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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

June Session:
June 4 – July 4, 2022

July Session:
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

Contact

Have a question about the Vancouver Summer Program?

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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.

  • December 9, 2021, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST

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News

VSP Office Hours: Meet our Mechanical Engineering Faculty Coordinator!

"Creating social programming to help students get to know UBC and Vancouver, allowed me to experience the interesting things on campus and in my hometown in a new way!"

VSP Office Hours: Meet UBC Sauder School of Business' Perry Atwal

The similarity in positive traits from students from all over the world. We expect many differences in style and approach given the unique backgrounds of the students, but the consistent behaviours from high-achievers are remarkable.

VSP Office Hours: Meet UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Dr. Andrew Horne

“…I have learned so much about the international community – differences in culture, life philosophies, and modes of education, all of which are fascinating to explore in detail and really underscore what a diverse world we really live in.”

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