Shaping UBC’s Next Century Strategic Plan
Call for Proposals: Advancing Education Renewal

UBC’s strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century, represents a roadmap for the university, guiding our decisions and actions while also inspiring the very best in our students, faculty members, staff, alumni and partners. The plan is an important resource in helping UBC achieve its full potential while also remaining accountable to the university community.
On this page you will find information pertaining to the various Calls for Proposals being launched in support of the strategic plan in order to advance our shared goals. We encourage all faculty members, staff and students to review the available funding opportunities below and join us on this journey to shape UBC’s next century.

Call for Proposals: Advancing Education Renewal
Through Strategy 11: Education Renewal, UBC aims to facilitate sustained program renewal and improvements in teaching effectiveness, with particular emphasis on expanding opportunities for graduate students to learn about teaching and explore diverse career pathways.
Through this Call for Proposals, the university has earmarked $1.5 million over the next two years to support projects on the Vancouver campus that advance one of three focus areas related to Education Renewal:

  • Improvements in teaching effectiveness;
  • Program redesign: Developing program-level outcomes;
  • Reimagining and strengthening graduate programs.
More information about the call, including the application process, criteria, templates and FAQs can be found by visiting the VP Academic website.
Applications will be accepted from interested faculty, staff, post docs and students starting December 1, 2019. You can start your application by clicking the link to the right.
Two information sessions will also be held: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 and Tuesday, January 14, 2020, along with three drop-in sessions taking place in December, January and February. Final submissions of completed proposals are due no later than 3pm on Thursday, February 6, 2020.

Please Note: Users are required to utilize UBC's Enhanced Campus-Wide Login (CWL) -- i.e. two-factor authentication -- in order to login and initiate the application process. Please see the following links for more information and to sign-up for Enhanced CWL if you have not already done so: