AMS Firstweek

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What Is Firstweek?

AMS Firstweek is a two-week orientation for all UBC students in every year and every faculty. With over 30 different events all across campus including: a massive all-ages pool party, scenic shopping trips, comedy show, Pit Pub nights and many more; it's a great way to orient yourself with new university life! Giving you the chance to meet and interact with other new students, upper years, UBC's faculty and staff as well as being apart of a long-standing tradition. Firstweek is here to help you make the most of your university experience and start the year off with a bang!

AMS VIP Firstweek Kit

AMS VIP Firstweek Kit

$65.00 $150.00 Added!

The AMS VIP Firstweek 2016 kits are on sale now!

What's included in an AMS VIP Firstweek kit?

All Access* First Week Wrist Band

  • Unlimited access* to all 20+ unique events Firstweek Events
  • Special perks for Wristband holders 
  • VIP line at AMS Welcome Back BBQ 

Firstweek Kit ($150 value)

  • Sweet Drawstring Backpack (Perfect for your new adventures!)
  • Portable Power Bank (To keep your devices charged whilst out having fun!)
  • Official AMS First Week Super Folder with tonnes of goodies inside 
  • Sturdy UBC Water Bottle (got to stay hydrated)
  • SASC Safe Sex Kit 
  • A nifty pair of sunglasses
  • UBC Bookstore sticky page markers
  • The Book, The First Year Survival Guide by The Ubyssey Newspaper
  • Discorder Magazine (music magazine produced by UBC's radio station, CiTR)
  • A leather bound notebook (brought to you by Molson!)
  • Coupons for AMS businesses (who doesn't want to save money?)
  • + Much more goodies and surprises to come! 

Blue Crew Pack

  • $5 voucher towards Thunderbird home games 
  • Special free access to Homecoming 2016 

Pick-up from your residences during opening weekend or at the AMS Firstweek booth in the Nest!

Upcoming Events!

Aug 27 - AMS Residence Makeover: Jumpstart Edition @ Bed, Bath & Beyond

Forget something at home? Only allowed one suitcase? AMS has got your back! And we're giving Jump...
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Sept 3-9: AMS Firstweek Kit pick up!

It's that time of the day when moving in and unpacking seems to have taken FOREVER and all you ca...
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Sept 4: Extreme Makeover - Dorm Edition @ IKEA

Trust us, in those first year shared bathrooms you’ll need a lot of stuff if you plan on showerin...
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Sept 4 - Firstweek Flix: 22 Jump Street

Grab your blankets, grab your friends, and head out to your new backyard for this cozy little mov...
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Sept 5 - Firstweek Flix: Zootopia

Grab your blankets, grab your friends, and head out to your new backyard for this cozy little mov...
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Sept 5 - Generocksity and AMS Events Present: You Be Sea Music Festival

Staged on the rooftop garden of the AMS Nest, and set to the soundtrack of 7+ incredible local ar...
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What Is Firstweek?

AMS Firstweek is a two-week orientation for all UBC students in every year and every faculty. With over 30 different events all across campus including: a massive all-ages pool party, scenic shopping trips, comedy show, Pit Pub nights and many more; it's a great way to orient yourself with new university life! Giving you the chance to meet and interact with other new students, upper years, UBC's faculty and staff as well as being apart of a long-standing tradition. Firstweek is here to help you make the most of your university experience and start the year off with a bang!