New Faculty Supervisors Workshop

Date & Time

Tuesday, 12 March 2019
12:30 to 14:30


Woodward IRC 5 - 2194 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3

Offered by

Anne Murphy, Interim Associate Dean

Registration Closed / Past Event


with Anne Murphy, Interim Associate Dean

G+PS is offering a workshop for new faculty members, focusing on graduate supervision. Please forward this information to new faculty members in your unit (the category “new faculty members" can be defined by you).

The workshop covers the fundamentals of effective graduate supervision, including:

  • Getting Started
    • elements of excellent graduate supervision
    • effective recruiting and selecting of graduate students
  • Building a Strong Student – Supervisor Relationship
    • establishing communication, discussing expectations
    • preventing and solving problems
    • negotiating concerns, issues and conflicts that may arise
  • Maintaining Momentum
    • the work plan, identifying and achieving milestones, assessing academic progress
    • dealing with crises and program interruptions, maintaining motivation
  • Preparing for the Future
    • career mentoring, professional skills development, the future relationship

We will also outline the range of resources available at UBC for faculty and students related to supervision.

Please RSVP by March 5th, so we have an accurate number of resources for attendees.  A light lunch will be served.

Please direct questions to  / Ph: 604-822-5185

Anne Murphy, Interim Associate Dean
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
170-6371 Crescent Road


Associate Professor
Department of Asian Studies
University of British Columbia
1871 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2