GSS Opportunities

Maybe you should become your grad departments representative on the GSS Council. At least you ought to find out if your department has a representative, ask them what they’re doing to improve your graduate experience at UBC. You should know intake of new councillors is coming up at the GSS October council. Want to shake things up? Contact

So, the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies works to maintain and enhance the quality of graduate scholarship at UBC primarily by encouraging a spirit of enquiry appropriate to each academic discipline, and by monitoring and improving the educational process which leads to a graduate degree. The Graduate Council is the legislative and administrative authority of the Faculty regarding graduate programs of study. There are five open graduate student positions. Want one? Contact:

GSS Sponsored Events & Opportunities

Get involved in Orientation! Become an Orientation Volunteer! New Graduate Student Orientation, hosted by G+PS, International Student Development and the GSS, runs from Wednesday, August 27th to Friday, August 29thRegister here to volunteer. Questions? Email

Become a graduate student mentor with Undergraduate Research Opportunities! URO runs the Research Experience Program (REX), which encourages and facilitates  undergraduate students into research. They are currently recruiting mentors (that means you!) who will assist students in developing a theoretical research project which they will present as a poster at the MURC conference. Check out their work, and sign up to mentor!

Access and Diversity is seeking graduate students to invigilate exams for students with disabilities. These are part-time positions offering a wage of $16.16/hr. Applications close on August 17th. These positions are open to registered UBC Graduate students who are not currently taking courses with exams. PhD candidates are preferred. Please read the full job description and application instructions here

Need to pick up a new habit for the new school year? Make it now. Ready, set, go.

– Ngwatilo: for your GSS.


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