Science Student Leadership in 2021

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Although this school year might look different, Science is always looking for students to step up to the challenge and get involved.

Our timelines have shifted a little relative to previous years, so read on and you'll know what to expect in the coming months.

Whether you're looking to gain professional skills, work with equally motivated peers, or just have fun, look below and plan ahead for upcoming opportunities.

Imagine Orientation Leaders

Support the transition of almost 2,000 first year students who are new to UBC Science at Imagine UBC and beyond. From facilitating social connections to providing direct peer guidance, help orient incoming Science students to student life. Learn more.

Applications for 2021 open at the end of April - keep an eye on your Distillation emails. Position starts mid-June.

Imagine Senior Orientation Leader

Help build campus community and welcome new students by coordinating a team of Orientation Leaders. Take charge and support UBC Science to facilitate Imagine UBC and other community-building events for incoming Science students. Learn more.

Applications for 2021 open in late February. Position starts in May.

Peer Programs

Join a peer program to build invaluable leadership skills and improve the UBC student experience. We might be biased, but SCI Team and Science Peer Academic Coaches are great opportunities for you to help support fellow Science students with their academic, professional, and personal development.

Check your Distillation emails after your term 2 final exams for application details. Positions start early June.

Now that you have a general idea of the opportunities that are coming up, get a head start on your applications by marking your calendars! We look forward to learning more about you.

Watch your Distillation email for more information, and join an upcoming event to see these teams in action: and