We hold several events every month. Make sure you like our page on Facebook and find details about all the different events we host!  

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Upcoming AUS events


Annual AUS events


Kickstart is a week long orientation event for incoming first year Arts student to give them a taste of what life at UBC will be like. On the day, you will be assigned to your stARTup leaders and a sqaud. Each squad will link up and compete in a series of challenges around campus to win bragging right! Your leaders are there to give you the lowdown on university life: they’ll provide you with answers to all your essential questions (where the hottest Pokemon Go locations are , easiest courses to get an A in , how late Dominoes is open, etc.) and even share their own university experiences with you so that you can start the year equipped to succeed! There’ll be games, there’ll be prizes, there’ll be food, and you better start practicing your nae nae and dougie because there’ll be lots of dancing at the hotel too! This is going to be the first year event you will not want to miss!

Join us and see just how many unforgettable memories you can make in the space of 2 days. 

Great Arts Sendoff

The Arts Undergraduate Society presents The Great Arts Send-Off (TGAS), an event to celebrate the end of your successful year. 

Get ready for the best end of semester and a great start to summer!

Arts Week

Join us in celebrating the largest faculty on campus at UBC, the faculty of ARTS! Here is your opportunity to attend varies events throughout the week to celebrate the arts community and learn more about the AUS. We will also be giving out FREE Arts merchandise over the course of the week. Make sure to check out our events to get your AUSome Arts swag!


The AUS Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is an annual one-day event where undergraduates are given the opportunity to present their research work within the discipline of Arts, relating to that year’s selected theme. Undergraduate students from any post-secondary institution are invited to present in a variety of mediums and formats. Stay tuned for the release of the AUS Humanities and Social Sciences Conference 2020 date!


The AUS acknowledges that the Humanities and Social Conference will be held on the unceded, traditional and occupied lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musquem) people. The AUS recognizes the privileges, benefits, and responsibilities of holding a conference on Musquem land. We take it upon ourselves to reflect critically on ongoing processes of colonization, as will be addressed student presentations, and throughout the conference proceedings.

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Arts Undergraduate Society, UBC

Vancouver Campus

Buchanan D140

1866 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1

Tel 604 822 4403