The University of British Columbia / ブリティッシュ・コロンビア大学

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Number of students

The number of students (for Univesity-wide, Commerce, and Law) varies from year to year. (It will be posted in September 2019.)

Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2020 - April 2021
Location 1783 West Mall (International House), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
University profile
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.
As one of the world's top research universities, the University of British Columbia
has created positive change at home and abroad for more than a century.
Today our two major campuses--in Vancouver and the Okanagan--attract, nurture
and transform more than 60,000 students from Canada and 140+ countries around the world.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students
Arts, Education, Law, Science, Engineering, and Commerce. Students must already
be registered in the same degree program (or at least focusing on the same subject)
in their home university.
Only those students applying to be admitted to the Faculty of Applied Science
(Engineering) will be permitted to register in Engineering courses.
Also, only those students pursuing a degree in Engineering at their home university
will be admitted into this faculty for exchange.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students
Vancouver: Audiology and Speech Sciences, Dentistry, Journalism, Medicine,
Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Rehabilitation Sciences are not open to
exchange students.
Theatre and Film have most courses not open to exchange students.
Okanagan: Nursing, Education and Social Work are not open to exchange students.
Graduate programs open to exchange students
Programs that are not listed below. Only those students applying to be admitted to
the Faculty of Applied Science (Engineering) will be permitted to register in Engineering courses.
Also, only those students pursuing a degree in Engineering at their home university will be admitted into this faculty for exchange.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students
Anthropology, Audiology and Speech Sciences, Dentistry, Economics, Journalism,
Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Psychology, and Rehabilitation
Sciences. Theatre and Film have most courses not open to exchange students.
Minimum GPA (UG) a 70% average
Minimum GPA (G) B+ average, Bachelor's degree
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) TOEFL iBT 90 overall, with Reading 22, Listening 22, Writing 21, Speaking 21
IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0
Minimum language proficiency (G) TOEFL and GRE requirements differ depending on faculties.
http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,204,345,0
Academic calendar 2020 TERM 1:
  Classes begin: Early September
  Exams end: Late December
2021 TERM 2:
  Classes begin: Early January
  Exams end: Early May
Important university website for exchange students https://students.ubc.ca/about-student-services/go-global/coming-ubc-study-abroad/coming-ubc-exchange
Scholarship information ------
Dormitory information On-campus rooms are available, but not gauranteed. http://www.housing.ubc.ca/
Other information Health Insurance is mandatory. http://students.ubc.ca/livewell/health-insurance/imed