BIE Academic Advising

BIE Academic Advisor

Triny Shen

As the BIE Academic Advisor, I work together with current students to explore university-wide learning opportunities and build their individual learning plans, and prospective students to determine if BIE is the right program for them. You can learn more about me here as well as some application tips.

Drop-in Hours: 11am-4pm Monday-Thursday
For an appointment, contact me by email at
For general BIE related inquiries, email


BIE Academic Assistant

Sarah Gregory

As the BIE Academic Assistant, I am here to answer your general questions about the BIE program and get you connected with resources to help you succeed. If you have questions about admission, classes, timetables, or resources available to BIE students, send an email and I’ll help you get the information you need.

For general BIE related inquiries, email


BIE Peer Academic Coordinators

Tudor Schlanger              &                Pietro Montanarella

We are senior BIE students who can help our peers better understand course requirements as well as walk them through the course selection process. More than that, we can impart our knowledge of available UBC resources, co-op and exchange opportunities, and general tips to succeed and have a great undergraduate experience!

Office Hours (BIE Advising area in front of room 231A):

Pietro Montanarella:

  • Monday: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am-10:00am

Tudor Schlanger:

  • Monday: 10am-11am
  • Tuesday: 10am-12pm
  • Thursday: 10am-12pm

Contact us at:


BIE Peer Academic Tutors

Dante Zago                     &                Annie Tran

We are a team of tutors who can help our fellow BIE peers with their core courses ranging from Mathematics to Economics to Commerce! We have multiple office hours for individual drop-ins where we can review theory and practice questions. We often schedule group review sessions for specific subjects to prepare students for midterms and final exams.

Office Hours (IONA216):

Dante Zago:

  • Monday 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am-11:00am
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-11:00am
  • Friday: 10:30am-11:30am

Annie Tran:

  • Tuesday: 12:45pm-3:15pm
  • Thursday: 12:45pm-3:15pm

Contact us at: