Deadline Centre

IMPORTANT: These deadlines are particularly for graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students.
Name Deadline Description
Appointment of External Examiner form (August 31, 2015 Program End Date) Thursday, 02 April 2015

First of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2015.

Last day for Supervisors to submit 'Appointment of External Examiner' form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31, 2015 program end date.

Appointment of External Examiner form (September 2015 Degree Conferral) Thursday, 02 April 2015

First of four deadlines for September 2015 degree conferral.

Last day for Supervisors to submit 'Appointment of External Examiner' form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for September 2015 degree conferral.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2015 Graduation) Thursday, 02 April 2015

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2015 graduation.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for Spring 2015 graduation.

Good Friday Friday, 03 April 2015

University closed. Some branches of the UBC Library may be open.

Easter Monday Monday, 06 April 2015

University closed. Some branches of the UBC Library may be open.

WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards Likely in April 2015 WorkSafeBC Research Training Awards are intended to enable highly qualified Masters and PhD students to undertake full-time research training with a focus on preventing and/or reducing occupational illness, injury, and disability in British Columbia.
Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Likely in Mid-April 2015 The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.
Last day for application for May 2015 degree conferral and Congregation Friday, 17 April 2015

Last day for applications for graduation (awarding of degree and Congregation) to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May 2015. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last day for acceptance of final master's theses and doctoral dissertations for May degree conferral and Congregation. Friday, 17 April 2015

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May graduation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2015 Graduation) Friday, 17 April 2015

Fourth of four deadlines for Spring 2015 graduation.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for Spring 2015 graduation.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (April 30, 2015 Program End Date) Friday, 17 April 2015

Third of four deadlines for April 30, 2015 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for April 30, 2015 Program End Date.

Last day for programs to notify requirements met for May degree conferral and Congregation. Friday, 17 April 2015

Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for May graduation.

J.A. Campbell Research Award Likely in April 2015 A grant to a maximum of $25,000 is offered for research projects in Canada related to Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity. The CCA is open to all types of relevant research and is not restricted to medical research.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award Likely in April 2015 he J. A. Campbell Young Investigator Award of $5,000 for any kind of research into Celiac Disease and / or Gluten Sensitivity is available to students and those who have recently completed degrees.
Last day for programs to notify requirements met for April 30 end date. Thursday, 30 April 2015

Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for April 30 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2014/15 Winter Session Term 2. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2016, the deadline for completing program requirements is Thursday April 16, 2015.

Scholarships for Exchange Students Likely in April 2015 Exchange scholarships are available to students from Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, Africa, South & Central America, Mexico, Caribbean, and Chile to undertake research or study at UBC for a period of 4 to 6 months.
Last day for acceptance of final master's theses and doctoral dissertations for April 30 end date. Thursday, 30 April 2015

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for the 2014 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2015, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday, April 17, 2015.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2015 Program End Date) Thursday, 30 April 2015

Fourth of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2015.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30, 2015 program end date.

The Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance Friday, May 1, 2015 The Rabin Scholarship Fund provides doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows focusing on areas relating to the pursuit of peace and peaceful forms of social life the opportunity to spend one academic year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
UBC Public Scholars Award Friday, 15 May 2015
Victoria Day Monday, 18 May 2015

University closed.

May Congregation Wednesday, 20 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 1: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

May Congregation Thursday, 21 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 2: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

May Congregation Friday, 22 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 3: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award May - check with Graduate Program These awards are made to individuals who have completed PhD dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline. Graduate programs may submit up to two nominations: one in Biological and Life Sciences and one in Humanities and Fine Arts. To be eligible, the nominee must have completed her or his doctoral degree requirements in the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015, inclusive.
Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding Likely in May 2015 The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies matches funding provided by graduate programs to support Aboriginal graduate students.
May Congregation Monday, 25 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 4: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

May Congregation Wednesday, 27 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 6: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (August 31, 2015 Program End Date) Friday, 29 May 2015

Second of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2015.

