The College of Graduate Studies at UBC’s Okanagan campus supports graduate students in attaining personal, professional, and academic excellence.

Contact CoGs


College of Graduate Studies
EME 2121 – 1137 Alumni Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Use the emails below to quickly reach the designated team.

General Inquires:
Applications & Admissions:
Doctoral & Master’s Examination:
Enrolment/Completion Letters:
(Students may print an on-line version through the SSC)
Records & Registration:
Thesis Formatting and ciRcle:

Beck, Michelle
Program Assistant
Phone: 250.807.8475
email: Michelle Beck

Bissell, Laura
Program Assistant
email: Laura Bissell

Brown, Marissa
Assistant to the Deans
email: Marissa Brown

Heilke, Thomas
Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies
email: Thomas Heilke

McDonald, Sara
Program and Office Assistant
email: Sara McDonald

Meehan, Alicia
Associate Director, Admissions and Records
Phone: 250.807.8780
email: Alicia Meehan

Roberts, Deanna
Director, College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 250.807.8702
email: Deanna Roberts

Sletten, Nathan
Data Analyst and Awards Officer
Phone: N/A
email: GraduateAwards

Tannant, Dwayne
Dean pro tem, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Phone: 250.807.8067
email: Dwayne Tannant

Uni, Pieter
Manager, Communications and Engagement
Phone: 250.807.9413
email: Pieter Uni

Graduate Student Support Assistant

What We Do

  • Provide oversight for graduate programs and collaborate with academic and administrative units to maintain high-calibre master’s and doctoral programs.
  • Provide services around applications and admissions and we also advocate on behalf of students and graduate programs within the broader academic community.
  • Seek to ensure an efficient, transparent, and responsive administration of graduate programs and awards – and to uphold the standards of the globally recognized UBC degree.
  • Offer a wide range of academic, professional and wellness workshops and events— Jointly with campus and industry partners—to enrich of the experience of graduate students at UBC’s Okanagan campus.