The University Transition Program supports academically gifted adolescents achieve their goals of early entrance to university.  Unique in BC and Canada, this two-year program was initiated in 1993 by the Vancouver School Board in partnership with The University of British Columbia.  Since 1995 the BC Ministry...

Up-coming Events

Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014 Large Group Testing for New Applicants

9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Room 240-D, University Transition Program.                               1924 West Mall, UBC, Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z2

Monday Dec 1st, 2014 Information Meeting for Applicants and Parents

7:00 pm, Room 120, Vancouver Education Centre,

1580 West Broadway,...


Commencement Address, Graduation 2010

Dr. Tom Roeder, Graduate of 1995

Good afternoon, everyone; I'm glad to have the opportunity to speak to you, albeit remotely. Almost 15 years ago today, I gave a talk at m own graduation from Transition; memory being what it is, I can't remember exactly what I said. I kept a backup of the written version, but a few years after the talk, one of my brothers wrote over the floppies on which I was backing up my files, and the disk they were stored on got wiped, so I no...