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Dr Jonathan Otto shares how he's prepared his classes for online learning, and his best advice to new students: "I recognize and appreciate the challenges you will face as you kick off your time at UBC. In the era of social media, we have all become savvy in our ability to connect with people via online platforms, and we can all take advantage of those skills as we navigate this new educational landscape."

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Your September classes and COVID-19

Since it became clear that public health concerns may move learning online, the faculty and staff at UBC have been working hard to design digital courses and experiences that will deliver a high quality of instruction. We’ve put a number of supports in place to ensure you have an excellent educational experience, even if your first term is primarily online.

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