UBC has a large variety of services and resources available to students to help support their health and well-being. The UBC Health and Wellbeing provides a comprehensive list of supports available for all UBC students.
Confused about resources? Use the Resource Navigator Tool to find resources applicable to your needs. You can also contact Engineering Academic Services if you would like assistance in navigating the resources available to you at UBC. A member of the EAS team will be able to guide you through the options available, and the best supports for your situation.
Sexual Violence Resources
- UBC’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO): This is a confidential place for those who have experienced, or been impacted by, any form of sexual or gender-based violence, harassment, or harm, regardless of where or when it took place.
- APSC Embedded Counsellor: Applied Science offers its own counsellor to provide a short-term, solution-focused approach to counselling to support students during their time at UBC.
- UBC Counselling Services: Students seek support through Counselling Services for a variety of reasons. They may be feeling anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, or notice that their mental health is declining. They may also need some help with decision-making, navigating family and social relationships, coping with grief and loss, or adjusting to major life transitions
- UBC Student Assistance Program (SAP) offers a free 24/7 counselling and life coaching service, accessible anywhere in the world. The service is offered in multiple languages by phone, video-counselling, and more.
- UBC Group Counselling: UBC offers group counselling on a variety of topics such as:
- Stress Management
- Relationship skills
- Visit Student Health Services to see a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional on campus
- At the UBC Wellness Centre you can get tips and resources on stress, studying and navigating university life
- Student Recovery Committee is a peer support for students who are recovering from their relationships with various behaviours such as gaming, drugs, alcohol, pornography and more
Help a Friend
Find information here about how to help if you’re concerned about a friend who is feeling hopeless or thinking of harming themselves.