UGO Student Experience Grants are available to current BCom students in good academic standing to cover up to 50% of the costs for a variety of experiences, including but not limited to:
Participate in a volunteer or service learning program
Compete in a case competition
Complete a certification or designation
Take a course not offered at UBC to develop your technical skills
Organize a new event, program, or service that benefits other BCom students
Unsure about what kinds of experiences to pursue? Here's how a few past recipients used their grants to develop their professional skills and enhance their learning.
Sahas received $500 to complete his CFA Level 1 exam
Business & Computer Science combined major
Clara received $350 to attend the Grace Hopper Conference for women in tech
James received $500 to complete a Brainstation Web Development course
Due to the economic impact of COVID-19 on university revenues we are unable to offer Student Experience Grants this year. We will notify all students via email when we are able to offer student experience grants again in the future, and the type of opportunities that will be available.