Academic Advising

If you're a student in the International Development Studies Major, Minor or Area of Concentration (BAG), and have questions about your program requirements, contact the Academic Advisor for the program:

Lisa Blenkinsop, Academic Advisor and Manager

Lisa can assist you with questions about your IDS Major/Minor/Area of Concentration, Area of Emphasis, declaring an Area of Emphasis, IDS program information, and signing into IDEV courses. Email Lisa at with your questions.

E-Advising Appointments

Please email Lisa at to set up an appointment.

ID Course Planning Guide

For students enrolled in the ID Major, Minor, or Area of Concentration, in the 2018/19 academic calendar or earlier, you will find helpful information about program requirements and substitutions in the Course Planning Guide.

Bachelor of Arts Program Counselling

Contact your program counsellor for assistance with overall BA degree program requirements, as well as academic consideration and probation.

BA Counselling Office
Office: MacKinnon Building, Room 130
Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 52140

Additional academic support services