International Opportunities Fair 2020

A UVic student looks out over the ocean in Australia

Photo Credit: Agatha Slusarczyk. Driving along the Great Ocean Road in Australia was one of the best experiences of my life. We made a pit stop to go see the Twelve Apostles (however, there are only 8 remaining).

A UVic student looks out over Paris from the top of Montmartre

Photo Credit: Esme Ruediger-Fancy. Here is one of my favourite pictures from my semester in Paris at the Sorbonne Paris 3, at the top of Montmartre.

A student poses at Moors Castle in Portugal

Photo Credit: Daniela Marquez-Velasco. Moors Castle, Sintra Portugal

A student in front of the status of King Sejong in South Korea

Photo Credit: Rawan Mirghani. Visited the respected statue of King Sejong who invented the Korean alphabet dressed in a Hanbok, the exquisite Korean traditional dress.

A student hiking through Cajas National Park in Ecuador

Photo Credit: Mitch Spendelow. Jamie Quibell wearing an alpaca sweater to keep warm in Cajas National Park in Ecuador. I’m glad we Alpaca’d warm sweaters and hot lunches for the hike!

Welcome to the Virtual International Opportunities Fair 2020!

Tune in during International Education Week (Nov. 16 – Nov. 20) for live and pre-recorded sessions on international opportunities you can add to your UVic degree!

Learn about studying at a partner university on exchange, participating in a field school, completing an international co-op work term, funding opportunities, and more!

Live Session Schedule

Monday, November 16

INTERNATIONAL CO-OP

10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: Mami Schouten and Alison Fraser, Co-op and Career Services
Are you a co-op student at UVic? Consider an international work term! You'll experience a new country, develop cultural sensitivity and boost your employability. In the new reality of COVID-19 restrictions, international co-op is looking a little different.
This session consists of an information session and a Q+A. UVic's International Co-op Coordinator, Mami, will discuss co-op opportunities abroad, virtual co-op opportunities, and the current restrictions on outbound student mobility at UVic due to COVID-19.
Zoom link: Click here to join
Meeting ID: 835 0718 5888
Password: 131074

Tuesday, November 17

EXCHANGE PROGRAM

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: Kiran Nagra & Megan Sylka, International Student Services
Learn about studying at one of UVic’s 70 partner universities while earning credit towards your degree and paying UVic tuition fees.
Zoom link: Click here to join
Meeting ID: 881 7603 8240
Password: 203362

 

Wednesday, November 18

EXCHANGE PROGRAM

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: Kiran Nagra & Megan Sylka, International Student Services
Learn about studying at one of UVic’s 70 partner universities while earning credit towards your degree and paying UVic tuition fees.
Zoom link: Click here to join
Meeting ID: 835 5492 3737
Password: 676883

Thursday, November 19

CHINESE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES ABROAD

10:30am - 11:30am
Presenter:
Dr. Jun Tian, Department of Pacific and Asian Studies
Learn about opportunities to study Chinese language and culture in an immersion environment. Topics covered include studying on exchange at National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung and East China Normal University in Shanghai, and two field schools in Xi’an and in Chongqing. External scholarship opportunities will also be shared!
Zoom link: Click here to join
Meeting ID: 896 977 5776

WEST COAST MODEL EU

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Presenter: Dr. Elena Pnevmonidou & Amanda Merritt, European Studies Program
The West Coast Model EU is a simulation of a European Council summit, which takes place every Spring in Seattle, WA. This year it will be hosted online, March 5-6 2021. Each year UVic sponsors four undergraduate students to represent EU member state delegations, as either the Head of Government or the relevant Minister.
Zoom link: Click here to join
Meeting ID: 833 7072 3872

 

Friday, November 20

MASTER OF GLOBAL BUSINESS

11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Sandy Huang, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Learn about a 12-14 month master’s program that allows you to study and travel in 3 countries. You can choose to join one of the 3 “Paths” we offer. More info on the Path options and countries you will be studying in can be found here.
Zoom link: Click here to join

Additional UVic Opportunities - Pre-Recorded Sessions

INTERNATIONAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Presenter: Caylee Maclean, Global Engagement Coordinator

Link: Click here to watch pre-recorded video

RUSSIAN STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM IN MOSCOW

Presenter: UVic's Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies

Link: Click here to watch pre-recorded video

GERMANIC AND SLAVIC STUDIES - VARIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

Presenter: UVic's Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies

Link: Click here to watch pre-recorded video

 

Check out pre-recorded, informational videos from some of our ISS exchange partner universities below!

Americas

CANADA 

Université de Montréal 

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UNITED STATES

University of Washington

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

Asia

CHINA

East China Normal University

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

HONG KONG

City University of Hong Kong

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Listen to testimonials from past exchange students: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

JAPAN

Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

SINGAPORE

National University of Singapore

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

TAIWAN

National Sun Yat-sen University

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

THAILAND

Mahidol University

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

Europe (excluding the UK - see below)

BELGIUM 

Université libre de Bruxelles

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

DENMARK

Aarhus University

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

FRANCE

Sciences Po

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

FRANCE 

Université polytechnique des Hauts-de-France (UPHF)

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

GERMANY

Philipps-Universität Marburg

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

GERMANY

Technische Universität Berlin

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

ITALY

Bocconi University

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

NORWAY

University of Bergen

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

SPAIN**

University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M)

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

SPAIN

University of Alcalá

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

SPAIN

University of Ovideo

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

SWEDEN

Örebro University

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

SWEDEN

Uppsala University

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

Oceania

AUSTRALIA 

Australian National University 

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

AUSTRALIA 

Murdoch University 

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

AUSTRALIA 

University of Adelaide

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

NEW ZEALAND

University of Waikato

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

NEW ZEALAND

Victoria University of Wellington

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

United Kingdom

UK - ENGLAND

University of East Anglia

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - ENGLAND

University of Essex

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - ENGLAND

University of Exeter

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - ENGLAND

University of Manchester

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - SCOTLAND

University of Aberdeen

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - SCOTLAND

Robert Gordon University 

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - SCOTLAND

University of Stirling

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE (scroll down for video) 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - WALES

Aberystywth University

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Watch pre-recorded videos about this institution: HERE and HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE

UK - WALES

Swansea University

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Watch a pre-recorded video about this institution: HERE 

Visit their exchange webpage: HERE