CUSavings

CUSavings is Sauder’s very own student benefits program, initiated by the CUS External portfolio to support our students and local businesses. CUSavings aims to provide value to our students by alleviating their financial stress. With COVID-19, we realized a need for support and wanted to help students save money through various benefits. We also want to support to our community and our local businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Please more details our partners and their discounts below. 

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If you have any questions, please reach out to cusavings@cus.ca.

Indochino made-to-measure and affordable suits and business apparels

Location: 1014 Homer St #102, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W9

Discount Code: CSP_CUS

Benefits:

  • 10% off regular or sale, any premium or seasonal made to measure suit (2pc)
  • 15% off regular or sale, any luxury made to measure suit
  • Any 3 shirts for $229 or any 5 shirts for $359
    *All offers exclude items on clearance pricing

Founded on the belief that you don’t need to spend a fortune on a custom wardrobe, Indochino is one of the largest exclusive made-to-measure apparel company in the world.

Explore their website: https://www.indochino.com/

Bea & Bee Cafe & Bakerylocal home-based bakery specializing in Hokkaido milk bread

 

Location: Online Service

Process: Send a screenshot of the CUSavings web page (Bea & Bee Discount Section) when ordering via Bea & Bee’s Instagram page

Benefit: Free delivery to Richmond, East Vancouver, Vancouver West

Bea&Bee Bakery is a local home based bakery started by two sisters, specializing in Asian-inspired baked goods. They are best named for their Hokkaido milk bread (aka sando). Its slight sweetness complements a wide range of foods!

Explore their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/beabeeyvr/ 

 

Bombay Masala Fine Indian Cuisine near UBC

Location: 4473 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6R 2H8

Discount Code: BOMBAYSAUDER

Benefit: 20% discount on regular menu (not including lunch specials) for dine-in or take out

Bombay Masala offers safe, in-house dining, delivery and pickup orders. Enjoy fine Indian Cuisine without the Fine Dining prices. Their menu items are all created lovingly by their chef and presented in a unique style that is sure to feast the eyes as well as feed your hunger. There is a wide variety of tastes to suit all palates.

Explore their website: https://bombaymasala.ca/

 

Boss Lady Collective Modernized Traditional women’s workwear for future female leaders.

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: CUSavings20 (first order), CUSavings15 (subsequent orders)

Benefit: 20% discount on first order and 15% discount on subsequent orders

Launched in late November 2019, Boss Lady Collective is a Vancouver-based, female-founded company that is modernizing the traditional women’s workwear to create memorable first impressions while also empowering future female leaders through organizing personal and professional development workshops. The idea behind BLC stemmed from the desire of going to work every day dressing stylishly while still embodying the idea of professionalism. Whether you are still in school, entering the workforce for the first time, or are early into your career as a young professional, we want to help you feel confident in expressing your chic, professional and unique self.

Explore their website: www.shopbosslady.co

 

Copy Smart – fast, high-quality printing service located near UBC

Location: 387 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6S 0B1

Process: Show CUSavings web page (Copy Smart Section) and UBC student card when paying in store

Benefit: 10% in-store discount, except shipping and computer rental services

Copy Smart is a fast, high quality printing service, conveniently located in UBC and Vancouver’s Westside. They provide a full range of printing services including posters, banners, thesis, etc.

Explore their website: https://copysmart.ca/

Fiora – high-quality wireless phone chargers for desks and cars

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: CUS20

Benefit: 15% online discount

Fiora relies on expertise and experience to create high-quality wireless chargers, where innovation meets style to ensure your phone battery will always be full. You will never have to experience the frustration of your phone dying while driving or studying. Learn more about their wireless chargers on their website!

Explore their website: https://www.shopfiora.com

Herbaland – delicious, sustainable, and nutritious gummies

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: UBCCUS20

Benefit: 20% discount on first online purchase

Herbaland prides itself in creating gummies that are delicious, potent, and beneficial while maintaining their values of inclusivity, sustainability, and transparency. Their mission is to spread wellness and happiness while minimizing their impact on the planet.

Explore their website: https://www.herbaland.com/

Koerner’s Pub – Hip, minimalist tavern serving craft beers & sustainable pub grub with global flavours.

Location: 1758 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 (Across from the Museum of Anthropology and steps from the Nitobe Garden). 

