COGS Acting Chair: Márton Sóskuthy

From July 1st to December 31st, 2024, Márton Sóskuthy will stand in as acting chair of the Cognitive Systems Program while Chris Mole is away on sabbatical. Prof Sóskuthy joins us from the Linguistics department, where he researches emergent speech patterns (learn more here). He will be teaching the 2024/25 Term 1 iteration of COGS […] […]

Workday Student

UBC Students will gain access to Workday Student on May 21, 2024. Registration for the 2024 Winter session will occur in Workday Student. Please visit the Workday Student page (Advising > Workday Student) for more information. […]

COGS 2024W Term 1 (September) Intake: applications are closed

Applications for admission into the BA specializations of the COGS program (and internal transfers into the BSc Cognition and Brain specialization) for 2024W Term 1 entry (September 2024) are now closed. We’ll let those of you who applied know the outcome of your applications no later than June 10, 2024. […]

2024W TA applications have closed

The 2024 Winter term 1 and 2 COGS TA applications have closed. Thank you to all applicants for your interest. […]

Sessional Lectureship (2024/25 Academic Year)

Application Deadline: April 20, 2024 The Cognitive Systems Program invites applications for part-time Sessional Lecturers for the 2024/25 academic year (September 2024-April 2025). Course Descriptions Note: this post will be updated as specific details (eg: datetimes) for each course are set/become available. COGS 200 Introduction to Cognitive Systems Interdisciplinary examination of human mental processes and […] […]

2024W TA Applications are OPEN

The Cognitive Systems Program seeks to fill a number of Undergraduate Teaching Assistant I (UTA I) positions for the 2024/25 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 […] […]

COGS Applications are OPEN (September 2024 entry)

The COGS application is now open for both B.A. & B.Sc. internal transfer students (students switching majors), and B.A. students declaring a specialization for the first time. This application is for 2024 Winter Term 1 (September 2024) entry into the program, and the application deadline is May 15, 2024 11:59pm. Please note: If you are […] […]

Sessional Lectureship (2023 Winter Term 2)

The Cognitive Systems Program invites applications for part-time Sessional Lecturers for the 2023 Winter Session Term 2 (January-April 2024). […]

COGS internal transfer applications are OPEN (for the January 2024 entry)

The COGS application is open for internal transfer students.* The application is for the 2023 Winter Term 2 (January 2024) entry to the program, and the application deadline is November 30, 2023 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 […] […]

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. […]