In support of the University of British Columbia’s mission to be one of the world’s very best universities, the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies strives to elevate achievement and enhance the education of graduate students in a global context, providing
- Responsive and responsible administration that is transparent, consistent and equitable;
- An intellectual and social environment that enhances the quality of graduate education, based on the values of excellence and mutual respect;
- Superior service with activities and support programs for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff;
- Outstanding opportunities for professional development that enhance career options and encourage graduates and postdocs to contribute positively to a civil and sustainable society.