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You’ve done all the research and are ready to take the plunge. This section will provide you with all the info you need to put together your application.
Start the application process well in advance of the application deadline, but review the eligibility criteria before starting an application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Be sure to begin the application process well in advance of the application deadline. To apply for a self-directed research abroad, you must complete the following:
Confirm departmental approval
Discuss your plans with your supervisor and confirm a supervisor at the host institution. You will also be required to secure support from a host university supervisor prior to applying. Proof of each is a requirement for application.
Apply to Go Global for self-directed research abroad
Prior to the deadline, complete and submit an online application and all required documents through Gateway.
Pay the $415.00 Go Global fee on the Student Service Centre (SSC) by the appropriate deadline.
Once accepted to Go Global, you’ll get an email (three to four weeks from the deadline date) nominating you to this university with specific instructions on how to apply directly to the program.
The Go Global Fee ($415.00) will be posted to the Student Service Centre (SSC) after the application deadline and will be posted to your tuition account 1-2 weeks after the application deadline has passed and will be due by the 7th of the following month (e.g. fee posted December 16th, due January 7th). You will be contacted by Go Global once the fee has been posted to your SSC, provided with the fee deadline, and prompted to make the payment. Payment of this fee is made through the SSC. Once your fee is posted to the SSC account the methods available to make payment are the same as for your normal tuition payments.
Please ensure you review our Refund & Withdrawal policies.
UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated on the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation