Information sessions

Wherever you are in your journey to UBC, you can join us for an information session. Learn more about UBC before you apply, find out what to do after you've submitted your application, or discover what UBC life is like after you've received your offer.

Before you apply

Find out more about what life is like at UBC, and what makes it one of the world’s top 40 universities. There are a number of information sessions available to you that will help you learn more about living and studying at UBC, deciding which degree is right for you, and how to submit your application.

UBC runs a number of in-person and online events that are tailored to your curriculum, country, province, or territory. Join us to learn about our two stunning campuses, admissions processes, housing, and student life.


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After you've applied

Discover what your next steps are after you’ve submitted your application. At these information events, you’ll find out more about your required supporting documents and how to submit them, and meet other UBC applicants from your region to start building your community.

Join us in person or online to make your first connections, hear from professors and current students, and ask your questions to our UBC advisors.


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After you've been admitted

Congratulations on your offer to UBC! Now you’ve been admitted, learn more about why you should accept your offer to UBC, meet your new classmates for the first time, and ask your questions to our advisors and professors to help you determine whether UBC is the right place for you. Whether you join us in person or online, you’ll receive insider tips and advice about preparing for UBC.

If you’ve been admitted to the Okanagan campus, you may be eligible for a number of additional events, including a meet and greet with your faculty, a panel hosted by Okanagan students, and more.


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Additional events for Indigenous students

If you identify as Indigenous (a member of First Nations, Inuit, or Métis peoples in Canada), you can take part in the sessions listed above, as well as a number of events designed specifically to help you learn more about UBC and navigate your application journey. These sessions will be offered from September to December.


  • All About UBC for Indigenous students: Learn about UBC’s two campuses, the academic programs they each offer, and what life on campus looks like. You’ll discover when and how to apply to UBC, get help on financial planning, and find out about the resources and services available to Indigenous students.
  • Indigenous UBC application workshops: Watch a live demonstration of both the UBC online application and the Centennial Scholars Entrance Award application.
  • Indigenous pathways to UBC: Discover the different pathways students can take to attend UBC, including Aboriginal Access Studies Program, the UBC-Langara Aboriginal Transfer Partnership Program, and other transfer pathways.
  • Indigenous financial information sessions: Hear from our friendly UBC advisors to discover more about financial planning and what Indigenous-specific scholarships and awards are available to you.


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