Keys to Flourishing in Grad School including Career Planning from the Start

Date & Time

Tuesday, 11 January 2022
10:00 to 11:30



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success, Centre for Student Involvement and Careers

Registration Closed / Past Event


This interactive workshop will provide an overview of strategies to help you develop or enhance your academic plan to get off to a great start for flourishing in AND completing your graduate degree. We’ll discuss ways to explore the plethora of academic and professional opportunities to engage in while at UBC while providing space for asking questions. Ultimately, we’ll get you started on your road map for navigating your #UBCGradJourney and get you thinking about strategies for attaining your post-degree professional objectives.


Danielle Barkley, PhD, is a Career Educator who works with the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers to support graduate students at UBC. She completed her PhD in English literature at McGill University and has previous experience as a university instructor and writing consultant.

Jacqui Brinkman, MSc, is the Director of Graduate Student Professional Development at Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Through this role, she works to improve the graduate student experience. Previously, she has managed postdoctoral and undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Medicine and was a lab-based researcher both within academia and industry. She completed her MSc in Biology at McGill University.


Registration Information

Registration is now open.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2-3 business days. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail

DON'T BE A NO-SHOW: Please email us at least 24 hours prior, if you are no longer able to attend this event.  If available, we can provide you with resources related to the session topic when you cancel.



If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.