For over 40 years, UBC’s co-op programs have provided tens of thousands of students with transformational, educationally enriched, experiential learning opportunities with diverse community partners across Canada and around the world. 

Together, we represent the largest co-op program in Western Canada, with students from a wide range of disciplines in the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses:  

Facts & Figures

Work Terms by Program

Numbers for the 2022/2023 academic year, combining for a total of 7,705 work terms:

  • Arts: 695
  • Business: 539
  • Engineering: 3,021
  • Forestry: 115
  • Science: 3,037
  • UBCO Interdisciplinary*: 298

* Includes Arts, Fine Arts, Human Kinetics / Health & Exercise Sciences, Management, Media Studies, and Science

Growth by Year and Program

In the 2022/2023 academic year, our programs combined for a total of 7,705 work terms.

UBCO Interdisciplinary*2260140173219285320298

* Expanded co-op program for Arts, Fine Arts, Human Kinetics, Management & Sciences established in 2016-17; previous stats reflective of Management Co-op program.