Residence Revamp: Jump Start Edition


Pick up: Totem / Vanier

Drop off: Bed, Bath & Beyond (Broadway & Fir)


Saturday, August 26th / 9:30am - 1pm


Free with Jump Start wristband

Forget something at home? Only allowed one suitcase? AMS has got your back! And we’re giving Jump Start students a head start on AMS Firstweek!

Trust us, in those first year residence rooms, you’ll want to make your space feel as cozy and homey as can be – you’re in there for 8 months!

Grab your friends from Totem, Vanier, and Orchard and hop on a free shuttle to Bed, Bath & Beyond in Vancouver’s trendy neighbourhood Kitsilano! Sightseeing and shopping, what more could you ask for?

Sightseeing and shopping, what more could you ask for?

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!