University Canada West (UCW) is pleased to announce Ana Miranda as its new Student Rights and Responsibilities Advisor.

Ana will lead educational programming and responses related to student conduct and safety at UCW. She will provide leadership in the education and prevention of academic and non-academic misconduct, including training and awareness campaigns in students’ rights and responsibilities, anti-bullying and plagiarism, and she will advise staff and student groups about matters of student conduct.

She will also serve as the main point of contact for student conduct and academic integrity matters.

Ana previously acted as the Advising Coordinator for International Student Development at the University of British Columbia (UBC), where she supported the Socio-Cultural Program at the English Language Institute.

As a former international student from Mexico, Ana is passionate about supporting students throughout their post-secondary experience. Her professional background includes working in student life management (conduct, programming, non-academic support, leadership), international student support (immigration, medical insurance, taxes, tenancy), and educational programming. Her current interests and experiences include leadership development through emotional intelligence, coaching and mentoring, intercultural communication, and mental health awareness and support.

Ana has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Alberta and is currently completing her Master of Education in Adult Learning and Global Change at UBC. She has more than nine years of experience working in higher education across Canada and is trained in non-violent crisis intervention, suicide prevention and violent threat assessment.


Published on May 26, 2021.