UBC Future Global Leaders


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Spend an unforgettable summer experiencing university life

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.

Each UBC Future Global Leaders course runs for two weeks, and includes class time, workshops, information sessions and a full calendar of after-class and weekend activities. You can combine more than one course at one or both campuses to create a 4- or 6-week program.

Session 1: Sunday, June 28 – Saturday, July 11, 2020 (UBC Vancouver | UBC Okanagan)
Session 2: Sunday, July 12 – Saturday, July 25, 2020 (UBC Vancouver)
Session 3: Sunday, July 26 – Saturday, August 8, 2020 (UBC Vancouver)

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 one of two breathtaking campuses – UBC Vancouver or UBC Okanagan – in a supervised student residence for the full experience, or commute daily.

Download the 2020 UBC Future Global Leaders program information flyer in English.

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. Choose from more than 30 academic courses, including topics in business, culture and society, the environment and sustainability, engineering and technology, health and life sciences, history, law and politics, media and fine arts, psychology and philosophy.

Live the Experience

A Day in the Life at UBC Future Global Leaders

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 living on campus in a UBC student residence.

One University, Two Campuses, Two Experiences

About UBC

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for teaching, learning and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and recently recognized as North America’s most international university.

About UBC Vancouver

Just a 3- minute drive from the heart of downtown Vancouver is the UBC Vancouver campus – a spectacular location that is a must-see for any visitor to the city – where mountains meet ocean, and breathtaking views meet you around every corner.

About UBC Okanagan

Located 400km (about 250 miles) from Vancouver in Kelowna, the UBC Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community set in British Columbia's beautiful Okanagan Valley.