Virtual Go Global programs

Have an international experience from home while exploring a specific topic or studying with a prestigious partner university.

Global Virtual Classroom

This is a collaborative learning platform offered through UBC Go Global that focuses on an issue of global relevance, co-created and co-delivered by faculty from UBC Sauder School of Business and partner universities around the world, that involves collaborative learning by students from multiple disciplines while working in global virtual teams.  

The application deadline is Monday May 3, 2021.

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  • Earn UBC Credits
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Work in multi-discipline and multi-institution teams and in partnership with communities on real challenges.  

Virtual Global Seminars

Take a focused and structured UBC course led by a faculty member with a small cohort. Immerse yourself in a specific topic and experience course content brought to life.

Applications for Global seminars are currently closed. Please check again in September for our 2022 offerings. 

  • Earn UBC credits 
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Enjoy a break from your regular UBC course load of virtual learning

Virtual Summer Abroad programs

Spend the summer studying with one of our university partners without interrupting your winter semester course load.

Apply by Thursday, January 27, 2022 for most programs.

  • Access different courses and learn from professors from top partner universities
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Build international networks and connections  

Virtual Research Abroad programs

Gain new skills and build your international network by completing research internationally.

Application deadlines vary. Check the program page for more details.

  • Learn new techniques from global contexts
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Network globally and see how research is done outside of UBC

Contact Go Global

You can contact Go Global by email, phone, in-person or virtually through Zoom.

Booking a virtual advising appointment

If you need to book an advising appointment, please complete the online request form. Appointments will be held through Zoom or by phone, and can be scheduled between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm PT from Monday to Friday. 

If you require an appointment outside of these hours, contact Go Global and they will do their best to accommodate. Appointments outside of regular hours can only be accommodated virtually.

In-person drop-in advising hours

Starting Tuesday, Sep 7, Go Global will offer in-person drop-in advising at the UBC Life Building during the times below:

  • Tuesday: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Go Global 101 - Group Advising Sessions (Virtual) Every Friday

Go Global offers group advising online on Fridays at 12:00 pm. Sign-up for Group Advising to learn more about the main Go Global program areas, meet a Go Global Advisor and meet other students interested in Go Global.