Important Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to begin working on their supplemental applications as early as possible. For complete details on the supplemental application, please visit the Supplemental Application Information page.

DEADLINES FOR THE 2018/2019 ACADEMIC YEAR
BMS supplemental application opensSeptember 1, 2017
If you are an international applicant, please submit your nomination packages by this date to be considered for the International Leader of Tomorrow Award and the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award.November 15, 2017
Apply by this date in order to be considered for the Major Entrance Scholarship and UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award (open to Canadian students and permanent residents). If you are an international applicant who has submitted a nomination form for the International Leader of Tomorrow Award and the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award, you must apply to UBC by this date.



Direct-entry high school students who follow the Canadian curriculum and wish to be considered for first round offers of admission must apply by this date.
December 1, 2017
Deadline for the UBC undergraduate online application and the Bachelor of Media Studies supplemental application for the 2018 Winter Session (September to April).January 15, 2018
Accepting or declining your offer of admissionMay 1, 2018
Official start of programSeptember 2018

If you are successful in your application, you will receive a letter of admission from UBC. All offers of admission are conditional. You are required to send your final grades as soon as they are available. Through July and August, UBC Admissions reviews these to ensure you:

  • complete your high school diploma;
  • complete the program-specific course requirements; and
  • maintain the level of academic standing upon which your offer was made.

Changes to applicants’ level of academic standing are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Visit UBC Admissions for a full list of deadlines.