Global Pathways

Empowering students. Connecting global talent.

International students face unique challenges in transitioning from their studies to careers after graduation—that’s why UBC Okanagan has introduced a unique set of supports and programming specifically tailored to address these challenges and empower international students through their career development journeys.

Through robust collaboration with industry partners, we also support employers in recruiting international graduates and strengthen ties between UBC Okanagan and industry connections.


Career services for international students

Services include resources, guidance, and opportunities for international students to gain work experience and build professional networks, as well as assistance overcoming legal barriers to securing employment post-graduation.

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International student career advising

Align your competencies and values to your career aspirations, get support with job searching and preparation, and connect with employers and industry experts.

Study and Stay: immigration support and advising

Planning to stay in Canada after graduation? Our Study and Stay services are designed to help you navigate the immigration pathways, policies, and processes you’ll encounter when applying for Permanent Residence.

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Employer supports and connections

With diverse perspectives and global experience, our international graduates can be an invaluable addition to your workplace.

Partner with us to recruit international graduates who hold a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PWGP) and get support on navigating immigration pathways, determining job grade level (TEER) and Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) eligibility of roles, and how to eliminate intercultural barriers to employment.

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