Student Opportunities

International Conference on Romance of the Three Kingdoms
May 23, 2018

This conference aims to illuminate the interplay between traditional literary cultures in an East Asian context by examining the reception and narrative developments of the major traditional Chinese novels, especially Sanguozhi yanyi 三國志演義 (Romance of the Three Kingdoms; hereafter Three Kingdoms) in East Asia. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be provided. Programme for May […]

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Asian Research Ungraduate Symposium 2018: Call for Papers
May 16, 2018

The Organising Committee of The Asian Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS) is calling for abstract submissions. Abstract submission deadline is July 31st, 2018.

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UBC Asian Studies Hiring Teaching Assistantships for Summer and Winter 2018
March 16, 2018

Apply by March 31st and April 30th respectively.

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Concert of Kurdish tanbur and Turkish ney with Rob Simms
February 5, 2018

An informal and intimate performance of ritual music of the Yarsan tanbur (lute) and Jalaluddin Rumi's Mevlevi Sufi tradition on ney (reed flute) with Rob Simms, professor of music at York University, Toronto. This event will take place on February 19th, 2018 at the Asian Centre's Tea Gallery.

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Looking to study in Taiwan but not sure how? Here are two scholarships that might help you get there.
February 2, 2018

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver (TECO) have announced two scholarships to assist international students in studying in Taiwan.

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Want to teach a language? Check out this Bachelor of Education Information Session.
January 15, 2018

Language teachers are in demand in British Columbia and elsewhere. A UBC Bachelor of Education can be earned post-graduation in 11 months and is highly regarded around the world. 

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Reading Week 2018 Projects for Asian Studies students
January 9, 2018

Do something this Reading Week. Spend it on community projects across the Lower Mainland. Last year, over 400 UBC students were mobilized at elementary schools and non-profits in Vancouver over 3 days during Reading Week. Here's your chance to join a team of UBC students to lead elementary school students and community members in themed projects and activities.

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Free Round-trip Tickets for Students Travelling to Hong Kong

Are you a Canadian post-secondary student pursuing an exchange, study-abroad or internship in Hong Kong for the January 2018 term? If so, you are eligible to apply for one of six free round-trip tickets courtesy of Hong Kong Airlines through the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s (APF Canada’s) Asia Connect program.

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ASIA 514B: China Vice: The Literature of Criminality
January 5, 2018

Murderers, thieves, swindlers, spies, sex offenders, gangsters, and political criminals: China can be a dangerous place, if the stories are to be believed.

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Global English Camp Internship Program in Japan
December 20, 2017

We are launching the 4th Annual Global English Camp Internship Program through Come On Out - Japan and are extending our invitation to top Universities and Japanese high school students for a cross-cultural learning experience. 

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