Student Opportunities

Consulate General of Japan Announcement: 2016 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship – Application Open
January 8, 2016

The Application Guide and Forms are now available for the Government of Japan's, 2016 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship.

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2016 BC Japanese Speech Contest
December 8, 2015

The Annual British Columbia Japanese Speech Contest is open to British Columbia and Yukon residents who speak Japanese as a foreign or second language. The 2016 Contest will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Halpern Centre, Simon Fraser University.

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Internship Opportunities for UBC Asia Students in East, Southeast, and South Asia
December 7, 2015

Experience working in countries all over Asia by interning with Dezan Shira & Associates.

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UBC Journal of International Affairs Welcoming Submissions from UBC students and Graduates
December 4, 2015

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

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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!

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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.

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UBC Journal of Political Studies Open to Undergraduate Students
October 30, 2015

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

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Korea Working Holiday Program Info Session at UBC
October 13, 2015

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

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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.

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2016 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme Recruitment – A Chance to Live, Work and Learn in Japan
September 28, 2015

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.

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