Grad registration for 2024 Winter Terms 1 and 2 is open!

You'll register with Workday Student. What that means

We acknowledge

UBC and the School of Community and Regional Planning gather and teach on the traditional ancestral and unceded territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

This acknowledgement is only the beginning of our due diligence: our commitment is shown not in our affirmations but our actions. 

More information:

The SCARP Student Life-Cycle

Student life at the W. Robert Wyman Plaza

Future students

Approach planning in your vision. Attain the knowledge, skills, and applied experiences to be the facilitators and leaders of positive change. Build your network.

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As a SCARP student, you already have resources available to help you through your program and begin your journey as a planner.

SCARP alum Adam Hunt interviewing Ethiopian farmer about farm-restoration technique


SCARP will continue to benefit you throughout your journey as a planner, with resources, networking, and a lot more. You have a network of peers, too. (photo credit: Mulugeta Ayene, for WLE-CGIAR)

More about us

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Learning at SCARP

We teach courses and programs at the PhD, Masters, and Undergrad level

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Our research and partners

Faculty and students alike contribute to the world through research insights and community partnerships

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Who we are

What's planning? How is SCARP renowned for its unique approach? How did we get here?

Benefit from an entry-level planner

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Planning job board

We notify students and alumni of local opportunities in the planning field. Are you a community organisation or alum with an opportunity for a planner? Reach out!

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Student internships

We connect MCRP students with experienced professionals in their field of interest. Need an entry-level planner? Tell us about it!

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Planning Studio

We partner MCRP student teams with organizations to identify problems and propose actionable solutions. Tell us about a large project you need help with!

Get involved

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Mentorship program

We match MCRP students with experienced planners, in mutually-beneficial relationships. Sign up to mentor (and later maybe partner with) a SCARP student!

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Introduce your organisation

Organisations give talks to inspire our students into careers and other opportunities with them. Plan a talk with our students today!

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