Virtual Global Seminars

Take a focused and structured UBC course led by a faculty member with a small cohort. Immerse yourself in a specific topic and experience course content brought to life.

In Summer 2022, UBC professors are partnering with Go Global to offer a selection of Virtual Global Seminars (VGS).

Virtual Global Seminars are unique UBC courses involving participatory online engagement with partners in another part of the world. Through virtual visits, tours and lectures by prominent guest speakers, you will engage in scholarship that tackles important global issues.

  • Earn UBC credits 
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Enjoy a break from your regular UBC course load of virtual learning

Beijing: Contemporary Forestry and Conservation in China

CONS 488 (3 credits)

Examine the current development of Chinese forestry, conservation, ecological restoration, and plantation. 

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Food, Farms, and Funerals: The Heritage of Chinese Migrations in BC

ACAM 390A (3 credits)

Get a multi-disciplinary perspective on the histories, cultures, and geographies of Cantonese migration.

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Contact Go Global

In-person and Virtual Drop-in advising hours

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

Go Global offers both in-person and virtual drop-in advising through Zoom during the times listed above.