International Student Guide

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

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

Contact us

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


Mon9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wed9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thu9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Drop-in advising

Monday to Friday - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions can be answered at the main office.

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