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
Introduction to Statistical Concepts VI: Mixed Effects Models

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:

17 March 2022 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Literature Reviews for Engineering, Forestry, Health Science, Land & Food Systems, and Science

Wed, July 21, 2021 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/3609218

21 July 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews for Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, and Art

Fri, June 25, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3611083

25 June 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Literature Reviews: Writing

Tue, August 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction to a research article or thesis chapter, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap or articulate a problem or need that the current study addresses.

3 August 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Metadata basics: describing research data

Tue, July 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/metadatabasics

6 July 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
NVivo part 1: getting started with NVivo

Mon, June 21, 2021 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3604032

21 June 2021 - 4:00pm Library Research Commons
NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Mon, June 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3604525

28 June 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Online Writing Community

Wed, August 11, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

11 August 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, August 4, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

4 August 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 28, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

28 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 21, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

21 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 14, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

14 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, July 7, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

7 July 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, June 30, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

30 June 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Online Writing Community

Wed, June 23, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.

23 June 2021 - 2:00pm Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Preparing Excellent Fellowship Applications

Writing grant applications is an important part of research and of your development as researchers. The first opportunity to put together something like a grant application for many graduate students is to apply for fellowships. But, why do these fellowships even exist? How do they relate to my time at UBC and my career? How are recipients for fellowships selected?

30 June 2021 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success
Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace

Tue, June 29, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. In both the classroom and the workplace, the ability to communicate professionally is a valuable skill. This is especially true today, when so many of our interactions take place digitally through print and video.

29 June 2021 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Using Mendeley for Citation Management

Thu, August 12, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3600274

12 August 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Using Mendeley for Citation Management

Thu, July 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3599896

8 July 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Using RefWorks for Citation Management

Thu, August 5, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3600273

5 August 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons

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 Resources

Titlesort descending Description Provider
Time Management (online course)

If you find yourself frequently running out of time on a project or impending deadlines are making you anxious, this course is here to help. You’ll learn how to make the most of every minute, avoid procrastination and other “time thieves,” and create achievable plans and schedules, based on project management best practices.

Register

Mitacs Training
Understanding Stress

Tips, resources, and in-person support for managing stress

Wellness Centre
Video Guides to Writing and Research

A series of videos to introduce students to the fundamentals of academic writing and research: “Writing in Situations”, An interview with Dr. Anthony Paré plus
5 videos (“The Writing Process”, “The Prewriting Stage”, “The Writing Stage”, “The Revision Stage”, and “Managing Time to Write”) featuring conversations with 4 graduate students from Chemistry, Civil Engineering, English Literature, and Linguistics.  (Playlist)

Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Graduate Pathways to Success
WriteNow, online supportive writing community

This new program ($195US), exclusively for graduate students and postdocs, offers 12 weeks (January 18 - April 11, 2021) of access to the WriteNow platform and timer for increased writing productivity, goal setting, and community support.

Future dates will be posted once available

Register through UBC's subscription.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Writing with Integrity

A short video in which Drs Susan Porter and Beth Haverkamp discuss the importance of writing with integrity (the importance of writing and contributing new knowledge and scholarship with integrity; avoiding plagiarism)

Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication, Graduate Pathways to Success

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