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Science Advising Modified Hours Start Next Week at Ponderosa G

From May 1 to June 9 the UBC Science Advising office will be open 12 to 4 PM, Monday to Friday. The office is temporarily located at Ponderosa G, 2044 Lower Mall.

Translating your interests into a rewarding career and taking a step beyond the classroom can often seem like daunting tasks. But you're not alone.

Science Co-op

Get a headstart on your career and apply what you've learned in class. Many UBC researchers use Science Co-op to secure help in their labs and research projects.

Explore research via Science Co-op
  • NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards

    Open to domestic students only. Gain work experience with an active research group while connecting with professors and other graduate/undergraduate students.  If you are in an interdisciplinary specialization (CMS, COGS, Integrated Sciences), please consult the department most relevant to your research interests. Check the USRA website for contacts and deadlines, then apply through your UBC Science department or institute (IRES and IOF students).

  • Science Undergraduate Research Experience Awards

    Open to all Bachelor of Science students. Most departments offering BSCs are allocated SUREs. Develop career skills while working in research. If you are in an interdisciplinary specialization (CMS, COGS, Integrated Sciences), please consult the department most relevant to your research interests. Terms, remuneration and applications are the same as for an USRA - check the USRA website for contacts and deadlines. Departments may not know how many positions they have to award until after the application deadline.

  • Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference

    Passionate about research? Attend the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference to present your own Faculty-supervised research project to fellow UBC students, family members, and friends.

  • Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

    The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre offers field courses in coastal and marine sciences to senior undergraduates and graduates. Located on Vancouver Island, it provides an enriching learning experience in a living laboratory setting.

  • Field Geology Techniques

    UBC offers field courses in and around southern Vancouver Island and in the Okanagan for senior students.

  • Go Global - Research Abroad

    Gain valuable hands-on research experience at one of over 150 partner universities worldwide while meeting students from all around the globe.

  • Work Learn International Undergraduate Research Award

    Open to international undergraduate students only. Gain workplace experience in research opportunities during the summer. Terms and remuneration are the same as an NSERC USRA (see further details in USRA info above). Contacts and deadlines are available online. Departments may not know how many positions they have to award until after the application deadline.