Expand your horizons and enhance your degree studies with opportunities available to you as a UBC student, and some specifically intended for UBC Creative Writing Majors.


Develop professional skills and experiences


Test possible career paths


Build your professional network and resume


Participate in local or international programs

PRISM international

Established in 1959, PRISM is a quarterly magazine that publishes the best in modern and contemporary literature from Canada and around the world and is produced and edited by our graduate students. PRISM welcomes volunteers from the Major program, and also on occasion recruit for specific positions.

Creative Writing Student Association (CWSA)

Since its establishment in 2010, the Creative Writing Student Association (CWSA) serves to represent the needs and concerns of Creative Writing BFA and MFA students to the Creative Writing faculty and to the University. The CWSA Chair (an MFA student) and the BFA Representative work together to represent students by liaising with faculty and university staff, attending faculty meetings and organizing student events.

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