Want to spend a weekend in UBC residence, meeting your future classmates and learning more about your program? Registration is now open for Destination UBC, a full-day event held in May for admitted students, held on UBC’s Okanagan campus.
If you’re an Aboriginal student, your Destination UBC experience begins a day earlier, with the Indigenous Welcome.
We’re looking forward to seeing you at Destination UBC, where you’ll get help with your transition to university, make new friends, and discover why UBC is the right place for you.
See what past participants have to say:
“I had no idea what UBC would be like, but had such an amazing experience at Destination UBC that I accepted my offer as soon as I got home. I enjoyed the opportunity to make new friends and find connections with people with similar interests from many different places and backgrounds.
Destination UBC was a highlight in my Grade 12 year because it helped me to ignore the nostalgia and drama of graduating high school and helped me to look forward to my near future as a UBC student.”
–Jeremiah Hyslop, Biology | Okanagan campus
“The second I stepped off the bus and saw the view from the common field, I knew I would be going to UBC’s Okanagan campus. Destination UBC just helped reinforce my decision. I felt like I was a part of the UBC community within minutes of being on campus through the programs that were held and because of all the friendly people around me.
Destination UBC was ultimately the driving force behind my decision to come to this university and I would highly recommend it to anyone who has the opportunity to go.”
–Ben Dunn, Psychology | Okanagan campus
“My lasting memory of this event was being able to have a security associated with being away from home. It’s an opportunity for growth. It helped me make friends that I still have to this day.
Before Destination UBC I had a pros and cons list of the three schools I planned on attending. Because of Destination I was finally able to make my decision.”
–Violet Ignace, Science | Okanagan campus