Our alumni have a very long history of individual achievements and collective success, including a Nobel Laureate (Robert Mundell, BA’51). Since the first economics courses were offered at UBC in 1915, our alumni have made a mark for themselves all over the world and in a vast array of careers.

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Volunteering is a great way to stay involved with your alma mater, meet new people, and share your story and advice with Economics students.

The Vancouver School of Economics welcomes alumni to share their experiences and advice with current students. Whether you’d like to work with a student throughout the academic year or provide guidance on a short-term basis, we offer a variety of programs that suit your busy schedules. Contact Christine Lee to find out how you can:

  • Mentor a student
  • Speak at an event
  • Hire a student


Please contact:

Reshaad Ali
Alumni Engagement Manager
Faculty of Arts