Financial Wellness workshops

Attend sessions facilitated by Enrolment Service Advisors on topics like managing your finances, student loans, credit, and more.

Overview

Organize and manage your finances by attending free workshops run by Enrolment Services Advisors and Financial Wellness Peers. You’ll gain tools, tips, and strategies to help you be stress-free when it comes to your finances. 

Workshops are open to current UBC students studying on the Vancouver campus.

Top reasons to attend

  • Get budgeting tips for managing your finances from professional UBC staff (Enrolment Services Advisors) and trained students (Financial Wellness Peers).
  • Develop a plan that fits your financial situation, whether you are a current student, just starting school, or graduating.
  • Learn about the financial resources and payment options available to you.
  • Understand how to manage your student loans before, during, and after university.

Enrolment Services workshops

Enrolment Services Advisors offer a variety of workshops throughout the school year.

  • Repaying student loans
    Get tips for how to manage your debt load after graduation, when you have to start repaying your loans, and more.
  • Managing your money
    Learn more about your student expenses, what financial resources are available for you, how to make your budget, and more.
  • Funding your year at UBC
    Start planning your finances and get ahead for the upcoming year and learn what payment options are available to you.
  • Identity theft and fraud prevention
    Find out what scams to be aware of as a student and how to protect your financial information.
  • Building a healthy credit history
    Understand the importance of your credit history and what steps you can take to build a good credit score.

Financial Wellness Peers workshops

Some workshops are led by Financial Wellness Peers, trained UBC students. Topics covered include:

  • Budgeting Tips
    Explore the fundamentals of budgeting as a student and how it can help you achieve overall wellness.
  • Understanding credit
    Learn why it’s important to understand credit, what to look for when considering credit cards, and more.
  • Taxes
    Join an interactive session hosted by the Peers and the UBC Tax Assistance Clinic (TACS) where you learn the basics of how to file your taxes in the annual workshop in March.

Upcoming financial wellness workshops

If you have questions