Global Opportunities

The Global Development Office at KPU fosters transformational experiences and nurtures international connections to empower globally minded learners. We build relationships with institutions and organizations around the world in order to create learning opportunities for students, staff, and faculty. Through these strategic partnerships, we internationalize and diversify the KPU experience for everyone.

More About the Global Partnership Office

Building Global Citizens

Let your studies at KPU take you around the world! Whether you're interested in experiencing a semester abroad or laddering your program into an international credential, we offer you many opportunities to grow your global networks and expand your reach.

Explore Study Abroad

Fostering International Collaboration

Take your scholarship abroad! KPU is part of a vibrant and diverse international network that engages, supports, and encourages faculty to explore global learning opportunities.

KPU International helps KPU faculty access international opportunities by forming partnerships with other teaching institutions abroad, arranging funding opportunities for faculty, and developing resources to support faculty success both abroad and at home.

Faculty Exchange Opportunities
Internationalize Your Curricula

Engaging with the Global Community

KPU has over 60 active partnerships in all regions around the world, and we continue to actively seek new partnerships. We're able to offer a variety of meaningful global learning opportunities to students, staff, and faculty through these global connections.

See Current Partnerships Develop a New Partnership

Contact Us

The Global Development team supports KPU’s international relation and internationalization efforts. Have questions about our programs or wish to explore potential areas of collaboration? Please reach out!

Our Team

Zainab Al-koubaisi
Director, Global Engagement

Ada Lee
Manager, Global Learning & Partnerships

Jelena Damljanovic Obradovic
Manager, International Projects and Partnerships

Global Partnerships:

Shanell Wong
Global Development Coordinator

Joyce Liu
Global Development Coordinator

Lia Liang 
Global Development Coordinator (on maternity leave)

Study Abroad:

Sarah Burn
Study Abroad Coordinator - Outbound

Daria Ursol
Study Abroad Coordinator – Inbound

Ryne Cender
Study Abroad Coordinator 

Anton Kuznetsov
International Support Assistant

Jas Sangha
Student Assistant - Study Abroad

Diego Minor Martinez
Student Assistant - Study Abroad 


Partnership Inquiries, Faculty Opportunities, COIL

Study Abroad Programs, Virtual Global Learning, Student Advising

Mailing Address

KPU International
12666 72 Ave, Surrey, BC
V3W 2M8 Canada

Plan a Visit

We’re pleased to be responsible for organizing official visits from current and prospective international partners.
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Send Us a Message

Get in touch with our global development team by email.
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