Community and Network Building

Building relationships inside and outside the university can help graduate students thrive and feel supported while learning from the experiences of others.

 Events

Title Description Date Provider
Staying Current with Local Government

Wed, October 21, 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/3580242

21 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Pixellating project showcase: BC through arriving eyes--immigrant stories and digital presentation

Wed, October 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/pixellating-20201021

21 October 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Debiasing your Workplace

In this webinar, we will explore different types of bias, how they contribute to systemic barriers that many historically and persistently marginalized groups face in the Canadian workforce, and strategies to support ‘debiasing’.

21 October 2020 - 12:00pm alumni UBC
CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Virtual Coffee Drop-in

Thu, October 22, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. This event will be online on Zoom.

22 October 2020 - 11:00am Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
Community Connection Series: Thriving through Racial Barriers

Thu, October 22, 2020 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM See description. The Centre for Student Involvement & Careers is excited to introduce and invite you to participate in our new networking series, Community Connection Series.

22 October 2020 - 5:00pm Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
International Organizations: A Workshop for Researchers

Wed, October 28, 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/3580243

28 October 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Pixellating project showcase: interrogating the archive - narrative complexities in documentary filmmaking

Wed, November 18, 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/pixellating-20201118

18 November 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Building Positive Relationships in Graduate School

Graduate school can be challenging without proper support and fulfilling professional relationships. In this webinar, a panel of academic experts who work with grad students will discuss ways to maintain positive and healthy connections with your colleagues and supervisors.

20 November 2020 - 9:00am Beyond the Professoriate
CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Virtual Coffee Drop-in

Wed, November 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. FREE. This event will be online on Zoom.

25 November 2020 - 10:00am Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
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

 Services

Title Description Provider
UBC Graduate Student Online Support Group

UBC recognizes that graduate students are facing ongoing changes in their daily lives in support of containing the virus causing COVID-19. The uncertainty and stress at this time can often feel overwhelming, and maintaining a sense of community is now more important than ever.

Wellness Centre, Counselling Services

 Resources

Title Description Provider
Career Resources for Students of Colour

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Resources for Students with Disabilities

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Planning, Graduate

Visit the graduate student career page for tools, resources, advice, and video stories to help guide your career planning and exploration.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Event Venue Rental, Free

*As of (March 16 2020) the GSS is currently not taking reservations for any of the spaces in Thea Koerner House.*

The Graduate Student Society has several spaces within the Graduate Student Centre and the GSS available for graduate student professional development and social events as well as meetings and study groups.  Learn more about the venues, their capacity, and how to reserve a space here.

Graduate Student Society
Cross-Cultural Team Communications (online course)

This online course is available on-demand. Navigating, contributing and building effective teams may be the single most important skill that spans disciplines and industries in our current and diverse workplaces. Learn tools and techniques to build your awareness of multicultural team performance, navigate workplace cultural communication, and use effective conversations to deal with conflict in international and multicultural team settings.

Register

 

 

    Mitacs Training
    Practical Tips for Growing Your Network (online course)

    This short online, on-demand course will help you get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school will be filled with opportunities to make connections in and outside of your field. This course will give you the information you’ll need to make the most of each opportunity.

    Building a strong personal and professional network may be one of the single most important things you can do for your career.  Learn how to plan, prepare, build and foster your network and watch opportunities unfold in front of you.

    Mitacs Training
    The UBC Hub, Online Career Mentors

    Create a free profile on The UBC Hub to connect with a UBC alumni mentor from anywhere in the world. Gain insight on global job markets and industries, receive feedback on your job search materials and online profile, or conduct informational interviews.

    alumni UBC, Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
    Your Next Step page

    Your Next Step brings together valuable career resources from across UBC to help graduating students and alumni make the most of their talents, interests, and education in a changing world of work.

    alumni UBC, Centre for Student Involvement and Careers