Most 2020 Winter Term 2 courses are primarily online—read UBC’s announcement.
Room assignments for in-person courses are subject to change.
Applications are reviewed as they are received, so early applications are encouraged.
1. Log in to the Gateway online application program
2. Select “Search Experiences” and type "GSP" to explore Global Seminars programs
3. Upload the application form for your selected Global Seminar – see Application documents below
The “Exploring Forestry and Conservation in China” program contains two UBC courses which provide opportunities for you to examine the current development of Chinese forestry, wood industry, and conservation through indoor lectures, field trips to nature reserves, visits to local industries and plantation areas.
The program content includes:
A typical day might include:
Notable environmental conditions:
You will stay on the NFU campus in standard student dorms. Each bedroom has a shared common area. When traveling, you will stay in a 2-3 star hotel or hostel.
The program will take place in and around Nanjing from May 4 - May 29, 2020. Prior to your time in the field, you will be required to attend pre-departure sessions in Vancouver.
To be accepted for this Global Seminar, you have to meet both program-specific requirements as well as Go Global’s general eligibility.
3rd year standing or above. Students with Forestry and Environmental Sciences background are preferred.
The program fee is between CAD $2600 - $2800 + 6-credit tuition and flights. The final fee depends on the number of students in the program. Students do not pay the Go Global fee when applying to a Global Seminar. The Go Global fee is built into the Program Fee and is payable upon acceptance to the program.
All qualifying students will receive a $1,000 Go Global Award.
Students are eligible for an adjustment of their deposit under the following circumstances:
Any funds allocated to students through the ARA program must be returned in their entirety.
Students who decide to withdraw their application must submit a request in writing by email to the Global Seminar Advisor at email@example.com.
If you are considering applying for a Go Global program and identify with having a disability or pre-existing health condition (mental or physical) which could impact your participation, or if you require academic accommodations, you can contact the following offices and meet with an Accessibility Advisor before the start of the program:
UBC is committed to preparing students for safe and successful international experiences. In order to achieve this, any student participating in a Go Global Program must complete the following:
Failure to successfully complete these and any other requirements may result in withdrawal from the Go Global Program.