International Student Advising

If you have questions about life as an international student, International Student Advising is here to help.

Drop-in advising

International Student Advisors

International Student Advisors are all Regulated Citizenship and Immigration Consultants (RCICs) or Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) and can help with your questions about life as an international student.

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International Student Advising

Talk to an advisor

International Student Advisors are Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) or Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) who can help.

When emailing us, include the following information in the email:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your name
  3. Your citizenship(s)
  4. All permit and visa expiration dates (if applicable)
  5. Currently in Canada (YES or NO)
  6. If you request specific assistance, please provide detailed information including applicable documents, such as a rejection letter

International Student Advising

(First two e-mails for Vancouver Students, third is for Okanagan)

isa@students.ubc.ca

international.house@ubc.ca

virs.okanagan@ubc.ca

UBC Life Building
1200-6138 Student Union Blvd.
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Drop-in advising (Summer hours)

MonClosed
Tue1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
University Centre
227-3272 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7
Canada

Okanagan Advising Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed