The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
Website of University: https://www.ubc.ca/
Website for inbound exchange students: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/coming-ubc-exchange
Academic calendar: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/
1 Credit =One hour of instruction or two to three hours of lab work per week
1 Course = Mostly single-term courses are equivalent to 3 credits
Minimum course enrolment for exchange students: Regular course load is 15 credits per semester; full-time definition for immigration status purpose is 9 credits per semester.
Maximum course enrolment for exchange students: 18 credits per semester; students who want to exceed the regular course load of 15 credits per semester will need our advisor’s approval.
Course Finder Website: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main?pname=subjarea
Restricted Programs and other academic requirements: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/coming-ubc-exchange/register-courses-ubc-exchange
1. NUMBER OF PLACEMENTS
SJTU to UBC 6 Semester Spaces (or 3 full year)
UBC to SJTU 4 Semester Spaces (or 2 full year)
Fall semester: nomination deadline: March 15, 2015
Application deadline: April 1, 2015
IELTS: 6.5 with no part less than 6.0
TOEFL: Overall score: 90
4. APPLICATION RPOCEDURES
online nomination–Online application
5. APPLICATION DUCEMENTS
1）Architecture -Statement explaining your interest in the discipline of architecture and UBC’s School of Architecture
-Curriculum Vitae (resumé)
-Two letters of reference
-Portfolio (a representative sample of undergraduate or graduate level architecture course work)
-TOEFL score of 100 (Internet-based)
2）Landscape Architecture： A portfolio of your design work is required for admission
3）Education： If you want to participate in a teaching practicum, a criminal record check (from your local police authority) is mandatory. This requirement is the result of British Columbia legislation that requires a review of all candidates who will be working with children.
4）Music： A DVD or VHS audition tape. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org you have questions about the audition tape.
5）Visual Arts : A portfolio (CD or slides) of your work in the areas you would like to take courses (e.g., sculpture, painting).
All inbound exchange students are automatically enrolled in iMED Insurance; single-term exchange students will have the insurance for the entire exchange semester, and full-year students will have the insurance for the first three months. After the first three months, full-year exchange students will be covered by BC MSP, for which they need to apply as soon as they arrive in Vancouver
Limited availability for Term 1 single-term exchange students
Go Global provides an information package to help students find off-campus houing
3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
CDN $6,000 – 8,000/term
View detail: http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/coming-ubc-exchange/costs-coming-ubc-exchange
4. VISA REQUIREMENTS
Outbound Exchange Advisor