University of British Columbia

Partner Institution

Type of institution


Institution location

Van­cou­ver, Canada 

Institution website

About the institution

The Uni­ver­si­ty of British Colum­bia is a glob­al cen­ter for teach­ing, learn­ing, and excel­lence in research. It is con­sis­tent­ly ranked among the top 20 pub­lic uni­ver­si­ties in the world. The uni­ver­si­ty is deeply com­mit­ted to social respon­si­bil­i­ty, inclu­sion, glob­al cit­i­zen­ship, and impact­ful lead­er­ship. The 2023 QS rank­ings place UBC first in Cana­da for social impact, third glob­al­ly overall.
UBC val­ues inno­va­tion and is com­mit­ted to trans­form­ing ideas into action. Since 1915, UBC has been open­ing doors of oppor­tu­ni­ty for peo­ple with the curios­i­ty, dri­ve, and vision to shape a bet­ter world.
The Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion­al and Coun­selling Psy­chol­o­gy, and Spe­cial Edu­ca­tion (ECPS) with­in the UBC Fac­ul­ty of Edu­ca­tion is a com­mu­ni­ty of schol­ars com­mit­ted to the use and appli­ca­tion of psy­cho­log­i­cal foun­da­tions and research to under­stand­ing and solv­ing human prob­lems across the lifes­pan and in diverse con­texts includ­ing fam­i­lies, com­mu­ni­ties, schools, and workplaces.

Partner Representative

Dr. Owen Lo

Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor, Edu­ca­tion­al and Coun­selling Psy­chol­o­gy, and Spe­cial Education 
Depart­ment Grad­u­ate Advisor 


Type of partnership


Catchment area

West­ern Canada