UBC MSAC Vancouver

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The William A. Webber Medical Student & Alumni Centre is located on the corner of 12th Avenue and Heather Street, near Vancouver General Hospital.

The UBC MSAC (pronounced Em-Sac) is a social and recreational facility for UBC medical students, residents, alumni, faculty and departments. It was opened in 1990, then enlarged in 1996 and 2005. The facility was officially named the William A. Webber Medical Student & Alumni Centre in 2007. The UBC MSAC was created for medical students through generous donations from alumni, students, and others.

Facilities & Access

The building contains three meeting rooms, a studio, a gym, and a central courtyard as well as the UBC Faculty of Medicine Alumni Engagement offices. There are lockers for 300 students, showers, and a full kitchen. Two of the centre’s rooms are equipped with Zoom-enabled videoconference systems.

Access to UBC MSAC is available in three ways:

All current UBC medical students have access to UBC MSAC programmed onto their VCH ID badges. Students may use this recreation centre to park their bikes, have a shower, watch TV, heat up lunch, work out in the gym, check the internet, play piano, meet with other students, or study. MUS-approved club events will be provided meeting space via submitting a room booking request form. UBC medical students can drop in to UBC MSAC at any time 24/7.

UBC residents and alumni can purchase a membership to use the facilities here. With this membership, you will have access to the gym, kitchen, showers, and locker room. If any other rooms aren’t in use, you are welcome to use them.

Public rentals: anyone can rent rooms at UBC MSAC to host meetings, workshops, parties, weddings etc. UBC departments and PHSA associated organizations get a discounted rate. For more information on rentals, please see this page.

The Medical Undergraduate Society (MUS) works closely in association with the UBC MSAC. The MUS serves to represent students on a university, community, provincial, and national level, and provides its members with valuable resources and services throughout the course of their medical training. in regards to the UBC MSAC Vancouver, the MUS is responsible for organizing and overseeing medical student groups who hold events at the UBC MSAC, as well as the gym equipment. For more information about the MUS, please visit their website here: http://mus.med.ubc.ca.

Match Day - MSAC for Students photo

Match Day 2015 – Sarb Glaze Photography www.sarbglaze.com