Go Global deadlines

Go Global deadlines during the academic year

We'll be adding new programs and deadlines throughout the year so you can check back for updated schedules. To get updates, you can "like" us on Facebook, or follow @UBCfyi on Twitter.

In addition to the exchange opportunities listed below, you can also check out the list of Summer Programs and Research Abroad programs offered at UBC's partner schools.

Deadlines for individual programs may vary throughout January and February.

Type of Study Abroad program:

Accepting applications for:

Deadline (applications due at 11:59 pm)

Term 1, Term 2, full-year and split year exchanges

  • United States of America
  • Japan
  • Iceland

Thursday, December 7, 2017.


Summer Exchanges

Summer programs at partner universities. For more details and how to apply, go to the Summer Abroad page. Application deadlines indicated on the program page.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Term 1, Term 2, full-year and split year exchanges

All countries (except USA, Japan, Iceland applications closed)

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2nd Round Deadline *limited availability*

Term 2 Only

Check back in late March for a full list of programs/countries

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Deadlines for Global Seminars

Deadlines for each program differ but are generally between November and January. You can find more information about Global Seminars and individual deadlines on individual program pages.

Paying the Go Global Fee

The Go Global Fee ($415.00) is an administrative fee required for all applicants to Go Global exchange and summer abroad programs*. The fee will be posted to your SSC tuition account 1 -3 weeks following the application deadline and will be due approximately 2 weeks later. You will be notified of the due date by email once the fee is posted.

Please see the Enrolment Service’s page on making payments to your tuition account.

*Students participating in research and global seminar programs are subject to a different fee policy.

Advising hours

January 22nd to Feb 2nd (Extended Hours for Summer Abroad)

Mon: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tue: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wed: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thu: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fri: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Regular hours (Outbound Exchange, Research & Safety and Tec)

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 (Vancouver). 

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.

Go Global Vancouver

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

Go Global Vancouver


Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

International House
1783 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2


Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm