As thousands of students go back to school, there are thousands more who are just getting to know their new home away from home. Starting at a new school may feel like an endless struggle; from finding classrooms to making friends and getting used to the ins-and-outs of a foreign place, no one ever said it would be easy.
But we hope to help. Whether you’re a seasoned academic veteran finishing your third degree or a freshman hot out of high school, there will always be places and spaces to discover on campus, and knowing a thing or two about where you’ll spend so much of your time is imperative to having a good, no great, university experience.
With a campus as large and diverse as UBC, there is only one real way to start: jumping right in. So take that long-awaited dive and discover the Vancity Buzz Guide to UBC.
A good study location is important to achieve an optimal level of studying and information retention. For many, this might mean studying on campus to escape the distractions that come from the comforts of home. Here is a diverse range of places to get your study on at UBC for both returning students and newcomers.
It’s that time of year again. School is back in session, which means thousands of students will be heading to campus. To help you fuel the mind and body, we’re sharing some spots within UBC to chow down on that oh-so-tiny student budget. Check out these campus hotspots to eat for $10 or less!
With class back in session, and a thousand sleepless nights on the horizon, it’s important to know where you can get that sweet, sweet black gold. Or latte-coloured gold. Or like green tea gold- whatever, you get it.
Thankfully, your options are pretty varied. From the old standard, to the new hotness, here are the best places on campus to get your caffeine fix.
With school going back it seems fitting that we turn our attention towards local watering holes, where students can unwind after a long day of lectures. At UBC there are a handful of places to enjoy a pint or two. Check out these spots where you can do just that and more.
Now with 100 years of history under its belt, the University of British Columbia has established quite a number of traditions over the years, such as defacing statues, storming walls and hosting massive outdoor concert parties.
It is a student’s right of passage to partake in at least a few time-honoured campus traditions, whether they’re university sanctioned or not. With four or five years as a student, here are a few must-do activities while at UBC.
UBC arguably has the most gorgeous campus out of any Vancouver post-secondary institution. As such, the vast expanse of land that encompasses the university has a plethora of outdoor activities on offer in a beautiful setting.
Below are five outdoor activities to take advantage of while you’re attending the University of British Columbia.
But the best things about UBC aren’t quantifiable. There are nuances to the beautiful (and huge) campus that you might miss if you’re not looking hard enough – it’s an undiscovered world that extends beyond academia.
Mostly, it’s a great place to bang.
So, without further ado, here are four sexy places to get it on at UBC.