Language Learning

2019 Registration open soon!

The UBC Himalaya Program offers intensive Nepali and Tibetan language & community-engaged learning opportunities each summer.

This year the courses will be offered between April 29 – May 10, 2019.

Registration will open in March. Click here for exact dates depending on what type of student you are.

Click on the sections below to learn how to register and to view course descriptions:

ASTU 204E 001 (Nepali)

2019 course dates are April 29 to May 10, 2019.

Click here to register for Nepali on the UBC Student Service Centre - enrollment will open soon!

A two-week intensive introductory Nepali language course. This is a community-engaged course that blends classroom instruction with experiential learning off-campus at Nepali community sites in the Lower Mainland. Actual class times may vary to accommodate off-site field trips. The instructor of this unique program is Mr. Binod Shrestha.

ASTU 204F 001 (Tibetan)

2019 course dates are April 29 to May 10, 2019.

Click here to register for Tibetan on the UBC Student Service Centre - enrollment will open soon!

A two-week intensive introductory Tibetan language course. This is a community-engaged course that blends classroom instruction with experiential learning off-campus at Tibetan community sites in the Lower Mainland. Actual class times may vary to accommodate off-site field trips. The instructor of this unique program is Mr. Sonam Chusang.


Testimonials

To read more about the unique student experience in these immersive, community-engagement portion of our courses, please visit our Student Experience page.

These courses are supported by the Faculty of Arts Dean's Office, a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund grant, and a grant from the Centre for Community Engaged Learning.