Call for Applications: UNAC’s Youth as Peacebuilders Forum
By areynolds on October 10, 2017
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 […]
Call for Applicants: World Vision’s Igniting Youth to Shape Canada’s Role in the World
By areynolds on October 10, 2017
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 […]
IR Students Earn Three Out of the Four Outstanding Leader Awards in Arts
By areynolds on June 2, 2017
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 […]
IR Coffees with Cate Morrison and UBC Residence Life
By areynolds on December 1, 2016
~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 […]
IR Student Morrell Andrews on her time in Ottawa with Coop
By areynolds on October 3, 2016
Congratulations to IR student Morrell Andrews, on a successful coop term in Ottawa with Global Affairs Canada. To read more about her experiences, please click here.
IR Alumni Spotlight: Umang Khandelwal
By areynolds on August 3, 2016
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.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016!
By areynolds on May 26, 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!
IR Coffees with Dan Harris – Program Officer at BCCIC
By areynolds on April 19, 2016
Sherry Da met with Dan Harris, Program Officer at BCCIC, to discuss some tips for a career in development. Find out what she learned!
Questions? Current and prospective IR student drop-in advising available!
By areynolds on June 2, 2015
Current and prospective IR students are welcome to stop by for a drop-in appointment on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00pm and Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00pm. Thirty-minute appointments can easily be made outside of drop-in hours by emailing the IR Program Manager and Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making her Mark in International Development
By areynolds on April 21, 2015
Carrie Baptist graduated in 2009 with a BA in International Relations from UBC. Currently, she is based in London, United Kingdom, where she works in International Development. Here are some of her insights 6 years after leaving the IR program.