2018 UBC Vancouver Summer Program

Published: 13 November 2017

2018 UBC Vancouver Summer Program

We are pleased to invite your students to participate in the 2018 UBC Vancouver Summer Program (VSP). UBC is a world-renowned institution consistently ranked among the top 40 research universities in the world. The VSP is a 4-week academic program offered by UBC for students from cooperating universities to study at our Vancouver campus. This program provides the opportunity for students to take 2 academic courses in various UBC Faculties, while being exposed to Canadian practices and culture. In 2017, the VSP was well received by over 2000 students from over 220 different universities with very positive feedback.  

In 2018, the Vancouver Summer Program will run in two different sessions: 

JUNE 3, 2018 – JULY 3, 2018 

Registration Deadline: February 28th, 2018 

Cost: $5,100 Canadian dollars (includes two courses, course materials, medical insurance, group airport transfers and city tour, shared accommodation June 3 – July 3, 2018, orientation and farewell events, socio-cultural activities)

Course Packages offered: 16 different packages in the areas of Applied Science, Architecture, Arts, Business, Community and Regional Planning, Education, Forestry, Medicine, and also Science

JULY 14, 2018 – AUGUST 14, 2018 

Registration Deadline: March 30, 2018 

Cost: $5,100 Canadian dollars (includes two courses, course materials, medical insurance, group airport transfers and city tour, shared accommodation July 14 – August 14, 2018, orientation and farewell events, socio-cultural activities) 

Course Packages offered: 57 different packages in the areas of Applied Science, Architecture, Arts, Business, Community and Regional Planning, Dentistry, Education, Forestry, Kinesiology, Land and Food Systems, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Science, Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, and Integrated Sciences

Fees

The packaged fee per student for the 2018 program is $5100 CAD and it includes:

  • Course tuition for 2 courses
  • Medical insurance
  • Group airport transfer and city tour
  • Shared accommodation on UBC campus
  • Orientation and farewell events
  • Course materials
  • Social activities

Apply

The June 2018 registration deadline is February 28, 2018, but we encourage earlier registration as many course packages have maximum numbers and registration for those packages will be closed when they are full. Some packages have minimum numbers and if the package cannot be offered, students will be offered a choice to register for another package. If you would like to register for a course contact the Global Education Advisor to be nominated. 

Students must also complete this UNSW Overseas Short Course Application Form 9am Monday 19 March 2018. Apply for Cross Institutional Study in order to earn credit to your UNSW degree. 

Risk assessment

All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.

Before departure

All students should register their travel with UNSW. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see How to prepare for departure.

More information

For further details on the program click here

For further information email - marg.toronchuk@ubc.ca or advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au