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.
- June 2, 2023 – July 2, 2023
- July 14 – August 14, 2023
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
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Study globally relevant courses with inspiring UBC faculty—choose from more than 60 different course packages in science, architecture, nursing, the arts, business, education, medicine, and more.
There’s lots to get involved in—take part in a sports day, play pickup hockey, watch a live game, join in with karaoke and visit cultural hotspots like the Vancouver Museum of Anthropology and UBC Botanical Gardens.
Already accepted? Congratulations! We can’t wait to meet you. Now it’s time to get organized. Find everything you need to know about visas, health insurance and other essential forms here.
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.