UBC Future Global Leaders


Your Future Starts Here

With the risk the coronavirus (COVID-19) poses to students, staff and instructors, UBC Extended Learning has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 UBC Future Global Leaders program. Please read more here.

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.

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Explore your academic interests and passions

UBC Future Global Leaders courses are taught by UBC professors and instructors at the level of first-year university. Choose from more than 30 courses, including topics in business and economics, earth, environment and sustainability, engineering and technology, health and life sciences, history, law and politics, media and fine arts, people, culture and society, and English as an additional language.

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.

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 30-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

UBC Okanagan is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and semi-arid hills and located just a few minutes north of the city Kelowna, BC.