Semester Exchange - University of British Columbia (UBC)

Semester Exchange - University of British Columbia (UBC)

It is the oldest institution of higher learning in British Columbia and enrolls over 58,000 students at its Vancouver and Okanagan Valley campuses. The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Country: Canada
Program Dates: Term 1: 3 January - 25 April 2018 | Term 2: 4 September to 19 December 2018
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 4 months
Language of Instruction: English
Course Information: Course Schedule (both campuses) |  Course Restrictions: Vancouver; Okanagan

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • 70% WAM, approximately ~3.0/4.0 or ~5.0/7.0 GPA
  • Nomination from Macquarie university, English language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Review the course information and restricted courses to check it is suitable for your degree program. Note, a maximum of two business courses may be studied, subject to availablilty

How to Apply 

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application. 

Important notes:

Application Fee: No fee

Payment Options: No fee

Logistics Fees: No fee

Insurance: Students are covered by Macquarie International insurance and must purchase extra insurance to cover the mid-semester break and any travel taken before or after the official start and end dates for the semester abroad. All students must also pay to enrol in the mandatory University of British Columbia Health Insurance Plan

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

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Summary
It is the oldest institution of higher learning in British Columbia and enrolls over 58,000 students at its Vancouver and Okanagan Valley campuses. The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Area of study
Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Business, Engineering, Sciences, Language, Law, Exchange, Bristish Columbia, Canada

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$700

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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