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

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Build your confidence for greater interpersonal impact

Have you experienced a situation where you felt you had no control?  Have you felt powerless in a work or academic environment? In this workshop, the focus will be to deepen your awareness of the interplay between yourself and others, both at the personal and social level.

30 November 2022 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success
Early Alert Orientation: Supporting Students

This event is part of the CTLT Winter Institute, taking place from December 12-15, 2022.

13 December 2022 - 9:30am Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
Getting the Most Out of your Academic Experience: Designing your Grad School Strategy

Graduate students today have a plethora of academic and professional obligations as well as opportunities they may engage in during their graduate journey. There are also many ways to define success both within and after graduate school.

1 December 2022 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
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
Indigenous Time Management

This session is a guest webinar hosted by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.  It is available through UBC's subscription.  You first need to register on the site, then register for the webinar.

29 November 2022 - 11:00am National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
ISI Fund Stream 3 Student Proposals Brainstorm & Writing Session

This event will be held in-person.

Do you have an idea of how to use up to $50,000 to bring the Indigenous Strategic Plan to action? Are you looking for a supportive space to explore this opportunity further? 

13 December 2022 - 11:00am Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
Panel Session: Health, Equity and Climate Change in the Classroom

This event is part of the CTL

12 December 2022 - 1:30pm Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
Staying on Track in Grad School: Self-Care Strategies for Managing Stress and Avoiding Burnout

An event within the 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.

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

 Services

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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.

Wellness Centre, Counselling Services
Wellness Workshops

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

Wellness Centre

 Resources

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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