Exchange, Research + Study Abroad

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Exchange, Research + Study Abroad

How it works

1. Pick three schools

Use filters to narrow down the list, the rest is really about what YOU want to learn, see and experience. Can't find your area of study? Broaden your search. Most schools are open to all students. Check "Who can go" in the overview of the university to see if there are restrictions. Apply to Go Global with your 3 choices.

2. Apply to Go Global

You'll need to meet Go Global's requirements first. Where you get to go will depend on how many spots are available at the school, and how many UBC students want to go to the same place. Go Global matches you to one of your 3 choices and nominates you to apply.

3. Apply to the school

The wait is around 6-8 weeks after the deadline date before you hear back. Once you are matched and nominated to a university, you'll get an email from Go Global with instructions on how to apply directly to that school.


Go Global exchange resources

UBC Okanagan Go Global advising hours

Tuesday: 8:30 – 4:30
Thursday: 8:30 – 4:30

If you cannot make it in for drop-ins, you can make an appointment or email your questions to goglobal.okanagan@ubc.ca.

Go Global, UBC Okanagan
  • University Centre
    3333 University Way Kelowna
    KelownaBC Canada V1V 1V7

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

UBC Vancouver advising hours: Exchange, research, + study abroad 

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main office at International house. We're open Monday - Friday between 8:30am - 4:30pm (office opens at 9:30am on Tuesdays).

If you’re looking for more information on where you can go, please visit our Resource Library located on the top floor of the International House. Here you can freely browse our collection of material sent from partner universities including international student handbooks, course catalogues and departmental overviews.

Contact Go Global
  • International House
    1783 West Mall
    VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z2

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email