We are a collective comprised of UBC undergraduate student groups and individuals who want to learn more about the Middle East.

To that end, we’ve created this initiative to achieve the following goals:

  1. Creation of a Middle Eastern Studies program in the Faculty of Arts that will include courses from various perspectives and UBC departments.

  2. Enhance and modernize the Arabic Language course offerings. Currently students at the UBC-Vancouver campus only have access to Classical Arabic, limiting the applicability of their studies in Arabic-speaking countries

  3. Expand opportunities for students to study abroad in the Middle East