Health and Wellness

Health and wellness 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.


Title Description Date Provider
Overcoming Impostor Syndrome - Webinar

In this webinar, you will learn how to recognize impostor syndrome in yourself and others and explore practical ways to combat the anxiety and self-imposed negativity that can hold us back professionally.

28 May 2020 - 12:00pm alumni UBC
Breaking Patterns of Procrastination Online

Putting things off to the last minute? Having a hard time starting a project? Or is it hard to finish and actually put a close to something you are working on? This workshop is here to help you procrastinate less and get more done.

10 June 2020 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success
Time Management

This energetic, intensive one-day course will sharpen your professional time management skills and optimize your working week. Building on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) best practices, methodologies, and productivity tactics, the workshop provides tools and techniques that can be applied to a partner industry project or employment-based role.

29 October 2020 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training


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Wellness Workshops

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

Wellness Centre
Graduate Wellness Peers Drop-In

Visit the Wellness Centre (room 1400, Life Bldg) to talk with a graduate wellness peer about stress, sexual health, eating well, and more.  Current drop-in hours are Monday 10 - 12 and 1-2, Wednesday 11-1 and Thursday 11 - 12. Hours are subject to change.  The Wellness Centre is open Mon - Fri 10 - 5 PM and Tuesday 10 - 4 PM.

Wellness Centre
UBC Graduate Student Online Support Group

We know that UBC graduate students are having to quickly change their daily lives in support of containing the virus causing COVID-19 for collective well-being. The uncertainty and stress at this time can feel overwhelming.  Sheltering-in-place and practicing physical distancing make it more important than ever to maintain a sense of community. 

Wellness Centre, Counselling Services


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Dissertation Success Curriculum

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

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National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Understanding Stress

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

Wellness Centre
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.


Mitacs Training