The Memo

A monthly review of campus events, academic reminders, and program updates for Media Studies students.

August 2019

In This Issue

Featured News

  • JRNL 520A Registration for BMS Students 


  • Work Learn Postings Open until August 20th
  • Department of Sociology is looking for a Communications Assistant 

Advising Corner

  • *NEW* BMS Advising Hours 

Featured News

JRNL 520A Registration for BMS Students

Its not too late to register for JRNL 520A: Decoding Social Media with the UBC School of Journalism!

The course is currently being offered to BMS Year 4 students under the course code ASTU 401K. If you are interested in registering for JRNL 520A, please register in the waitlist for ASTU 401K and you eligibility will be reviewed. You will be automatically registered for the course if you meet the criteria.

Visit the Course Schedule Here



Work Learn Postings Available for Winter 2019 open until August 20th

If you're interested in exploring the job postings available in the UBC Work Learn program, visit their opportunities page from August 6th-20th to apply! 

To find more information about Work Learn, and how you can participate, visit the button below. 

UBC Work Learn

The Department of Sociology is Hiring!

The Department of Sociology is hiring a Communications Assistant through the UBC Work Learn Program! If you're interested in applying for the positon, make sure to visit the UBC Work Learn site at the link below and search for the job ID 869140!

Advising Corner


Registration for Winter 2019 Courses

Now that you have completed your 2019/2020 registration, remember there will be some shifting in course availability before the add/drop deadline on September 17th. Click the button below for more registration deadlines. 

Registration Deadlines

*NEW* BMS Advising Hours 

For the 2019/2020 academic year, the BMS Advisor will be available on Wednesdays for pre-booked appointments between 10am-12pm, and drop in appointmetns from 1-4pm. If you would like to book an appointment, please email  

Contact the Advisor Here

New Core Plus Courses Added!

We have added a number of new courses that apply towards your Core Plus requirement. Please check out the updated list at the link below, and let us know if any of these courses do not correctly appear on your Degree Navigator. 

Core Plus List

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