Explore your academic options

As a UBC student, you have the freedom to personalize your learning experience. Take advantage of your access to expert professors, state-of-the-art spaces, hundreds of specializations, and thousands of course options to choose what, where, and how you want to learn.

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Explore Your Academic Options

Your learning experience

Curious what pursuing a degree at UBC is really like? Explore some of the ways we prepare you to get the most out of your time here.

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UBC libraries

Access computers, study solo, book a meeting room, or attend a workshop in one of the top research libraries in Canada.

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Study spaces

On both campuses you’ll find unique study spaces where you can work quietly on your own or collaborate with your peers. Find your new favourite spots on campus with these resources.

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Your teachers

At UBC, you’ll learn from award-winning faculty who are recognized experts in their fields. Plus, through in-class discussions, presentations, seminars, and tutorials, you’ll have a chance to share your ideas and hear the unique perspectives of other students from across Canada and around the world.

Your course experiences

At UBC, you’ll learn from award-winning faculty who are recognized experts in their fields. Plus, through in-class discussions, presentations, seminars, and tutorials, you’ll have a chance to share your ideas and hear the unique perspectives of other students from across Canada and around the world.

Your study spaces

Access resources, study solo, or book a meeting room at one of 15 library branches across the University’s two campuses. With over 7 million print and electronic volumes, 2.1 million ebooks, and more than 370,000 journal titles, UBC has one of the top research collections in Canada. If you’re looking for other options, there are all sorts of unique study spaces on both campuses where you can collaborate with others or work quietly on your own.

Advisor Tip

Get involved! Sign up for that club, take part in that event, drag yourself out of bed for that early-morning volunteer position, or ask about an international exchange. With UBC’s diversity, there are endless opportunities to get involved both inside and outside your program.”

Claudia, Enrolment Services Advisor

UBC Admissions Blog

Tips from UBC students for after you’ve been admitted

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