2019W TA Application

Interested in becoming a COGS TA? Please fill out an application below: (log in with your CWL!) The deadline for on-time applications is March 1, 2019. […]

New COGS Program Coordinator

Hello world! My name is Candice and I am Katya’s successor – the new Cognitive Systems Program Coordinator. I graduated from UBC COGS in 2011 (I was in the Brain & Cognition stream in Arts) and have worked in vision science research, visual analytics pedagogy, and in a no-kill animal services agency over the last […] […]

CS/Life Sciences Panel

Computer Science/Life Sciences Career Panel Date: Thurs. Jan. 17 Panel: 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm Food & Networking: 6:45 pm onwards   Location: Life Sciences Centre (2350 Health Sciences Mall) Lecture Hall 3 (LSC 3) Networking: After the panel, Life Sciences Centre, West Atrium Description: Join us for a panel to explore careers and opportunities within the combined field of Computer […] […]

COGS 401 003

There are still general seats available in COGS 401 003. If you have an interest in taking an upper-level COGS course but you are not enrolled in the program– here is your opportunity! Please contact for assistance or if you have any questions. […]

Module list updates

Still planning out your module courses? Take a look at the module list (here), as there are now some fresh options for you! We have added nearly 20 new courses in Psychology, Statistics, Linguistics, Math, Philosophy, and Asian Studies. As always, if you have any questions please get in touch with me at […]

COGS Application Open!

The COGS application is now open for both internal transfer students and students declaring a specialization for the first time. The application is for 2019 Term 1 entry to the program. Please note that internal transfer students (students who currently have a specialization and are wanting to switch to COGS) are able to apply for […] […]

Applications Now Closed

The deadline for applications for admission to the BA streams of the COGS programme has now closed.  We’ll let those of you who applied know the outcome of your applications as soon as possible.   […]

Application to the BA Streams of COGS

Don’t forget that the deadline for applications to the BA streams of COGS are due on May 15th, and can be made by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button on this site.  Applications for the BSc streams should be made in June, via the Faculty of Science’s Coordinated Second-Year Specialization process. […]

Joint COGS + Architecture Workshop April 25th – May 4th

The workshop with architecture students has been postponed. We’ll let you know when we have a chance to reschedule it. We’re delighted to announce a ten day hands-on workshop (taking place at the end of this month: 25th April – 4 May) exploring interactions between Cognitive Systems, architecture and design. This will be a project-based […] […]

402 Opportunities at the VCL

The Visual Cognition Lab at UBC works to investigate visual intelligence – the way in which the human visual system uses the light entering the eyes to create a variety of perceptual experiences. We are interested both in exploring the mechanisms that carry this out, and the ways in which this knowledge can help with the […] […]