Global Learning Advising

Whether you're curious to talk about Global Learning in general, or have a list of questions about a particular program, we're here to help.

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General Drop-in Advising

Learn about your Global Learning options, find out how to apply, and hear advice from past students!

Winter Drop-in Hours:
Mondays to Thursdays, 11am - 3pm

*note the office will be closed Thurs Jan 11

Location: MacKimmie Tower 5th floor (MT 501)

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Please note: from January until Reading Week, our advisors will not be taking any 1:1 appointments. This is because we are prioritizing time-sensitive students travelling this January/February, as well as application processing after the January 10 priority deadline. We appreciate your understanding!

 

If you are a student travelling in Winter 2024 and you have any concerns, you can email study.abroad@ucalgary.ca to request a meeting with your advisor. Please indicate your availability for several dates/times (as well as whether you prefer to meet on Zoom or in person) and we will follow up with you.

If you are a student applying for a Summer 2024, Fall 2024 or Winter 2025 program, please note that prior to the January 10 application deadline, our advisors are hosting drop-in Zoom advising sessions - click here to view the schedule.

  • If you are reading this message after January 10, thank you for your patience! We will contact you later in January (or by Reading Week at the latest) with an update about your application status.
  • If you missed the January 10 deadline, rest assured that any programs with space still available will re-open to take more applications. We anticipate that programs will re-open between mid January and February 1st. You will be able to filter for "open" programs in our Program Finder.

Program-Specific Advising (Returning February 19)

Each global learning program has a dedicated advisor who is responsible for coordinating applications and travel logistics. If you have questions about a specific program, please book a meeting with the responsible advisor as they will best be able to help you!

You're also welcome to drop in at our office, but you may be followed up with over email or asked to return at a later time. Our drop-in advisors rotate and may not be able to answer specific program questions.

Identify your advisor

If you have already applied or been accepted to a global learning program, this step will be easy! 

Otherwise, use the Program Finder to locate the program that you're interested in and check who the responsible advisor is. This is typically listed near the bottom of the program page.

Find your program

Book an appointment

Log in to Elevate using the link below. On the left, select Advising > Study Abroad, and follow the instructions to view your advisor's appointment calendar. Please be sure to select the appointment type "Global Learning Advising"!

Make note if you have booked an in-person or a Zoom appointment, as they are not interchangeable. 

Book an appointment

We look forward to meeting you soon!