UBC's academic culture may be different from the culture at
universities in your country. It is common for students to
experience a drop in academic performance when on exchange at UBC.
If this happens to you, don't worry. It takes most students time to
adjust to a new academic environment.
You can make your transition to life at UBC smoother in the
- Be aware that a dip in grades might occur, and don't panic if
- Contact your instructors for tips on how to improve your
- Sign up for workshops and other academic support services on
campus through Academic
Advising or the Academic
If you experience any difficulties adjusting to UBC's academic
culture, speak with your faculty/departmental academic advisors,
the Go Global
advisors, or an International
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