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Transitioning to Workday

Check out this blog post to find out more information about Workday and how we can support you during this transition

Navigate Your Degree by Year

Getting Started

Are you entering your first year at UBC Science? Are you a transfer student—from a different faculty or institution? Visit here for steps to guide you through your first year at UBC.

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Moving to Second Year

Students in their undergraduate degree will apply for a specialization in their second year (first year, if you are a transfer student). Visit here for more details on specializing.

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Second, Third and Fourth Years

Between selecting your specialization and graduating year, there's still a lot to keep up to date with! Visit year for details and advice on how to plan your second, third, and fourth years at UBC Science.

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Graduation Year

It's your final year before graduation and you'd like to make sure that you've got all of your course requirements covered. You'll also want to ensure that you've applied to graduate. Visit here for details on tips for your final year of undergrad.

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Planning Your Degree at UBC Science

Degree Requirements

Students must fulfill both Faculty and specialization-specific requirements in order to progress through their degree. The ultimate guide to these requirements is the UBC Academic Calendar, but we hope this section of the website helps you advance smoothly.

Degree Requirements

Looking for help in other areas?

Are you looking for help in a specific area? Visit some of the commonly asked about student topics below to find resources around campus and answers to your questions.

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Find Resources

Have more questions? Find resources and contacts to help answer them.

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Contact UBC Science Advising

Medical issues, personal problems? Confused about applying for a minor, taking a term off, Faculty requirements, or whether you're eligible to graduate?

Musqueam First Nation land acknowledegement

UBC Science acknowledges that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

Learn more: Musqueam First Nation

Faculty of Science

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