Term 3 Tuition Due Date

In case students are looking for clarification regarding Tuition Fees, please review the information below:

Information regarding tuition fees:
Information regarding deadlines:
Information related to the current UBC response to CoVID 19:
  • The Tuition and fee deadline for Summer Session has been extended to June 15th without penalty
  • May 13 tuition and fee deadline for most faculties

As tuition is collected by UBC (Enrollment Services), if students have questions about tuition they should contact an Enrollment Services Advisor.

COVID-19 Student Volunteer Opportunity

The NUS is interested in determining whether or not there is nursing student leadership willing to lead the nursing response in collaboration with the medical student response to serve our clinical colleagues.

At this time, we do not fully know the types of opportunities are available but there are discussions about helping answering phones for 8-11, data entry, errands for HCP families, child care, and information dissemination. Please follow the link below for more information and fill out the form with your contact information. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact Maegan Bruce at maegan.bruce@gmail.com

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe0vpO75ItNMNOSvOodSg4S7MCI_VoBn50YpQAbplf9MqWpNw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3Br6emMZK53cRK_GcFtTryhS6lzeka8gdNRd6xE-uNcp2rxjFSfPPZYNY

Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp 2020 Open House for UBC Health Students

The Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp is based on a community-university partnership that brings together people with aphasia, their family members, and students from a wide variety of health professions. The weekend-long camp offers an opportunity for all participants to connect with and learn from one another while enjoying organized recreational activities in the beauty of Mission, BC. This Interprofessional Education immersion activity will take place from September 25-27, 2020.

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Master of Global Surgical Care and the Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care Applications

The Branch for International Surgical Care (BISC) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to announce a September 2020 intake for the Master of Global Surgical Care (MGSC) and Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) programs.

Applications are now open!  Deadline is June 19th, 2020.

If you have any questions, please send BISC an email at surgery.international@ubc.ca

 

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BCCNP & NCLEX Application Instructions for Spring 2020 BC Graduates

Dear 4th Year BSN Students:

Please review the information and follow the instructions outlined below to apply for your provisional RN license and NCLEX exam.

Congratulations on coming to the end of your nursing program! Please follow the instructions below, and if you have any questions contact Christy Kivari at 604-742-6259 or email christy.kivari@bccnp.ca.

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Summer Session Registration Information – Deadline March 27, 2020

Dear 3rd Year BSN Students,

Registration for your cohort will begin on March 4, 2020; however, your individual registration day & time may vary. To find out the exact date and time that registration is open for you, please check the SSC – you can login with your CWL: https://ssc.adm.ubc.ca/sscportal/servlets/SRVSSCFramework

Please Register By: March 27, 2020

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2020W IHI Open School UBC Exec Team

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School UBC Chapter is currently hiring for our 2020/2021 executive team and would love if you could potentially share this with the nursing undergraduate and graduate community. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • (1) Vice President Education
  • (1) Curriculum Development Director
  • (1) Events Director
  • (2) Communications Director
  • (1) Mentorship Director.

More information can be found here at: http://www.ihiubc.com/apply-for-exec-2020-2021.html

Applications close on Friday, March 20th at 11:59 PM!

UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan: Open House First Nations Longhouse

On March 11 and 12th, in the Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall at the First Nations Longhouse, faculty and staff are invited to contribute during the final stages of the develop of the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan. These open house sessions are for everyone, whether you participated or not within any of the previous work. The Indigenous Strategic Plan will play an important role in directing the ICSSI work within the SON, so consider joining one of the open houses!

Join to:

  • Hear about the process;
  • See what the UBC community said;
  • Help prioritize the actions we want to take together as the plan is implemented;
  • Listen to some stories from Indigenous faculty and staff members about their experiences and why they do the work that they do.

For more information:

https://indigenous.ubc.ca/indigenous-engagement/indigenous-strategic-plan/

Citation Workshop – March 11

Xwi7xwa Library will be running our second citation workshop this March! Please share with students and other relevant faculty.

