Upcoming Sessions

PhD Funding Opportunities

Tuesday, 06 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00

Join Dr Julian Dierkes, Associate Dean, Funding, with Kelli Kadokawa and Shane Moore from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies as they talk about funding opportunities for PhD's at UBC. Dr Dierkes will provide an overview of the different awards and scholarship available to incoming PhD students as well as providing some tips and advice on applying. We'll also be answering your questions.

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Graduate Student In-Residence Housing

Wednesday, 07 October 2020

Time: 15:00 to 16:00

It's not too early to explore your options for accommodation, particularly if you are hoping to live on campus, in residence at UBC. Typically 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 and will also run on Oct 8th at 10am.

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Thursday, 08 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00

It's not too early to explore your options for accommodation, particularly if you are hoping to live on campus, in residence at UBC. Typically 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 and will also run on Oct 7th at 3pm.

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UBC Graduate School Information Session

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00

Join Kelli Kadokawa and Shane Moore from the Graduate and Postdoctoral Office for this online webinar. They will provide an overview of UBC and our graduate programs, as well as application advice and more!

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Great Grad School Applications

Friday, 16 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00

Join this online session and learn how to make your grad school application as strong as possible. Kelli Kadokawa and Shane Moore from the Graduate and Postdoctoral Office will be joined by admissions colleagues to talk about applying to research based and professional programs. There will be lots of advice and tips to help your application stand out.

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Compelling Statements of Interest

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00

One of the most important aspects of graduate school application is the statement of interest. Join Shane Moore, Student Ambassadors and Faculty to learn how to make your statement of interest as strong as possible.

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Reaching Out Strategies: Approaching letter writers and potential supervisors

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Time: 11:00 to 12:00

An essential part of the graduate school application process is reaching out to potential supervisors and referees. Learn strategies on how to do this and make your application as strong as possible from graduate programs team members and current students.

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Q&A with UBC Graduate Student Ambassadors

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00

Join Kelli Kadokawa and Shane Moore from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and some of our Student Ambassadors. In this open session the team will be answering any questions that you have on grad school at UBC, life in Vancouver and the application process.

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Thursday, 29 October 2020

Time: 17:00 to 18:00

Join Kelli Kadokawa and Shane Moore from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and some of our Student Ambassadors. In this open session the team will be answering any questions that you have on grad school at UBC, life in Vancouver and the application process.

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Meet a UBC representative

MHLP Online Information Session - October

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Date: Tuesday, 06 October 2020
Time: 08:00 to 09:30
The MHLP Online Information Session is for practicing healthcare professionals considering study in 2021. This session is an easy opportunity for you to learn more about the program, eligibility criteria and initial application steps. Have your initial questions answered by our expert recruitment specialist and program-specific coordinators.

MEL Online Information Session - October

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Date: Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Time: 08:00 to 09:30
The MEL Online Information Session is for established engineering professionals considering study in 2021. This session is an easy opportunity for you to learn more about the program, eligibility criteria and initial application steps. Have your initial questions answered by our expert recruitment specialist and program-specific coordinators.

Virtual UBC MPPGA Info Session: Why Choose the MPPGA Program

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Date: Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Time: 09:30 to 10:30
Join us for a virtual info session about the professional Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Hear from MPPGA Program Manager Julia Park, Graduate Program Director and Professor George Hoberg, and Kiran Alwani (MPPGA ’17), Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Canada and learn why our program is unique and how it will equip you with a foundation of knowledge acquisition, policy analysis, career development, and experiential learning. This information session will cover: key program benefits, how to apply, and possible career paths in government, not-for-profit, and private industry, as well as a Q&A. UBC is consistently ranked as the number one university in the world for taking urgent action to combat climate change, while SPPGA faculty are renowned for their research and expertise in sustainability and the Asia Pacific. Tailor your learning to your interests and gain critical skills and a global perspective to help you to address complex public policy challenges and drive meaningful change. Join our Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs and study with change makers from around the world. The webinar link and passcode will be sent to all registered attendees ahead of time.

UBC MFA in Creative Writing Information Session

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Date: Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Time: 15:00 to 16:30
Interested in learning more about UBC Creative Writing’s MFA Program? Please join us online Tuesday, October 13 at 3PM Vancouver time for a live information session and the chance to ask questions of faculty, current students, and alumni. Click here to register for this free event.

UBC School of Information Programs Info Session

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Date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
This session will cover information about our master programs, course options and career pathways, career outcomes, admissions process, experiential learning opportunities and an overview of the student experience.

