Advocacy Office

Advocacy Office

Advocacy Coordinator
Jade Scrymgeour
AMS Nest 3118
Office Hours
Mondays – 10am-2pm

Tuesdays – 10am-1:30pm

Wednesdays – 1pm-3pm

Thursdays – 10am-1:30pm

Fridays 11:30am-2:30pm

By Appointment

On your side

The Advocacy Office was established in 1999 to help students facing the bureaucratic challenges and disciplinary committees of UBC.


How we can help you

We strive to do our absolute best to represent and argue the student’s side of the story in a formal conflict with the University of British Columbia.

AMS Advocacy office is always pro-student.

We are not lawyers. We are here to offer confidential and effective assistance to any undergraduate and graduate student at UBC in regards to the disputes outlined below.


  • Non Academic Misconduct

Non Academic Misconduct may include vandalism of University property, harassing others individuals, stealing on Campus Grounds, etc.

  • Academic Misconduct

Academic Misconduct may include engaging or attempting to engage in cheating, plagiarism, falsifying information, etc.

  • Academic standing

Academic Standing refers to issues such as failing a grade or promotion to next level of studies.

  • Housing appeals

Housing incidents that relate to the UBC Resident Contract, subletting, etc.

  • Parking disputes

Appealing a Traffic Notice (Parking ticket disputes)

  • Library fine appeals

Appealing library fines and other charges.



  • For us to provide the service of highest quality, please give us at least 3 days in advance to the hearing
  • We host office hours for student drop-ins, but to ensure undivided attention and in-depth, case-specific advising, please schedule an appointment
  • Please note that there is only one coordinator, therefore we ask you to remain patient if your email correspondence is delayed
  • We cannot guarantee the outcome, but we can ensure you that we are on your side. We’ve got your back
  • Please review links provided below for more information



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