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International Students

Welcome to Graduate Studies at UBC's Okanagan campus. We are committed to promoting the success of international graduate students through funding, housing, community and many other support initiatives.

International Programs and Services

International Programs and Services provides advising, transition services, and programs for international students. They are available to assist you with issues related to safety, health insurance, employment, and your transition to UBC.

International Collegium

University life is challenging!  Finding a place to belong shouldn’t be difficult!  Every graduate student needs to have a “home away from home”, especially when most of their time is spent on campus. Don't be shy!  Check out the International collegium!

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Leave of Absences

*Important Note re. International Graduate Students Working Eligibility

International Graduate Students who are on a leave of absence or who are not considered enrolled (ie. they are not classified as “Registered” or “Continuing” status in the SSC) are NOT eligible to work on or off campus.

If International Graduate Students are currently enrolled, they ARE eligible to work a maximum of 20 hours per week throughout the *calendar year.

*Please note: Graduate students have different restrictions for work than undergraduate students. Please refer to our website here under the section “hours of work permitted” for further clarification.

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