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COGS courses in Fall 2020

None of the courses offered by the COGS programme in the Fall semester of the 2020/21 academic year will involve any in-person teaching or assessment.  These courses can therefore be completed without you needing to be present on campus.  In each course there will be some times at which you need to be online, in […] […]

COGS 2020W Term 1 Intake: Applications are Closed

The deadline for applications for admission to the BA streams (and internal transfers) of the COGS program for 2020W Term 1 (September 2020) has now closed. We’ll let those of you who applied know the outcome of your applications as soon as possible (we’re aiming by June 15, 2020). Students who plan to transfer into […] […]

COGS300 Online Lab Development

The Cognitive Systems program is looking to appoint at least one undergraduate to work, under the supervision of Professor Soskuthy, to design and implement the online group projects that will be offered, in place of face-to-face lab meetings, in COGS 300 in the coming academic year. The work is expected to take a hundred hours, […] […]

FAQ is revamped with end-of-term grading and COVID-19 Q&A’s

The COGS FAQ page now has Q&A’s regarding the end-of-term grading for 2019 Winter term 2 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and how that affects graduation requirements and admission requirements. […]

Summer 2020 COGS 402 (and COVID-19): Update

Update from Christopher Mole, Professor of Philosophy and Chair in the Programme of Cognitive Systems, regarding COGS 402 in the summer terms of 2020: The campus being more or less closed, and research therefore being in abeyance, the barriers to completing a COGS 402 project this summer will be even more severe than we had […] […]

COGS Advising and COVID-19

Following UBC’s COVID-19 plan to exercise social distancing, COGS Advising will be available by e-mail but not in person until further notice. If you have COGS-Program-specific questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to cogs.advising {at} ubc.ca. […]

Summer 2020 COGS 402 (and COVID-19)

Message from Christopher Mole, Professor of Philosophy and Chair in the Programme of Cognitive Systems, regarding COGS 402 in the summer terms of 2020: Although COGS 402 will be offered in the coming Summer term, we expect that measures to contain the COVID-19 virus will affect it in some ways. The university is not currently […] […]

2020W TA Application OPEN

Happy New Year! Interested in becoming a COGS TA? Please fill out an application below: https://cogs.air.arts.ubc.ca/ta-application-form (log in with your CWL!) The deadline for on-time applications is March 1, 2020. […]

Student Directed Seminar: CPEN 400S “Creating a Prosperous New World: How Technology Can Make it Happen”

Student Directed Seminar: CPEN 400S “Creating a Prosperous New World: How Technology Can Make it Happen” is an interdisciplinary 3-credit seminar that combines computer science, political science and economics to study the impact of technology in developing counties. The primary goal of this seminar is to equip students with a more comprehensive understanding of the […] […]

COGS 2019W Term 2 Intake: Applications are Closed

The deadline for internal transfer applications for the COGS program for 2019W Term 2 (January 2020) has closed as of November 30, 2019.  We’ll let those of you who applied know the outcome of your applications as soon as possible. […]