How the Student Safety Abroad Policy affect me as a staff or faculty member?

You are required to advise your students of the policy and the tasks they need to complete. Otherwise, staff and faculty are not affected by the Student Safety Abroad Policy. For information and policies regarding staff and faculty travel, visit Supply Management’s Travel Smart website.

Teaching, advising, or working with students travelling abroad on university activity?

You must advise students to complete the Student Safety Abroad requirements. Please advise your students to plan ahead.

Leading students abroad?

If you and your students will be travelling to Level "AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL" or Level "AVOID ALL TRAVEL" advisory regions, please contact the Student Safety Abroad Advisor at safety.abroad@ubc.ca at least eight weeks before your departure. Otherwise, please advise students to complete the required tasks depending on the advisory level of the region(s) to which they are travelling.

Need a group safety briefing?

Students, staff, and faculty can request a customized group pre-departure safety briefing.

Faculty teaching abroad