Skip to content
The University of British Columbia

See your world through a new lens

Joining the Vancouver Summer Program gives you a rich international experience. Discover what it’s like to live and learn in Canada and meet amazing students like you from across the globe.

Welcome to UBC VSP:

A four-week experience for international undergraduate students at one of the world's top universities. UBC VSP is as much about academics as it is about social and cultural experiences. This summer nurture your academic pursuits, build friendships, and expand your perspective of the world around you.

Program Sessions

July Session (in-person):
July 16 – August 16, 2022

Program Highlights

Study two uniquely designed courses taught by world-class UBC instructors

Engage in unforgettable VSP social and cultural activities

Live right on UBC Vancouver campus in modern student residences


Have a question about the Vancouver Summer Program?

Get in touch by email.

Upcoming Online Information Sessions

Joining our online info sessions is a great way for you to find answers to your questions about the Vancouver Summer Program—from learning about course packages to how to submit your application and more.


Campus Spotlight – “Hidden Gems” of UBC Vancouver

You've probably visited or heard about some of UBC's most iconic places, such as the Rose Garden or the Irving K. Barber library. But did you know that UBC has its own skatepark? How about a botanical garden on campus? In this blogpost, we want to show you some of the "hidden gems" on campus so that you can explore UBC to the fullest!

Vancouver Showcase: Indoor Things To Do In Metro Vancouver In the Summer

We got our outdoor enthusiasts covered in our last blog post as we shared exciting things you can do in your time in the outdoors in Vancouver. For this blogpost, we are dedicating it to those who prefer to keep it cool indoors. From enjoying art showcases at the Vancouver Art Gallery to laser tag, check out this blogpost for some inspiration!

Vancouver Showcase: Outdoor Things To Do In Metro Vancouver In The Summer

It is called "Beautiful British Columbia" for a reason. We have the mountains, oceans, and trees! As it gets warmer in Vancouver, we recommend taking the time to explore what our gorgeous city has to offer. Even if you are not a big fan of extraneous physical activity, there is still something for you to enjoy in the outdoors of Metro Vancouver!

Ready to Apply?

Apply Now

Subscribe to our newsletter