Congratulations Class of 2019!

Congratulations Class of 2019!

It’s been 4, 5, 6 years, or maybe even more – but you made it! You’re graduating and forging ahead, with all the excitement, trepidation, and mystery that is associated with that. So three cheers for you and for the community that supported you and helped you get here. Savour the moments on May 23rd […]

Call for Submissions to Essay Prizes – due May 5th!

Call for Submissions to Essay Prizes – due May 5th!

Did you write an essay this academic year that received a grade of 85% or higher? If yes, you may be eligible for one of the Prizes below: Mack Eastman Prize A prize of $350, given in memory of Dr. S. Mack Eastman, is available to all students in the University. Dr. Eastman was the […]

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IR Major Application Closes May 15

The 2019 application cycle for the International Relations Major will close on May 15, 2019. 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 before applying to IR. If […]

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 […]