Housing, Immigration and Relocation Services

Operating like a concierge-style service, UBC's relocations staff can help with everything from housing and immigration to family care options.

To book a consultation, please Contact Housing, Immigration and Relocation Services.

Some of the services we offer

  • Housing information, programs, educational seminars, tours, policy and research
  • Community and neighbourhood profiles
  • Immigration support with regulated consultants
  • Partner/spousal employment support
  • Priority childcare placement program and important orientation information regarding childcare, schools, healthcare and transportation options
  • Regulations and processes help (social insurance number, taxes, banking, etc.)
  • Social and recreational events for newcomers


A summary of Canadian immigration processes and how they apply to those in different positions at UBC.

Housing programs

Find detailed information on housing programs for faculty and staff and finding housing in the Vancouver area.

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