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.


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This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training from 10 am to 12 pm PDT June 30, is designed to help participants develop the skills needed to build a Network Map for their project. Participants will brainstorm a Networking Map for their Project.

30 June 2022 - 10:00am Mitacs Training
Discover your Power Intelligence to Transform your Impact

We often talk about emotional intelligence but have you thought about your power intelligence? Power exists but we rarely talk about it. Amidst changing demands for equity and justice, it’s essential for us to step into our courage and transform power within ourselves, our relationships, and the teams and organizations we a part of.  

9 June 2022 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success
Preparing Excellent Fellowship Applications

Writing grant applications is an important part of research and of your development as researchers. The first opportunity to put together something like a grant application for many graduate students is to apply for fellowships. But, why do these fellowships even exist? How do they relate to my time at UBC and my career? How are recipients for fellowships selected?

21 June 2022 - 10:00am Graduate Pathways to Success

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training from 10 am to 12 pm August 18, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders.

18 August 2022 - 10:00am Mitacs Training


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

We recognize that graduate students face ongoing challenges. The stress and uncertainty at this time can feel isolating and overwhelming, and maintaining a sense of community is more important than ever. This support group is a nonjudgmental online community where graduate students come together in solidarity to discuss what matters most to them, support each other, and apply grace and grit to succeed in their current challenges.

Time: Tuesdays, 2:30 – 3:45 pm, May 17 - Jul 26.

Wellness Centre, Counselling Services
Graduate Wellness Peers Drop-In

Visit the Wellness Centre online for access up-to-date health education and information, learn more about health-related resources on and off campus, access tips and strategies for your wellbeing as a student, and hear from the experiences of your graduate peers.  Enrol online using this link:

Wellness Centre
Wellness Workshops

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

Wellness Centre


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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.

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Understanding Stress

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

Wellness Centre