Student Insurance (Automatic)

UBC has various coverages for student groups – some of these are automatic as part of the student program, while others are optional. Below are the coverage options that are automatic

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Student Travel – Off-Campus Research Accident Insurance (Automatic Coverage)

Who is covered under student travel – Off-campus research accident insurance?
What is not covered under student travel – Off-campus research accident insurance?
How to make a claim under student travel – Off-campus research accident insurance?

Catastrophic Accident Insurance for UBC Students (Automatic Coverage)

Who is covered under catastrophic accident insurance for UBC students?
What is not covered under catastrophic accident insurance for UBC students?
How to make a claim under catastrophic accident insurance for UBC students?

Practicum/Clinical Placement Insurance for UBC Students (Automatic Coverage)

Who is covered under practicum/clinical placement insurance for UBC students?
What is not covered under practicum/clinical placement insurance for UBC students?
How to make a claim under practicum/clinical placement insurance for UBC students?

Error & Omissions Insurance – Visiting Health Sciences Students, Faculty of Medicine (Automatic Coverage)

Who is covered under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?
What is covered under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?
What is not covered under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?
How to obtain coverage under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?
How to make a claim under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?

Student Travel – Off-Campus Research Accident Insurance (Automatic Coverage)

An insurance plan which provides accident (not illness) coverage for UBC registered students while doing off-campus research on behalf of UBC, subject to policy terms and exclusions.

Who is covered under student travel – Off-campus research accident insurance?

  • All registered UBC students.

What is not covered under student travel – Off-campus research accident insurance?

  • Various coverage exclusions apply

How to make a claim under student travel- Off-campus research accident insurance?

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Catastrophic Accident Insurance for UBC Students (Automatic Coverage)

An insurance policy that covers all UBC registered full time students while engaged in UBC-sanctioned activities, subject to policy terms and exclusions.

Who is covered under catastrophic accident insurance for UBC students?

  • All registered full-time UBC students

What is not covered under catastrophic accident insurance for UBC students?

  • Various coverage exclusions apply.

How to make a claim under catastrophic accident insurance for UBC students?

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Practicum/Clinical Placement Insurance for UBC Students (Automatic Coverage)

Students completing the practicum portion of their studies are automatically covered by the Ministry of Advanced Education’s WorkSafe BC policy if they experience work related illness or injury while doing their practicum.

Who is covered under practicum/clinical placement insurance for UBC students?

What is not covered under practicum/clinical placement insurance for UBC students?

  • Various coverage exclusions apply

How to make a claim under practicum/clinical placement insurance for UBC students?

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Error & Omissions Insurance – Visiting Health Sciences Students, Faculty of Medicine (Automatic Coverage)

Covers registered visiting health science students enrolled through the Faculty of Medicine while on an elective and while acting within the scope of UBC duties

Who is covered under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?

  • Only registered visiting Health Sciences students enrolled through the Faculty of Medicine

What is covered under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?

  • Errors, omissions or negligent acts in the rendering of services to UBC.

What is not covered under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?

  • Various coverage exclusions apply

How to obtain coverage under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?

  • The Faculty of Medicine arranges for coverage for eligible registered students

How to make a claim under error & omissions insurance for visiting health sciences students?

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