Useful Resources

Living with a roommate: my first-year experience

An opportunity to gain an unexpected friend.

Janice Robinson, Director of Residence

New here?

Janice’s ten essential tips for new students.

Mother And Daughter Meeting With Male Teacher

Parents rights (and wrongs)

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

Two roommates talking in kitchen

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.

Two friends sitting on yoga mats and smiling

Mental health

Stress, depression, and even sleep loss can threaten academic success.

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.

Take care of your health

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

A lonely girl 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.

Young women having fun together

Busting bias

Bias is not a joke.

Mother and daughter looking at computer together

Advice for parents

Tips for supporting your student while they’re away.