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IR Major Application Now Open

The 2019 application cycle for the International Relations Major is now open. The application will close on May 15, 2019 and admission decisions will be communicated to all applicants by June 15, 2019. A couple quick notes regarding the application: If you are a transfer student with 54 transferable credits you must first apply to UBC […]

Prospective IR Major Info Session

Prospective IR Major Info Session

Are you intending to apply for the IR Major either this year or next year? Do you have questions about the program and what to expect? We would love to share information with you! Join current IR Majors, the IR co-chairs, and the Program Manager to ask questions and learn more about the International Relations […]

New Year Drop-In Advising Hours

New Year Drop-In Advising Hours

Drop-in advising hours for this term will continue as they were last term: Tuesdays 2-4pm Thursdays 10am-12pm *on Jan. 10, 9-11am* Should you prefer or need an alternate time, please email me at irmajor.program[at]ubc.ca with a couple suggestions. Any updates or cancellations of these times will be posted on Contact Us. Happy New Year!

Essay Submission Opportunities

Essay Submission Opportunities

Four highlighted opportunities to submit an essay for publication can be found below. Best of luck with your submissions!   UBC Journal of International Affairs We are looking for research papers written on global issues, from across disciplines. In recent years, we have published papers on topics ranging from hybrid tribunals in post-conflict countries and […]

IR Students Receive Simons Award

IR Students Receive Simons Award

Each year the Simons Award in Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security provides mentorship and a financial award for students to write a paper on the topic of nuclear disarmament. The award is presented through the Liu Institute in the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs and is funded by the Simons Foundation. Interested students […]

IR Application Deadline, May 15th

IR Application Deadline, May 15th

Spring is fully here and that means the application deadline to enter IR for September 2018 has also arrived. Apply by May 15th, 11:59pm to be considered for admission into the major, with a decision being returned to you by June 15th. The application form can be found here. If you have any questions about […]