Process: Show CUSavings web page (Koerner’s Pub section) & UBC student card when paying in store.

Benefit: 10% off all food items (dine in, takeout, and pickup; not valid for delivery platforms). 

Koerner’s Pub July Promos! – We offer any 3 tacos for $13 – We offer any 3 tacos and any 3 craft beer tall-cans for $30 – We offer the CUS community 10% off all dine-in, pickup and takeout food orders – We have weekly events including Comedy Night, Trivia, Live Music and more. Follow @koernerspub for tickets and updates!

The best food on UBC Campus.   

Koerner’s Pub strives to bring quality comfort food made with fresh, local, ethically sourced ingredients. On sunny days, enjoy a beverage on our secret garden patio. We are proud to offer a variety of delicious, 100% gluten free tacos (vegan option available) as well as exciting monthly food features. Our craft beer program is unmatched, offering you the best brews the province has to offer. Don’t forget to ask us about our cocktails!  

Explore their website: https://www.koerners.ca

Kung Fu Tea Vancouver – authentic bubble tea with ingredients from Taiwan

Location: 2855 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G6

Process: Show CUSavings web page (Kung Fu Tea Discount Section) & UBC student card when paying in store

Benefit: 15% discount on all drink purchases in-store

Originated from Taiwan, Kung Fu Tea in Vancouver uses ingredients directly imported from Taiwan to bring local foodies authentic bubble tea experience. They also use blended honey instead of syrup or sugar for a healthier option. Most importantly, they make drinks with their hearts!

Explore their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kungfutea.bc/ 

Lemongrass House – Handmade Spa Products

Location: Online Service, Gastown

Discount Code: UBC(CUS)25

Benefit: 25% discount for all online and in-person purchase

Lemongrass House manufactures Fresh Handmade Spa Products. Their products are 100% natural, ethically sourced and never, EVER tested on animals. Lemongrass House products range from massage oils, hair care and body creams to refreshing foot sprays and premium essential oils. 

Explore their website: https://www.lemongrasshouse.com/

 

 

Mala the Brand – sustainable soy candle shop

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: CUS10

Benefit: 10% online discount

Mala the Brand is a handcraft soy candle company with a mission to create the best smelling eco-friendly and clean burning candles, without compromising on quality or the environment. They also plant a tree with every purchase made!

Explore their website: https://www.malathebrand.com/

Nala Care – Premium & natural solutions for our most intimate areas

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: NALAxCUS15

Benefit: 15% online discount

Nala is a line of body care providing premium & natural solutions for their most intimate areas. Best known for their free-from deodorants, they create natural & organic deodorants in 3different strengths, so you can find a natural deodorant that works for you. They’re a mother-daughter duo based out of Vancouver and Ada is proud to be a CUS, Sauder, and UBC alum.

 

Explore their website: https://nalacare.com/

Novel Supply Co.Conscious Apparel for the Urban Adventurer

Location: Online store

Discount Code: CUSNOVEL15

Benefit: 15% off purchase

NOVEL SUPPLY CO. is a locally-inspired conscious apparel company based in Vancouver, BC.

Our apparel is designed with the urban adventurer in mind. We love weekend getaways to cozy cabins, exploring the local mountains, bike crawls, craft brew, seawall strolls, street art and hunting for the best cup of joe in the city.

We care about this place we call home and want to leave it in better shape than we found it for future generations to come. That’s why we make the most conscious choices when it comes to fabrics, inks, thread, packaging and shipping.

Explore their website: https://novelsupply.com

OCIN – lifestyle and eco-swim label out of Canada

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: CUSOCIN15

Benefit: 15% off all swim – it excludes some lifestyle items and special projects | Orders over 50$ receive complimentary gift from OJOOK from June 1st – 7th! 

OCIN is a lifestyle and eco-swim label out of Canada, that was founded to inspire our most connected, curious and conscious selves, to motivate kind and positive actions for earth and humanity.  They use 100% recycled nylon ECONYL® yarn’s in their Men’s and women’s suits, and donate partial proceeds from each collection to an ocean conservation partner that inspires them with their work. This year donations are going to their friends at Sustainable Coastlines Hawai ‘i. Their collective is the heart of their brand, and supporting and amplifying other like-minded creatives, non-profits, and brands is important to them. They hope that by sharing the power of positive impact and collaboration, they can motivate a deep connection to caring and protecting all people and all things that they love.

