Loans are available for students studying part-time at UBC. To be considered a part-time student, you must be registered in 20-59% of the full-time load listed for your program, which you can check on the Course Load Guide.
Not all programs are eligible for part-time funding. You must be in a program approved for full-time student loans. Contact Enrolment Services to check if your program is approved.
Part-time funding is suitable for you if you meet one of the following criteria:
- You need support for educational expenses like tuition, books, and transportation
- You require assistance in paying for childcare while attending school
- You are recognized by StudentAid BC with permanent disabilities status. Students with 40-59% of a full course load and who have permanent disability status qualify for full-time loans.
Part-time funding does not cover living costs. If you need additional financial support for living costs, please contact Enrolment Services Advisors to discuss your financial plan.
Residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island apply through their individual provinces. Residents of all other provinces and territories apply through National Student Loans. Your province of residence is typically the province where you lived 12 continuous months before attending UBC, depending on whether you are a dependent or an independent student.