UBC offers a variety of different programs to help student improve skills that many employers are looking for today. Please take advantage of the opportunities below:
UBC Language Tandem Program
The UBC tandem Language Learning Program is a free initiative, in which participants that wish to improve their conversational fluency in a language are matched with a partner who speaks this language fluently, and at the same time wants to improve in the language the first person speaks. Visit their website for more information.
UBC Writing Center
The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) offers year-round writing courses that can be taken in person or online. Whether you need a specialized academic writing course, want to find your voice as a creative writer, or need to improve your professional communication skills, visit the CWSC for help.
Walter Gage Toastmasters
Walter Gage Toastmasters is a UBC club that recognizes the power of public speaking to inform, investigate, and inspire and aims to improve our members' public speaking, organization and leadership skills through judicious practice and evaluations. It is the perfect place for any public speaker to practice and perfect speeches on various topics, while receiving constructive feedback.
Mental Health Wellness
- Here2Talk - free, confidential counselling and community referral services, conveniently available 24/7
- Empower Me at 1-844-741-6389 (toll free, 24 hours, multilingual, free counselling sessions)
- UBC Student Services - see Health & Wellbeing