New Student Orientation: Tuesday 5th September

If this is your first year in the COGS programme: welcome! We look forward to seeing you at the COGS orientation meeting on Tuesday 5th, at 10am in room 2302 of the ‘Life’ Building (the old student union building).  It’s an important event, so please do attend if you possibly can. […]

COGS has temporarily moved to the LIFE building

COGS has temporarily moved from the Iona building (6000 Iona Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1L4) to the second floor of the Life building (6138 Student Union Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1). Chair’s Office: LIFE 2512 Coordinator’s Office: LIFE 2517 COGS 300 Lab: LIFE 2532 COGS/CSS Student Lounge: LIFE 2514 We are scheduled to move back […] […]

COGS 2023W Term 1 (September) Intake: applications are closed

The deadline for applications for admission to the BA streams (and internal transfers) of the COGS program for 2023W Term 1 (September 2023) has now closed. We’ll let those of you who applied know the outcome of your applications no later than June 10, 2023 (we aim for June 9, 2023). Students who plan to […] […]

COGS 2023W TA applications have closed

The 2023 Winter term 1 and 2 COGS TA applications have closed. Thank you to all applicants for your interest. […]

COGS Applications are OPEN (September 2023 entry)

The COGS application is now open for both B.A. & B.Sc. internal transfer students and B.A. students declaring a specialization for the first time (if you are a B.Sc. student declaring a specialization for the first time, this is NOT the correct application process. Please apply for B.Sc. COGS streams via the Second-Year Application process […] […]

2023W TA Applications are OPEN

The Cognitive Systems Program seeks to fill a number of Undergraduate Teaching Assistant I (UTA I) positions for the 2023/24 Winter academic sessions. These positions are conditional on the COGS Program’s budgetary approval. Some may be appointed at 50% (half-time), with duties and salaries reduced accordingly. Please note, at the time of application, if you […] […]

Interim COGS Chair

Professor Mole will be on leave for the first six months of 2023.  During this period, Professor Rebecca Todd will be acting as the programme chair.  Many thanks to Rebecca for taking this on. […]

COGS 2022W Term 2 Intake: Applications are Closed

The internal transfer applications of the COGS program for 2022W Term 2 (January 2023) has closed as of December 1, 2022. We’ll let those of you who applied know the outcome of your applications as soon as possible (we’re aiming by December 20, 2022). […]

COGS internal transfer applications are OPEN (for the January 2023 entry)

The COGS application is open for internal transfer students.* The application is for the 2022 Winter Term 2 (January 2023) entry to the program, and the application deadline is November 30, 2022 11:59pm. *Internal transfer students are students who currently have a major declared and wish to switch to COGS (the B.A. streams or the […] […]

2022/23 Co-op Applications

B.A. COGS students: The 2022/23 Arts Co-op application deadline is September 20, 2022. Please visit to check your eligibility and when the info sessions are offered. B.Sc. COGS students: The 2022/23 Science Co-op application deadline is October 3, 2022 but the process differs between the B.Sc. Cognition and Brain stream and the B.Sc. Computational […] […]