It is with great pleasure that we announce that effective July 1, 2020, Dr. Peter J. Simpson will assume a five-year appointment as the Dean, College of Graduate Studies. Dr. Simpson joins UBC Okanagan after serving two consecutive terms at Western University, as Associate Vice-Provost, School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
- Work Study opens new doors for undergraduates
- Strengthening Indigenous community through research
- Finding new life for plastic waste
- Reframing conversations around earthquakes
- Safeguarding water quality
About UBC Okanagan
UBC’s Okanagan campus is an innovative hub for research and learning founded in partnership with local Indigenous peoples, the Syilx Okanagan Nation, in whose traditional, ancestral and unceded territory the campus resides. The most established and influential global rankings all consistently place UBC in the top five per cent of universities in the world, and among the top three Canadian universities.
The Okanagan campus combines a globally recognized UBC education with a tight-knit and entrepreneurial community that welcomes students and faculty from around the world in British Columbia’s stunning Okanagan Valley. For more visit ok.ubc.ca.