News


Landing Your First Work Term

April 28, 2021
In the latter half of search terms, students often worry over whether they would land co-op placements in time. Senior Arts Co-op student Mathew Ho is very familiar with this concern. It was not until three search terms later that he landed his first co-op position as Student Taxpayer Services Agent at the Canada Revenue […]


Tribute to Anushka Samarawickrama

March 15, 2021
In December 2020, the Arts Co-op Program lost one of its brightest shining alumni stars, Anushka Samarawickrama. We remember Anushka for her genuine warmth, consistently positive energy, and radiant smiles.


Congratulations to our 2020 Arts Co-op students of the year!

March 12, 2021
Celebrate our students' achievements with us!


Julie Walchli Earns National Recognition for Service to Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning

January 13, 2021
Julie Walchli, the Faculty of Arts’ Executive Director of Work Integrated Education and Career Initiatives, has been honoured with the 2019/2020 Service Award by CEWIL Canada (Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada).


Virtual Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 16, 2020
As of March 20, 2020, we have transitioned to virtual operations, in support of social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Our in-person operations are suspended until further notice.


2018/19 iSchool Students of the Year

March 11, 2020
The Arts Co-op Program’s iSchool Student of the Year Award is given annually to two students; one to a MLIS or dual student (who used their MLIS background on the co-op job) and the other to a MAS or dual student (who used their MAS background on the co-op job). These awards recognize outstanding achievement […]


Get up to $10,800 in Funding

June 3, 2019
Innovate BC is currently accepting grant applications to support employers introducing students to tech related careers


At a Glance: 2017/18


It's in the numbers: The 2017/2018 academic year shows continued growth in our program. Read more in our annual report


UBC Arts Co-op Student Honoured Among Best in British Columbia

March 17, 2017
Rebecca Peng received honourable mention for 2016 Student of the Year by the Association for Co-operative Education in BC/Yukon.