On-campus events

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Throughout the year we host special on-campus events for Canadian studentson-campus events for international students, and events for all students interested in attending UBC. These occasions give you the chance to connect one-to-one with current students, faculty, and advisors to have your questions answered and to get a sense of what it’s like to be a UBC student.

You’ll discover why UBC is consistently ranked among the top 40 research universities in the world. Plus, you’ll experience its rich learning environment and learn more about student life and your wide-ranging opportunities inside and outside the classroom.

We look forward to meeting you.

 

Unique UBC: Specialty and Okanagan Campus Programs

Join us on campus to explore the fascinating UBC programs you may not have heard of. We’ll be telling you about specialty and interdisciplinary programs on both campuses, plus covering the range of topics you could study at our Okanagan campus. Meet with students, professors, and program administrators to discover the unique learning opportunities within our specialty programs, and what kind of exciting academic experiences await you on our Okanagan campus. 

At the Unique UBC event, you’ll:

  • Hear about unique UBC programs and Okanagan campus undergraduate degree programs, such as the UBC and Sciences Po dual-degree program; Bachelor + Master of Management dual degree; and the interdisciplinary Philosophy, Politics, and Economics major
  • Talk to UBC professors and advisors
  • Learn about the application process, admissions requirements, course offerings, and experiential learning opportunities

Faculty open houses

While you’re visiting campus for Unique UBC, we recommend visiting open houses put on by other UBC faculties: 

Where and when

Saturday, November 25, 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
UBC’s Vancouver campus, Ponderosa Commons (Oak House)
6163 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC

How to register

Register now for Unique UBC
If you have trouble registering for this event, please email recruitment.ok@ubc.ca.

 

On-Campus events for Canadian students

Destination UBC Vancouver, Vancouver campus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UBC Welcomes You 2018

Excited about attending UBC? UBC Welcomes You is a full-day informational event at UBC’s Vancouver campus where you’ll get your questions answered, connect with the UBC community, and start preparing for life as a UBC student. This event is only open to Canadian students who have been admitted to UBC for fall 2018. (Please note there is no travel reimbursement for this event.)

Can my parents come?

Absolutely. Parent-specific programming and sessions are available throughout the day to help them learn more about supporting you in your transition to UBC.

Where and when

UBC’s Vancouver campus in spring 2018

How to register

Registration for UBC Welcomes You will open in spring 2018.

Destination UBC Aboriginal Student Welcome 2018

If you are a First Nations, Métis, or an Inuit high school student in Canada, Destination UBC is your chance to visit UBC’s Vancouver campus in advance and connect with the Aboriginal community. We’ll give you advice on transitioning to university life, and connect you with current students in your faculty or program who can dispense helpful insider tips. The weekend-long Destination UBC program for Aboriginal high school students will take place in spring 2018.

Can my parents come?

Absolutely. Parent-specific programming and sessions are available throughout the day to help them learn more about supporting you in your transition to UBC.

Where and when

UBC’s Vancouver campus in spring 2018

How to register

Registration for Destination UBC Aboriginal Student Welcome will open in spring 2018.

 

On-campus events for international students

US Thanksgiving 2017

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Our US Thanksgiving event provides an excellent opportunity to connect with current students, staff, and advisors to learn about undergraduate academic programs, admissions information, scholarship opportunities, and more. You’ll also get a taste of what you can look forward to as an undergraduate student inside and outside the classroom. The program includes:

  • Campus tour led by current UBC undergraduate students.
  • Lunch with UBC students, staff, and advisors who can answer questions about student life and your programs of interest.
  • Opportunity to learn about admission requirements and awards opportunities, plus a summary of the application process.
  • Student panel with current UBC undergraduate students who can provide you with the “real life” students’ perspective of UBC.
  • Introduction to UBC’s innovative facilities, vibrant campus life, and supportive student services and resources.

Where and when

Friday, November 24, 2017 at UBC’s Vancouver campus.

How to register

Register for US Thanksgiving 2017 by logging into your account and selecting “Sign up for Events.”

Presidents’ Day 2018

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Our Presidents’ Day event is a terrific occasion to visit UBC and connect with staff, students, and advisors. Whether you’ve already received an admissions offer, are still waiting for a decision, or are graduating high school in the coming years, we invite you and your family to join us and learn more about life at UBC. The program includes:

  • Campus tour led by current UBC undergraduate students.
  • Lunch with UBC students, staff, and advisors who can answer questions about student life and your programs of interest.
  • Opportunity for students who have applied to UBC to meet with an advisor from their faculty of choice and plan ahead for first year.
  • Student panel with current UBC undergraduate students who can provide you with the “real life” students’ perspective of UBC.
  • Introduction to UBC’s innovative facilities, vibrant campus life, and supportive student services and resources.

Where and when

Monday, February 19, 2018 at UBC’s Vancouver campus.

How to register

Registration for Presidents’ Day 2018 is currently closed and will open mid-December 2017.