Dates & Deadlines

Application deadlines are listed in the Application Deadlines section and within each individual graduate degree program.

Name Date Description
Recommendations for Admission Sept. 2014 - North America

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for North American students to be admitted for registration September 2014.

Graduate Students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Last day for Graduate Students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Summer Session tuition fees.
 

Sponsored students

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Last day for sponsored students to submit application to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization for Summer Session Terms 1 and 2 (May to August) tuition fees.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2014 Graduation)

Friday, April 4, 2014

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2014 graduation.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for Spring 2014 graduation.

Last day of classes

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Scholarships for Exchange Students

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Exchange scholarships are available to students from Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, Africa, South & Central America, Mexico, Caribbean, and Chile to undertake research or study at UBC for a period of 4 to 6 months.
Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (April 30, 2014 Program End Date)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Third of four deadlines for April 30, 2014 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for April 30, 2014 Program End Date.

Last day for acceptance of final master's theses and doctoral dissertations for May 2014 graduation

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for May graduation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day to notify requirements met for non-thesis master's degrees (May 2014 graduation)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for May graduation.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2014 Graduation)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Application for graduation - May 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in May.

Good Friday

Friday, April 18, 2014

University closed.

Easter Monday

Monday, April 21, 2014

University closed.

J.A. Campbell Research Award

The deadline for 2014 has not been set yet (typically end of April)

A grant to a maximum of $25,000 is offered for research projects in Canada related to Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity. The CCA is open to all types of relevant research and is not restricted to medical research.
J.A. Campbell Young Investigator Award

Deadline for 2014 not set yet. Typically, end of April.

he J. A. Campbell Young Investigator Award of $5,000 for any kind of research into Celiac Disease and / or Gluten Sensitivity is available to students and those who have recently completed degrees.
2013/14 Winter Session ends

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2014 Program End Date)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Last day to notify requirements met for non-thesis master's degrees (April 30 program end date)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for April 30 program end da

Rio Tinto Alcan Research Fellowships

April 2014 - check with graduate program

Rio Tinto Alcan offers an $18,000 research fellowship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto Alcan’s activities.
Postdoctoral Runway Program

May 1, 2014

The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute at Cornell Tech is proud to announce a the second round of a new unique postdoctoral fellowship program aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial efforts in deep information-based technologies in New York City. The Jacobs Runway Postdoctoral Program is open to persons with a PhD in a relevant technological discipline.
SSHRC Impact Awards

Friday, May 9, 2014

SSHRC Impact Awards are designed to build on and sustain Canada’s research-based knowledge culture in the social sciences and humanities. The awards recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their achievements in research, research training, knowledge mobilization and outreach activities funded partially or completely by SSHRC
Summer Session Term 1

Monday, May 12, 2014

Start of Summer Session Term 1, most faculties. First day of classes for term running from May 12 to June 27 (exams June 23 to 27).

Summer Session Term A and B

Monday, May 12, 2014

Distance Education: Course start date for Summer Session (Terms A and B).

International Welcome - Int. Student Orientation

Monday, May 12, 2014

International Student Orientation for new international (including US) and exchange students attending Summer Session.

Tuition Fee Summer Session Term 1

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Summer Session Term 1: Tuition fees due.

Change in registration/withdrawal (Summer Term 1)

Friday, May 16, 2014

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic r

Change between credit and audit (Summer Term 1 courses)

Friday, May 16, 2014

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most courses.

John W. Davies Memorial Award

Likely in May 2014

An award of up to $3,000 is offered by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Arctic Section in memory of John W. Davies, a former Chairman of the Section. The competition is open to any full time graduate student whose research will assist in providing solutions to problems encountered in the Canadian Arctic or in cold ocean environments.
Victoria Day

Monday, May 19, 2014

University closed.

May Congregation

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

May Congregation, Day 1: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

May Congregation

Thursday, May 22, 2014

May Congregation, Day 2: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding

May 2014 - check with graduate program

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies matches funding provided by graduate programs to support Aboriginal graduate students.
Withdrawal from courses (Summer Term 1)

Friday, May 23, 2014

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (August 31, 2014 Program End Date)

Friday, May 23, 2014

May Congregation

Friday, May 23, 2014

May Congregation, Day 3: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

May Congregation

Monday, May 26, 2014

May Congregation, Day 4: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

May Congregation

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

May Congregation, Day 5: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

May Congregation

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

May Congregation, Day 6: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

The Pat Clifford Award for Early Career Research in Education

Friday, May 30, 2014

The Pat Clifford Award is administered by the Canadian Education Association (CEA) and intends to recognize the work of emerging researchers in education policy, practice, or theory in Canada.This award is dedicated to the memory of Pat Clifford, who was active in research and teaching practice in Canada.
Appointment of External Examiner form (Fall 2014 Graduation)

Friday, May 30, 2014

Public Health and the Agricultural Rural Ecosystem (PHARE) Graduate Training Scholarships

Saturday, May 31, 2014

This Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (CIHR-STIHR) funded graduate training program draws skills from across Canada to respond to changing demographics and technology and to address the health challenges facing persons living in rural Canada as they seek a healthy, safe and sustainable lifestyle.The PHARE program provides scholarship support to graduate students at the Master’s, PhD, and Postdoctoral level. It is a virtual program, accessible through any eligible Canadian University.
Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards

Sunday, June 1, 2014

The Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards have been established to promote Canadian-based research on corporate governance and build Canada’s corporate governance research capacity by encouraging the next generation of young scholars.
Epilepsy Canada Postdoctoral Research Award

Likely in June 2014

Epilepsy Canada is pleased to announce that it is again accepting submissions to support research trainees in any area of research pertaining to epilepsy. Epilepsy Canada’s mission is to support research (in the biomedical, clinical or social sciences) that is focussed on improving the lives of people with seizure disorders. In particular, we are seeking to fund post-doctoral researchers and summer studentships associated with a Canadian university or hospital (research activities must be conducted within Canada). Epilepsy Canada will award one (1) postdoctoral research award (valued at $37,000 CDN) for the time period July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013.
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

UBC Internal Deadline: Tuesday, June 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST, NO EXCEPTIONS

As the most prestigious postdoctoral award in Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides the opportunity to bring top talent to join the research community at UBC. Fellowships are awarded to the very best postdoctoral researchers, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada's economic, social and research-based growth.
Last day of classes

Friday, June 20, 2014

Last day of classes for most faculties.

 

Summer Session Term 1 ends

Friday, June 27, 2014

End of Summer Session Term 1.

Canada Day

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

University closed.

Summer Session Term 2

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Start of Summer Session Term 2. First day of classes for term running from July 2 to August 16 (exams August 12 to 16).

Recommendations for Admission Jan. 2015 - International

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for overseas international students to be admitted for registration in January 201

Change in registration/withdrawal (Summer Term 2)

Friday, July 4, 2014

Summer Session Term 2 courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 2 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic r