When did you join St. John’s College?
In 2018, although I lived at SJC previously as a PhD resident.

What is your favourite part of the job?
My favourite part of the job is the variety of projects that I get to work on. I also enjoy wearing multiple hats as a part of the job, and sharing and discussing new ideas with the colleagues who create such a conducive environment for creativity.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy hiking and everything Vancouver has to offer. I play volleyball and table tennis. I also enjoy my morning workouts.

Other connections to UBC:
Thanks to the Lean Launchpad Accelerator program, I am also a co-founder of a company “DNA Romance” aimed at genetic match-making. I recently got my certificate in Project Management (completed “PM Core” course) through Sauder School of Business and working towards an being an associate in “Business Analysis”.


I manage projects related to various aspects of the residential life at St. John’s College; from membership to scholarship. I also manage the “Early Start” orientation program designed to better-equip incoming graduate students for academic and residential life at the College.

Coming from India, I find St. John’s College a very unique place. During my PhD years, I had a chance to stay at the college and interact with the residents of over 70 countries and from almost all the disciplines at UBC. This made me understand not only about the various cultures around the world but also gave me a different perspective to understand the life of an international graduate student. This motivated me to take this role and use this understanding to enhance the residential experience of graduate students at the College.

When I am not working, I enjoy hiking around beautiful BC, playing volleyball, table tennis and arrange various communal activities at the College.

I manage projects related to various aspects of the residential life at St. John’s College; from membership to scholarship. I also manage the “Early-Start Orientation” program designed towards making the incoming graduate students better-equipped with the academic and residential life at the college.

Coming from India, I find St. John’s College a very unique place. During my PhD years, I had a chance to stay at the college and interact with the residents of over 70 countries and from almost all the disciplines at UBC. This made me understand not only about the various cultures around the world but also gave me a different perspective to understand the life of an international graduate student. This motivated me to take this role and use this understanding to enhance the residential experience of graduate students at the College.

When I am not working, I enjoy hiking around beautiful BC, playing volleyball, table tennis and arrange various communal activities at the College.

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