UBC Future Global Leaders

Summer Pre-University Program for High School Students Ages 15–18

UBC Future Global Leaders is an exciting pre-university program for high school students. Try a 2-week academic course taught by UBC professors and instructors, make friends from around the world, and prepare for your future after high school.

Registration is easy! Just choose your course and register. A limited number of bursaries are available for British Columbia grade 11 students only.


Registration Opens February 1, 2023

Session Dates:
July 3 – July 14, 2023
July 17 – July 28, 2023
July 31 – August 11, 2023

Spend an unforgettable two weeks at the stunning UBC Vancouver campus. Explore your interests and passions in two-week courses in topics like business and economics, engineering and technology, health and life sciences, digital media, people, culture and society and more. 

Or focus on emerging technologies, taught at UBC Vancouver and the Centre for Digital Media.

Live in a student residence for the full university experience, or commute daily. Enjoy social activities on and off campus, and meet students from all over the world. Gain confidence and independence as you get the skills you need for your future.


Course Dates:
January 28 – April 1, 2023 (Saturdays, 10am–12pm Pacific Time)
July 3 – July 21, 2023 & July 24 – August 11, 2023 (Weekdays, Various Times)

Experience university-level learning and explore your interests from wherever you are in BC, Canada or the world. Choose from popular first-year subjects in business, engineering, psychology, machine learning and medical anthropology – without the stress of exams! Enjoy interactive live classes (Vancouver/Pacific Time zone) taught by UBC professors and instructors. Meet students from other classes in the Virtual Lounge hosted by our Student Ambassadors.