Graduate Studies at UBC Sessions

PhD Funding Opportunities

Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Time: 10:00 to 11:00

Join Dr Julian Dierkes, Associate Dean, Funding and Shane Moore as they talk about funding opportunities for PhD's at UBC. Dr Dierkes will provide an overview of the different awards and scholarships available to incoming PhD students.

This session will cover:

  • Overview of PhD funding at UBC
  • PhD minimum funding guarantee
  • UBC Awards database
  • Advice on writing funding proposals and applications
  • Q&A

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is for those who are applying to PhD programs at UBC and are interested in learning more about internal and external funding opportunities. 

Applying to course-based and professional programs

Friday, 09 September 2022
Time: 10:00 to 11:00

At UBC we have approximately 100 different course-based and professional programs. These programs typically have a set program length, are cohort-based, and as the name suggests involve working through set course curricula. These programs do not have an in-depth research component. However, the depth and sophistication of your work will be a step up from what you did as an undergraduate.

In this webinar we focus on applying to course-based programs and provide advice on making your application as strong as possible.

This session will cover:

  • Difference between course-based and research-based graduate programs.
  • Differences in the application process for course-based vs research-based programs.
  • Writing a statement of interest for course-based and professional programs
  • References – What we look for and who you should ask
  • CV tips
  • Interview tips
  • Q&A

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is for anyone who is interested in applying to a course-based or professional graduate program and wants to gain some advice and insight on putting together a strong application

Great Grad School Applications

Wednesday, 14 September 2022
Time: 17:00 to 18:00

In this session, we’ll break down the graduate school application at UBC. Explaining the process, key application elements and we provide some tips on strengthening your application.

This session will cover:

  • Overview of the application process
  • Online application – what to expect
  • Understanding admissions requirements
  • Statement of interest
  • Finding a supervisor
  • Reaching out to a supervisor
  • References – What we look for and who you should ask
  • Application dos and don’ts

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is for anyone who is planning on applying to graduate school.

UBC Grad School Information Session

Thursday, 15 September 2022
Time: 10:00 to 11:00

In this session we’ll provide a high-level overview of graduate study, graduate school at UBC, and the application process. This is a general session from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and is not program-specific.

The session will cover:

  • Why graduate study? – advice on what to consider if you are considering graduate school.
  • Differences between undergraduate and graduate study.
  • Explanation of the different types of graduate programs at UBC.
  • What makes UBC a great place to study at the graduate level.
  • How to search UBC’s over 300 different graduate program options.
  • Overview of the graduate school application process.
  • Next steps on learning more and beginning a grad school application

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is for anyone who is thinking about studying at the graduate level. It’s for those who’d like to learn more about UBC and gain insight into what it’s like to study at UBC. This webinar is also helpful for anyone who wants to learn more about what is involved in a graduate school application.

 

 

Program and Departmental Sessions

September MEL Online Information Session

webinar
Date: Thursday, 08 September 2022
Time: 17:00 to 18:30

The MEL online information session is for experienced technical professionals seeking to continue their studies, beginning in January 2023. This session is a great opportunity to explore the program, application steps, and admissions process. Our expert student recruitment specialist will share exclusive information on how to submit a strong application and answer your initial questions.

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics Prospective Student Info Session

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Date: Thursday, 15 September 2022
Time: 16:00 to 17:00

 

Would you like to start your new career as a registered dietitian? Would you like to join Canadian allied health professional teams and support people’s nutrition and health? The MND online information session offers a great opportunity to explore the program, application steps, and admissions process. Join us for live presentation and question-and-answer session!

Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC)

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Date: Thursday, 06 October 2022
Time: 10:00 to 13:00

The Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC) is a recruitment initiative hosted by six of Canada’s top universities (UBC, McMaster, University of Toronto, McGill, Queens, and Waterloo). UBC will host a live virtual Q&A booth from 10 am-1 pm that will allow prospective students to meet current faculty, staff, and students. A current UBC graduate student will moderate the Q&A booth and facilitate discussion amongst the departmental representatives and prospective students.

November MHLP Info Session

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Date: Wednesday, 16 November 2022
Time: 17:00 to 18:30

Excited to advance and accelerate your career? Register today for an online information session to explore the advantages of the Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) professional master’s degree. Join our student recruitment specialist for a live presentation and question-and-answer session!
 

November MEL Info Session

webinar
Date: Thursday, 17 November 2022
Time: 17:00 to 18:30

Excited to advance and accelerate your career? Register today for an online information session to explore the advantages of the Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) professional master’s degree. Join our student recruitment specialist for a live presentation and question-and-answer session!