Clubs and Societies

With more than 300 student-run clubs and societies on campus, there is bound to be something you have a passion for.

UBC’s Alma Mater Society (AMS) is home to over 350 clubs, so whether you are looking to connect with other students from the same culture or religion, are a billiards expert, or are hoping to brush up on your bicycle maintenance skills, there’s a club for you.

Graduate school is at once rigorous and fulfilling. Be sure to create balance in your life and make time for friends and activities outside your research and coursework.

Examples of clubs and societies include:

  • Astronomy Club
  • Beads and Craft Club
  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association (Great Wall Club)
  • Food Society
  • Photographic Society
  • Red Cross International
  • Ski and Board Club
  • Vancouver Student Entrepreneurship Association


See the full list and find out how to join at the AMS website.