UBC Future Global Leaders


Your Future Starts Here

At UBC Future Global Leaders pre-university summer program, high school students ages 15-18 can spend an unforgettable summer experiencing university life. Discover your passions and challenge yourself in university-level academic and English language courses taught by UBC professors and instructors.

Whether you are ambitious, motivated or just curious about university life, come learn with like-minded students from more than 45 countries around the world. You can live on the breathtaking UBC campus in a supervised student residence for the full experience, or commute daily.

Download the 2019 UBC Future Global Leaders Program Information flyer in English, Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

30+ Courses | Max. 35 students/class

2-Week Courses | 3 sessions

Fun Activities & Workshops

2019 Courses

Explore your academic interests and passions

UBC Future Global Leaders academic courses are taught by UBC professors and instructors at the level of first-year university. All courses include three hours of morning classes, afternoon workshops focused on university preparation and fun social activities. Two-week courses can be combined to make a four- or six-week program.

Live the Experience

What’s a day at UBC Future Global Leaders like? Hear from past students, our student monitors, a parent and one of our professors! Find out what it’s like to stay in a student residence on the UBC campus.

About UBC and Vancouver

At UBC’s Vancouver campus, you can experience a top-tier education while spending two weeks in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. UBC is an incubator for bright ideas and a jumping-off point for adventure, both inside and outside the classroom.

With the ocean, mountains, forest and city all at your fingertips, adventures of all kinds awaits. At Future Global Leaders, experience the best of Vancouver, whether it’s shopping downtown, kayaking at Spanish Banks, sampling foods at the Richmond Night Market or tasting some of the best ice cream this side of the Rockies.

Top 40 Research University in the World

Most International University in North America

Average Summer Temperature: 25°C