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COMMITTED TO COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Community engagement is about the power of relationships. When people come together it is possible to create positive, significant and lasting differences in communities. Building respectful relationships between communities and UBC is core to the university’s mission and foundational to excellent teaching, learning and research. Community engagement brings the full force of our combined experiences, expertise and knowledge to bear on the salient questions of our time.See more
5,500+student co-op placements every year more
2,000+community residents continuously engaged in programs and projects at the UBC Learning Exchange more
22,000+enrolments in courses offered by UBC Continuing Studies more
200+universities and institutions worldwide partner with Go Global more
23%of UBC Vancouver 4th year students participate in international learning experiences
17%of UBC Okanagan 4th year students participate in international learning experiences
6,000+UBC Vancouver undergraduate students per year participate in community service learning or community-based research initiatives
400+UBC Okanagan undergraduate students per year participate in community service learning or community-based research initiatives
5,500+student co-op placements
Undergraduate and graduate students at UBC have the opportunity to engage in co-operative education (co-op) that combines classroom learning with practical work experience through one of the Arts, Commerce, Engineering, Forestry, Science and Kinesiology, or Management Co-op Programs. Visit www.coop.ubc.ca for more information.
2,000community residents continuously engaged in programs and projects at the UBC Learning Exchange
The Learning Exchange is a community engagement initiative based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Local residents participate in and lead programs. Students learn in collaboration with residents. Faculty members partner on student placements, research and community workshops. Local networks and organizations partner on these activities. Visit www.learningexchange.ubc.ca for more information.
21,600enrolments in courses offered by UBC Continuing Studies
UBC Continuing Studies serves the adult education needs of lifelong learners by providing innovative educational programs at UBC’s Point Grey campus, in downtown Vancouver at UBC Robson Square, and through online learning. Visit www.cstudies.ubc.ca for more information.
200+universities and institutions worldwide partner with Go Global
Go Global develops international learning programs for UBC students. Programs include Study and Research Abroad, and International Service Learning and Group Study Programs. Visit http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global for more information.