Pre-university profiles

Meet UBC Future Global Leaders students, faculty and staff

Who better to tell you about UBC Future Global Leaders than our students and monitors? Listen and read about their unique experiences and why they chose UBC Future Global Leaders. Hear from a parent, and meet a UBC professor.

Deidre, Parent

"After Future Global Leaders, what I noticed in Nicola is that she had a great confidence."

Nicola, Past Student

"You will make friends here, you'll feel comfortable and you'll have a place here."

Prof. Michael Griffin

Learning to think critically, and getting in touch with world-leading a life skill, no matter how old you are."


Meet our student monitors

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FGL student monitor

The second-year UBC biology student from Saskatoon loved interacting with eager and ambitious students from all over the world and embraced the varied aspects of her role as a student monitor. Learn more about her experience.

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FGL student monitor

For Ezra, who grew up in New Zealand and Vancouver, one of the best things about being a student monitor at FGL was meeting people from diverse cultural and academic backgrounds. Here's what FGL meant for him.

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FGL student monitor

Spending the summer as a student monitor with UBC Future Global Leaders was a “full circle moment” for Sophia, who attended the program as a student in 2018. Read more about her journey.

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FGL student monitor

Exciting. Challenging. Meaningful. For Sophie, being a student monitor at UBC Future Global Leaders was all this and more. Read more to find out why.

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