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GSS Summer Subsidy

GSS Summer Subsidy



GSS Summer Subsidy Program


This August the GSS is encouraging graduate students to get out and enjoy the summer weather (safely of course). Our new summer subsidy scheme allows graduate students to get discounted tickets to some of Vancouver’s top summer attractions.

You can get a 25% discount on any visit to Capilano Bridge, Grouse Mountain or the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) during August. So get out there and share your visit with the rest of the grad student community on social media using the hashtag #GSSGoesOutside


The Details 


  • Offer available to UBC Graduate Student ONLY​
  • 25% subsidy from ticket price​ (valid for 1 ticket only, even for bundle purchases).
  • 1 per venue, per student only
  • Available for the first 50 first student submissions​
  • Program runs for any visit between August 4 and August 31, 2020​ (activity has to take place during the month of August)
  • Qualifying locations: PNE, Capilano Bridge or Grouse Mountain​

-Grouse: Valid for a single mountain admission ticket ($59 value)

-PNE: Valid for 1 fair admission ($40 value)

-Capilano: Valid for a 1 day admission ticket ($55 value)

How to Claim Your Discount


  1. Be a current UBC Graduate Student at the Vancouver campus
  2. Submit a copy of your UBC Student Card
  3. Submit a copy of your ticket (same name as the Student Card)
  4. Submit a copy of your itemized receipt (same name as Student Card)
  5. Send your submission to us here (by September 4th, 2020 at noon)​

Your subsidy will be sent via e-transfer within 1 (working) week from submission date to the email provided



Study Room, Thea Koerner House, UBC

GSS Loft, Rm. 4202 of AMS Student Nest, UBC

Leon’s Lounge, Thea Koerner House, UBC

Thea’s Lounge, Thea Koerner House, UBC

Penthouse, Thea Koerner House, UBC