UBC Future Global Leaders On-Campus Registration and Fees

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Due to the ongoing effects of the pandemic, UBC has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 UBC Future Global Leaders on-campus program. We will continue to offer online business, engineering, and psychology courses, along with our university preparation and English language courses, all taught by UBC professors and instructors.

Registration and Fees

UBC Future Global Leaders is open to high school students ages 15–18 who have finished grade 10 or equivalent. Online registration takes a few minutes to complete.

How to Register

1

Make sure you meet the eligibility requirements.

2

Decide if you want to stay on campus or commute to UBC.

3

Choose and register or apply for a course and pay the CAD$500 deposit.

4

Check your email for important details on confirming your registration and payments.

Eligibility

Age

  • You must have completed grade 10 or equivalent.
  • If you are turning 15 or 19 during the program, please contact us to discuss your options.

Grades

Your grades should be equal or higher than:

  • 78% average or 3.5 GPA or B average
  • 5 if you’re an International Baccalaureate student

English Language Proficiency

If English is not your first language, be sure you have scored (or know you can score):

  • IELTS: 6.0 or higher
  • TOEFL internet-based score: 80 or higher

You do NOT have to provide proof of these scores. They are simply to ensure you can participate fully and comfortably in the program.

Registration Timeline

Registration Opens

January 2022

Residence Option Deadlines

To Be Announced

Commuter Option Deadlines

To Be Announced

Program Fees

Choose the Residence or Commuter Option

Fees Per Two-Week Course Residence Option Commuter Option
International Students CAD$4,250 CAD$2,750
Canadian Students (Including Landed Immigrants) CAD$3,160 CAD$1,660
What's Included Residence Option Commuter Option
Accommodation in a UBC campus residence (single occupancy) ­
Airport pick-up and drop-off services ­
Breakfast Monday to Friday ­
Lunch Monday to Friday ­ ­
Dinner Monday to Friday ­
Weekday workshops and activities ­ ­
Weeknight and weekend activities ­

Commuter Option means you have or will provide your own accommodation, and commute to campus.

Residence Option means you need or want to live on the UBC Vancouver campus.

Local medical insurance is provided for all international students and for Canadian students travelling from overseas.

Please read Policies and Payments for important information on how to pay for courses and our refund policies.

After You Register

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to an information package. To complete the package and finalize your registration, you’ll need:

  • An electronic version of your most recent official or unofficial school report card or transcript
  • A recent digital or digitized photo of you, from the shoulders up
  • Consent forms signed by your parent or guardian
  • A liability waiver signed by your parent or guardian

After you submit your information package

Once you complete and submit the information package, we will send you a confirmation email within two business days. In this email, you’ll find:

  • Your course selection
  • Accommodation details (if you chose the residence option)
  • Information you need to book travel and plan your summer

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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