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.

Student housing info Session

Are you considering living in residence at UBC? Learn about the UBC Student Residences options available for graduate students, the application process, waitlist logistics, and more in this 1-hour webinar presented by UBC Student Housing and Hospitality Services. 

This online info session is offered twice so please register for the date and time that suits you best:

February 20, 2018, 9AM - 10AM PST (Vancouver time) REGISTER

April 5, 2018, 3:30PM - 4:30PM PST (Vancouver time) REGISTER

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)


December 4, 2017

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


January 9, 2018

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


Improving the Strength of your application

Great Grad School Applications

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.

This event has already taken place. Please check back for any future sessions.

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

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

This event has already taken place. Please check back for any future sessions.

Compelling StatementS of Interest

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

This event has already taken place. Please check back or any future sessions.


Meet a UBC representative

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.