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Science Advising is Renovating!

The UBC Science Advising office has moved to a new, temporary location at Ponderosa G, 2044 Lower Mall.

The academic life doesn’t have to be a solitary pursuit. UBC offers some great resources—tutors, academic coaching, and of course, the students around you.

Learning Commons Resources for Science Students

The Learning Commons provides resources and technology to support students with their academics.

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  • Science Peer Academic Coaches (SPAC)

    Not sure how to balance all of your courses, lab assignments, work, and still be healthy?  Meet with a Science Peer Academic Coach (SPAC), who will provide an individualized academic support in the form of one-on-one strengths-based conversations to help you develop lifelong learning skills (i.e. Time Management, Study Techniques, Note-Taking).

  • Abdul Ladha Science Student Centre

    Abdul Ladha is a study and social space that encourages both informal and organized academic, club and social activities for UBC Science students. You can also book a meeting room or the front porch area with SUS. 

  • Biology Learning Centre

    Located in room 1507 of the Biological Sciences Building, the Biology Learning Centre is a great place for TA office hours, meetings, or group work. 

  • Chemistry Resource Centre

    Visit the Chemistry Resource Centre in Chemistry B357 for a good study space and to receive assistance with study materials. 

  • Math Learning Centre

    Drop by the Math Learning Centre to receive help on homework assignments and exam preparation from graduate students in the math department. The MLC is located in rooms 301 and 302, within the Leonard S. Klinck Building.

  • Plan for Success - Academic Resources and Support

    UBC Student Services offers a diversity of academic resources to support you throughout your undergraduate journey. Connect with an academic advisor, meet with a peer tutor, or find ways to improve your writing, prepare for exams, enhance your study skills, and more. 

  • AMS Tutoring Services

    The AMS offers free tutoring with coursework, exam preparation, and study support. Visit the third floor of Irving K. Barber to receive support from a AMS tutor. 

  • Live Well to Learn Well

    Your wellbeing is an important aspect of your academic success. There are plenty of resources on campus to help you maintain good health - counselling services, Wellness Centre, Student Health Service, and more.

  • Access and Diversity

    Access and Diversity supports students with a disability or ongoing medical condition, while also encouraging a more inclusive community for all students. 

  • Student Toolkits

    Learn how to manage your time, interact with your profs, work in groups, or utilize library resources for research. Use the UBC Learning Commons Student Toolkit.