Undergraduate Student Resources

Your academic and career success are our main priorities.

Here, you will find everything you need to help you succeed, including information about academic assistance.

Planning your degree

It is important to know what the degree requirements are and plan to meet them before you graduate.

Visit the Student Services Student Check-list for a comprehensive to-do list for planning your studies at UBC.

Go to Check-list

Get help with planning your program, study skills, exam preparation, tutoring, career planning, and more. Academic advisors are all about helping you succeed.

GO TO ADVISING

Your university education is a substantial investment. We’re here to provide financial advising and support through scholarships, bursaries, and other assistance programs.

GO TO UBC FINANCES

During your degree

Find instructor outlines for undergraduate and graduate courses.

We will be updating this page as course outlines become available, usually closer to the start of the term in which the course is offered (i.e., July, September, or January).

GO TO COURSE OUTLINES

  • Forms for Academic Concessions
  • Course Forms & Links
  • Additional Forms

GO TO STUDENT FORMS

Develop your research skills with the completion of a 3- or 6- credit research project under the supervision of a expert in the field.

GO TO UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Your opportunity to engage in research under the supervision of an expert in the field.

GO TO HONOURS THESIS

Meet fellow BHES students, share experiences, find out about events, and get involved with the Human Kinetics Student Association.

The aim of the Human Kinetics Student Association (HKSA) is to establish a solid community of people interested in healthy, active living. The HKSA organizes monthly events to get students up and active-both on campus and in the community.

Join the HKSA on Facebook or Instagram to learn about volunteer and job opportunities, events, ask fellow students questions, and buy and sell used textbooks.

We follow all UBC Okanagan Policies and Regulations. The UBC Okanagan Academic Calendar is a comprehensive guide to all programs, courses, services, and academic policies.

GO TO CALENDAR

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences offers competitive annual internal awards:

  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Award
    Awarded to a graduating student who is CSEP certified and has the highest standing in the exercise physiology portion of the curriculum.
  • UBCO Head of Class Medal in Bachelor of Human Kinetics
    Head of class medal based on top student GPA.
  • SYSCO Award in Nutrition
    Awarded on recommendation from Nutrition Education Centre Co-ordinator
  • Human Kinetics Student Association Achievement Award
    Two awards are offered by the HKSA (one for a third year student and one for a fourth year student). Awarded to students who have excelled academically and have demonstrated community impact.
  • CCUPEKA Student Leadership Award
    Awarded to a graduating student who has shown significant leadership capacity while maintaining a high academic standard.

In addition, students who participate in research projects are encouraged to apply for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA). Find out more here. 

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) subsidizes eligible professors to hire students to work on their research projects. The program creates interesting research-related jobs and gives you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience. Deadline to apply for NSERC USRA is generally in February of each year. 

GO TO NSERC AWARDS

Enhance your degree and experience with a certification or membership. 

CAMPUS RESOURCES

Graduation

For information on the ceremony, gown rentals, and photo options, check the graduation website. To learn more about applying for graduation, your application status, and attending graduation, visit courses, money & enrolment.

GO TO STUDENT SERVICES

Learn about your graduation day including how to get to the venue, the schedule of the day and reception details.

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