Global Seminars - Eligibility

You must meet these minimum eligibility requirements to participate in a Global Seminar

Am I eligible for Global Seminars?

  • You must have at least a 70% average in your most recent academic term of full-time studies prior to application (e.g. Term 1, if applying for a Summer Global Seminar)
  • You need to be a UBC student in good standing (e.g. not be under academic or non-academic discipline) to participate in a Global Seminar
  • You should have full-time student status (as defined by your faculty) in the year prior to your Global Seminar
  • You must maintain 70% average prior to your Global Seminar departure
  • You must have completed or intend to complete the necessary (or equivalent) pre-requisite courses prior to Global Seminar start date
  • Unclassified students will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • You will need to be accepted by the Program Director leading the Global Seminar

If you require academic or other accommodations while abroad, please get in touch with a Global Seminar Advisor before applying to a specific Global Seminar.

If you have concerns about any exceptions to the UBC requirements outlined above, please contact a Global Seminar Advisor at least one week prior to the application deadline.

Contact Global Seminars

Global Seminars Advisor

Global Seminars Advisor

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1


Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm