Hey UBC Sauder!

Do you want to help welcome new students to the UBC Sauder community? We're hiring students for Imagine Day and The Spark 2023!


We're looking for individuals who:

  • embody the UBC Sauder Spirit
  • are passionate about making sure every new student feels welcome in the UBC Sauder community
  • exemplify UBC Sauder’s core values of rigour, respect, and responsibility
  • know how to have responsible fun with a good sense of judgement
  • love being a UBC Sauder student!

What will orientations look like this year?

We are planning to deliver a fun and safe in-person orientation experience. Help up welcome 600+ new-to-Sauder students this orientations through Imagine Day and The Spark!


Jump Start (August 27 – September 1, 2023)

  • The above dates reflect the residence stream. The Collegia (commuter) stream will run August 30 – September 1, 2023)
  • For all newly admitted first-year students
  • Students will participate in group components to help them make friends and feel prepared to start their academic journey at UBC


Imagine UBC (Tuesday, September 5, 2023)

  • For all newly admitted first-year and transfer undergraduate students
  • Students will meet a faculty member and other new UBC Sauder students, be officially welcomed by the Dean, participate in a pep rally, and learn about involvement opportunities across campus


The Spark (September 8 – 9, 2023)

  • For all new-to-UBC students which includes students admitted to Year 1 and transfer students
  • We are planning for an in-person experience in which students will be in groups with others in their cohort, participating in fun games and small group activities.


Do I need to be an extrovert to be an Orientation Leader?
How are leader hiring decisions made?
What is the Orientational Leader Time Commitment
What is the Spirit Leader time commitment?
What if I'm already a Jumpstart Leader?
Do I have to commit to both programs (Imagine UBC and The Spark)?

Have a question?

If you have any questions, please contact the team at orientations@sauder.ubc.ca.

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