Life In Residence

Making friends

Strategies for meeting people and making connections.

Making friends

Strategies for meeting people and making connections.

Students studying together

Steps to success

Helpful advice from students who’ve been where you are.

Stressed student working on assignment in library


What it is, and why it’s never worth the risk.

Happy young university students studying with books in library

Reasons to live in residence

The research speaks for itself. Residence rules!

Mother And Daughter Meeting With Male Teacher

Parent and guardian rights (and wrongs)

“The goal for parents is finding the right balance.”

Shared Living

When you live with other people, a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T goes a long way.

Student making online purchase

Money matters

Living in residence? Better jump on board the budget train.

Male student studying for exam

Managing stress

Build resiliency to get through the tough times.

Young people planting a tree

How to live green

Sustainability is a shared value in residence. Like UBC, you can be a leader.

Young woman resting in bed

Take care of your health

Let’s face it. Getting sick is part of life.

Young girl sitting alone in a coffee shop

Feeling lonely?

It’s normal, but there are ways to overcome it.

Confident Young Woman

Emergency preparedness

What to do if there’s an emergency while you’re living in residence.