Health and Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing are positively related to learning and academic success. Explore ways to maintain your physical and mental health and develop resiliency during your graduate school program.

 Events

Title Description Date Provider
Lost Your Motivation? Let’s Find it! - Staying on Track in Grad School Series

Have you ever let a lack of motivation stop you from doing something that you need to do, or know will be beneficial for you? If yes, you are not alone.

15 February 2023 - 12:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Counselling Services
Self-Care Strategies for Managing Stress and Avoiding Burnout - Staying on Track in Grad School Series

Graduate school can be both an exciting and stressful time for many students. Supporting and caring for one’s health and wellbeing is important to learning and completing your degree, as well as building professional competency. This interactive webinar will be facilitated by members of UBC Counselling Services, and focuses on managing your stress during graduate school.

5 April 2023 - 12:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Counselling Services
Imposter Phenomenon

Do you ever feel like to you don’t belong in grad school?  Have you ever downplayed your accomplishments? This interactive workshop will be facilitated by staff from UBC Counselling Services and focuses on understanding and managing feelings of the imposter phenomenon.

Topics covered include:

3 May 2023 - 12:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Counselling Services

 Services

Title Description Provider
Wellness Workshops

Wellness-themed graduate workshops are available by request through the UBC Wellness Centre.

Wellness Centre
Getting Through Grad School with Grace & Grit: The Online Support Group

We recognize that graduate students face many unique challenges. The experience can sometimes feel isolating and overwhelming, and maintaining a sense of community is important.  If you are a graduate student at UBCV or UBCO, please join Getting Through Grad School with Grace & Grit.

Tuesdays Jan 24 - Mar 7, 3 - 4:15 (following sessions tbc).

Wellness Centre, Counselling Services

 Resources

Title Description Provider
Dissertation Success Curriculum

The 12-week Dissertation Success online, on-demand Program is designed for doctoral candidates who are focused on finishing their dissertation. Each module includes a recorded training video and resources.

Register with the University of British Columbia's subscription to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Understanding Stress

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

Wellness Centre