Student life

Experience daily student life, inside and outside of class

For our summer-on campus program, you can choose to stay in a student residence on the beautiful 400-acre UBC Vancouver campus and live the full university experience. Or you can commute daily to the UBC Vancouver campus or the Centre for Digital Media. No matter which option you choose, you’ll be part of a welcoming and supportive student community.  

Make friends from around the world

You’ll be amazed at the friendships you’ll make in just two weeks! Be part of a welcoming and inclusive student community.

Residence option  

Live on campus in a single furnished residence room. Eat in the cafeteria, socialize with other students and get to know the student monitors who will support you every step of the way. You’re in easy reach of campus amenities and all the recreation you could ask for. Join evening and weekend activities that include shopping, festivals and visits to Vancouver’s favourite attractions.  

The residence option is available for students taking courses at the UBC Vancouver campus or at the Centre for Digital Media.  

Commuter option

For the commuter option, you have or will provide your own accommodation and commute to the UBC campus or the Centre for Digital Media.  

If you’re commuting to the UBC Vancouver campus, enjoy lunch on campus and participate in afternoon workshops and social activities where you can get to know other Future Global Leaders.

If you’re commuting to the Centre for Digital Media, enjoy lunch at the CDM campus and participate in course activities until 3 pm. Access workshop materials online, and connect with other Future Global Leaders through the Virtual Student Lounge

Virtual student lounge

Hosted by our Student ambassadors, the Virtual Student Lounge is another way Future Global Leaders can meet and chat with each other outside of class. Join the discussion and share your experiences.  

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What’s it like at Future Global Leaders?

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 FGL.  

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