The Coordinated Arts Program is a multidisciplinary first year program that eases students' transition to university while introducing them to exciting topics and concepts within the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Creative and Performing Arts.
Our enthusiastic and approachable instructors work to ensure that learning material, course assignments, and examinations are coordinated in each stream, and collaborate on one team-taught activity throughout the year.
The CAP Conference is an exciting annual event, where we celebrate students’ pursuit of knowledge and their scholarly efforts. Students are given the opportunity to showcase their work in creative ways. Call for presentations for CAP Conference 2017 is out!
Get to know the city, its unique setting, cultural diversity and reputation as one of the world’s most liveable cities.
Liberal Arts Still Alive and Kicking
From the September 2017 issue of the Canadian Association of University Teachers on “The Value of Liberal Arts”: Statistics Canada data shows that in the decade between 2005 and 2015, Canadian enrolment in STEM-related disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) rose by more than 32%, while enrolment in the humanities and social sciences increased by just […]
CAP PPE Peer Mentor Needed!
Dear CAP PPE alumni, We’re looking for a CAP PPE Peer Mentor! Your role would be to inspire and encourage new CAP students through their first year, by helping them to adapt to their new academic environment. Deadline to apply is midnight Friday October 6th. The Peer Mentor roles are going to be slightly […]
Starting in September 2017, the Law & Society stream will begin a new initiative called “From Classroom to the Courtroom,” where students will have the opportunity to work with a community organization in the legal non-profit sector through their ASTU 100 coursework.
CAP Peer Mentors
Introducing your Stream Team Peer Mentors for Winter 17/18! Global Citizens Hi CAP students! I’m Alex, a CAP Global Citizens 2016/17 alumni from Singapore who is excited to be your peer mentor for the upcoming year. I’m currently a second-year planning to major in Sociology. In my spare time, you can find […]
Killam Teaching Prize
Congratulations to Heather Latimer (Lecturer, Social Justice Institute and Coordinated Arts Program) for winning a 2016-2017 Killam Teaching Prize. http://www.arts.ubc.ca/about-arts/awards-and-prizes/