Explore their website: https://www.ocin.co/

Peko Produce – “Peculiar” produce delivered to your doorstep.

Peko is on a mission to reduce food waste and empower access to affordable, healthy diets!
 
Get 40% OFF your groceries with organic misSHaPEN produce, delivered straight from local BC farms to your doorstep! You win. Farmers win. Mother Earth wins. Sign up now for 25% OFF your first mystery bag of “pekoliar” produce + 10% OFF exclusive to CUSavings!
 
Order form opens every Thursday at 12PM for the following week. Sunday deliveries to Vancouver, Richmond & Burnaby only.
 
Come visit us at https://pekoproduce.com/
 

Sacred Foods – minimally processed snacks in its most natural form

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: UBC20

Benefit: 20% discount for purchases made on website using the provided code

At Sacred Foods, we believe in honouring every ingredient in its most natural form. That’s why our snacks are simple, wholesome and minimally processed. Our lotus seeds are hand picked, popped in small batches and roasted to perfection using natural seasonings and olive oil. This divine superfood is packed with protein and vitamins so you can indulge in snacking while still feeling nourished.”

Explore their website: https://www.eatsacredfoods.com/  

Soft Peaks – organic milk soft serve shop

Location: Gastown, Metrotown

Benefit: 10% discount for all in-store purchases

Serving Vancouver since 2014, Soft Peaks Ice Cream specializes in handcrafted organic milk soft serve. They use organic milk and cream from a local dairy farm (Avalon) to make their soft serve from scratch every morning. Their menu pairings feature premium toppings like local organic honeycomb and all-natural compotes and purées that are prepared fresh in-house. To date, they have opened 2 locations: Gastown 25 Alexander) and Burnaby (4603 Kingsway) – and are excited to open a 3rd location in the coming weeks in Richmond at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet. Stay tuned to their social media for announcements and the latest updates!

Explore their website:  http://softpeaks.ca/

Spokes Bike Rental – Canada’s largest bike rental shop

Location: 1798 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V7

Benefit: 10% discount and 15% for 7+ group size if students present CUSavings website

Spokes is Canada’s largest bike rental shop, and has been serving locals and tourists since 1938. They are a family run business that prides itself on quality of product and experience.

Explore their website: 

https://spokesbicyclerentals.com/

Storagehotel – Stress-free storage with pickup and delivery

Location: Online Service, UBC Campus and Metro Vancouver

Discount Code: CUSAVINGS

Benefit: 10% discount on first month of storage

CUSavings is proud to be partnered with Storagehotel, the most convenient storage service for UBC students! Storagehotel is a full-service storage company that picks up, stores, and delivers your items. Their tailored, month-to-month storage plans give you the flexibility to store any amount for as short or as long as you’d like. Avoid costly surprises with flat-rate and upfront pricing, and easily pack with their free boxes and tape. Storagehotel is proud to be founded at UBC by UBC Sauder Alumni.

Explore their website: https://www.storagehotel.ca/
Learn more and join our waitlist: www.storagehotel.ca/ubc

SunnyNightsaffordable luxurious jewelry 

Location: Online Service 

Discount Code:
For 1 item purchases: CUS15
For 2+ items purchases: CUS30 

Benefit:
15% off 1 item purchases
30% off 2+ items purchases

Add fun to your everyday outfits. With SunnyNights you don’t have to choose between quality and accessible pricing. For the rest of 2020, the brand is also donating 25% of all profits to the @yemenfoundation.

Explore their website: http://www.sunny-nights.com/ 

Susgrainable – sustainable baked goods made with healthy flour alternative

Location: 1507 Powell St, Vancouver, BC V5L 5C3

Discount Code: CUS20

Benefit: 20% online discount for purchase over $25

Susgrainable believes that prioritizing health is the best approach to business. They provide a healthy flour alternative in the form of baked goods, that is higher in protein and fibre than other alternatives. They also divert profits and products to help local non-profit initiatives that contribute to improving social health benefits.

Explore their website: https://www.susgrainable.com/

Vessi – lifestyle and technical footwear company

Location: Online Service

Discount Code: CUSavings15

Benefit: 15% online discount for purchase

Vessi is a lifestyle and technical footwear company focusing on creating eco-friendly, lasting products that allow you to live to your fullest potential. They believe that their lives are incredible journeys that should be filled with curiosity, creativity, boundless adventures, and unforgettable moments. Through leading innovation, sustainable processes and materials, and building an imaginative and diverse team, they strive to positively impact their communities around the world.

