The Graduate Game Plan

What is the purpose of the Graduate Game Plan?

The Graduate Game Plan guides students through the primary stages of their graduate education. It provides advice for students on strategies for attaining academic and career success.

Who should read it?

All graduate students at UBC, both newly admitted and ongoing, will find the Graduate Game Plan highly useful.

When should you read the plan?

If possible, you should review the entire contents of the Graduate Game Plan before you begin your graduate study at UBC. You should also review various sections of the Game Plan throughout your program.

What are the stages and steps in the Graduate Game Plan?

The plan is divided into 4 stages that reflect the graduate student journey, and each stage has 3 steps:

Getting Started

First Year


Near Completion