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
FIREtalks - Drinking Water

1 in 3 people globally do not have access to safe drinking water. By 2025, half of the World’s population is expected to be living in water-stressed areas. Will we run out of water? What are the direct and indirect impacts of this change on individuals, communities and nations? How can we insure safe drinking water in the future? How can we provide safe drinking water to remote communities?

27 November 2019 - 4:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Graduate Student Society

 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

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, thei 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