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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC's response.

Students: UBC is transitioning to online classes. For individual course updates monitor Canvas and email. UBC Science Advising has moved to online and phone advising.

Faculty and staff can access resources related to academic continuity, telecommuting and remote working IT guides.

General information and FAQs are available on the UBC site.

UBC Science isn't just about getting a degree. It's also about personal growth, making a difference, and thinking globally.

UBC Peer Programs

Our peer programs are a network of student teams that strive to improve the UBC student experience through programs and events in areas like academics, careers, and personal development.

Connect with our peer programs
  • Science Undergraduate Society and Science Clubs

    SUS supports departmental and non-departmental Science clubs, plans fun events, provides rebates for intramural teams, and more.

  • Go Global for Science

    Choose from over 200 universities and institutions worldwide for an unforgettable global experience. Meet people, build valuable skills, and gain perspectives abroad.

  • Centre for Community Engaged Learning

    Work together with staff, faculty, community partners, and other students to discuss complex community-based issues. Students are placed in community settings (non-profits and inner city schools) for a valuable, enriching experience. Reading Week Projects also accept applications in Jan.

  • Get into Volunteering

    Want to be more involved on- or off-campus? Connect with organizations actively seeking volunteers in this annual fair-style event!

  • Science Case Competition

    Grab a couple of your friends and apply your problem solving, teamwork and presentation skills to design a solution to a real-world challenge. Bragging rights and prizes are at stake.

  • Student Directed Seminars

    Propose, coordinate and lead your own seminar class for credit.

  • Student Leadership Opportunities

    Expand your network, develop your leadership skills and get involved on campus through diverse student leadership opportunities that include Orientations, Residence Life, Peer Programs and the Alma Mater Society!

  • UBC Trek Program

    Gain meaningful learning experiences while connecting to the community at placements such as elementary schools, community centres, or youth organizations.

  • Stay Connected and Have Some Fun

    Being at UBC isn't all about academics. Create fun memories with friends while also giving back to your community through exciting opportunites.

  • UBC Learning Exchange

    Get involved alongside Vancouver's Downtown Eastside residents. Gain practical skills and a better understanding of your strengths through volunteering. Science 101 also recruits student volunteers in April. 

  • Stay Active with UBC REC

    Keep yourself active and healthy at the UBC Recreation Centre. Attend classes, drop-in activities, intramurals, and thrilling events, including Day of the Longboat, UBC Triathlon Duathlon, and Storm the Wall.

  • Exchanges Canada

    Lists all major exchanges (local and international) and volunteer and work programs available to Canadian youth.