Where should I live if I go to UBC?

Where should I live if I go to UBC?


  • University Village. University Village is on-campus and consists of primarily one and two-bedroom apartments and townhomes.
  • Wesbrook Village.
  • Point Grey.
  • Kitsilano.
  • Dunbar Southlands.
  • Arbutus Ridge and Kerrisdale.
  • West End and Downtown Vancouver.
  • East Vancouver.

Can you choose your dorm in UBC?

Most offers go to students who qualify for a guaranteed room in Winter Session Residence. A limited number of spaces are reserved for returning students. After accepting an offer, we work behind-the-scenes to assign residence areas and rooms based on room type preferences and roommate group requests.

Who can live in UBC residence?

Eligibility to live in residence is generally based on two things: academic credit load and age requirements….You belong to one of the following pre-approved groups:

  • Students in early-starting academic programs.
  • Varsity athletes participating in early-starting team practices (as approved by Athletics and Recreation).

How much does it cost to live in residence at UBC?

Costs. Fees and payments will vary depending on what residence and type of room you live in, as well as if you require a meal plan. A typical cost for a room and a meal plan for a new undergraduate student is between $10,700 and $13,850 for two terms.

What part of Vancouver is UBC in?

Quicklinks. The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus is located at the western tip of the Point Grey Peninsula in the city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.

What Neighbourhood is UBC in?

UBC is located in the west of Vancouver surrounded by sea. Our campus is 40-minute bus ride away from Vancouver downtown: the most urban area of greater Vancouver.

Can you request a roommate at UBC?

Students can request to live together but we cannot guarantee requests will be accommodated. Roommate requests work best when you follow these steps: Submit all applications on the same date – with identical preferences (residence area, room type). Include each other’s student ID numbers.

Do you get to choose your roommate?

Roommate-assignment policies vary from college to college. Most colleges have a housing form that all freshmen-to-be who plan to live on campus must complete. Yet, in most instances where specific roommate requests are permitted, you will get the roommate you chose.)

Does UBC have student housing?

UBC has more on-campus housing than any university in Canada with 11,796 beds as of September 2018. All first-year students who wish to live on campus and apply on time have a guaranteed spot in student residence.

Are UBC dorms first come first serve?

Some applicants are guaranteed a room in residence at UBC. We assign rooms to these applicants first. Prospective undergraduates who are incoming first year students and fall under one of our exception categories for 2020 Winter Session residence.

Is UBC hard to get into?

UBC’s admission process is competitive and comparative. Keep in mind that your application will be evaluated against all of the others we have received this year for the same degree.

Why is UBC not in Vancouver?

UBC Vancouver is not part of the formal City of Vancouver, nor are we led by its mayor and council. In fact UBC Vancouver is sited on and surrounded by the University Endowment Lands which are directly administered by the Government of British Columbia.

What is it like to live on campus at USC?

Living on campus puts you close to your classes, USC libraries, and the student organizations and events that make campus life rewarding. USC’s freshman housing is designed to create communities where students live and study together, socialize over meals in our residential restaurant facilities and adjust to college life.

Can you take a tour of the USC campus?

USC is now offering limited reduced-capacity campus tours as we continue to move cautiously toward a full return to campus activities. Admitted and prospective undergraduate students are invited to reserve a student-led or self-guided tour.

Do you have to live on campus at UofSC?

UofSC requires all first-year students to live on campus; however, some exceptions do apply. Review our guidelines to learn how to apply for an exception. Living-learning communities (LLCs) provide students with unique living environments that engage them with students of similar interests.

Where is the resident information stored at USC?

All resident information is stored locally and is not accessible to the general public or via the Internet. Campus Cruiser provides a safe ride home for all students, staff, faculty and visitors to any non-retail location within approximately one mile of campus.

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