Top ways to
with alumni UBC
Top ways to stay connected with alumni UBC – wherever you may be!
No matter where you are in the world, alumni UBC has a way to bring UBC to you! Read on to learn how you can benefit from being a UBC alum, and how you can keep in touch with the UBC community.
With almost 400,000 alumni living in 150 countries worldwide, UBC is global. Get in touch, and stay connected, to enjoy the many benefits of being a UBC alum.
Tuum est! It’s yours.
Keep in touch
Update your address
alumni UBC sends emails to the alumni community on a regular basis! Update your address to ensure you receive information that’s relevant to your region. Check your spam folder once in a while to make sure you aren’t missing our messages.
Discover your global alumni network
Check to see if there are any alumni UBC ambassadors in your part of the world who you can connect with – or, reach out to explore volunteer opportunities for your region! Learn about your global alumni network.
Connect back to your faculty/school/campus
Connect back with your faculty, school or campus and see what they’re up to these days! There are alumni engagement staff members based in all faculties and schools across UBC, and on both campuses, who would love to hear from you.
Return to campus (virtually)
Enjoy this VR tour of UBC to see how UBC’s campuses look these days. The only thing that’s missing is a UBC cinnamon bun from the Vancouver campus, or a treat from the Comma Café at the Okanagan campus!
Download the alumni UBC App
The alumni UBC app is the easiest way to access your alumni UBC benefits, including an easy connection to many of UBC Library’s online journals, UBC library privileges, and access to The University of British Columbia Magazine and alumni UBC webinars and podcasts. Be sure to turn notifications on so you won’t miss a thing!
Follow us on social media
Follow alumni UBC on your favourite social media platforms to receive timely information about current and upcoming initiatives. The University of British Columbia Magazine also has its own social media channels, with even more great content! Find us on social.
Read The University of British Columbia Magazine
Visit the The University of British Columbia Magazine website for hours of content that you can access any time, from articles, to webinars, to podcasts – and more.
Host or attend a My Town Meetup
Want to meet other UBC grads in your area? My Town Meetups provide opportunities for alumni living outside our campus communities in the Lower Mainland and Central Okanagan to find each other and build their networks over a meal or coffee, or virtually over Zoom.
Attend a virtual event
Participate in one of alumni UBC’s virtual events, accessible to alumni worldwide! Many of these virtual events are also recorded and made available after the event takes place, if time zones or busy schedules prevent you from taking part ‘live’. Watch the recorded webinars on the The University of British Columbia Magazine website.
Give back to UBC in a way that’s meaningful to you! Check out the alumni UBC website for information on current volunteer opportunities (there are often virtual options), or visit give.ubc.ca to learn how you can make a difference by giving to UBC.
Hire UBC talent!
If your workplace has positions to fill, explore how you can hire a co-op student from the Vancouver or Okanagan campus, or promote other job opportunities to talented students and alumni from the Vancouver or Okanagan campuses.
Enjoy the benefits
Take advantage of the professional development opportunities offered through alumni UBC’s career program, including alumni-led webinars, podcast episodes, blog posts, alumni profiles, and more. You can also join The UBC Hub, an online mentorship platform, to find an online career mentor – or sign up to be a mentor for UBC students and alumni.
Savings and special offers
alumni UBC has partnered with a variety of different organizations to arrange savings and special benefits specifically for UBC alumni. Check out which ones are available in your region! You can also download the alumni UBC App for an easy way to access your alumni UBC benefits and other alumni UBC content.
Explore the world
If you’re looking for post-pandemic travel inspiration, check out the offerings from the alumni UBC Travel Club. You can participate in webinars about fascinating destinations worldwide, each webinar led by a UBC Expert, and you can read about upcoming tours further down the road.