Program Manager, International Relations

Office 308

Liu Institute for Global Issues

Tel: (604) 822-1593

Email: jaylene.olson@ubc.ca

 

Jaylene is responsible for the administration of the International Relations program, including admitting students to the IR major, advising prospective and current students on IR program requirements, and enhancing their undergraduate experience through events and new programming. Jaylene also manages the Liu Scholars and the Liu Institute Visiting Fellows programs, and partnerships and experiential learning for the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program, delivered by the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

Jaylene joined the Liu Institute in 2018 following time spent working at UBC in Go Global, Arts Academic Advising and Enrolment Services. She holds a BA degree with a double major in International Relations and Anthropology from UBC and prior to university completed a two-year photojournalism program during which she lived, worked and studied in 15 countries.