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. 

July 6, 2018

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

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august 9, 2018

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

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September 4, 2018

Tuesday, 4:00PM - 5:00PM  (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, August 14, 2018, 9AM - 10AM (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, August 15, 2018, 2PM - 3PM (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, August 16, 2018, 4PM - 5PM (Vancouver time)

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Q&A WITH UBC GRADUATE STUDENT AMBASSADORS

JUNE 25, 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. 

4PM - 5PM (Vancouver time)

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Meet a UBC representative

The 9th Annual Canadian Water Summit

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown
Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018 to Friday, 22 June 2018
Time: 08:00 to 16:00
Aurore Plavis will be available at the event to answer questions of prospective students about the UBC Master of Engineering Leadership programs.

West Coast Energy Management Congress

Washington State Convention Center, Seattle
Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018 to Thursday, 21 June 2018
Time: 09:00 to 16:00
Ken Zuidema will be available at the event to answer questions of prospective students about the UBC Master of Engineering Leadership programs.

IFT 2018

Chicago, IL
Date: Sunday, 15 July 2018 to Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Time: 08:00 to 17:30
UBC Food Science will exhibit at the IFT Conference in Chicago, IL.

iSchool Information Session

UBC iSchool, room 470, 1961 East Mall, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Date: Thursday, 19 July 2018
Time: 17:30 to 19:00
Chris Fernandez, Educational Services Coordinator and a faculty member will answer questions from prospective students.