Welcome to UBC’s dedicated resource for sponsors

At UBC, we cherish the meaningful partnerships we have built over the years with sponsors from around the world. These partnerships have allowed us to welcome talented students from diverse backgrounds into our vibrant academic community. We understand that nurturing these relationships and ensuring a seamless experience for sponsored students are crucial aspects of our mission.

Our Shared Journey

UBC has long been a global leader in higher education, attracting students who aspire to make a difference in the world. Through our strong collaborations with sponsors, we have had the privilege of hosting bright minds from every corner of the globe. These students bring with them unique perspectives, talents, and ambitions, enriching our campus and contributing to the rich tapestry of our academic community.

Supporting Your Vision

We deeply appreciate the trust that sponsors place in UBC by sending their students to pursue undergraduate programs here. To better serve our valued partners, we have developed a range of resources and initiatives aimed at enhancing the educational experience of sponsored students. Our commitment to you includes:

  • Dedicated strategic partnerships team: UBC assigns dedicated Advisors to facilitate smooth communication and support between sponsors, sponsored students, and the university.
  • Customized support: Our comprehensive support services include in-country pre-departure gatherings and personalized virtual one-on-one guidance to assist sponsored students in seamlessly becoming part of the campus community.
  • Online learning opportunities: To expand access to world-class education, UBC is proud to offer free access to select online courses through the edX platform.


Exploring edX Courses

As part of our commitment to providing valuable resources, UBC is excited to offer sponsors and their students access to a selection of free online courses. These courses cover a wide range of subjects, from humanities to STEM, and are taught by UBC’s renowned faculty. We believe that access to high-quality online education can be a transformative experience, and we are delighted to share this opportunity with our partners.

Getting Started with edX

Currently, UBC provides access to 65 free interactive online classes through edX only. Enrolling in these courses enables individuals to dive into these courses, access the materials, and have a blast learning! Navigating the edX platform is easy, and here’s how you can get started:

  • Visit the edX platform: Head to the edX website and explore the course catalog to discover a wealth of knowledge waiting to be unlocked.
  • Create an account: Individuals can create free accounts on edX to access course materials.
  • Enroll in courses: Once an account is created, participants can enroll in their desired courses and begin their online learning journey. Some UBC courses on edX offer a certificate of completion as well.


Gratitude and Commitment

UBC is truly honored to be in partnership with sponsors who share our commitment to education, innovation, and global citizenship. We look forward to strengthening our bonds as we work together to shape a brighter future through education. Should you have any questions or require further assistance, our dedicated Advisors are here to help and can be reached at sponsorstudent.intl@ubc.ca.