January 4, 2019

The Hard Working Student Research Project

Are you a first or second year full-time undergraduate student at UBC engaged in 12 or more hours of paid work per week? Visit  for information about participating in a 3 year research project! Sign up by January 15, 2019.  


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December 13, 2018

Dr. Shauna Butterwick inducted into the IACE Hall of Fame

  Congratulations to Dr. Shauna Butterwick, who has been inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Eductation (IACE) Hall of Fame! This Hall of Fame has been created to honour leaders in the fields of continuing education and adult learning. Through her advocacy and research, she has advocated for community as a teacher, advancing how community […]


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November 19, 2018

Congratulations, Dr. Amy Metcalfe

Congratulations to EDST’s Dr. Amy Metcalfe for being awarded the 2018 Award for Significant Research on International Higher Education from the Council for International Higher Education (CIHE) of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).  Amy received the award in recognition of her article, “Nomadic political ontology and transnational academic mobility,” published in Critical Studies […]


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November 8, 2018

“Embodied Learning: Transformative (De)colonial (Im)possibilities” Panel at 2018 Decolonizing Conference

Panel Title:  Embodied Learning: Transformative (De)colonial (Im)possibilities Panel Presenters: Stephanie Glick, Sonia Medel, Lucy El Sherif, and Maria Angelica Guerrero Panel Discussant: André Elias Mazawi November 9, 2018 This panel of diverse women scholars explores the (de)colonial potential of learning through embodied forms of engagement with self and others, personal and public encounters. Together we attempt to answer […]


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October 17, 2017

Welcome, Sophia Choi

The Department of Educational Studies is pleased to extend a warm welcome to Sophia Choi, our new Graduate Student Support Assistant! Sophia comes to EDST from Go Global, UBC, where she worked as a Program Assistant for 2.5 years; and prior to that as a Work/Learn student. Sophia is well poised in communicating with a […]


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November 17, 2016

Lesley Andres receives 2016 BCCAT Leadership Award

Congratulations to Dr. Lesley Andres, who has been awarded the 2016 BCCAT Leadership Award from the BC Council on Admissions & Transfer. This is in recognition of Dr. Andres’ research on advancing theory and practice of transfer and articulation within the BC transfer system. Fore more information about this award, click here.


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November 8, 2016

Handel Wright receives Hampton Grant

Handel Kashope Wright, Professor in the Department of Educational Studies has been awarded a two year Hampton Fund Research Grant in the Social Sciences and Humanities Established Scholar Award in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Professor Wright’s project is entitled as follows: Postmulticulturalism: Identity, Difference and Belonging After Multiculturalism. “Because multiculturalism is still […]


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