What Go Global can help with Go Global programs let UBC students travel abroad to study, conduct research, or take a course overseas with UBC students and professors. After careful consideration, UBC has extended this cancellation until April 30, 2021. UBC has made the decision to cancel all student international travel for university purposes through to August 31, 2021 due to the ongoing global pandemic. Last updated on Jan 21, 2021 at 1:50 pm PDT. With DCIS’ approval, Go Global will arrange the refund. Alternatively, if you would like to go on exchange, applications for 2021/2022 winter session Term 2 exchanges (from January 2022) will open in March 2021. If UBC cancels Term 2 exchange (January – April 2021), can I defer my exchange to another term? Learn more and provide your input. If your selected program is not one of these, and you choose to still participate (provided the partner university continues to offer the program), it would be outside of UBC activity. Will Summer Abroad programs run in summer 2021? If you would like to study at UBC on exchange in our next academic year (September 2021 – April 2022), please inquire with your home university exchange office. At this time, Go Global is not providing in-person services. The UBC Graduate Council voted to raise the minimum funding to $22,000 effective Sept 2021. Videos. At this time, you can contact Go Global by email, phone or virtually through Zoom. This decision follows guidelines outlined in UBC’s Student Safety Abroad Policy and is in line with the current advice of British Columbia's Centre for Disease Control (BC CDC) and Global Affairs Canada. What happens if my Go Global experience gets cancelled due to COVID-19? UBC is well known for our expertise in generating authoritative, real-world evidence of product effectiveness, safety, and value to assist healthcare decisions and enhance patient care. As of January 1st, 2014, the Global Campus Health Plan is also called the DCIS Enhanced Plan. Advising appointments will be held through Zoom or by phone. CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): please review UBC’s general information and FAQs and G+PS's graduate student-specific information. Please send an email if you have questions. When will UBC make the call to cancel programs? If term-based exchange gets cancelled, students will not be able to study virtually through the exchange program. International travel to participate in in-person programs will not be supported. Applications for summer 2022 will open in October 2021. You would need to re-apply. Laboratory of Targeted Drug Delivery and … Go Global will continue to offer virtual programs and work with students who wish to explore in-person programming in their home country (where international travel is not required). These sources offer information about international border closures and travel recommendations associated with preventing the spread of COVID-19. PPGA 510 Professional Practice in Public Policy and Global Affairs (1.5) PPGA 514 Research Design and Qualitative Methods (2 credits) Year 2. How does UBC make decisions around cancelling programs? As a defining element of UBC’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) curriculum, the intensive Global Policy Project (GP 2) (GPP 590) provides the opportunity for teams of MPPGA students to engage with policy makers and civil society organizations on a real-world policy challenge. Go Global also advises that you consider guidance for travel offered by Global Affairs Canada and other resources through the BC CDC, International SOS and the World Health Organization. Go Global has re-opened the VIRS program for new applications in December 2020. Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm