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Newly Admitted

Just received your admission notice?  Congratulations!  Learn about Orientation and getting started in your UBC graduate program. more information for new graduate students

Student Status & Classification

Information about your status at UBC , including qualifying, unclassified and access students as well as senior citizens. read more about student status and classification

Student Responsibilities

Important information you need to know and things you need  to take care of as a graduate student.  read more about student responsibilities

Scholarships, Awards & Funding

Everything you need to know about financial resources for graduate students at UBC. read more about scholarships, awards and funding

Supervision & Advising

Resources and policies regarding faculty supervision of graduate students. read more about supervision and advising

Managing your Program

Information about registering for courses, going on leave, studying elsewhere, etc. read about how to manage your program

GPS: Graduate Pathways to Success

Learn about UBC's outstanding opportunties to develop your academic and professional skills. read more about the graduate pathways to success program

Dissertation & Thesis Preparation

 Everything you need to know about properly formatting your thesis or dissertation and getting it ready to submit. read more about dissertation and thesis preparation

Doctoral Examinations

Full instructions on preparing for your final doctoral examination. read more about doctoral examinations

Final Dissertation & Thesis Submission

The finish line!  Instructions on electronic submission of your thesis and other important information. read more about final dissertations and thesis submission


Applying for graduation, doctoral citations and information on convocation ceremonies.  read more about graduation


More resources for graduate students.  read our publications

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