As part of our commitment to support the continuing health and well-being of you and your family, the UBC Benefits plan provides several professional development opportunities. We recognize that ongoing learning is important to fostering an engaged workplace, especially at a leading university such as UBC.
The UBC Tuition Fee Waiver provides eligible UBC staff and faculty with tuition assistance for approved undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as non-credit courses offered through Continuing Studies.
To submit a waiver, please access the UBC Faculty & Staff Self-Service web portal using your Campus Wide Login (CWL). Follow the prompts and instructions for submitting, updating or canceling a tuition fee waiver.
Your eligibility for the UBC Tuition Fee Waiver depends on which UBC employee group you belong to. For information about specific conditions and procedures, or for instructions on how to apply for a waiver, select your employee group below:
Your Tuition Waiver benefit will be affected when you leave UBC. For more information, visit the Leaving UBC section.
UBC Human Resources’ Organizational Development and Learning department provides a range of learning opportunities that aim to meet the needs of individual UBC staff and faculty members, teams and departments and the university as a whole. The emphasis is on finding ‘service solutions’ to address the changing workplace trends and challenges of a growing, diverse workforce. Some of the service solutions offered by ODL include: one-on-one coaching and professional development workshops, as well as team building, conflict management and strategic planning services.
To learn about the service solutions available to you, visit the Organizational Development and Learning website.
Depending on which UBC employee group you belong to, you may be eligible to access one of several funding programs. The funding programs are designed to support eligible UBC staff member who are interested in pursuing learning opportunities that will enhance their professional knowledge and work performance.
For information about the funding programs presently available, including guidelines and application procedures, click here.
If you have questions about UBC’s professional development opportunities, please contact UBC Benefits.