Doctoral Defence: Doctoral Examination and Defence Procedures

Date & Time

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event


Doctoral Defence information session walk students through the doctoral examination process, and explains the different defence modes - in person, virtual, and hybrid. The session includes:

•    Steps in the doctoral examination,
•    Timelines and pressure points, and
•    a Q&A.


Robyn Starkey's work is focused on assisting UBC doctoral candidates with preparing for their final examinations.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Tuesday, May 24th at 9:00 AM

Registration is open to current UBC-V graduate students enrolled in a doctoral program. 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

Please email us if you are registered and no longer able to attend this event.


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.