Your UBC experience begins with Jump Start

Your UBC experience begins with Jump Start

If you’re an international student entering UBC’s Vancouver or Okanagan campus, you’ll want to register for the Jump Start orientation program!

Whether you’re coming to UBC from another country or another culture, transitioning to university can be challenging. Jump Start will help you adjust and set you up for success in all aspects of life at UBC.

Vancouver campus

Jump Start is an 11-day immersion program from August 20 to 30, 2017 that introduces you to the University, your faculty, and new friends.

As you participate, you’ll begin to create a network of contacts who will become part of your community on campus. You’ll develop a clear idea of what it takes to be successful at UBC and, most importantly, you’ll embark on this very exciting journey before classes have even begun.

Jump Start programming is provided free of charge by UBC. You are only responsible for the cost of meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and on-campus accommodation which, at CAD $829.66, is an excellent value.

Get a glimpse of the Jump Start experience at UBC’s Vancouver campus

Registration for Jump Start on UBC’s Vancouver campus closes on July 4, 2017.

Learn more and register.

Okanagan campus

Jumpstart on UBC’s Okanagan campus is a week-long orientation program for new international students, which runs before the start of term, from August 28 to September 2, 2017.

Get ready for your UBC program through a series of workshops and breakout sessions in academic preparation. You’ll begin to feel at home on campus and in Kelowna through fun activities on and off campus as you build your new university community. Although a registration fee (CAD $131.25) is required, all of your programming and basic food and accommodation costs are met by UBC – a fantastic value!

Registration for Jumpstart on UBC’s Okanagan campus closes on July 31, 2017.

Learn more and register.

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