Events

Mark your calendars, the 2017 event list is here and it’s as rad as can be!

Capture the Flag: Jump Start Edition

AMS Firstweek’s Capture the Flag will be a battle between Martha Piper Plaza and Agronomy Road! A...

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Residence Revamp: Jump Start Edition

Forget something at home? Only allowed one suitcase? AMS has got your back! And we're giving Jump...

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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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Firstweek Flix: Knoll Edition

Grab your blankets, grab your friends, and head out to your new backyard for this cozy little mov...

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Residence Revamp

Trust us, in those first year shared bathrooms you’ll need a lot of stuff if you plan on showerin...

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Capture the Flag

AMS Firstweek’s Capture the Flag will be a battle between Martha Piper Plaza and Agronomy Road! A...

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Firstweek Flix: Totem Park Edition

Grab your blankets, grab your friends, and head out to your new backyard for this cozy little mov...

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AMS Firstweek Plaza

Vendors and organisations will be set up in the Nest and outside to show you what local Vancouver...

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Live @ Lunch

Enjoy your lunch as AMS Firstweek, CiTR radio 101.9fm, & Blank Vinyl Project bring you awesom...

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Imagine Day - Kit Pickup

Come together with the entire Class of 2021 for the first and only time while you’re at UBC to be...

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Improv Shows

We like to laugh and we know you do too. Come watch our very own Improv team perform hilarious, s...

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Pastels & Pinot

Pastels & Pinot is back for a night of warm vibes, good wine and creativity! Let your creativ...

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Coffee for Commuters

We want to make sure all commuter students have enough energy to enjoy everything AMS Firstweek h...

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Yoga at the Nest

The largest outdoor yoga class on campus! Come stretch out your muscles and relax your mind to st...

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FIRST PIT NIGHT OF THE YEAR

A good DJ, hundreds of fellow students and cheap drinks is UBC’s original formula for questionabl...

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Pool Party

Our legendary AMS Firstweek pool party returns! We’re sure to have the right music and vibes mak...

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AMS Events x Blueprint Present: Nora En Pure at The Pit

A little thunderbirdy told us that an internationally recognized DJ will be making an appearance ...

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ULTIMATE Paint Party

Get ready to get down, dirty, and drenched in every colour while you dance the night away at the ...

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ϟ AMS Events Presents: The 33rd AMS Welcome Back BBQ ϟ

Come ring in the new school year at the AMS Welcome Back BBQ, an outdoor music festival with all ...

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AMS Welcome Back BBQ Official After Party

The official AMS Welcome Back BBQ after party! Continue the party after a full day of music with ...

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Pancake Breakfast

Who doesn’t love a FREE breakfast? Come enjoy the most important meal of the day West of the Nest...

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Comedy Show

Everyone likes to laugh so join us for one of the funniest events of the year! Laugh along with h...

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Ultimate Trivia Night

Show what you know at AMS Firstweek’s Ultimate Trivia Night. A UBC favourite that’s sure to keep ...

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Karaoke @ the Pit

Loosen up with a few drinks and  then hit the stage for your chance at fame! AMS Firstweek is bri...

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Bicycle Beach Crawl

We’re taking the idea of a CRAWL to the beach, where there are no bouncers (except lifeguards) an...

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Live at the Gallery

Head on up to the Gallery 2.0 and be serenaded by the live performances put on by UBC’s own stude...

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AMS Firstweek x SASC: Outreach Workshops

AMS Firstweek is teaming up with the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) to provide you with...

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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 40 events all across campus including: a massive all-ages pool party, a wine and painting night, the ultimate paint party, a giant music festival 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 and upper years, as well as being a part of a long-standing tradition. AMS Firstweek is here to help you make the most of your university experience and start the year off with a bang!