisors, Peer Advisors, and Peer Academic Coaches on habits and strategies to support your academic success. You will leave with some tips and tricks to develop a plan to bolster your academic performance and experience in Term 2.

This workshop is open to all Arts students. All times listed are in PST:

Planning for Graduation with Degree Navigator

In this one-hour workshop, you will be guided through a case study to use Degree Navigator to check for outstanding degree and program requirements for your final year.  You will learn how to apply for graduation and approach searching for employment and other opportunities in a global pandemic. Watch a video about accessing your Degree Navigator report.

This workshop is open to all Arts students, recommended for graduating students. All times listed are in PST:


September workshops

Get targeted support on choosing your major, understanding degree requirements, or reading your degree navigator report. Workshops are listed in Pacific Daylight Time and are approximately one hour in length. If you can’t attend a workshop listed below, workshop presentations will be available on this page from Sept 15-30.

Chart Your Degree: Degree Requirements

As an Arts student, you are required to fulfill the faculty-wide requirements for your degree, as well as the requirements for your specific program.

View a recording of this workshop (originally presented on September 15, 2020).

Chart Your Degree: Degree Navigator

If you are new to UBC, we recommend you take the “Degree Requirements” workshop before attending “Degree Navigator.”

View a recording of this workshop (originally presented on September 11, 2020).

Choosing Your Major

For students who do not yet have a major.

View a recording of this workshop (originally presented on September 10, 2020).


First-year planning workshops

For first-year Arts students. Workshops are conducted before the winter registration period (May-July).

  • There are no upcoming first-year workshops at this time.

Registration tutorials

For new students and transfer students. Workshops are conducted during the winter registration period (May-July).

  • There are no upcoming registration tutorials.

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