CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND UBC’S RESPONSE: For updates, FAQs and resources, visit ubc.ca.
For UBC Okanagan-specific updates, visit ok.ubc.ca/covid19.
For Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences student updates, visit fass.ok.ubc.ca/about/return-to-campus.

In the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, students are provided with a transformative experience and have the opportunity to work with dynamic faculty members to help drive economic, social and cultural change.

Upcoming Events

Indoor events: Effective May 25, 2021, indoor events of up to 10 people are permitted, with an approved COVID-19 safety plan in place and adhering to public health guidance, including wearing masks and maintaining physical distance.

Outdoor events: Effective May 25, 2021, seated outdoor events of up to 50 people are permitted, with an approved COVID-19 safety plan in place and adhering to public health guidance.

Visit ubc.ca for information updates on COVID-19 and UBC’s response.

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Research

Our faculty and students pursue ideas that advance knowledge and improve lives.

Featured RESEARCHer

Leanne ten Brinke, Assistant Professor, Psychology

New research examines the art of telling lies, showing that over time, attempts to deceive others may become self-deception.

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Leanne ten Brink

PROGRAMS

The Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers both discipline-based and interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Featured Program

Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency

Achieve advanced proficiency levels in Nsyilxcn while learning about multiple ways to contribute to the language’s recovery and revitalization efforts in your communities.

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Story Poles at UBC Okanagan

PEOPLE

Dedicated and supportive staff, accomplished faculty members, and a collection of high-caliber undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Featured Doctoral Student

Lindsay Harris, Doctoral Student, Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies

FASS Doctoral candidate Lindsay Harris uses ethnography to fight food insecurity in the Thompson-Okanagan.

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Lindsay Harris