Master of Physical Therapy-North Info Session, Prince George Campus

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Date: Thursday, 22 October 2020
Time: 17:30 to 19:00
Join us to learn how to become a physical therapist in BC! This year, the Department of Physical Therapy is offering two info sessions for MPT applicants: one for the Vancouver campus, and the other for the UNBC campus in Prince George. Department representatives will discuss the physical therapy profession and admission requirements to the MPT program followed by a Q&A session. Please register to receive a Zoom link and info session details.

CANADIAN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2020

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Date: Monday, 26 October 2020 to Friday, 30 October 2020
Time: 08:00 to 14:00
During the week of October 26 to October 30, the Chemical Institute of Canada will be hosting their 70th annual conference. The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering leads the nation’s premier conference for chemical engineers with the goal of driving global innovation so attendees may foster growth, learn from one another, create meaningful connections, and recognize their impact on the world. The conference program will cover a range of topics on the theme of Chemical Engineering for a Sustainable Future: from the development of innovative solutions for clean energy and greater energy efficiency to carbon capture, storage and utilization, as well as emerging materials for medicine, catalysis, transportation and energy among many others. Will you be attending the conference? We hope that you’ll visit our virtual booth! Chat with a representative from the UBC Master of Engineering Leadership in Sustainable Process Engineering program about how you can advance your career and create positive change in your industry. Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference: 2020 Virtual Date: Monday, October 26 to Friday, October 30 Time: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM PST / 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST / Location: CCEC 2020 Virtual

Master of Physical Therapy Info Session - Vancouver Campus

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Date: Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Time: 12:00 to 13:30
Join us to learn how to become a physical therapist in BC! This year, the Department of Physical Therapy is offering two info sessions for MPT applicants: one for the Vancouver campus, and the other for the UNBC campus in Prince George. Department representatives will discuss the physical therapy profession and admission requirements to the MPT program followed by a Q&A session. Please register to receive a Zoom link and info session details.

MDS Vancouver Student and Alumni Q&A

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Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Time: 12:30 to 13:30
Join UBC Master of Data Science (MDS) Vancouver students and alumni as they share their student experiences and learning during the MDS program, talk about the accelerated 10-month program and unique curriculum format, discuss how they're applying their MDS degree in their fields and answer your questions live. Please note that this panel is meant for you to learn more about the MDS Vancouver student experience. If you have any admissions questions, we will be hosting an admissions panel at a later date.

MDS Computational Linguistics Student and Alumni Q&A

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Date: Friday, 30 October 2020
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
Join UBC Master of Data Science (MDS) Computational Linguistics students and alumni as they share their student experiences and learning during the program, talk about the accelerated 10-month program and unique curriculum format, discuss how they're applying their degree in their fields and answer your questions live. Please note that this panel is meant for you to learn more about the MDS Computational Linguistics student experience. If you have any admissions questions, we will be hosting an admissions panel at a later date.

BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show

Penticton Trade & Convention Centre (273 Power St, Penticton, BC) and Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre (21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton, BC)
Date: Monday, 02 November 2020 to Wednesday, 04 November 2020
Time: 09:00 to 18:00
The BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show is British Columbia’s premier water and wastewater industry event, featuring one of the largest trade shows of its kind in Western Canada. Come experience exciting professional development and networking opportunities for everyone in the water industry across BC and the Yukon. Join us to connect with manufacturers and suppliers, network with colleagues, engage in educational sessions, and build your skills and industry knowledge.

iTech West 2020

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Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020
Time: 09:00 to 17:00
A leading conference and exhibition in IT technology, iTech will focus on infrastructure, cloud, security, data centre and mobility to deliver an exciting and educational event for all IT professionals to attend. Attendees will network with peers from the industry, discover new cutting-edge products and services, and update their knowledge on the latest technology trends and parents. Best of all, this event is free to attend for all IT professionals! Register for your complimentary e-ticket. We’ll be there and hope you’ll pay our virtual booth a visit to discuss the UBC Master of Engineering Leadership in Dependable Software Systems and how it may transform your career.

MHLP Online Information Session - December

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Date: Wednesday, 09 December 2020
Time: 08:00 to 09:30
The MHLP Online Information Session is for practicing healthcare professionals considering study in 2021. This session is an easy opportunity for you to learn more about the program, eligibility criteria and initial application steps. Have your initial questions answered by our expert recruitment specialist and program-specific coordinators.

MEL Online Information Session - December

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Date: Thursday, 10 December 2020
Time: 08:00 to 09:30
The MEL Online Information Session is for established engineering professionals considering study in 2021. This session is an easy opportunity for you to learn more about the program, eligibility criteria and initial application steps. Have your initial questions answered by our expert recruitment specialist and program-specific coordinators.