BC Language 11 Requirement Waiver

Who should apply

A student may request a BC Language 11 Requirement waiver for admission to UBC on disability-related grounds when there is a clear link between the disability and the language learning. E.g. a) student with a significant hearing loss, b) student with a learning disability, c) student advised by their school not to take Language 11.


Submissions should be made no later than February 15. Only completed applications will be reviewed.

Note: students admitted into UBC Arts with an entrance exemption are not automatically exempt from the graduation requirement. If accepted into Arts, speak with an Accessibility Advisor regarding the language graduation requirement.

You will need to provide the following:

Note: Information provided should identify the relationship between the student's disability and language learning.

Personal Information

Upload documentation supporting your request

  • Submit medical documentation
  • Letter of support from school if medical documentation is not available
  • Note: the documentation or letter should identify the relationship between the individual’s disability and language learning
Files must be less than 5 MB.
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Privacy statement

Personal information you provide on this form is collected pursuant to section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("FIPPA"). The information is used for the purpose of processing your request. Questions about the collection of this information may be referred to info.accessibility@ubc.ca.