Academic Resources for Students

There are many offices and resources at UBC for students to find help with their questions and concerns, so we have put together a list of the most commonly used resources. Our ECE Student Services Staff are also available to help, so please reach out to us at if needed! First year undergraduate students should contact Engineering Academic Services for assistance with their questions.

Support Resources

International Student Advising

For any questions regarding immigration to Canada, work visas, study visas, etc, please contact the International Student Advising office, who have trained staff ready to help via email, scheduled appointments, and drop ins.

Health and Wellness

Visit our Student Wellness Page for detailed resources and options for all students who want to learn more or who might be struggling with mental health and wellness.

UBC Centre for Accessibility

The Centre for Accessibility facilitates disability-related accommodations and programming initiatives designed to remove barriers for students with disabilities and ongoing medical conditions. To request an accommodation, please visit their website.

Academic Concessions

An academic concession may be granted for a student when an unexpected situation or circumstance prevents them from completing graded work or exams, whether this is a health concern, a conflicting responsibility, a family emergency, etc. Click the link above to learn more.

The Office of the Ombudsperson for Students

The Office of the Ombudsperson for Students works with UBC community members to ensure students are treated fairly and can learn, work and live in a fair, equitable and respectful environment. The UBC Ombuds Office can be contacted for confidential guidance and conflict resolution on academic disputes. Reporting to the President, the office is an independentimpartial and confidential resource for students at UBC, jointly funded by the AMS, GSS and UBC.

Learning Resources

New Opportunity:

Linkedin Learning

Linkedin Learning is an award-winning industry leader in online training, with a digital library of over 16,000 courses covering a wide range of technical, business, software and creative topics.  

Students have access to LinkedIn Learning until July 2022 as part of a pilot funded by the AMS and stewarded by the Vice Presidents Students portfolio.    

Keep Learning

Get resources and strategies to overcome challenges you may encounter in online learning.

Peer Coaches or Tutors

Meet with a trained student to identify strategies in improving your studying and learning.

Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication

Book a one-on-one writing consultation or see online writing resources for research papers.

UBC Library Services

Find research material, use printing and scanning services, or get help on research and citations.

Learning Toolkits

Improve your study techniques, presentation skills, group work, critical thinking, and more.

Feedback On Your Paper

Submit your paper online and get strategies and resources to help improve your writing.

Student Blog Posts

Read tips and resources from students on studying, learning, academics, and more.

Study Spaces

Irving K Barber Bookable Spaces

The space includes access to desktop computers, printing, scanning, and single-occupancy study rooms.

ECE Room Bookings

Our department has meeting rooms that are available to book in the Fred Kaiser building. To request a space for a few hours, please contact

Virtual Collaboration Tools

Use free online study group resources to stay connected to and work with other students.