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.)
- Their motto: Ancora Imparo ("I am still learning") reminds us that the search for knowledge never ends
- Australia’s largest university
- 63,000+ students (54 300+ undergraduates)
- 5 local campuses throughout Victoria, an international campus in Malaysia, and centres in the People's Republic of China, Italy and India
- Member of the Group of Eight (coalition of Australian universities, intensive in research and comprehensive in general and professional education)
Partner university's areas of study
Notes on Language of Instruction
- English is the primary language of instruction
ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING
Who can go?
- You need a minimum cumulative average of 72% to attend this partnership
- Semester One: Mid-February to End of June
- Semester Two: Mid-July to End of November
- Students who wish to attend Monash on exchange are also given the option of attending their campus in Malaysia (all applications are administered through Monash Australia)
- Students planning to go on exchange for two semesters can complete one semester at both campuses.
- It is recommended to study in Australia first, and then Malaysia - students will apply to Australia, and Monash's Australia office will help you apply to Malaysia for the second semester.
What term to list on your Go Global Application:
- Term 1: If planning to take Monash's Semester 2
- Term 2: If planning to take Monash's Semester 1
- Full year: If planning to take Monash's Semester 2 and then take Monash's Semester 1
- Split year: If planning to take Monash's Semester 1 and then take Monash's Semester 2
Course equivalency formula
- 8 Monash Points = 5 UBC Credits
- High distinction (HD) = 80–100% (GPA 4)
- Distinction (D)= 70–79% (GPA 3)
- Credit (C) = 60–69% (GPA 2)
- Pass (P) = 50–59% (GPA 1)
- Fail (N) = 50% (GPA 0.3)
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
- Please refer to academic considerations for more information on course selection
Full course load information
- Average load: 24 credit points (four units/subjects)
- 18 credit points (three units/subjects) is permitted
- Maximum load: 24 credit points per semester
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
- Housing is not guaranteed at Monash and students will be sent an link to apply on-line for on-campus housing once they have been accepted
- All on-campus housing is administered through Monash Residential Services (MRS)
- Please click here for off-campus housing options