Get your bike serviced, fix your bike or learn how to, build a bike, or donate your old one. The Bike Kitchen is UBC’s non-profit, full-service community bicycle shop serving UBC Students in connection with the AMS Bike Co-op.
The UBC Farm is the centre of sustainable agriculture on campus. Get farm-fresh organic veggies with a 20% student discount at their regular farmer’s markets, do workshops on everything from cheese making to kombucha brewing, join in evenings preparing a sharing a meal at the community kitchen, or just come to explore. The UBC Farm grows over 200 varieties of fruits, vegetables, and herbs, and also features honey beehives and egg-laying, open-pasture hens.
UBC Farm is also home of The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, a research centre committed to finding solutions to local and global challenges facing food systems sustainability that offers dialog series on the future of food, sustainable agriculture and business.
Need legal advice? Run by law students at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, the UBC Law Students Legal Advice program offers free legal advice and representation to those who would otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance. Be sure to see what they can help with here:
Everything you need from textbooks to home decor. Books, textbooks, UBC apparel, school supplies and emergency snacks. Also get your UBC ID card here!
UBC Housing & Hospitality Services has all the information you need to plan where you’ll live while you study. Find out about campus residences, exploring off-campus housing, financial planning, visitor housing, and check out the commuter student hostel.
Looking for childcare? UBC Childcare Services offers programs for children from infants to those of elementary school age. Full day programs, occasional care, and before and after school programs can all be found here!
Student Services is the #1 place to look for resources and guides for everything from careers & experience, academic success, finances, health & wellness, campus life, and living in Vancouver. Be sure to check out the UBC Life blog for local tips and fun guides to student life.
Run by grad students, for grad students. The GSS is the voice and hub of grad students at UBC Vancouver. We organize grad student events, advocate for students, and provide a range of services to help you make the best of your grad student experience.
The beautiful new students’ union building full of great lunch spots, shops and gathering spaces. Check out the climbing wall at the Aviary, artwork at the Hatch Gallery and more.
Thunderbird Park & Sports Centre is home of the UBC Thunderbirds varsity sports teams. The Sports Centre offers 2 arenas for hockey, ice skating and large events, while located next to it is the UBC Rugby Centre. Just eastwards, Thunderbird Park offers multiple artificial turf and grass fields for soccer, rugby, field hockey and more; a track and field oval and new baseball stadium.