Navigate your degree and courses


Beyond First Year

Find out what you'll need to know and do to apply for a specialization in the next few months.

Science Academic Advisors will share key information including answering the important questions like "how?" and "when?", to ensure that you are on the right track for second year. Advisors will stick around after the info session to give you a chance to ask your questions, too. Of the 140 questions asked by participants, the top voted questions in 2021 included:

Alumni Networking Night

This event is formerly known as Beyond the BSc.

What comes after grad? Meet professionals with BSc degrees from diverse work and research fields.

Join us at our annual event where we bring BSc alumni to chat with you about what they got up to after graduation and how they ended up in diverse fields by leveraging their Bachelor of Science degree. You might be surprised at all of the places a BSc can take you. 

Start Off Strong

In this session, join UBC Science profs and the Science Peer Academic Coaches to proactively prepare for your first midterms.

Plan ahead to adjust to the differences from high school to university and build a solid foundation of tools and strategies that will support you in your classes! This session will be full of helpful information to set yourself up for success and start off strong in your first year of university and before your first midterms.

Keep an eye on your Distillation emails for more details.


Exam Success in 15 Min or Less

Study smarter, not harder. The Science Peer Academic Coaches offer 15-minute sessions to help you feel prepared for your final exams. Create your own study plan, pick up some helpful study tips, and learn essential time management strategies. Appointment times are released close to the date—keep an eye on your Distillation emails.