Events

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Please note: This workshop will be Hosted Online.

 

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
UPDATE, March 30:

This webinar has been postponed. Please visit this website for the previous webinar recording and resources on thesis preparation and checking

 

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Working on your thesis? This session will review the UBC formatting and submission requirements and include:

Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The current time is challenging and caring for yourself and the important people in your life should be your top priority. If you do find yourself with some newly freed time, you may be thinking about how to design and develop a career path for yourself. The webinar series will provide some actionable suggestions for steps you can take from home to explore and strategize for your career.

Each session will include some guided content, followed by time for open discussion and Q & A.

Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

The current time is challenging and caring for yourself and the important people in your life should be your top priority. If you do find yourself with some newly freed time, you may be thinking about how to design and develop a career path for yourself. The webinar series will provide some actionable suggestions for steps you can take from home to explore and strategize for your career.

Each session will include some guided content, followed by time for open discussion and Q & A.

Monday, 6 April 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Share resources and tips for balancing grad school and parenting

If you are a graduate student and a parent, COVID-19 is likely presenting you with some specific challenges. Please join us for an opportunity to connect with other student parents, and with two UBC staff members who specialize in supporting graduate student career and professional development. We can share strategies, ask questions, and connect with others---we are all in this together right now. Feel free to sign in at any time during the open forum 60-minute session.

Tuesday, 7 April 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The current time is challenging and caring for yourself and the important people in your life should be your top priority. If you do find yourself with some newly freed time, you may be thinking about how to design and develop a career path for yourself. The webinar series will provide some actionable suggestions for steps you can take from home to explore and strategize for your career.

Each session will include some guided content, followed by time for open discussion and Q & A.

Tuesday, 7 April 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

The current time is challenging and caring for yourself and the important people in your life should be your top priority. If you do find yourself with some newly freed time, you may be thinking about how to design and develop a career path for yourself. The webinar series will provide some actionable suggestions for steps you can take from home to explore and strategize for your career.

Each session will include some guided content, followed by time for open discussion and Q & A.

Wednesday, 8 April 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Are you in the midst of writing your thesis? Are there images or portions of published manuscripts you are planning to use in your thesis?  Do you have concerns over how copyright laws could delay your thesis submission?

In this session you will learn:
•    to examine your thesis for copyright compliance
•    the laws relating to using copyrighted images
•    to identify copyright material
•    about creative commons licenses
•    about using material from online resources
•    about author rights

Thursday, 9 April 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Writing grant applications is an important part of research. For many graduate students, the first opportunity is to write their own fellowship application. This session will give tips for putting together a strong application. The facilitator will also provide an adjudicator’s perspective on the review process.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The current time is challenging and caring for yourself and the important people in your life should be your top priority. If you do find yourself with some newly freed time, you may be thinking about how to design and develop a career path for yourself. The webinar series will provide some actionable suggestions for steps you can take from home to explore and strategize for your career.

Each session will include some guided content, followed by time for open discussion and Q & A.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

The current time is challenging and caring for yourself and the important people in your life should be your top priority. If you do find yourself with some newly freed time, you may be thinking about how to design and develop a career path for yourself. The webinar series will provide some actionable suggestions for steps you can take from home to explore and strategize for your career.

Each session will include some guided content, followed by time for open discussion and Q & A.

Thursday, 16 April 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Writing grant applications is an important part of research. For many graduate students, the first opportunity is to write their own fellowship application. This session will give tips for putting together a strong application. The facilitator will also provide an adjudicator’s perspective on the review process.

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

UBC’s University-Industry Liaison Office (UILO), and Graduate Pathways to Success are proud to present a workshop that provides you with an essential understanding of intellectual property (IP) and academic technology transfer.

This 1/2-day workshop will help you:

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Have you ever wondered how to tap into your resilience during challenging times? Imagine a situation where you face a critique of your writing from a supervisor, do not get the grant you were counting on, or have to shift your academic focus because of the realities of the job market. With scenarios such as these in mind, this interactive session will:

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Many graduate students feel unsure about how to move from an academic-style CV to a resume format (widely used to apply for most types of jobs outside of academia). This workshop will address common questions about how to highlight accomplishments, transferable skills, and appeal to non-academic employers in a range of sectors.

Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Quick – tell us the top five things you are good at! Can you do it? Or would it be easier to tell us the things you’re not good at? The truth is many of us spend more time focused on (and trying to fix) what we’re not good at, instead of discovering, appreciating, and cultivating our strengths.

Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Quick – tell us the top five things you are good at! Can you do it? Or would it be easier to tell us the things you’re not good at? The truth is many of us spend more time focused on (and trying to fix) what we’re not good at, instead of discovering, appreciating, and cultivating our strengths.

Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Take the lead of your education and your career objectives!

Graduate students today have a plethora of academic and professional opportunities they may engage in during their graduate journey.  There are also many ways to define success both within and after graduate school.  How do you choose which opportunities to take advantage of?  Are you setting yourself up to succeed in your intended career path after graduate school?  Do you even know that path?

Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Take the lead of your education and your career objectives!

Graduate students today have a plethora of academic and professional opportunities they may engage in during their graduate journey.  There are also many ways to define success both within and after graduate school.  How do you choose which opportunities to take advantage of?  Are you setting yourself up to succeed in your intended career path after graduate school?  Do you even know that path?