French & Francophone resources

Further information on French at UBC and links to further afield


Study abroad:

  • Explore:
    Learn French in Quebec or another region of Canada during the summer.*
    *You cannot satisfy the Arts Language Requirement in this way, but you can earn 6 elective credits in French, countable towards your Bachelor’s Degree, but not countable towards your French Minor or Major.
  • UBC Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies > Study abroad: French = to find information about:
    Campus France Canada
    a UBC 300-level French summer programme in Lyon with Joël Castonguay-Bélanger and Go Global
    Go Global exchange programmes
    BC Official languages Programme
    English Assistant Programme in French
    Funding opportunities for studying in France: CampusBourses, French embassy

Life in  French in Vancouver:

Life in French online:

  • Radio-Canada: free radio and TV online
  • TV5 MONDE: free French radio and TV online
  • Tennessee Bob’s Famous French Links: a classic, one of the largest and oldest supersites in the world, for all things French and Francophone
  • you will also find many newspapers and magazines in French freely available online, plus material on YouTube and a whole Wikipedia in French… lancez-vous dans l’aventure !