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International Service Learning

Contribute towards important projects led by community partners around the world. Connect your academic studies with real-world experience. ISL fosters meaningful connections with communities around the world and will help you discover the local impact of global issues.

Summer 2017 programs

Details at a glance

Eligibility

Students in their 2nd year or above from the Faculty of Applied Science. Spots will also be reserved for Arts students interested in further exploring the topic of Engineering Leadership.

Program Cost

$2,900 - $3,700 *cost of program may be offset by the ISL Award. 

Location

Costa Rica, Mexico, India

Details at a glance

Eligibility

Open to students from any faculty with an interest in conservation and/or youth education

Program cost

$3,700 - $4,000

Placement location

Mexico

ECON 492: Details at a glance

Applications are now closed. 

Eligibility

Minimum 3rd year standing with 9 credits of Economics completed prior to starting course

Program cost

$3,475 - $4,800 *May be offset by funding options

Placement locations

Kenya

Uganda

Mexico

Bolivia

India

Costa Rica

Details at a glance 

Eligibility 

Open to all UBC Vancouver students 

Program Cost

$3,100 - $3,250

Placement Location

Bolivia 

Details at a glance

Eligibility

Open to students from any faculty with an interest in conservation, environment and/or youth education.

Program cost

$4,600

Placement location

Costa Rica

SOCI 435: Details at a glance

5 funded positions remaining! Applications will be reviewed in the order received.

Eligibility

Minimum 2nd year standing

Program cost

$3,475 - $4,800 *May be offset by funding options

Placement Locations

Kenya

Uganda

Mexico

Bolivia

India

Costa Rica

Details at a glance 

Eligibility

Open to all UBC Vancouver students

Program Cost

$2,900 -$3,100

Placement Location

Costa Rica 

Details at a glance

Eligibility

Open to all UBC students

Program cost

$3,700 - $4,000

Placement location

Uganda 

HIST 403: Details at a glance

Applications are now closed. 

Eligibility

Minimum 3rd year standing by January 2017

Program cost

$3,700 - $4,000 *Cost may be offset by funding options

Location

Uganda

Reading Week 2017 placements

Contact

Advisor

Contact an International Service Learning Advisor

We would be happy to answer any enquiries about our programs. Please contact us with your questions, and/or to schedule an advising meeting.

Advisor

International Service Learning

Office of Regional and International Community Engagement

ubc.isl@ubc.ca

Iona Building
Room B155
600 Iona Drive
Vancouver, BC V6T1L4
Canada

Drop-in advising hours

Mon10:00 am - 12:00 pm
TueClosed
Wed1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ThuClosed
FriClosed
SatClosed
SunClosed