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:

  • 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.
  • Indigenous Global Connections 
    Learn more about Go Global's Indigenous global opportunities and identity abroad
  • 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

Please note the Go Global office will operate virtually on Thursday November 10 due to construction impacts. Please connect with us through the Zoom drop-in advising link below for general questions from 9:30 am to 11:30 am and then again from 1 pm to 3 pm. 

Please use Go Global's new Ask Us Webform and we will respond to your inquiry.

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

Virtual Go Global 101 Sessions

Thinking about adding a global learning program to your UBC experience? Check out this introduction to Go Global designed to help you decide if a Go Global program is right for you. During Go Global 101 students will:

  • Learn about the types of programs available like Exchange, Summer Abroad, Global Seminars and Research Abroad
  • How Go Global works: who can help you go abroad, what you should consider before applying and when to apply
  • Funding opportunities and what costs you should plan for

All info sessions will be held from 12:00PM - 1:00PM on Zoom.

Zoom link: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/67453736113?pwd=bDNFbU5oYmNMOVJ5RDNXNUJiVy83Zz09

  • Friday, December 2
  • Friday, December 9

Check out this video to learn more about Go Global programs, timelines, eligibility criteria, and what you need to know before applying.

Go Global Application Drop-In Sessions

If you need help with your Go Global applications, drop into one of our Application Drop-In Sessions for support from Go Global staff and peers.

  • Friday, December 2 at 3:00PM – 4:00PM in Life Building 1501
  • Wednesday, December 7 at 3:00PM – 4:00PM in Life Building 1501
  • Monday, December 12 at 12:00PM – 2:00PM in Life Building 1501

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.

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