Student Opportunities

UBC Journal of International Affairs Welcoming Submissions from UBC students and Graduates

UBC Journal of International Affairs Welcoming Submissions from UBC students and Graduates

The submission process for the 2016 edition is now open to UBC students and recent graduates.

Backpacking with a Purpose

Backpacking with a Purpose

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs, focusing on social justice issues and working alongside local activists, organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world!

Opera Warriors – An epic Chinese Dance Theatre production of power, passion, and the Peking Opera told through dance

Opera Warriors – An epic Chinese Dance Theatre production of power, passion, and the Peking Opera told through dance

China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) presents the Canadian premiere of the exquisite visual feast Opera Warriors, January 5 & 6 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Use discount code “UBC” to get $20 tickets through Ticketmaster.

UBC Journal of Political Studies Open to Undergraduate Students

UBC Journal of Political Studies Open to Undergraduate Students

Submissions for the 2016 edition of the UBC Journal of Political Studies (JPS) are now open to current undergraduate students in any discipline.

Korea Working Holiday Program Info Session at UBC

Korea Working Holiday Program Info Session at UBC

2pm to 4pm on 19th (Mon) October 2015. In the Asian Centre Auditorium (1871 West Mall).

OCT 23 ACAM LUNCH WITH JEN SUNG

Is there such a thing as a “bad” Asian Canadian? The ACAM faculty, staff, and students invite you to explore this philosophical question with Jen Sung through personal storytelling and her decade-long flirtation with art + community activism.

2016 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme Recruitment – A Chance to Live, Work and Learn in Japan

Recruitment for the 2016 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is currently underway. Of the 54 participants sent from British Columbia, this past summer, over half (24) were former UBC students. We hope we will continue to receive many strong candidates from UBC for next year.

“Japan’s Friendship Ties Program” Kakehashi Project Japan

February 12-20, 2016.
The purpose of this program is to promote deeper mutual trust and understanding between the people of Japan and Canada as a basis for future friendship and cooperation, and to enhance the global understanding of Japan’s society, history, diverse cultures, politics, and foreign policy. Twenty-four exemplary students from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver and Okanagan) and the University of Victoria will be selected based on their academic and leadership achievements, as well as on their sense of purpose in participating in this visit to Japan.
Program

Call For Papers: Buddhism in the Global Eye — August 10–12, 2016

Call For Papers: Buddhism in the Global Eye — August 10–12, 2016

This conference has been called to re-examine the widely held assumption that modern Buddhism is Buddhism with Western characteristics and to attempt to map out a better paradigm for explaining the modernization of Buddhism. It takes seriously the concept of globalization: Buddhist transformation in Asia and in the West are not seen as distinct but as related taking place in communication across multiple nodes that cross East-West lines.

Undergraduate Research Opportunites at UBC

Interested in research, but don’t know where to start? Become a mentee with Undergraduate Research Opportunities (URO). URO runs the Research Experience Program (REX) during the UBC school year from September until March, with the aim of encouraging and facilitating undergraduate students into research. Mentees will be paired up with mentors who are experts in […]

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