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Rant: University of British Columbia (UBC)'s Questionable Application Process for Asian Studies

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Just putting this out there for other people's future reference.

1) Applied in 2020. Spent a lot for the application fee and English proficiency test.

2) Got notification on March 2021 that UBC's Asian Studies Department did not accept any new students this year. No apologies. No refund either. UBC just got away with applicants' hard-earned money (See Fall 2021 Results for reference).

Also, this:

3)  Today I learned that UBC's Asian Studies department did accept one PhD student for Fall 2021, it seems. I'm not sure. It seems like it. At any rate, I feel cheated for the second time (first instance was when they won't issue refunds despite knowing that they won't be accepting new PhD students).

See: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/news/public-scholars-initiative-welcomes-38-scholars-202122-academic-year

Wow, just wow.


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