Writing Retreat (PhDs and Postdocs)

Date & Time

Thursday, November 23, 2023
9:15 am to 2:00 pm


In-person, Thea Koerner House

Offered by

Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Graduate Student Society

Registration Closed / Past Event


Write to Flourish, Write with Flourish: An On-Campus Writing Retreat

In celebration of Thrive UBC, the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS) invite doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows to an on-campus writing retreat. The in-person event includes a panel discussion about embracing writing as a communal endeavour, dedicated time to write and thrive together, one-on-one writing consultations with the CWSC, and nourishment – coffee/tea, snacks, and catered lunch – courtesy G+PS and GSS.

Event Schedule:

9:15am – 12:45pm:

  • opening panel
  • dedicated writing
  • closing remarks

1 – 2 pm: writing consultations, pre-booking required: Log into WCOnline and choose the “Doctoral and Postdoctoral Writing Retreat”  to book a consultation.

Please note: The writing retreat for students in a masters program will be hosted in February 2024


Registration Information

General registration opens on Monday, November 6th at 9 am.

Registration is open to doctoral graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. After registering, you will receive an automated confirmation email. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at graduate.pathways@ubc.ca.

Please email us if you are registered and are 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 graduate.pathways@ubc.ca, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.