Welcome To The Undergraduate Chemistry Society of UBC

We are the Undergraduate Chemistry Society!

The Undergraduate Chemistry Society (UCS) is a student-run organization dedicating to promoting chemistry campus-wide and in our community.

2022/2023 News and Events

Storm the Wall

Join the UCS in a team for UBC’s Storm the Wall happening March 19-22! Everyone is welcome, so long as you’re in a Chem or Chem-related major (see the Google form for more details). Why join our team? The UCS will fully cover the costs for you!

More details in the sign up link here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf5SR_yygy86IYD0pa9Qeqm7T_AbaPRM69bPWs0vpE0D4x1Og/viewform

We hope to see you there!


The event you have been waiting for is finally here! The annual Chemiformal will be taking place on March 24th from 6:00 pm-10:30 pm at the Jack Poole Hall in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre. You can expect lots of dancing, good company, and delicious food and drinks. This is a 19+ event, and 2 IDs will be required at the door.

Tickets are $50 (which includes dinner and coffee / tea) until March 9, 2023 and the sales will open as follows:
Fourth-years: Today!
Third-years: March 2nd
Second-years and plus ones: March 3rd

Tickets are limited so please purchase them during the dates allocated for your year. Tickets can be purchased online at this link: https://events.eply.com/UCSStores

Upon purchasing your ticket, all attendees will be asked to fill out the following RSVP form so we can inform the catering company of any allergens: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UKasPCwLnHlXHVmeykjwMj8YoGfTapa-z2WfFYfEL4c/viewform?edit_requested=true

The menu we will be offering this year is:
Caprese salad
Allergens: milk, mustard, sulphites

Sesame Ginger Noodle Salad
Allergens: soy, sulphites, mustard, sesame
Broccolini Gratinée
Allergens: milk, wheat, gluten
Roasted Nugget Potatoes
Allergens: No known priority allergens
Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni
Allergens: milk, egg, wheat, gluten, sulphites
Braised Beef Brisket
Allergens: sulphites
Assorted Desserts

We hope to see you there!

Chemistry Forum

Wondering what you can do with a degree in chemistry? The UCS presents our annual Chemistry Forum! Join us on March 9th, 2023 to listen and connect with industry professionals with chemistry degrees! Lunch will be provided!
WHEN: March 9, 2023 from 9:30am-2pm
WHERE: Abdul Lahda Student Centre

UCS Winter Elections

Please click the “UCS Elections” tab at the top of the page to learn more about our Winter Elections, happening January 23 at 6pm.

Term 2 Faculty Meet and Greet

Happy start of semester! The UCS team is wishing you well!
Please join us for our Faculty Meet and Greet! Mingle with your peers and profs over some snacks and drinks. Ask faculty members about their research, or just drop by and say hey!
WHEN: January 20, 2023 from 1-3pm
We hope to see you there!


Term 1 Exam Pack Sales

Do you need extra practice for your CHEM finals? The UCS is here to help! We have made exam packs for your courses with lots of practice questions to boost your confidence for your final exams!

Exam Pack Pricing is as follows:
CHEM 121: $20 ($15 for UCS members)
CHEM 203: $15
CHEM 208: $15
CHEM 233: $15

You can order your exam packs here: https://events.eply.com/UCSStores

If you have any questions, please contact ucs.academic@gmail.com

University of Toronto Graduate Information Session

Interested in graduate studies in chemistry at the University of Toronto?

Join us in our Graduate Info Session to learn about applying to UofT’s graduate chemistry program! Learn more about applications, research, scholarships, and graduate life from Professor Alana Ogata from UofT’s Chemistry Department!

Date: Tuesday, December 6th, 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: CHEM D215

Dinner will be provided!

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdod-XFUi45t6TT-4SVYAirlpDpf5rxgqNbgEYOWFwykjwU2A/viewform?usp=send_form

See you soon!

Chemistry Karaoke

Hey! Are you having a hard time Stayin’ Alive for finals? Or maybe you just want to say Bye Bye Bye to this semester. Either way, it’s The Final Countdown to the UCS’s first annual Chemistry Karaoke on Tuesday November 29 in CHEM D213 from 6:00-8:00 pm!

If you are interested in signing up for this event, please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLScrOWlYkv2mmD…/viewform

You can also use this form for song requests!

We hope to see you there!