Academic Documents Each entry under the Academic History section of the application must include pdf copies of official, up-to-date, transcripts for all current and previous post-secondary study. READ MORE Online Application and Fee All applicants are advised to use the online application system. Learn more about application fees, payment methods, and application fee waivers. READ MORE Reference Letters A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications. Read more Statement of Interest A statement of interest is an important part of most graduate school applications. It may also be called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar. READ MORE English Language Test Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must provide results of an English language proficiency examination as part of their application. READ MORE GRE or other tests Programs might request additional test scores. Please refer to specific Graduate Degree Programs for detailed information specific admission requirements. READ MORE Criminal Record Check All students who are enrolled in programs that include a practicum component involving work with children or vulnerable adults will have to undergo a criminal record check before they will be permitted to register in the practicum. READ MORE Research Supervisor Browse our faculty member directory to learn about research expertise of our professors. If you are applying to a research-based program, please review the program instructions in the degree program listing whether you are expected to contact supervisors prior to your application. Read more Proof of Citizenship You may be asked to upload documents to proof your status in Canada (citizen, permanent resident) or your country of citizenship.