The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)
City University London - Commerce and Arts
- Gained university status in 1966 and adopted the name 'The City University'
- 9550+ undergraduate students
- Alumni includes past Prime Ministers such as Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher
- Bayes Business School is accredited by the world’s leading accreditation bodies
- Undergraduate program was ranked 1st in London and 3rd in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2011
- 3 campuses: Bunhill Row and Northampton Square in the City of London, and Dubai
- Conveniently located in the centre of London
- The culturally diverse city offers exciting entertainment and nightlife
Partner university's areas of study
ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING
Who can go?
- Only Commerce (UBCV) and Arts students are eligible to apply to this partner university
- Commerce (UBCV) students may only select courses from the Bayes Business School
- Arts students may only select courses from the School of Arts & Social Sciences
- Period 1 (Autumn Term): Late September to Mid December
- Period 2 (Spring Term): Mid January to Mid June
- Although Bayes' exam period finish around mid to late January, Bayes' offers earlier alternative exam assessments for exchange students
- Students will finish on the last day of teaching (Mid December) - this will allow students to return back for Term 2 at UBC
Course equivalency formula
- ECTS credits divided by 2 = UBC credits
Passing gradeA grade of 40% for each component of the course is required to pass.
Credit transfer process
* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.
Type of Go Global Experiences
Course information and restrictions
- Exchange students will need to make a preliminary module selection on their application form and final module registration will take place during the first week of term
- Exchange Students are also eligible to take our 2 cultural elective modules (further details of these classes will be provided during orientation)
- When selecting courses, ensure that they are available in the semester for which you are applying
- Arts students will register for courses in the School of Arts and Social Sciences
- Commerce students will regsiter for courses in the Bayes Business School
Full course load information
- It is recommended that students take 4 -5 modules per term for a full course load
Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university
Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.
* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.
- 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
- Some exceptions may apply
Scholarships + awards
The Go Global award $1000
All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.
Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.
Information for US students
If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.
If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.
If you attend an ineligible institution:
- You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
- You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
- You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
- You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Types of accommodation available
- Due to the high demand for student halls there are unfortunately very limited places
- Applications must be made through the Student Centre
- For exchange students who are not successful in obtaining a place in Halls, the Student Centre has a range of information on various properties for rent in the private sector