Residential members are adjudicated on a membership rubric and membership policies are guided by the Membership Committee on the basis of international knowledge, experience and/or background, a demonstrated record of community leadership and volunteer activities; and potential for contributing to and benefiting from College life.  The academic life of the College is central to its mandate. Fellows must have a keen intellectual curiosity that extends beyond their own academic discipline in order to fully enjoy and benefit from active participation in the College’s wide-ranging academic activities.


  • Full-time Masters or PhD students whose programs are recognized by UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Priority will be given to students with plans to stay 1+ year. Juris Doctor (JD) Program is eligible to apply for the membership. Certificate programs are not eligible for residency.