ALERT: UBC cancels student activity to Hong Kong for Winter Term 2

UBC has cancelled all student activity to Hong Kong for Winter Term 2. If you have a placement (event) organized through your department or faculty to travel to Hong Kong in Winter Term 2, please get in touch with your supervisor or advisor to make alternate arrangements.

The self-directed pre-departure modules help you prepare for a safer international trip. The modules include links to important travel resources and takes about 60 minutes to complete. You are encouraged to refer back to the modules as needed before & during your time abroad.

Here is what is included in the online pre-departure modules:

Travel logistics and safety: This module focuses on logistics and important tools to help keep you safe while travelling. You can find information about preparing for emergencies, insurance and travel checklists.

Health and wellness: The purpose of this module is to get you thinking about your level of health and wellness right now, and how it may change while you're abroad. There is information on managing health while travelling and more.

Intercultural communication and identity: Here you can reflect on your own intercultural experiences, the concept of identity, and how an international experience may impact your understanding of yourself through reflection activities.