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.

UBC Grad school info session

Are you thinking about UBC for graduate school? In this online session, 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 potential supervisors. 

This session was offered in December. Please check back for dates.

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.

 

This session was offered in September, October and November. Please check back for dates.

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 session was offered in September, October, and November. Please check back for dates.

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.

 

This session was offered in September, October, and November. Please check back for dates.

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.

 

This session was offered in September, October, and November. Please check back for dates.

 

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.

Please check back for dates.

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.

Please check back for dates.

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 childcare, registering for school, looking for a place to live, and fun and affordable activities for kids of all ages.

Please check back for dates.

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.
*This session is offered twice. Please choose the date and time that suits your schedule best.

Please check back for dates.​​

 

 

Meet a UBC representative

MEd in Modern Languages Education: French

webinar
Date: Tuesday, 07 January 2020
Time: 15:30 to 16:30
An online information session to learn more about the MEd in Modern Languages: French part-time, online graduate cohort – starting July 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

MEd in Early Childhood Education

webinar
Date: Wednesday, 08 January 2020
Time: 15:30 to 17:00
An online information session to learn more about the MEd in Early Childhood Education part-time, online graduate cohort – starting September 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

(Coffee Break) MHA On-site Information Session at Clinical + Systems Transformation for C+ST employees

750 Cambie Street, Room #4, 7th floor, Vancouver, BC
Date: Thursday, 09 January 2020
Time: 11:00 to 12:00
Learn how to accelerate your career in healthcare. The MHA is a professional program for clinicians, administrators, researchers and managers who are seeking solutions to today’s complex health delivery issues. Join an info session on-site at CST and speak to our Program Manager. No RSVP required.

MEd in Curriculum Studies IB

webinar
Date: Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Time: 16:00 to 17:30
An online information session to learn more about the MEd in Curriculum Studies IB part-time, Face-to-Face graduate cohort – starting September 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

MEd in Curriculum Studies- Practitioner Inquiry and Place-Conscious Pedagogies

webinar
Date: Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Time: 15:30 to 17:00
An online information session to learn more about the MEd in Curriculum Studies- Practitioner Inquiry and Place-Conscious Pedagogies part-time, graduate cohort – starting August 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

Master of Museum Education

webinar
Date: Thursday, 16 January 2020
Time: 16:00 to 17:30
An online information session to learn more about the Master of Museum Education part-time, Blended: online & In-Person graduate cohort – starting September 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

MEd in Mathematics Education

webinar
Date: Monday, 20 January 2020
Time: 16:00 to 17:30
An online information session to learn more about the MEd in Mathematics Education part-time, online graduate cohort – starting September 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language

webinar
Date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Time: 16:30 to 17:30
An online information session to learn more about the MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language part-time, online graduate cohort – starting September 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

MEd in Science Education

webinar
Date: Thursday, 23 January 2020
Time: 16:00 to 17:30
An online information session to learn more about the MEd in Science Education part-time, online graduate cohort – starting September 2020. Meet the Program Advisor and Program Assistant, and learn more about the program including the program focus, learning outcomes, schedule, program fees, admissions requirements, the application process and a Q&A.

Master of Health Administration (MHA) Information Session

Webinar
Date: Friday, 24 January 2020
Time: 12:00 to 13:00
Learn how to accelerate your career in healthcare. The MHA is a professional program for clinicians, administrators, researchers and managers who are seeking solutions to today’s complex health delivery issues. Join one of our information sessions and speak to our Program Manager.