Virtual UBC MPPGA Info Session: Why Choose the MPPGA Program

Wednesday October 7, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

We held a virtual info session about the professional Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Learn why our graduate program is unique and how it will equip you with a profound understanding of policy-making processes through a foundation of knowledge acquisition, policy analysis, career development, and experiential learning. As an MPPGA student, you will have the opportunity to directly engage with a client organization on a pressing policy challenge in our signature Global Policy Project.

UBC is consistently ranked as the number one university in the world for taking urgent action to combat climate change, while SPPGA faculty are renowned for their research and expertise in sustainability and the Asia Pacific. Tailor your learning to your interests and gain critical skills and a global perspective to help you to address complex public policy challenges and drive meaningful change.

Join our Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program and study with change makers from around the world.


  • Julia Park, MPPGA Program Manager
  • Professor George Hoberg, MPPGA Graduate Program Director
  • Kiran Alwani (MPPGA ’17), Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, ON

Agenda Topics:

  • Introduction to the professional MPPGA Program at UBC
  • Key program benefits
  • How to apply
  • Possible career paths in government, not-for-profit, and the private sector
  • Q&A

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