Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Rick Bell & Shannon Fitzpatrick

2014 Provost Award winner: Shannon Fitzpatrick

Dr. Rick Bell poses with women's rugby player, Shannon Fitzpatrick (BSc Kinesiology), who was named the 2104 Provost Award winner after earning the highest academic average for a student athlete.

Kerri Boland

Previous graduates: Kerri Boland

After graduating, I spent 6 months travelling in South America. I then got a job at the independent school on reserve in Bella Coola, and taught there for 2 years. More recently, I bought a farm on Denman Island and have been teaching French Immersion in the Comox Valley since 2011.

Phil Hiscock

Previous graduates: Phil Hiscock

After I graduated from UVic's Bachelor of Education program with a Major in Physical Education in 2005, I moved to Fort St. John and have worked here for 9 years. Currently, in the mornings I teach math and science at the Energetic Learning Campus. Afternoons I work for Pacific Sport Northern BC as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as part of the BC Sports school program.

Kali Wilson

Previous graduates: Kali Wilson

I am currently working with multiple groups of amazing Science students (like the group pictured) who provide support to their peers at UBC through events, academic coaching, workshops, mentorship opportunities, and more. Some aspects of my role include the training, supervision, and support of these students while we strive to make an improved educational experience for undergraduate Science students at UBC.

Alex Inglis  (Berger)

Previous graduates: Alex Inglis (Berger)

I live in Kamloops, BC and teach both French and PE (Girls in Motion). I am currently working on my Masters of Education while enjoying my maternity leave.

Coaching Studies

MEd (Coaching Studies)

EPHE MEd (Coaching Studies) students pose for a photo at the end of their Summer studies.

Healthier people, healthier places and healthier society

Real life learning

Rowers

Programs offered by the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education provide opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the exciting field of exercise science, physical and health education, to study abroad on international exchange or combine work with study to help prepare you for life as a responsible global citizen.


Events and important dates

  • September 3: First term classes commence for all faculties
  • September 16: Last day for 100% reduction of second term fees
  • September 19: Last day for adding courses that begin in the second term
  • October 7: Last day for 50% reduction of second term fees
  • October 31: Last day for withdrawing from full-year and second terms courses without penalty of failure
  • January 31: EPHE undergraduate program application deadline

View all important academic dates in the Academic Calendar.

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Kindness challenge

Alyssa Weninger (left), Lauren Bernardi (centre) and Joe Thomas (right) participate in the Victoria Kindness Challenge as part of Dr. John Meldrum's management in recreation and health course.

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