Student Opportunities

Class Announcement: HIST 105B Pacific War in History and Film
July 11, 2018

In 2018W, the topic for HIST 105B is Pacific War in History and Film. This course interrogates Japanese Pacific War films to contemplate how Japan's contemporary history has been shaped by, and shapes, the presentation and memory of World War II in the Pacific.

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Fully-funded PhD Positions in University of Basel Available
June 8, 2018

The Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel invites applications for two 100% PhD positions starting on February 1, 2019.

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Teaching English As A Second Language (TESL) Certificate
June 6, 2018

Opportunity for undergraduate students to apply for courses in certifying ability to teach ESL to students local or overseas.

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Call for Applications – Taiwan Fellowship
June 1, 2018

Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Foreign Ministry in Taiwan to encourage scholars to do research in Taiwan, on topics ranging from Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region to Chinese studies. The research term is 3-12 months and the finalists begin their research in Taiwan in 2019.

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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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