Term instructor position open!

We're looking for a sessional instructor / adjunct professor to teach PLAN 506 - Information and Analysis in planning" for 22WT2 (Jan-Apr 2023). 

Students and Student Life

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Who joins SCARP?

Students join SCARP from across Canada and around the world.

Our student population represents dozens of nationalities, each with their own wealth of regional knowledge and context. 
We celebrate this diversity not just because the field of planning depends on a broad spectrum of perspectives but because a subject addressing global problems and inclusive solutions cannot thrive or fulfil its mission without an inclusive and welcoming conversation. 

You have our support!

Above and beyond SCARP’s facilities and support structure, there are a myriad of ways to help you hit the ground running:

Touch base with UBC's Centre for Student Involvement & Careers

The Centre organizes workshops, events, and programs for students in job search, networking, research, and more. They support you from your first day until after graduation, through orientation, peer mentoring, access/connection to workplace learning/mentoring/volunteer opportunities, and advising on career options.

Become a student member of the Planning Institute of BC

Membership in PIBC during your SCARP days is an opportunity to get connected in the planning profession, network with established practitioners, take advantage of services and benefits, and build your future planning career.

UBC Student Services

We've just named a few. Check out this treasure trove of resources, advice, and tools.

About mental well-being 

Student-led

As a SCARP student you:

  • Are part of your own Planning Students Association
  • Are represented on School committees, as well as the Council of the provincial professional association of planners (the Planning Institute of BC)
  • As a student body participate in local, national, and international conferences and sponsor many academic and social activities
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