UBC & Governmental Resources on COVID-19

Countries around the world, including Canada, are working to contain the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The following list of UBC and governmental resources related to COVID-19 for students, staff, faculty and community members was compiled by UBC, the MPPGA Program, and SPPGA Policy Practitioner Fellow, Andrea Reimer. It was last updated on April 22, 2020.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and UBC’s official response: covid19.ubc.ca

This website contains useful FAQs and resources for UBC faculty, staff and students. It’s being updated regularly following advice from provincial and federal health agencies.

For UBC Students: Please see resources below related to COVID-19:

April 22, 2020 Update: PM Trudeau announces $9B in new COVID-19 funding for students for May-August, 2020.
Eligible post-secondary students can receive $1,250/month from May to August. If students are disabled or taking care of someone else, they can receive $1,750/month.

UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

UBC Student Services


Vancouver Campus Student Residence recommends students to apply to summer housing as soon as possible if their contract ends on April 30th, 2020 and they plan to stay on campus and have no place to live or cannot go home due to the COVID-19 situation.

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*This list was compiled by SPPGA Policy Practitioner Fellow, Andrea Reimer, and was lasted updated on April 1, 2020.

Provincial (B.C.)