Go Global

What Go Global can help with

Go Global programs let UBC students travel abroad to study, conduct research, or take a course overseas with UBC students and professors.

Go Global offers the following programs:

  • Virtual Go Global programs
    Have an international experience from home while exploring a specific topic or studying with a prestigious partner university.
  • Exchange programs
    See the list of universities that offer opportunities for you to travel and study in a different country in 2022/23 Winter Term 1 and 2.
  • Global experiences
    Foster your global understanding by taking a course, conducting research, or participating for a term during summer or winter.
  • Coming to UBC to study abroad
    If you’re a non-UBC student looking to start your exchange experience at UBC, there are different programs available to you.
  • Safety Abroad
    Find out how UBC supports students during an emergency abroad.

Top reasons to connect with Go Global

  • Learn about the global experiences available to you
  • Find out what you’ll need to prepare before studying abroad
  • Review your eligibility to participate in the Go Global program

Contact Go Global

When emailing Go Global

If you have a question, contact go.global@ubc.ca and be sure to include all of the following in your email:

  • Add your UBC student number in the subject line
  • Sign off with your full name
  • Indicate what category of student you are

If you are a current UBC student, and you’re interested in Go Global programs, include some relevant information like the type of program or region of the world you’re interested in. 

If you are an outbound UBC student, and you’re participating in a Go Global program, please mention the name of the program or host university you’re matched to. 

If you’re an incoming student from another university, please mention the name of your home university and which category of student you are (exchange, VIRS, Tec de Monterrey).

Drop-in advising hours

Go Global offers both in-person and virtual drop-in advising through Zoom during the times below:

  • Tuesday: 1:00 - 3:00 pm PST
  • Wednesday: 1:00 - 3:00 pm PST

Go Global events and info sessions

Browse the calendar for international experience info sessions facilitated by partner universities as well as Go Global group advising times.

Go to calendar

Exchange resources