The Abdul Ladha Science Student Centre

The Abdul Ladha Science Student Centre (ALSSC) is the home of the Science Undergraduate Society. It exists as a social space to encourage both informal and organized academic, club, and social activities and interactions for those students enrolled in the Faculty of Science at UBC Vancouver.


Monday – Thursday: 8AM – 8PM
Fridays: 8AM – 6PM
Weekends: Closed

The ALSSC is open during the first and second terms of the winter session only. The building is unavailable during the summer academic terms. The ALSSC will be closed during all university closures (including, but not limited to reading break, Christmas holidays, and any holidays). 

Building Features & Information

  • Printer – connected to UBCPayForPrint
  • Study cubicles for silent study
  • Meetings rooms (3) for meetings or smaller events
  • Large tables for silent group study
  • Large open area for studying and hosting events
  • Bar-style kitchenette with fridges and microwaves
  • Water dispenser (hot and cold water)
  • Rolling tables (8) and chairs (40+)
  • Audio Visual (AV) system with projector, speakers, and microphones
  • Mens/Womens/Universal washrooms (all wheelchair accessible)
  • Couches and tables for studying and lounging
  • Space for smaller/relaxed events
  • Open space for boothing outside the front of the building
  • We provide tables and tents to ensure that you can booth in any weather
  • Microphone and speakers also available for events in this space

The ALSSC is equipped with a state-of-the-art AV system. Specifically, the system has the following features and capabilities:

Multimedia Projector:
  • Wired Video and Audio Connection via HDMI
  • Wireless Video and Audio Connection via AirMedia
  • Retractable Screen
  • Single Content Only – Not Dual-Content Capable
  • 4x Speakers – 2 front facing; 2 rear
  • Wired Audio Connection via 3.5mm jack
  • Wireless Audio Connection via AirMedia
  • 1x Wireless Lapel Microphone
  • 1x Wireless Handheld Microphone
Touchscreen AV Control System:
  • Select Video and Audio Connections
  • Independently Adjust Microphone and Audio Levels
  • Full System Mute and Volume Adjustment
  • All floors are wheelchair accessible via elevator access
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Automatic door openers on main entrance and side entrance


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