UBC Okanagan is a young and distinctive learning community earning international recognition for excellence in teaching and research.

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic provides direction, advice and support for international partnership building for teaching and learning opportunities. With a vast network of international partners and collaborators, UBC students and faculty can participate in unique, interesting and impactful projects around the world.

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Global Partnerships

Get guidance to develop new international partnerships or grow existing collaborations.

Faculty Resources

Find resources and information to support your international collaborations and projects.

Funding Opportunities

Learn more about the funding available to support your next international project.

International Engagement at UBC Okanagan

Diversity makes us stronger. Campus leaders share UBC Okanagan’s international vision and opportunities as part of the most international university in North America.

About the International Office

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Visiting UBC Okanagan? Find helpful information for international visitors.

Global Impact

UBC Okanagan’s worldwide partnerships and networks enrich the academic and research experience at our campus and support global citizenship to advance UBC’s mission to support a sustainable and just society.

Featured story

International partnership supports sustainable technology solution

Technology and sustainability don’t always mix due to the fast pace of innovation, oftentimes leading to unnecessary technological waste. This was the problem UBC Okanagan faced after a decision to switch to a cloud-based iClicker system rather than physical remotes. . . read more

international stories and success

Research spotlight

Catalyst-funded research project explores transatlantic  stories through a range of multimedia and immersive technologies

With an interest in community-based writing and with the goal of offering students opportunities for growth in their storytelling abilities, creative writing prof Michael V. Smith has partnered up with Anna Kiernan from the University of Exeter to run a publishing opportunity for students from each campus.. . . . read more

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