Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:

With the spread of COVID-19 globally and the risk that poses to travelling students and faculty, UBC has made the difficult decision to cancel the Vancouver Summer Program for 2020.  We hope that we will be able to welcome you to UBC in Summer 2021.  Applications will open in Fall 2020.

Updated: March 13, 2020 - 11:56 am. PDT


Applications for the 2020 Vancouver Summer Program are now closed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
Applications for the 2021 program will reopen in Fall 2020.
Updated: March 13, 2020 - 11:48 am PDT

To apply, follow these steps:


Step 1

Review program eligibility requirements and ensure that you meet these requirements, as well as meet any additional pre-requisites for the course package you would like to apply for.


Step 2

Obtain contact details of an authority figure at your school who can verify your student status, academic background, and proficiency in English. This person may be an administrator at your University's International office, a faculty adviser, or a professor, etc.  You will need their name, phone number, and email address in order to submit your application.


Step 3

Apply for the July program. Please fill out the application using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on a laptop or computer.


Step 4

Once you have submitted your application, you will be sent a confirmation receipt by email. Add to your safe list.



Packages have maximum numbers. Early application is encouraged.

Next Steps

  • Your application will only be reviewed once you have been verified by your university contact. You can expect to hear a decision from us regarding your application status within 10 business days from when we receive all the necessary verification.