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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 7 – July 7, 2024
  • Application Deadline: March 22, 2024 (extended from March 1, 2024)

July Session:

  • July 12 – August 12, 2024
  • Application Deadline: April 24, 2024 (extended from April 5, 2024)

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?

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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.


Embrace the New Year with VSP!

First and foremost, the Vancouver Summer Program team wishes everyone a very happy new year and a warm welcome into 2024! The beginning of a new year symbolizes a clean slate, offering the perfect opportunity to embark on fresh adventures, pursue new dreams, and challenge ourselves to grow beyond our comfort zones. One common tradition during this season is making resolutions, and among the popular choices are aspirations like traveling, learning a new language, and studying abroad. In this blog post, let’s delve into the exciting world of studying abroad and explore how UBC and VSP 2024 is the perfect […]

VSP Application – Frequently Asked Questions

VSP Applications are now open! We are very excited to have you visit and experience life here at UBC! We’ve compiled and prepared for you students’ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in this month’s blog! We want to make sure you feel prepared and extra ready to apply to the program. We hope you’re gearing up for a great summer here with us in Vancouver!

Discover the University of British Columbia

Have you ever considered studying at the University of British Columbia? Maybe you are an international student attending school in another country and you are curious about the education in Canada. As one of Canada’s top three universities, and a top-ranking university globally, UBC has many opportunities and resources available to students. In addition, UBC aims to inspire you to create change in the world. It’s time to put UBC on your radar and learn more about the unique experiences that lie in store! EducationBeing a student at UBC allows you to connect with faculty members who are experts in […]

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