UBC Arts Co-op Program

iSchool (SLAIS)

Skills for an Increasingly Complex World

For five decades, the UBC iSchool (formerly the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS)) has been a leader in educating information professionals in Canada, equipping them with the knowledge and understanding necessary to obtain and manage information in an increasingly complex world.

iSchool offers students graduate level instruction and hands-on practice in library and archival theory and best professional practices. Students specialize in:

iSchool co-op students complete a minimum of 21 credits, including all core courses, of their program before starting a co-op position.

Overview of all iSchool courses.

Types of Work iSchool Students Perform

Public, private, and non-profit employers from across Canada, the USA and beyond have benefited from hiring graduate students studying the most recent techniques in the library, information management, and archival fields.

iSchool students perform jobs such as:

  • Archives & Preservation of Information
  • Records Management
  • Library & Information Services
  • Information Systems Management
  • Information Policy
  • Information Analysis & Retrieval
  • Data Discovery & Wrangling
  • Research

For more information, please contact Anna Jubilo, Coordinator, Graduate Programs, at anna.jubilo@ubc.ca.

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Faculty of Arts
Buchanan A240
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.3828
Arts Co-op Program
Buchanan C121
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.1529

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