Resources

2019 Pre-Arrival Resources

Useful Links and Resources

Pre-Arrival FAQs

Graduate Students with Families Resource handout

Graduate Students with Families presentation slides

Budgeting, Student Loans, and Paying Tuition presentation slides

Living in Vancouver presentation slides

7 Keys to Success in Graduate School


2019 GradStart Orientation Program Guide

The Fall 2019 GradStart Orientation Program Guide includes event details and schedules, maps, a list of participants in the Campus Resources and Student Activity Fair, upcoming workshops and events, and other great resources to point you in the right direction.


International Students

International Student Guide
If you are an international student, check out the International Student Guide which includes information and resources on immigration, health insurance, working in Canada, taxes, banking and more.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Access to information for study permits, temporary resident visas (TRVs), electronic travel authorization (eTA), online application, and more: www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html

Vancouver International Airport Navigation System
Find passenger guides on how to navigate through the Vancouver International Airport (YVR): www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/navigate-yvr/passenger-guides


On-Campus Housing

Please use the following contacts for housing-related questions:

Winter Housing: information@housing.ubc.ca
Year Round Housing, including the graduate colleges: yearround@housing.ubc.ca
Family Residence: family@housing.ubc.ca