Last day for submission of exam copies of Doctoral Dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31, 2015 Program End Date.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (September 2015 Degree Conferral) Friday, 29 May 2015

Second of four deadlines for September 2015 degree conferral.

Last day for submission of exam copies of Doctoral Dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for September 2015 degree

The Pat Clifford Award for Early Career Research in Education Likely in May 2015 The Pat Clifford Award is administered by the Canadian Education Association (CEA) and intends to recognize the work of emerging researchers in education policy, practice, or theory in Canada.This award is dedicated to the memory of Pat Clifford, who was active in research and teaching practice in Canada.
Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE) Graduate Training Scholarships Likely in May 2015 This Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (CIHR-STIHR) funded graduate training program draws skills from across Canada to respond to changing demographics and technology and to address the health challenges facing persons living in rural Canada as they seek a healthy, safe and sustainable lifestyle.The PHARE program provides scholarship support to graduate students at the Master’s, PhD, and Postdoctoral level. It is a virtual program, accessible through any eligible Canadian University.
Rio Tinto Alcan Research Fellowships May 2015 - check with graduate program Rio Tinto Alcan offers an $18,000 research fellowship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto Alcan’s activities.
Application to graduate opens. Monday, 01 June 2015

Application for September 2015 degree conferral and November 2015 Congregation opens.

Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards Likely in June, 2015 The Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards have been established to promote Canadian-based research on corporate governance and build Canada’s corporate governance research capacity by encouraging the next generation of young scholars.
Appointment of External Examiner form (Fall 2015 Graduation) Friday, 05 June 2015

First of four deadlines for Fall 2015 graduation.

Last day for Supervisors to submit Nominations for External Examiner form to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Fall 2015 graduation.

Mitacs Globalink Research Award Likely in June 2015 The Mitacs Globalink Research Award helps faculty members and students at Canadian universities build an international research network and undertake research abroad. The Research Award offers senior undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to undertake 12- to 24-week research projects supervised by professors at accredited universities in Brazil, mainland China, India, Mexico, Turkey, or Vietnam. The award is open to all disciplines.
John W. Davies Memorial Award Likely in June 2015 An award of $3,000 is offered by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Arctic Section in memory of John W. Davies, a former Chairman of the Section. The competition is open to any full time graduate student whose research will assist in providing solutions to problems encountered in the Arctic or in cold ocean environments.
Canada Day Wednesday, 01 July 2015

University closed.

William Rea Fellowship in Television Likely in July 2015 One or more fellowships have been endowed by William Rea, Jr., founder of CKNW, in honour of his father, a pioneer Edmonton educator. The minimum value of each award is $500, to a maximum of $2,300.
Recommendations for Admission January 2016 - International Monday, 06 July 2015

Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for overseas international students to be admitted for registration in January 2016. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Recommendations for Admission January 2016 - North America Friday, 31 July 2015

Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for North American students to be admitted for registration in January 2016. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (August 31, 2015 Program End Date) Friday, 31 July 2015

Third of four deadlines for August 31, 2015 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for August 31, 2015 Program End Date.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Fall 2015 Graduation) Friday, 31 July 2015

Second of four deadlines for November 2015 graduation.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (September 2015 Degree Conferral) Friday, 31 July 2015

Third of four deadlines for September 2015 degree conferral.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for September 2015 degree conferral.

BC Day Monday, 03 August 2015

University closed.

Appointment of External Examiner form (February 2016 Degree Granting) Friday, 07 August 2015

First of four deadlines for February 2015 degree granting.

Appointment of External Examiner form (December 31, 2015 Program End Date) Friday, 07 August 2015

First of four deadlines for program completion by December 31, 2015.

Last day for application for September 2015 awarding of degree and November 2015 Congregation Friday, 14 August 2015

Last day for applications for graduation (awarding of degree and Congregation) to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees awarded in September 2015. Congregation ceremony will be in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last day for acceptance of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for degrees to be awarded in September 2015 Friday, 14 August 2015

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for degrees to be awarded in September 2015. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

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