Arts Peer Academic Coaches (APAC)

Join a team of upper-year Arts students who coach their peers to meet their academic goals.

About Arts Peer Academic Coaches

Arts Peer Academic Coaches are friendly, inclusive, and knowledgeable upper-year students who know what it’s like to learn and study in UBC Arts. They share a common goal of seeing other students succeed and can provide other students with strategies and resources to improve their academic experience.

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Who can apply?

Upper-year undergraduate Arts students who are in good academic standing are invited to apply for the role. 

There are 16 positions available each year.

Time commitment

The time commitment for the role is 3.5 to 5 hours per week. For detailed time requirements, please review the position description.

Position description

Skills developed

  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Motivation 
  • Empathy
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Teamwork


If you have questions, email the Arts Student Engagement Officer, Paul Lee, at