On-campus events

Throughout the year, we host special on-campus events so you can get answers to your questions, find out what it's like to be a UBC student, and connect with current students, faculty, and advisors. Come see what UBC is all about!

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Vancouver campus

UBC Welcomes You


UBC Welcomes You at UBC Vancouver has been cancelled. We would have loved to meet you at this event, but we are aware that, because of the global concerns around COVID-19, there is some anxiety about attending group gatherings at this current time. We hope you will agree that cancelling this event is the right thing to do. 


Excited about attending UBC? UBC Welcomes You is a half-day informational event at UBC Vancouver where you’ll get your questions answered, connect with the UBC community, and start preparing for life as a UBC student before you arrive in the fall.

Who can attend?

If you’re a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada and you’ve received an offer of admission to UBC Vancouver, you’re welcome to attend!

Can my parents come?

Absolutely. Parent-specific programming and sessions are available to help your parents learn how they can support you in your transition to UBC.


UBC Vancouver


April 26, 2020

Destination UBC Aboriginal Student Welcome


Because of the the global concerns around group gatherings due to COVID-19, Destination UBC Aboriginal Student Welcome at UBC Vancouver has been cancelled. We are still looking forward to meeting you, so please join us for our online Virtual Indigenous Destination UBC instead.


If you are a First Nations, Métis, or Inuit high school student in Canada, Destination UBC is your chance to visit UBC Vancouver and connect with the Aboriginal community before you arrive in the fall. During this weekend-long event, we’ll give you advice on transitioning to university life, and connect you with current students in your faculty or degree who can share helpful insider tips.


UBC Vancouver


May 29 – 31, 2020

US Thanksgiving

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.

Due to COVID-19, UBC has made the decision to hold our annual US Thanksgiving event online. We’re excited to meet you, so keep checking back for more information.




Friday, November 27, 2020


Registration for US Thanksgiving 2020 is now open! To register, please log in or create an account on the Future Student Portal, and scroll down to “upcoming events”.

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