International Student Guide

Find everything you need to know about life as an international student at UBC's Vancouver campus.

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Important information and documents you're responsible for throughout your time at UBC

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

Hours

Mon
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wed
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thu
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat
Closed
Sun
Closed

Application Review

Study Permit Extensions and Post-Graduation Work Permits

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Advising Assistance

Most questions can be answered by the Advising Assistants.

Sign up to get help in person every day from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Appointments with International Student Advisors

An Advising Assistant can sign you up for an appointment with an International Student Advisor in-person as needed.

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