News and Press

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 12:30

Offered in conjunction with the UBC Department of Computer Science, Introduction to Systematic Program Design in Python are 100% online and provide foundational skills for early- and mid-career learners.

UBC Extended Learning has launched a new program aimed at adult learners who are considering a career in software development or need to boost their programming skills for their career, but who don’t have a computer science background.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 16:15

The University of British Columbia and UBC Extended Learning are pleased to announce participation in AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) program that provides higher education institutions with a ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum. Beginning in Spring/Summer 2020, learners can enroll in courses that will prepare them to pursue careers in the fast-growing cloud computing space and industry-recognized AWS Certifications.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 11:45

Larry Bouthillier has been appointed Executive Director, UBC Extended Learning (ExL) effective February 1, 2020.

Currently Senior Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at Brown University, Larry is responsible for the planning, design and development of digital learning initiatives, programs and products, and leads the Online Innovation Team.

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 14:00

One-on-One, an ongoing series that gets behind the scenes with senior leadership at UBC, recently spoke with Simon Bates, UBC's Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning, and Interim Executive Director, Extended Learning. In this interview, Simon talks humility, humour and hooves, and shares the most important lesson he’s learned in his career.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 13:45

On May 28, 2018, Professor Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President Academic announced the appointment of Dr. Simon Bates to the role of Associate-Provost, Teaching and Learning, effective July 1, 2018. This is a newly created position in response to the retirement of Professor Hugh Brock, whose term as Associate-Provost, Academic Innovation ends June 30, 2018. Dr. Bates has also been appointed Interim Executive Director of UBC Extended Learning (ExL).


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