Global Citizenship Through English – ONLINE

Advance Your Understanding of Global Issues & Improve Your English

In this program you’ll get to:

  • Practice English in real time with live video and instant messaging
  • Work in pairs and teams with your classmates from different countries and cultures
  • Take part in projects, facilitated discussions and short talks by guest speakers
  • Join virtual tours of UBC’s campus and downtown Vancouver

Who it’s For

Global Citizenship through English is designed for students who wish to improve their English skills and learn about civil society, global citizenship and sustainability in both a Canadian and a global context.

Many students choose to start their studies at ELI in this program before moving into English for Academic Purposes or DISCOVER programs. Please be aware these two programs are currently offered on campus.

Upon completion of the program you will receive a certificate.


Monday-Thursday 4:00pm – 7:45pm PDT (Vancouver Time)

Dates & Fees

See Program Dates & Fees.

How to Apply

You must be at least 16 years old and have an elementary understanding of English.

Please review our How to Apply page and ELI Policies before applying.

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