Explore their website: https://vessi.com/

Virtuous Pie – elevated fast-casual restaurant, focused on hand-crafted pizza and ice cream

Location: 3339 Shrum Lane, Vancouver, BC V6S 0C8

Discount Code: Can be redeemed by showing the CUS website during payment

Benefit: 15% discount with the following conditions: dine in, takeout, and pickup at Virtuous Pie Wesbrook location; not valid for delivery platforms; not applicable to third party products sold at Virtuous Pie Wesbrook; cannot be combined with other promotions, except ‘Virtuous Pie Lager+IPA’

Virtuous Pie is an elevated fast-casual restaurant, focused on handcrafted pizza and ice-cream, made 100% from plants. Much of what they serve is made in-house, including their exclusive nut cheeses and creamy plant-based ice cream. Whether you need a quick bite for lunch or are looking to linger over dinner, they want you to eat well and feel good about what you eat. #EatVirtuous

Explore their website: https://virtuouspie.com/

Kit and Ace –  Smart, Easy to Love, and Made to Last Apparel for Men and Women

 

Location: Online store

Discount Code: “UBC10” when ordering using @student.ubc.ca email address

Benefit: 10% off regular priced items

At Kit and Ace, we are 100% committed to creating clothing that’s Smart (technical and functional), Easy to Love (comfort and style), and Made to Last (timeless quality vs. fast and trendy). And we’re on a mission to create a bright new beat that lifts the spirits and brings us all together. As a brand and community, we’re always looking to create great partnerships, and bring to life exciting ideas that support our mission to Amplify Optimism. Sign up for our newsletter at kitandace.com for more on what we’re up to!

Thanks for joining the Optimism Army!

Explore their website: kitandace.com

WizeTea

Wize is a Vancouver-based tea company specialized in Coffee Leaf Tea, a smooth tea with light caffeine and clean taste made from upcycled coffee leaves, generating a positive social impact for coffee farming communities. We are the first company to ever launch a line of iced teas made from coffee leaves. Here’s the overview:

– 3 flavours: Hint of Lemon, Mango and Grapefruit – Smooth, refreshing, balanced taste with 1g cane sugar and 10 calories only, no artificial sweeteners

– 35 mg caffeine (similar to green tea) for focus and clarity – Packed with antioxidants and polyphenols (mangiferin + chlorogenic acids that help reduce inflammation)

– Coffee Leaves sourced farm-direct from our co-founder’s farm in Nicaragua, with each can contributing directly to helping off-season coffee workers stay employed

– Each can creates 2 minutes of employment

– typically the coffee harvest runs for 3 months but since we are upcycling coffee leaves

– we are able to create year-long employment so that farmers don’t need to leave their communities and families to find more work.

WizeTea (Discount Code: UBC15, website: drinkwize.com)

Novel Supply Co.Conscious Apparel for the Urban Adventurer

Location: Online store

Discount Code: CUSNOVEL15

Benefit: 15% off purchase

NOVEL SUPPLY CO. is a locally-inspired conscious apparel company based in Vancouver, BC. Our apparel is designed with the urban adventurer in mind. We love weekend getaways to cozy cabins, exploring the local mountains, bike crawls, craft brew, seawall strolls, street art and hunting for the best cup of joe in the city.

We care about this place we call home and want to leave it in better shape than we found it for future generations to come. That’s why we make the most conscious choices when it comes to fabrics, inks, thread, packaging and shipping.

Explore their website: https://novelsupply.com

Do Good Paper Co. – Ethical Canadian Stationery Company

Do Good Paper Co. is an ethical Canadian independent stationery company that sells beautifully-designed paper products and subscription boxes. Discount Code: SAUDER15

Karibu Soaps 

Karibu Soaps focuses on creating unique handmade soap bars using locally sourced natural and plant based ingredients. Our focus is on keeping it safe and simple, crafting each item with just the basic ingredients needed for a clean, healthy product that is gentle and nourishing on the skin, long-lasting and pure.

Karibu Soaps (Discount Code: SAVE15, website: https://karibusoaps.ca/)