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.

Application overview - 3 steps

  1. Search and narrow down to 3 university partners you would like to attend

  2. Apply to Go Global with your 3 choices (Note: Please select UBCO option where available, otherwise select UniWide option)

  3. After you're accepted to Go Global, you’ll get an email (6-8 weeks from the deadline date) that nominates you to apply directly to the university that you were matched to. 

Please see this helpful video on how to apply:


Starting an online application

Start the application process well in advance of the application deadline, but please review the eligibility criteria before starting an application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

To apply:

  • Undergraduate students can start an online application and follow the steps through "Gateway", our online application program. In Gateway, you'll be asked to submit a list of supporting documents. If you've already started an application through Gateway, you can resume your application from where you left off at any time.

  • The Go Global fee ($415.00) can be paid through the Student Service Centre (SSC). Please note that the fee will not be posted until after the Go Global deadline has passed.

  • Complete and submit supporting documents by the application deadline.

  • Please see the application checklist to make sure you have everything submitted.
Please note: incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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Applying for Research Abroad

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 steps:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Pay the $415.00 Go Global fee on the Student Service Centre (SSC) by the appropriate deadline (noted below). Please note the fee will not be invoiced until after the deadline.

  4. Once accepted to Go Global, you’ll get an email (3-4 weeks from the deadline date) nominating you to this university with specific instructions on how to apply directly to the program.

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Last reviewed shim10/23/2018 8:38:08 AM