International opportunity

Partnerships with two South Korean universities saw UNBC's first large cohort of students from that country spend time here. The group practiced English and audited several undergraduate courses.

Welcome to International Education at UNBC

Welcome to UNBC International Education. UNBC International Education is the central point of contact for UNBC’s international initiatives and an active member of British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE), the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators (NAFSA); it aims through the means of education to incubate international education opportunities contributing towards globalization in community.

Recognized and respected as one of the premier research-intensive institutions in Canada, UNBC has served international students over more than two decades. Our English Language Studies graduates have successfully secured positions in undergraduate and graduate studies at UNBC and other Canadian universities; our International Exchange and Student Services has been facilitating international exchange opportunities for both domestic and international students and continuing to enrich international student learning and living experiences on-and-off campus at UNBC. We care deeply about those who come to UNBC from other countries and we are equally invested in those who wish to study and work abroad.

UNBC International Education is dedicated to working with students, educators, and education agencies around the world for opportunities pertaining to academic research, international exchange partnership, joint academic and professional programming, English as Second Language education, international student services, and making UNBC a desired learning destination. We look forward to working with you to help people become engaged citizens in an increasingly globalized world.

Sylvester Chen
Director
UNBC International Education