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Call for Applications: UNAC’s Youth as Peacebuilders Forum

The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada), with the support of the Department of National Defence, is hosting a Youth as Peacebuilders Forum as part of the 3rd UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial, to be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on November 14-15, 2017. UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Over 500 delegates from more than 70 […]

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Call for Applicants: World Vision’s Igniting Youth to Shape Canada’s Role in the World

              Do you have a passion for global issues? Are you interested in Canada’s peacekeeping role abroad? Come share your ideas! Next month, Canada will host the United Nations Peacekeeping Summit in Vancouver. The Department of Political Science and the Liu Institute for Global Issues, in partnership with World Vision […]

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IR Students Earn Three Out of the Four Outstanding Leader Awards in Arts

Each year, the Dean of Arts hosts a special reception to recognize and celebrate Arts undergraduate students who will be graduating and have dedicated themselves as leaders that have made an impact during their time at UBC. At the reception, the winners of the Dean’s Outstanding Leader Awards are announced. This year, we are excited to […]

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IR Coffees with Cate Morrison and UBC Residence Life

~Written By Kieran Davey I was lucky enough to have an informational interview with Cate Morrison, the assistant director of UBC Residence Life. At first glance, it seems that UBC Residence Life and International Relations are not immediately related; however, Cate was able to provide me with a wealth of advice and experience that could […]

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IR Alumni Spotlight: Umang Khandelwal

Meet IR alumna ('15) Umang Khandelwal as part of the UBC Arts Alumni profile series. Umang was selected as one of five of Canada's brightest young leaders to attend the 2016 Y20 Summit in Beijing and Shanghai, China.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

The IR program wishes to congratulate the over 100 students graduating from the IR program today and welcome them as UBC Alumni. Job well done!

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IR Coffees with Dan Harris – Program Officer at BCCIC

Sherry Da met with Dan Harris, Program Officer at BCCIC, to discuss some tips for a career in development. Find out what she learned!

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IR Orientation Leaders Needed

The IR program in partnership with IRSA are looking to significantly enhance our orientation programming for September 2015 in order to build a stronger community of IR students. In order to do so, we are putting together a volunteer student committee to plan and execute the program. This is a great opportunity to enhance your […]

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Journal of International Affairs Call for Applications

Submit your paper by December 23rd!

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IR Alumna captures CBIE North Star Award for an Emerging Leader in International Education

Elise Goodreault graduated in 2009 with a BA in International Relations and a minor in Economics. Since entering the professional world, she has had a significant impact in her chosen field of work as demonstrated by her recent selection for the Canadian Bureau for International Education’s (CBIE) North Star Award for an Emerging Leader in International Education. […]

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