People

Staff

Aaron Tong

Aaron Tong

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Program Assistant

phone604 822 1529

Anna Jubilo

Anna Jubilo

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Assistant Director, Systems and Administration

phone604 822 4223
Anna has been working with graduate students since 2002 and has a wide-ranging background in program coordination, librarianship, communications, and administration; extensive experience working with and participating in international exchange programs; as well as several years of experience at UBC,...Read more

Carolyn Veldstra

Carolyn Veldstra

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Manager, Graduate Work-Integrated Learning Programs, Arts

phone604 822 0290
Carolyn Veldstra works with students, faculty, and alumni across graduate programs in the Faculty of Arts—and employers interested in working with them—to facilitate work-integrated learning opportunities and the PhD co-op program. She started with the Arts Co-op office as the Grants Editor on A...Read more

Cody Bugler

Cody Bugler

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Indigenous Co-op Coordinator

A new guest to Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories, Cody joins UBC Arts Co-op after three years of experience in the areas of graduate student recruitment and Indigenous student recruitment for the University of Saskatchewan in Treaty No. 6 territory. Cody brings his experience in ...Read more

Evelyn Gunn

Evelyn Gunn

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Co-op Career Educator

phone604 827 2453

Gelsey Guan

Gelsey Guan

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Co-op Career Educator

phone604 822 5042
Gelsey worked as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources for more than five years before joining UBC Arts Co-op. Among her accomplishments, the most notable include helping BMW Canada’s largest retail partner to earn top national ranking in Training and Development for two consecutive years, f...Read more

Heather Liau

Heather Liau

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Manager, Marketing & Industry Relations

phone604 827 4800
In Heather's role with Arts Co-op, she works to increase job opportunities for co-op students through marketing and industry outreach. She also leads undergraduate communications to enhance the student experience and to showcase co-op success stories. Prior to UBC, Heather’s marketing initiativ...Read more

Jane Devine Mejia

Jane Devine Mejia

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iSchool Co-op Education Manager

phone604 822 4510
Jane was previously Chief Librarian at the Vancouver Art Gallery, with responsibility for the art reference library and archives. Jane spent a decade in the UK, where she served as Faculty Librarian, Modern & Medieval Languages & Linguistics Library, University of Cambridge and was a collect...Read more

Julie Walchli

Julie Walchli

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Executive Director, Work Integrated Education and Career Initiatives

phone604 827 5194
Julie has worked in the field of co-operative education since 1997 when she founded the first co-op education program in Arts at UBC in the English Department. Since then she has helped to create an Arts-wide program for students throughout all undergraduate programs, masters programs in UBC iSchool...Read more

Kathy Ma

Kathy Ma

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Co-op Career Educator, Equity & Inclusion

phone604 822 1529
Kathy has worked in various roles at UBC including the Centre for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), Enrolment Services, and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems focusing on experiential learning, student engagement, and educational development. In her time with Arts Co-op, Kathy was the Program Ass...Read more

Kerry Ross

Kerry Ross

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MPPGA Co-op & Career Services Manager

phone604 822 4571
Kerry's work in various roles at UBC since 2009 has focused on program development and management and student services and advising. She was the Program Manager for the Master of Arts Asia Pacific Policy Studies and more recently, the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA). In July 2018,...Read more

Letitia Henville

Letitia Henville

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Manager, Graduate Work-Integrated Learning Programs, Arts (on leave)

phone604 822 0290
Letitia Henville works closely with students, faculty, alumni, and employers of the graduate programs in the Faculty of Arts that offer co-op to their students—including the PhD programs in English and History. Letitia’s affiliation with the Arts Co-op Office began in 2002 when she was an underg...Read more

Linda Gully

Linda Gully

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Associate Director

phone604 822 2385
Linda joined UBC in 1999 to establish and grow the Co-op Program for UBC Sauder. She managed the program directly for six years before becoming the Director of Undergraduate Careers. She led the BCom Careers team in delivering a comprehensive range of programs and services to over 3,800 BCom and Co-...Read more

Liz Hay

Liz Hay

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Co-op Career Educator

Merry Wang

Merry Wang

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Assistant Director, Systems and Administration (on secondment)

Having graduated from the UBC Arts Co-op Program in May 2005, Merry has first-hand knowledge of the value of co-operative education. Through the Arts Co-op Program, Merry learned how to apply the skills she developed as an International Relations major in a variety of work environments. Merry comple...Read more

Norika So

Norika So

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Program Assistant

phone604 822 1529
As an Arts Co-op alumnus, Norika has worked in various roles at UBC including the Department of Theatre and Film, International Student Initiative, and the Arts Co-op Program, allowing her to develop and strengthen skills in experiential learning, student engagement, and analytic and administrative ...Read more

RJ Jose

RJ Jose

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Manager, Business Development

phone604 827 3905
RJ is responsible for implementing and executing business development initiatives for the Arts Co-Op Program. One of the main goals of his work is to promote the University and its Arts Co-op students to prospective national and international employers. Prior to joining UBC, RJ spent 15+ years in...Read more