UBC’s Department of Geography alumni have a longstanding history of individual achievements and collective success.

Since the first Department of Geography courses were offered at the University in 1921, our alumni have made a mark for themselves internationally and in a vast diversity of careers.

UBC Geography graduates are employed around the world and you can see where they are working now by visiting our Geography Alumni Blog. We love to hear from our alumni! To be featured on our blog, simply send your blog post to

Featured News

Jessica Hallenbeck wins CAG award for research
The Starkey-Robinson Award for Graduate Research on Canada recognizes high quality graduate research that furthers understanding of the geography of Canada.

A geography graduate’s search for the elusive ‘ideal’ job
2007 alumna Amy Thai shares her journey from UBC Geography to Metro Vancouver’s Air Quality and Climate Change group.

Virtual coffee with this year’s UBC Geography graduates
Connect with graduating students and new alumni online to provide support and advice as they embark on their careers

Get Involved

You can have a lasting impact on generations of students and scholars through your involvement and investment. This can be as simple as volunteering your time or as generous as making a donation to one of our funds and/or student awards and scholarships.

Volunteering is a great way to stay involved with UBC Geography, share experiences, and connect with students.

Alumni stories also help current students to understand how other Geography graduates have found success. We’d love to hear yours!

Alumni Benefits

Your connection to UBC doesn’t end with graduation.

As alumni, you receive many great benefits and services that you can use throughout your life, including career resources, network connections, mentoring opportunities, and discounts on travel, events, products and attractions.

Discover what benefits are available to you after graduation.

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Reshaad Ali
Alumni Engagement Manager
Faculty of Arts