Application for Admission and Scholarships

This year, uOGlobal courses will be offered in blended formats (AV: online only; AA: hybrid of online and in-person; AB: hybrid of online and in-person.

Deadline for uOGlobal registration is September 7, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Check the formats for Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 term courses. 

Eligibility: Students from all faculties who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program are eligible, including those from the faculties of medicine, education, or law. One-year exchange students, visiting researchers, and special students are eligible if they can enroll in both courses. Saint-Paul University students also can enroll.

  • We recommend that undergraduate students and part-time students (except those in medicine, education, or law) complete at least 24 credits before applying for uOGlobal recognition or enrolling in the two-year option of the program. 
  • Enroll in uoZone.
  • Undergraduate students must enroll in GLO49011 (fall) and GLO49012 (winter) courses and graduate students must enroll in GLO1901 (fall) and GLO1902 (winter) courses. Even though the course codes are different, undergraduate and graduate students will interact with one another in the same classes. 
  • We recommend that students complete both courses during the same academic year, but students can opt to enroll in Part 2 during the winter term of the following academic year. 
  • When they enroll, students will be asked to select one of three sections, which will correspond to the times scheduled for the mandatory uOGlobal seminars (two per term). Students should choose the section that best fits their course schedule to avoid conflicts with their regular courses during the fall 2021 or winter 2022 terms.


AA – Blended attendance (both in-person and online) - One Saturday in-person and one Wednesday online per term 

AB – Blended attendance (both in-person and online) - One Saturday online and one Wednesday in-person per term 

AV – Entirely online – One Saturday and one Wednesday online 


  • If you cannot enroll due to a scheduling conflict, contact us.
  • To receive uOGlobal recognition, you must participate in and pass both courses with satisfactory marks, complete a learning plan, and complete four experiential activities during your time as a University of Ottawa student.


Mandatory Seminars Schedule

Fall 2021

Wednesday, September 8 (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.) – Online introduction - Synchronous or Asynchronous

Saturday, October 16 (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) – Synchronous

Wednesday, November 17 (7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) – Synchronous


Winter 2022

Tuesday, January 11 (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.) - Online - Synchronous or Asynchronous

Saturday, February 5 (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) – Synchronous

Wednesday, March 16 (7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) – Synchronous


*In order to avoid scheduling conflicts during registration, a class may not appear at the time listed above.  In August, the actual class times will appear on your student schedule.

Synchronous: the course is offered in real time, at a specific date and time

Asynchronous: the course does not have an assigned date and time

Undergraduate students (3 credits)
  • Step 1: Enrol in GLO 49011 and GLO 49012 through uoZone during the course enrolment period. 
  • Step 2: Take the necessary steps to register for activities you intend to complete to fulfill the requirements of recognition. 
  • Step 3: Enrol in a compulsory pairing activity. Register with the uOConnexion program before mid-August. If you want to participate in Widgiwagan(Friend), in the International Student Coaches Program, or other program, be sure to register before the deadlines for these programs. 
  • Step 4: Pay the enrolment ancillary fees ($52 for the fall term and $52 for the winter term) 
  • Step 5: If you could not enrol in GLO 49012 (the winter term course) during the fall course enrolment period, be sure to remember to do so before December 15. 


These are elective or additional courses. 

If you could not enrol due to a limit on the number of courses you are permitted to take, contact an academic advisor at your faculty’s Office of Undergraduate Studies for details. They may permit you to add these courses as a sixth course in faculties where the limit is five courses per term. 

The workload for each course is considered to be that of a 1.5-unit course per term. 

Undergraduates will earn 3 units in total by achieving a satisfactory grade in both mandatory courses.  Students enrolled in these courses must write a final report about their uOGlobal experiences. 

For further information about Enrolment, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements consult Important academic dates and deadlines webpage.

Please note that ancillary fees are refundable only if you withdraw from the for-units course before the deadline for withdrawal with refund.

Graduate students and visiting students’ researchers


  • Step 1: Enroll in GLO 1901 (fall) and GLO 1902 (winter) courses through uoZone during the graduate course enrolment period, which starts on June 22.
  • Step 2: Register for the uOGlobal program activities you intend to complete to obtain recognition.
  • Step 3: Register for a mandatory pairing activity. Note that the deadline to register for the uOConnexion Program is in mid-August. If you wish to participate in Widgiwagan (Friend) or in the International Student Coaches Program, be sure to register before the activity deadline.
  • Step 4: If you could not enroll in GLO 1902 (the winter term course) through uoZone when fall course enrolment opened, be sure to do so before December 15, 2021.
  • Step 5: Pay the administrative fees: $149.50 for the fall term and $149.50 for the winter term.

For further information about enrolment, courses, withdrawals and reimbursements, consult Important academic dates and deadlines web page.

Please note that administrative fees are non-refundable.



Power Corporation of Canada uOGlobal Scholarships

  • Generous Scholarships for distance internationalization placements (or virtual international mobility) offered only to students enrolled in uOGlobal, thanks to Power Corporation of Canada. Our world has changed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 health crisis and we all face new obstacles. More than ever, international and intercultural training is key to fundamental skills development that will bring success in a global economy. The uOGlobal Power Corporation of Canada scholarships will provide uOGlobal participants to access funds to support their international learning projects. These scholarships range in size from $1,000 to $6,000 depending on financial needs . 
  • Competition date for virtual placements during the fall term: August 1st to September 30th; application
  • Competition date for virtual placements during the winter term: October 1st to November 30th; application
  • Competition deadline for virtual or in-person placements during the summer term: February 1st to March 30th

Thinking Ahead Giving Back – uOGlobal recognition scholarships

With this scholarship, we promote equitable access for all learners to an inclusive internationalization experience. The uOGlobal Thinking Ahead Giving Back Scholarships generously sponsored by Chartwells, provide 20 scholarships per term to students that demonstrate financial need to support their enrolment in the uOGlobal recognition.

  • Application dates for uOGlobal enrollment fee refunds - Fall term: August 1 to September 15; application
  • Application dates for uOGlobal enrollment fee refunds - Winter term: November 15 to December 15; application

CO-OP Scholarships

  • The CO-OP office will subsidize 50% of the cost of enrolment in the uOGlobal recognition program for a limited number of CO-OP students.

Faculty of Engineering Scholarships

  • As a student of the Faculty of Engineering, you can apply for one of 60 International Experience annual scholarships for international activities, such as: study and CO-OP terms, research internships or other international research activities.

Other opportunities for financing: choose step 3 "Arrange your finances"

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