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 9, 2018

Thursday, 2:00PM - 3:00PM  (Vancouver time)

 

 

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

Tuesday, 4:00PM - 5:00PM  (Vancouver time)

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OCTOber 4, 2018

Thursday, 9:00AM - 10:00AM  (Vancouver time)

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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.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 2PM - 3PM (Vancouver time)

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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.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 4PM - 5PM (Vancouver time)

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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.

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 9AM - 10AM (Vancouver time)

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Q&A WITH UBC GRADUATE STUDENT AMBASSADORS

23 AUGUST 2018

Chat with current graduate students during this online session about their experiences at UBC, including topics such as accommodation, moving to a new city/province/country and settling in, making friends, being an international student, and more. 

Thursday 23 August 2018, 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (Vancouver Time). If you will be joining us from a different time zone, please use this handy time converter to see what time it will be where you are.

Please keep in mind that we will not be able to provide answers to questions regarding application and admissions policies or any that involve specific personal information.

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Meet a UBC representative

One-on-One Consultations - Vancouver

UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
Date: Thursday, 30 August 2018
Time: 08:00 to 19:00
The MEL/MHLP programs will be running one-on-one consultations for students considering study in 2019. These consultations are an opportunity to discuss course requirements, admissions and applications for the MEL/MHLP programs. Consultations will be held at the UBC Robson Square Campus (800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7) on Wednesday, August 30th from 8:00am-7:00pm. To reserve your 30 minute appointment time please complete the registration form selecting your preferred appointment time. A representative from the university will contact you to confirm details.

One-on-One Consultations - Los Angeles

Pitchoun!, 545 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, California
Date: Friday, 14 September 2018
Time: 08:00 to 17:00
The MEL/MHLP programs will be running one-on-one consultations for prospective students considering study in 2019. These consultations are an opportunity to discuss course requirements, admissions and applications for the MEL/MHLP programs. Kenneth Zuidema, Strategic Partnership & Talent Acquisition Specialist for the MEL/MHLP programs will be in attendance.

Coffee & Chat - Toronto

Dineen Coffee, 140 Yonge Street, Toronto
Date: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Time: 08:00 to 15:30
The MEL/MHLP programs will be running “Coffee & Chat” sessions for prospective students considering study in 2019. These consultations are an opportunity to discuss course requirements, admissions and applications for the MEL/MHLP programs. Kenneth Zuidema, Strategic Partnership & Talent Acquisition Specialist for the MEL/MHLP programs will be in attendance.