UBC Future Global Leaders Online

Program

UBC Future Global Leaders Online

Your Future Starts Here

UBC Future Global Leaders Online is a pre-university program for high school students ages 15–18. Explore your academic interests and passions with a top-tier university, challenge yourself in first year-level courses, make friends from around the world, and be prepared to succeed at university — and beyond.

Courses and Terms

We offer 3-week online courses in the summer, and other online courses throughout the year.

For Who

Recommended for high school students ages 15–18 who have completed grade 10 or equivalent.

Eligibility

Recommended 78% average / 3.5 GPA / B average / IB 5 or higher. IELTS of 6.0 / TOEFL 80 or higher for English language learners or equivalent.

Certificate of Participation

Receive a certificate of participation when you successfully finish your course.

Easy Registration

No application, transcripts or proof of English is required. Simply check your eligibility and register!

Bursaries

The UBC President Bursary is available to British Columbia grade 11 students in need.

Academic Courses

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Offered July 5 – July 25, 2021 and July 26 – Aug 15, 2021

Offered July 5 – July 25, 2021

Offered July 26 – Aug 15, 2021

Taught by UBC professors and instructors at the first-year university level, these courses are an excellent way to explore a program before you apply to university. Meet other students from around the world in a Virtual Student Lounge. Attend live virtual classes Monday – Friday.

$850 per course

Fall 2021 course registration opening soon!

Your Guide to Getting into a Canadian University

Put your best foot forward when you apply to a Canadian university. Learn what it takes to create a convincing and memorable application – and find out what admissions officers look for in prospective students. Discover what you can do today to get into the university of your choice. Complete this course online, and log on at any time.

$700

Upcoming Course Dates:

July 5 – July 25, 2021

July 26 – August 15, 2021

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Academic Writing Toolkit for ESL/EAL Learners

Is English your second language? Gain the specialized English language skills you need to write at a university level if English is an additional language for you. Build your academic vocabulary, learn sentence structures and paragraph transitions, and understand plagiarism and how to avoid it. Complete this course online, and log on at any time.

$700

Upcoming Course Dates:

July 5 – July 25, 2021

July 26 – August 15, 2021

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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. (Applies to academic courses, Your Guide to Getting Into a Canadian University and Academic Toolkit for ESL/EAL Learners only.)

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Before starting this course I had no idea what I wanted to do in university or where to go. Taking this course helped me identify courses and complete my personal statement. As I enter grade 12, I am less stressed about the application process and excited for my future.

– Student, Your Guide to Getting into a Canadian University, Summer 2020

I think the course is very good, including the course content, assignment feedback, and even the course website page.

– Student, Academic Writing Toolkit, Summer 2020

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