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

Titlesort ascending Description Date Provider
How to Manage Chronic Illness and Academic Life (Webinar)

Register through UBC's subscription to learn about maintaining professional productivity while managing a chronic illness which has several particular challenges. At times, the scheduling and culture of the academy actively ignores the needs of the body/mind in its demand for scholarly and professional productivity.

18 February 2020 - 11:00am National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Graduate Student Orientation to the Library in 30 minutes

Thu, November 7, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506891

7 November 2019 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Gaps, Dead-Ends and Dilemmas: Unlearning Harmful Research Practices

Workshop Objectives:

  • Learn important language around oppression
  • Defining one’s own positionality
  • Recognize how positionality and colonialism impact graduate research

This workshop is part of the Graduate Research Foundations: Skills for Respectful Research series.

8 November 2019 - 1:00pm Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
Doctoral Writing Retreat

Fri, October 25, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. October 25th 2019, 10am-4pm, Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

25 October 2019 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Disruption, Action and Advocacy: Building Core Skills and Confidence

Workshop Objectives: 

9 December 2019 - 1:00pm Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
Designing to Success in Graduate School and Beyond (via Webinar)

Take the lead of your education and your career objectives!

21 November 2019 - 1:30pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Designing to Succeed in Graduate School and Beyond

Take the lead of your education and your career objectives!

21 November 2019 - 9:30am Graduate Pathways to Success, Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Dealing with Criticism: Giving and Receiving Feedback

From the comments in red pen in the margins of papers to the peer review process to the eye-rolls and laughter of an audience during a presentation, much of the academic exercise of advancing knowledge is based on the concept of giving and receiving feedback.

26 November 2019 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Equity & Inclusion Office
Citation Management using "Mendeley" (Intermediate)

Thu, October 24, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506118

24 October 2019 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool for Your Research (Beginner)

Thu, November 21, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3512957

21 November 2019 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Best Practices in Research Data Management

Tue, November 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3510910

5 November 2019 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Assertiveness: Speaking Up for Yourself in Difficult Conversation

Are you looking for ways to build confidence and be assertive in challenging situations? You may find yourself in conflict situations where there is a difference of power or unclear expectations but you lack the courage or tools to address the situation. This practical course will give you the skills necessary to engage in difficult conversations and express yourself with conviction.

6 November 2019 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success
Abstracts: Writing Workshop

Fri, November 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. November 8th, 10am to 12pm - Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

8 November 2019 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication

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