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 descending Description Date Provider
Leading Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) at work is more important now than ever before. Stories of anti-Asian sentiment and harassment, women’s career struggles while balancing work and family during COVID-19 lockdowns, and protests in support of #BlackLivesMatter are now part of the daily news headlines.

19 August 2020 - 12:00pm alumni UBC
NVivo Part 1: (PC or Mac) Getting started with NVivo

Wed, July 29, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552464

29 July 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Wed, July 8, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552457

8 July 2020 - 1:30pm 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.

3 November 2020 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success
Preparing Excellent Applications for Fall Fellowship Competitions (10:00 am)

Writing grant applications is an important part of research. For many graduate students the first opportunity is to write their own fellowship application. This session will give tips for putting together a strong application. The facilitator will also provide an adjudicator’s perspective on the review process.

Learning Objectives

16 July 2020 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success
Preparing Excellent Applications for Fall Fellowship Competitions (4:00 pm)

Writing grant applications is an important part of research. For many graduate students the first opportunity is to write their own fellowship application. This session will give tips for putting together a strong application. The facilitator will also provide an adjudicator’s perspective on the review process.

Learning Objectives

16 July 2020 - 4:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success
Research Data Management Part 1: Managing Active Research Data

Wed, July 22, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552459

22 July 2020 - 3:00pm Library Research Commons
Research Data Management Part 2: Preserving and Reusing Research Data

Wed, July 29, 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/3552463

29 July 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Statistical analysis with R

Wed, July 15, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552460

15 July 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
Submitting your 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

Nick Rizzo, Senior Thesis/Information Clerk, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

17 September 2020 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success
The Art of Saying No

This webinar is directed to faculty but provides helpful suggestions for academics to say 'yes' or 'no' to requests.  Register via UBC's subscription to NCFDD.

9 July 2020 - 11:00am National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
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.

29 October 2020 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
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
Using Pressbooks for Text Publishing - The Basics

Tue, July 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552665

21 July 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Using the UBC Wiki to Enhance Student Learning Through Open Assignments

Fri, July 10, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3555450

10 July 2020 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Using Zotero for Citation Management

Thu, July 16, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/zoterojuly16

16 July 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Which Tool Should I Use? Selecting a Tool for Open Education

Tue, July 7, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552666

7 July 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons

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