October 27, 2018 Newsletter



Upcoming MSc Defence:

Payman Hojabrpour, Thursday, August 30th – 9:00 am – Rm #237 Jack Bell Research Centre, 2660 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC

Note:  Please visit and bookmark our Experimental Medicine site:  exp.med.ubc.ca

 1.       Graduate Pathways for Success Workshops

1 Graduate Pathways for Success Workshops

Orientation and related welcome events for new graduate students start this Thursday.  An interactive, online event program including International Welcome, Graduate and Postdoctoral Welcome, Graduate Student Society Welcome events and September workshops and events will be posted by Wednesday.  For a complete schedule, please visit: http://orientation.grad.ubc.ca/events/.  Note,  only some GSS events require registration.

Service Canada will be onsite at UBC starting today.  New-to-Canada graduate students can book appointments to get their Social Insurance Numbers.  Full details at:


Registration is now open for

Scholarship and Award Opportunities: Doctoral Awards | Thu, Sept 6 – In-person (10:30 AM – 12:30 PM @Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road):


Webinar (1:30 – 3:00 PM):  grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16994-scholarship-award-opportunities-doctoral-awards-webinar

Check out community.grad.ubc.ca for other opportunities including:

Apply by Sept 3rd for a Sustainability Research Internship | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5057

Online Teaching Professional Development Workshops (Creating an IDP, How to Frame and Sell your Teaching Experience, the Academic Job Search, Understanding Metacognition in the Classroom, and more) | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5078

Workshop Facilitation Workshop (for TA coordinators, senior TAs), Aug 28 | community.grad.ubc.ca/event/5017

Science and Technology Startup Training in Brisbane Australia, apply by Aug 31 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5074

Postdoctoral Opportunities in Montreal, apply by Oct 15 | community.grad.ubc.ca/forum/5070