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Course Information

Teaching Team


Teaching Assistants

Student Experience Coordinator


Engaging in your own self study? Here are outlets to help.

Slack Community

An open Slack workspace for anyone to join (current students have a private Slack channel.)

YouTube Channel

STAT 545 overview lectures


Join different R communities.


Zoom is a video conferencing platform that allows for video, audio, and screen sharing between participants. It can be used from any …

Learning Objectives From today’s class, students are anticipated to be able to: Recognize how to manipulate data through a …


Want to dive deeper into a subject? Look here for some resources.

resource description cheatsheets & quick resources Tidyverse The tidyverse website, contains relevant documentation for all …

resource description cheatsheets ggplot2 cheatsheet Data visualization with ggplot cheatsheet tutorials Jenny Bryan’s …

This is a compilation of general resources for getting started with R and R studio and exploring the diverse functionalities of the R …

Join our team

Are you a UBC student interested in joining the STAT 545 teaching team? Recruiting usually happens late April / early May for the Fall term. You can find a general job description here.


Jenny Bryan deserves a huge amount of credit for founding and developing STAT 545 over many years, along with her TA’s, until 2017. Thank you!

Many more people have contributed over the years since then. The aim is to have this section reflect that at some point in the not-too-distant future.