Info Sessions

Are you considering UBC for graduate school? Learn about admissions and academic requirements, and explore our graduate degree programs. Hear from graduate advisors and admissions experts on what it takes to get into UBC grad school. Register for an info session on specific topics or join one of our virtual office hours for a general Q&A session.

Virtual Office Hours

Ask your questions in advance when you register. Please note that we will not be able to provide answers to questions that involve specific personal information.

August 1, 2017

Tuesday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

 

September 6, 2017

Wednesday, 4:00PM - 5:00PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

 

October 5, 2017

Thursday, 9:30AM - 10:30AM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

 

November 3, 2017

Friday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

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December 4, 2017

Monday, 9:30AM - 10:30AM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

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January 9, 2018

Tuesday, 4:00PM - 5:00PM Pacific Standard TIme (PST)

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Improving the Strength of your application

Great Grad School Applications: Tuesday October 3, 4:30PM

Learn about the application process, and general academic and admissions requirements. Develop a timeline for meeting deadlines, scheduling language tests, getting your documents ready, and reaching out to letter writers and supervisors. As well, join us on a virtual tour of the UBC Grad Studies website to point out important resources.

Reaching Out Strategies: Approaching Letters of Reference Writers & Potential Supervisors: Tuesday, October 24, 9:30AM

Hear from UBC faculty advisors and application evaluation committee members on best practices for reaching out to potential reference letter writers and potential supervisors. 

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Compelling StatementS of Interest: Tuesday, November 21, 9:30AM

What makes a great statement of interest? A presentation of tips from faculty advisors on what sets one Statement of Interest apart from another.

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Meet a UBC representative

Reaching Out Strategies: Approaching Letters of Reference Writers & Potential Supervisors

Online
Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Time: 09:30 to 10:45
A presentation summarizing best practices for reaching out to potential reference letter writers and potential supervisors. Hear from UBC faculty advisors and application evaluation committee members on what they’re looking for. We’ll also talk about the difference between academic and professional letters of reference, and what UBC programs require.

Society for Neuroscience Fair - Washington, D.C.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Date: Saturday, 11 November 2017 to Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Time: 09:00 to 16:00
UBC Neuroscience will exhibit at the fair and is looking forward to connecting with you in person.

School of Population & Public Health Info Sessions

Online or SPPH B151
Date: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Time: 17:30 to 18:30
Meet program managers and program directors to discuss graduate program options in the School of Population and Public Health.

MPH Info Session

Online
Date: Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Time: 14:30 to 15:30
Connect with the program manager and program director of the Master of Public Health to get your questions answered.

IFT 2018

Chicago, IL
Date: Sunday, 15 July 2018 to Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Time: 08:00 to 17:30
UBC Food Science will exhibit at the IFT Conference in Chicago, IL.