Supporting your student in a new and diverse cultural environment

Whether your student will be adjusting to a new city, a new culture, or a new learning environment, we offer a variety of support services. UBC strives to create an inclusive learning environment that respects and celebrates cultural diversity.

At UBC, we are committed to advancing inclusion across the university. Learn more about UBC’s Inclusion Action Plan.

International Programs and Services – AVPS International

International Programs and Services provides holistic advising and settlement support to students on immigration, health insurance, socio-cultural topics, and transition services. We also offer intercultural programs and services that foster a community, where differences are embraced and respected.

Aboriginal Programs and Services

Aboriginal Programs and Services is committed to enriching the quality of the student experience for Indigenous students by promoting access, offering holistic programming and services, celebrating success, and creating a sense of belonging and community.

Equity and Inclusion

The Equity and Inclusion Office offers education and events, conflict engagement, and supportive resources to ensure that our community is one in which human rights are respected, and equity and inclusion are embedded in all areas of academic, work, and campus life.

SUO of UBC

The University of British Columbia Student Union Okanagan (SUO of UBC) is a student-run organization on campus that is dedicated to serving students through advocacy, governance, support services, student groups, and resource centres while operating several businesses and food service outlets.