In this hands on workshop, we’ll learn about citation styles you’re having trouble with whether it’s APA, MLA, or Chicago. Then, we’ll learn about ways to cite Elders and Knowledge-Keepers in academic work. Please bring a device to work on and a previous assignment with citations if you can. Food and drinks provided! Please register here: https://forms.gle/HSYPtwMkqYnbVf4S6

Location: Xwi7xwa Library Seminar Room (Room 206)

Date: March 11, 2020 from 11:30am – 1pm

2020 BSN Summer Student Research Program

The objective of the BSN Summer Student Research Program is to provide research training exposure for UBC BSN students to inspire the next generation of nursing researchers.

Up to five research studentships are available to BSN students at the UBC School of Nursing. Selected students will be awarded a four-week, full-time studentship in August 2020, and will receive a $2,000 stipend. To be considered, students must be full-time students in the UBC BSN program.

Interested BSN students are asked to email their resumé, cover letter, and THREE preferred projects to merrilee.hughes@ubc.ca by March 9th.

For More Info: https://nursing.ubc.ca/research/bsn-summer-research

Abstract Submission and Registrations – Women’s Brain Health Conference

Women’s Brain Health Conference: May 11 -12, 2020 – Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, UBC

The Women’s Health Research Cluster is pleased to announce the ‘Women’s Brain Health Conference,’ which will take place on May 11th -12th, 2020, at the University of British Columbia’s Robert Lee Alumni Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The conference will feature expert speakers who will address a variety of women’s brain health issues and highlight topics such as hormone therapy, mental and cognitive health, menopause, pregnancy, metabolism, and traumatic brain injury.

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COVID-19 Voices in Health, SPPH

The School of Population and Public Health would like to announce our upcoming Voices in Health event, ‘COVID-19: Contextualizing the Scientific, Political, Societal, and Economic Impact,’ on March 11th and invite you to attend. The event is co-sponsored by the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

We are looking forward to discussing the implications of the novel coronavirus through a moderated panel discussion with local experts, beginning at 4pm in the Liu Institute for Global Issues. For more details and to register, please refer to the following link.

 

NUS Referendum Results

The AMS has approved the results from our election regarding the increase in fees for the Nursing Undergraduate Society student fees that took place on January 29th, 2020. Please see the results below.

Re: Increasing of NUS fees from $28.50 to 40.00 – APPROVED. (62 voted in favour, 20 voted in opposition, 1 abstained, 10 spoiled ballots)

Re: Increasing of NUS fees from $28.50 to $40.00 with an additional $2.00 increase per year over the next five years – APPROVED. (55 voted in favour, 23 voted in opposition, 5 abstained, 10 spoiled ballots)

Thank you so everyone who participated in the referendum. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Nina Payne (nina.payne@alumni.ubc.ca) or Caleb Lawlor (c.lawlor@alumni.ubc.ca)

UBC Nursing Rounds: Hacking Antimicrobial Resistance in Primary Care

Speakers: Dr. Sabrina Wong
Date: Tuesday, February 25
Time: 12-1pm
Room: T182, 3rd floor of the UBC Hospital, UBC School of Nursing

Please RSVP for lunch:
https://nursing.ubc.ca/events/2020/hacking-antimicrobial-resistance

To attend via UBC Nursing webcast: In advance of the session, download the GoToMeeting app onto your computer/tablet/smartphone if you don’t have it installed already.

 

UBC Spring Graduation Application – Deadline Feb. 28, 2020

Dear 4th Year BSN Students:

In order to graduate, students must submit a formal application for graduation. If a student plans to graduate, they must submit an application regardless of whether or not they intend to participate in the scheduled ceremonies.

The application for May 2020 graduation period is now open through the Student Service Centre (SSC). The application deadline is February 28, 2020. You are encouraged to apply early, regardless of whether you plan to attend the ceremony or not. UBC Vancouver ceremonies will take place between May 20 – 28, 2020.

Official Schedule of Ceremonies – released February 2020
Please visit the Graduation at UBC website for updates and other ceremony information for students, staff, and faculty.

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Assistant Professor Candidate Interview – January 30th

Next week on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 the School of Nursing will be having the on-campus interview for an Assistant Professor position. The candidate is Dr. Saima Hirani.

Dr. Hirani will be meeting with various groups throughout the day and will be giving a public presentation at 11:00 am, Promoting Mental Health through Innovation and Collaborationin room T182.

Click below to read the Abstract!

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