Student Discounts

As a UBC student you will have access to several student discount options that can save you money.


UPass is a significantly reduced monthly public transit pass for Vancouver. read more

Travel at UBC: UBC Travel Smart

UBC students who travel on university business such as to a conference or as part of a field project can be eligible to use the Travel at UBC program that provides university discount rates. During registration for the online booking engine (requires UBC credentials), please enter "Student" in the field labeled "Position/Title" and indicate your research unit/department/faculty in the appropriate field. After log in to the system you can search for travel options and pricing. Please note that this program cannot be used to book flights for family members or friends. read more

International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

ISIC can provide discounts for travel (flights, train) and attractions such as museums. It is the only internationally recognised proof of full-time student status in the world and is a student travel discount card in 70 countries worldwide, including Canada. If travelling abroad, the ISIC provides discounts on accommodation, admission to historical sites and museums, and transportation. The price of the ISIC is $20.00. For full-time students who are members of the Canadian Federation of Students, the card is issued as a benefit of membership and the $20.00 fee is waived. read more


The StudentSaver card is similar to the ISIC, but only for within Canada. The Canadian Federation of Students manages this national student discount program.

Entertainment Book

The Entertainment Coupon Book might help you save significantly on dining out, visiting Vancouver attractions etc. And the best thing is: by buying the book, you help an organization to raise money for their cause. read more