UBC Future Global Leaders On-Campus Courses & Dates

Study at a First-Year Level

Explore your interests and passions at a top university in academic courses taught at a first-year level – without the exams! Choose from non-credit courses in business, economics, engineering, technology, arts, science, law, health and much more.

Develop skills and confidence to be a successful university student, and enjoy social activities with other ambitious and motivated students.

Each 2-week course includes morning classes, afternoon workshops and fun social activities.

Combine courses to create a
2 or 4-week program. Register early for best selection!

Live on campus for the full university experience, or commute daily.

UBC Vancouver Courses 2022

Registration for Summer On-Campus Courses opens February 1, 2022

Academic Courses
Session 1
July 11–22, 2022
Session 2
July 25 – August 5, 2022
Business and Economics
Digital Media Entrepreneurship ­
Introduction to Business Foundations ­
Engineering and Technology
Artificial Intelligence and Society: The Impact of Machine Learning Systems ­
Foundations and Frontiers of Biological Science ­
Introduction to Engineering ­
Health and Life Sciences
Forensic Anthropology: Identifying the Dead ­
Health Psychology: The Intersection of Psychology and Medicine ­
History, Law and Politics
International Finance and Global Politics ­
Introduction to the Global Political Economy ­
Media and Fine Arts
Social Media and Digital Authorship ­
People, Culture and Society
Crime and Society: Contemporary Topics ­
Relationship Science: Understanding Close Relationships ­
The Social Science of Creativity ­

Centre for Digital Media Courses 2022

Registration for Summer On-Campus Courses opens February 1, 2022

Courses take place from 9am to 3pm at the Centre for Digital Media (CDM), a state-of-the-art school in Vancouver co-owned by UBC. If you're staying in a UBC residence, you’ll take a 45-minute public bus ride to and from UBC with the help of a student monitor. Your daily schedule will be slightly different than the schedule of students attending courses at UBC Vancouver. See the Centre for Digital Media course descriptions for more details.

Centre for Digital Media Courses (9am-3pm) Session 1
July 11 – 22, 2022
Session 2
July 25 – August 5, 2022
Tomorrow’s Master of Digital Media Game Design Bootcamp ­
Tomorrow’s Master of Digital Media Virtual Reality Bootcamp ­

Completion of UBC Future Global Leaders does not guarantee acceptance into an undergraduate program at the University of British Columbia.

UBC also offers a wide range of camps for children ages 3–17. For more information, visit UBC Camps.

Registration Tips


Before registering, check your eligibility.


Each course registration requires a CAD$500 deposit.


Register early for best date and course selection!

Bursaries for British Columbia Grade 11 Students

The UBC President Bursary program was set up to support grade 11 British Columbia high school students who can demonstrate financial need and who meet UBC Future Global Leaders eligibility requirements.

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