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.


On-campus events for Canadian students

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UBC Welcomes You 2018

Excited about attending UBC? UBC Welcomes You is a half-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 your parents learn how they can support you in your transition to UBC.

Where

UBC’s Vancouver campus

When

Saturday, April 28, 2018

How to register

Online registration is now open.


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 from April 27 to 29, 2018.

Can my parents come?

Absolutely. Parent-specific programming and sessions are available throughout the day on Saturday, April 28 to help your parents learn how they can support you in your transition to UBC.

Where

UBC’s Vancouver campus

When

April 27 to 29, 2018

How to register

Online registration is now open.


On-campus events for international students

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US Thanksgiving 2018

Our US Thanksgiving event provides an excellent opportunity for students currently studying in the United States 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

UBC’s Vancouver campus

When

Friday, November 23, 2018

How to register

Registration for US Thanksgiving 2018 is currently closed and will open in fall 2018.