Improving your graduate application

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

 

Join us for a short presentation on the application and admissions process, academic requirements, and general overview of graduate studies at UBC, followed by Q&A with Grad Studies staff and graduate student ambassadors. Ask questions in advance when you register.  Please note that we will not be able to provide answers to questions that involve specific personal information.

 

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Friday, November 1, 2019, 11am - 12:00pm (Vancouver time)

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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.

 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 9:00am - 10:00am (Vancouver time)

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Vancouver time)

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compelling statements of interest

 

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

 

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:00am - 12:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 9:00am - 10:00am (Vancouver time)

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 2:00pm - 1:00pm (Vancouver time)

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reaching out strategies: approaching letter writers and potential supervisors

 

Presentation based on best practices offered by UBC faculty advisors and application evaluation committee members for reaching out to potential reference letter writers and potential supervisors.

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Thursday, October 24, 2019, 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Friday, November 29, 2019, 9:00am - 10:00am (Vancouver time)

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LIFE AS A UBC GRADUATE STUDENT 

Wondering what life is like here in Vancouver, at UBC, and as a UBC grad student? The UBC Vancouver campus is located in a world-class, multicultural city, frequently rated as one of the most liveable cities in the world. We have a variety of info sessions where you can connect with current graduate students to see if UBC is a good fit for you.

Q&A with UBC GRADUATE STUDENT AMBASSADORS

Chat with current graduate students during this online session about their experiences being graduate students at UBC. Topics include accommodation, moving to a new city/ province/country, settling into an academic lifestyle, finding a supervisor, making friends, and more. Please keep in mind that we will not be able to provide answers to specific application and admission questions or any that involve specific personal information.

 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 10:00am - 11:00am (Vancouver time)

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Thursday, October 10, 2019, 3:00pm - 4:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:30am - 9:30am (Vancouver time)

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Living in Vancouver

If you're considering graduate school here at UBC and want to know more about what it's like to live in Vancouver, join us for this online info session. Topics include housing options, the neighbourhoods, getting around town, and campus and city attractions.

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Graduate students with families

If you have a partner and/or a family and are considering graduate school at UBC, join us for this online info session. Topics include family resources, general information on child care, registering for school, looking for a place to live, and fun and affordable activities for kids of all ages.

Thursday, July 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm (Vancouver time)

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Graduate Student In-Residence housing

It's not too early to explore your options for accommodation, particularly if you are hoping to live on campus, in residence at UBC. About 1300 graduate students live in residence at UBC. Learn about the UBC student residences available for graduate students, the application process, waitlist logistics, and more in this 1-hour webinar presented by UBC Student Housing and Hospitality Services.

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Meet a UBC representative

One-on-One Consultations - Calgary

Monogram Coffee, 420 2 Street Southwest, Calgary, AB
Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019
Time: 08:00 to 19:00
The MEL & MHLP programs will be running “Coffee & Chat” sessions for prospective students considering study in 2020. These consultations are an opportunity to discuss course requirements, admissions and applications for the MEL & MHLP programs.

One-on-One Consultations - Vancouver

UBC Robson Square Campus, 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC
Date: Thursday, 05 September 2019
Time: 08:00 to 19:00
The MEL & MHLP programs will be running one-on-one consultations for students considering study in 2020. These consultations are an opportunity to discuss course requirements, admissions and applications for the MEL & MHLP programs.

2019 EduCanada Graduate Fair

Canada House (Trafalgar Square, London SW1Y 5BJ)
Date: Saturday, 05 October 2019
Time: 09:00 to 12:00
A UBC representative will attend the EduCanada Graduate Fair to provide you with information about our graduate programs and the application process.