Getting Involved

Whether you are interested in campus athletics, advocacy, volunteer opportunities, student government, academic groups or a whole range of other programs, there is probably a way for you to get involved at UBC. And if there’s not, there are all kinds of resources available to students who would like to start their own clubs or associations! Below are some of the places you might look to get involved on campus.

UBC Peer Programs provide exceptional peer-to-peer support to the greater UBC campus community to enhance student life and learning through meaningful opportunities, and for students to engage in experiential learning and connect their experiences within Peer Programs to future academic and career aspirations. UBC Peer Programs leverages student leadership to support the greater campus community by supporting the personal, academic and professional growth of all students.

If you want to learn more about UBC Peer Programs, or to apply, please visit their website.

AMS Clubs

There are over 350 AMS student clubs for you to choose from at UBC. Or start your own!

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First Nations Studies Student Association

The First Nations Studies Student Association (FNSSA) is an AMS student-run organization for any student on campus who is interested in Indigenous topics and issues. Members of the club are Indigenous, non-Indigenous, and come from many different backgrounds of experience. To learn more about how to join FNSSA, send an email to

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Indigenous Students Association

The Indigenous Students Association is an AMS student-run organization that encourages and promotes members to engage and learn Indigenous cultural practices while simultaneously building a sense of community through social events. To learn more about how to join InSA, send an email to

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UBC .caISES provides Indigenous post-secondary STEM students and Indigenous STEM professionals the chance to network, serve the community, and engage in professional development opportunities both in the Lower Mainland and throughout North America. It is the official chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES).

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UBC Recreation

UBC Rec offers a huge number of activities, from exercise classes to intramural sports and instruction. Why not try something new?

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