Go Global offers customized pre-departure safety briefings for any group of UBC students travelling abroad for volunteer placements, field schools, or any other activity related to the UBC student experience. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to request a briefing.

Topics include:

  • medical insurance and vaccinations
  • passports and visas
  • registration in the Student Safety Abroad Registry
  • emergency assistance
  • UBC and Canadian government support while away
  • guided discussion on safe travel practices for your location

To request a pre-departure safety briefing, please contact the Student Safety Abroad Advisor at safety.abroad@ubc.ca.