LFS Academic and Career Engagement Team


The LFS Academic and Career Engagement Team (ACE Team) focuses on delivering programming related to academic success and career development that allows participants to gain and apply relevant skills, be exposed to campus and Faculty-specific resources, and engage with their peers.


The ACE Team is a of group LFS students representing all four programs, they are invested in creating a sense of community and support in the areas of academics and career-related development opportunities for their peers.

Attend the ACE Team events that run throughout the year!



Tues Oct. 26 5pm-6pm (Vancouver time) Let’s Talk about Research
Watch a recording of the event here
This event is focused on sharing experiences and ways for LFS Undergraduate students who were looking for research opportunities. Students learn about the various ways they can take part in research opportunities by hearing from other students who have participated in research.
Tues. Nov. 23 5pm-6pm (Vancouver time) Is Grad School Right for Me
Watch a recording of the event here
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This event showcases the numerous possibilities and pathways that can lead up to graduate school. Panelists talk about their experience during their application and time in graduate school. Students also hear about what the graduate school application process looks like.
Fri. Feb. 11 3:30pm-5:00pm Connect with LFS Majors
This event brings program advisors/coordinators and senior year students together to answer questions students had about different majors offered in LFS.
Tues. March 15, 2022 Your LFS: Career Stories with Our Alumni
RSVP here
This event provides students with an opportunity to connect with alumni from the LFS Faculty and gain perspective on how our alumnus’ degrees helped them get to where they are. It is a great opportunity to get practice networking and build connections.



Thurs. Nov. 18th 5:00pm-6:30pm (Vancouver Time) Social Anxiety and Stress Management Workshop
Watch a recording of the event here
This workshop will focus on helping students manage stress, focusing on academic and social situations. Through multiple speaker presentations you will be introduced a variety of resources and activities to help manage your stress and anxiety. After this workshop we are confident that you will be able take away at least one anxiety management strategy!
Fri. Feb. 4th 2:00-3:00pm (Vancouver Time) Map Your Major with LFS ACE Team
Watch a recording of the event here
To help you prepare for the Connect with Majors event, this workshop will give students a bigger picture of all academic options in LFS, by presenting summaries, highlights, and key considerations. Students will have the opportunity to think about their degree more holistically in regards to non-academic experiences and take part in activities inspired by Designing Your Life webinar presented by the UBC Centre for Student Involvement & Careers. Time will be allocated for a Q & A portion and students will leave this workshop with a collection of resources to support their further exploration.
Fri. Mar. 11th 2:00pm-3:00pm in Agora (in MCML) Networking 101 Workshop
RSVP here
This workshop designed to help students explore formal, semi-formal and casual networking strategies. Rob Kim, the LFS career Strategist, will be present as our guest speaker. This workshop is perfect for students who are inexperienced with networking in person and want to build their skills for future career opportunities (e.g., the Career Stories with LFS Alumni Event).

The Communications Committee develops all the assets and marketing materials for all ACE events and workshops. They also work closely with Student Services to support specific communication initiatives.


Want to join the ACE Team?

Members of LFS ACE Team gain specific skills in the areas of project management and student development, increase their knowledge of student resources and outlets, and expand their friendships and professional relationships.

Applications for the LFS ACE Team Lead roles have now closed.

Applications for LFS ACE Committee roles are now closed.

Learn more about the LFS ACE team roles


Still Have Questions?

If you’re unsure about what opportunities will best help you meet your goals, we encourage you to visit LFS Student Services to meet with our student engagement officer, career strategist, academic advisor, or all three! We’ll help you narrow down your choices and share what we know about how to reach beyond campus to build your network.