TAB Timeline

Teaching Across Borders (TAB) takes place during your final Fall semester. The application process begins the year before:

  • After-Degree students apply in their 1st Fall semester, when they are taking their EDUC 400s
  • Concurrent students apply in their 4th Fall semester, when they are taking their EDUC 400s
  • Four-Year B.Ed. students apply in their 3rd Fall semester
  • Community-Based students apply based on which program pathway they are in (see above)

Check the schedules below to see which dates/sessions apply to you, depending on which year you'll be travelling for TAB.

Fall 2021 Participants

This timeline is for students who are interested in applying to travel with TAB in Fall 2021. More details will be posted as they are available.


September 21, October 26, & November 16: Interested Student Workshops. To be held online via Videoconference (details forthcoming).

November 16: TAB Application Portal Opens for Fall 2021

December 7: Application Deadline for Fall 2021.

December 9: Group Interviews for TAB Applicants.

  • 9:00-11:00am, or
  • 1:00-3:00pm,
  • You will sign up for a timeslot when you submit your TAB application. Be sure to apply early if you prefer a specific time!


February: Acceptances emailed.

March: Apply for International Studentships through UCalgary International.

March 10: 9:00-11:30am: Pre-Departure Workshop #1. Room TBD

April: Trip planning; summer course registration

April 26: 9:00am-4:30pm: Pre-Departure Workshop #2. Room TBD

June: TAB Award acceptances emailed

July: TAB Award distributed

July 5-16: EDUC 525 and EDUC 535 on-campus (Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm)

July 5: 12:00-1:00pm: Country group photos.

5:00-8:00pm: Pre-Departure Workshop #3. Room TBD

August: Final Preparations

While Abroad

September: Depart for placement at the beginning of September. Specific start dates are determined by the liaison from the partner institution in your host country.

October: Post on


November: Returnee Workshop. Room and Time TBD.

January 2022: Reflective Writing Workshop, Room and Time TBD.

TAB Showcase, Room and Time TBD.

February: Optional meeting with Fall 2022 TAB students