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
Research Data Management Part 2: Preserving and Reusing Research Data

Wed, December 9, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3566073

9 December 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Virtual Coffee Drop-in

Thu, December 10, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. This event will be online on Zoom.

10 December 2020 - 11:00am Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
Copyright for Graduate Students

Thu, December 10, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3572422

10 December 2020 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews: Searching and Keeping Track

Fri, December 11, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3583308

11 December 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Statistics V: Logistics and Poisson Regression (via Webinar)

Learn about generalized linear models (GLM) for categorical and count outcomes.  Necessary for understanding and using these models, the following will be covered: 

21 January 2021 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Build Your Scientific and Technical Writing Skills (2 Days)

Make an impact with your scientific and technical writing skills! This two-day, hands-on course is aimed at those with scientific and technical backgrounds. From structure and grammar to impact – get on-site expert feedback, a chance to work on a current, future, or past piece of your writing, and get exposure to many samples of writing, from atrocious to outstanding. 

25 January 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Statistics VI: Mixed Effects Models (via Webinar)

This webinar is critical for understanding when linear regression models aren’t applicable and how to model dependent data.  Topics that will be covered are:

18 February 2021 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Time Management

This energetic, intensive one-day course will sharpen your professional time management skills and optimize your working week. Building on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) best practices, methodologies, and productivity tactics, the workshop provides tools and techniques that can be applied to a partner industry project or employment-based role.

3 March 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Essentials of Productive Teams

More than ever, organizational success depends on people working together - effectively. The pressure to communicate productively, quickly turn ideas into profitable action and consistently deliver results never decreases.

16 March 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Project Management (2 Days)

Developed by a team of masterful project managers and adult instructors, Project Management 2020 delivers a balance of “core” project management knowledge and skills. These are blended with practical learning on key interpersonal skills essential to successfully achieve project goals.

17 March 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training

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