Financial Wellness Workshops

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.

  • 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.

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Enrolment Services workshops

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

  • Funding your year at UBC
    Start planning your finances for and get ahead of the upcoming year and learn about what payment options are available to you.
  • Managing your money
    Learn more about your student expenses, what financial resources are available for you, how to create a budget that works for you, and more.
  • Student loans
    Learn more about the benefits to applying for Canadian student loans, what types of grants are out there, and important dates and deadlines.
  • Repaying student loans
    Understand more about when to repay your loans, how to manage your debt load after graduation, and where to look for further support after graduation.

Financial Wellness Peers workshops

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

  • Budgeting Tips
    Learn about the fundamentals of budgeting and how it can help you achieve overall wellness.
  • Understanding credit
    Find out about the importance of credit and 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) for tax-filling basics in March.

There are also many more topics available year-round. If you don't see the workshop you're interested in on the Enrolment Services event calendar, or you weren't able to attend a workshop, use your campus-wide login (CWL) to sign up for the Financial Wellness Resources Canvas course or email financial.wellness@ubc.ca.

If you have questions