Academic Support and Success

Excel within grad school by accessing tools, strategies, and resources, beyond disciplinary knowledge and expertise that can help with timely completion of your program.

Events

Title Description Date Provider
Introduction to the Research Data Centre (RDC) - Located on 2nd Floor of Koerner Library

Mon, September 16, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3512325

16 September 2019 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Thesis Formatting: Tips, tricks, and resources

Tue, September 17, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506176

17 September 2019 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
Submitting Your Thesis

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Working on your thesis? This session will review the UBC formatting and submission requirements and include:

  • Planning ahead
  • Thesis formatting requirements
  • Electronic submission of theses

FACILITATOR

19 September 2019 - 9:30am Graduate Pathways to Success
Copyright for your Thesis: How to use images and other material

Are you in the midst of writing your thesis? Are there images or portions of published manuscripts you are planning to use in your thesis? Do you have concerns over how copyright laws could delay your thesis submission?

In this session you will learn:

19 September 2019 - 11:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office
Orientation to the Library for Graduate Students

Thu, September 19, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506165

19 September 2019 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
Submitting Your Thesis (via Webinar)

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Working on your thesis? This session will review the UBC formatting and submission requirements and include:

  • Planning ahead
  • Thesis formatting requirements
  • Electronic submission of theses

FACILITATOR

19 September 2019 - 2:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success
GSS Academic Writing Bootcamp

Separate yourself from distractions and non-research responsibilities, and surround yourself with a community of writers at the GSS’s one-day academic bootcamp on September 21st, hosted by the award-winning instructor and editor Dr. Letitia Henville of shortishard.ca. This bootcamp is open to all UBC graduate students.

21 September 2019 - 9:00am Graduate Student Society
Thesis Formatting: Tips, tricks, and resources

Tue, September 24, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3512067

24 September 2019 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
Orientation to the Library for Graduate Students

Wed, September 25, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506166

25 September 2019 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Abstracts: Writing Workshop

Fri, September 27, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. September 27th, 10am to 12pm - Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

27 September 2019 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Graduate & Professional Schools Fair 2019

Fri, September 27, 2019 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. The Graduate & Professional Schools Fair at UBC provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about further academic opportunities. This year's event will feature over 65 schools within Canada and abroad.

27 September 2019 - 11:00am Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Graduate Student Orientation to the Library in 30 minutes

Tue, October 1, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506123

1 October 2019 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
The Steps of Planning Your Doctoral Exam

This session will walk students through information on our website to assist doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) for their Final Doctoral Exams and will include:

3 October 2019 - 10:30am Graduate Pathways to Success
The Steps of Planning Your Doctoral Exam (via Webinar)

This session will walk students through information on our website to assist doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) for their Final Doctoral Exams and will include:

3 October 2019 - 1:30pm Graduate Pathways to Success
Literature Reviews: Writing Workshop

Fri, October 4, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. October 4, 10am to 12pm - Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

4 October 2019 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Statistics I: Data Exploration through Descriptive Statistics and Graphics (via Webinar)

Before analysis begins the data should be visually inspected and explored. We will discuss various graphics for univariate and multivariate data and provide tips on how to create meaningful and transparent graphics. We will explain how to compute simple data summaries and descriptive statistics to help guide any future analysis.

8 October 2019 - 10:00am Applied Statistics and Data Science Group, Graduate Pathways to Success
Master’s Writing Retreat

Tue, October 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. October 8th 2019, 10am-4pm, Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

8 October 2019 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Thesis Formatting: Tips, tricks, and resources

Tue, October 8, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3509940

8 October 2019 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
Graduate Student Orientation to the Library in 30 minutes

Wed, October 9, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506125

9 October 2019 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Overcoming Perfectionism

We live in a culture that emphasizes being perfect as a virtue in everything from body image to relationships to career achievements. The problem is that life and being human, in spite of our best efforts, is messier than this. Having high standards is one thing, but taking a perfectionistic approach to life can actually get in the way of your success.

10 October 2019 - 9:30am Graduate Pathways to Success

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