Student supports and resources
Support services available to UBC students
The list of supports and resources included below is not a comprehensive list. Visit students.ubc.ca/support to explore student resources and support options for academics, money, immigration, health, career, sexual assault and more.
Useful links for student supports
For health and wellbeing resources available based on specific needs and location visit students.ubc.ca/health
UBC Counselling Services
If you're feeling persistently stressed, anxious, or sad, you can book a virtual, phone or in-person initial or follow-up appointment with Counselling Services.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion resources and support
Mistreatment towards anyone in our UBC Sauder community is not acceptable. Have you witnessed or been subject to mistreatment? Find out how to get support or discuss an issue related to discrimination, bullying, harassment, or sexual misconduct.
Find out more about mental health resources by dropping into the Wellness Centre inside the UBC Life building or attending a virtual Zoom drop-in session. If you identify as Indigenous, Black, or as a Persons of Colour, receive wellness support and peer mentorship from trained IBPOC students.
International Student Advising
Connect with International Student Advising for guidance on life as an international UBC student, from study permits and health insurance, to adjusting to life in Canada.
Enrolment Services Advising Centre
All undergraduate students in a degree program have a dedicated Enrolment Services Advisor to help you navigate UBC, from making a budget or applying for loans to understanding UBC regulations and processes. Enrolment Services Advisors may also assist with supporting students experiencing financial emergencies.
AMS Food Bank
The AMS Food Bank is an emergency food relief service for UBC students in need. They offer various perishable and non-perishable foods, personal hygiene supplies, budgeting tips and information on additional low-cost and free resources on campus and in/around Vancouver.
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO)
UBC Sexual Violence Response Specialists are available to support you if you want to talk, explore your options, or get help with next steps.
Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC)
The SASC offers education, support, and resources for people of all genders who are survivors of sexualized violence, as well as their friends and family.
Student Health Service
Student Health Service offers a wide range of health assessments and treatments provided by doctors, nurse practitioners, and nurses.
Nurse on Campus
Registered nurses from UBC Student Health Service can give you personalized tips, resources, and health advice. It's confidential, free and there is no appointment needed.
Student Recovery Community
Connect with other students in a welcoming and inclusive space to learn about recovery from addiction to alcohol, drugs, disordered eating, and/or addictive behaviours.
Centre for Accessibility
The Centre for Accessibility facilitates disability-related accommodations and programming initiatives designed to remove barriers for students with disabilities and ongoing medical conditions in all aspects of university life.
Centre for Community Engaged Learning
The Centre’s programs provide you with community-based opportunities to learn, participate, and collaborate on projects in the community. You can learn from amazing community partners at an event, participate in an immersive community experience like Reading Week, lead a project by writing a grant, or by joining a Collaboratory project.