2022W Registration Information – Please Register by July 15

Dear BSN Students,

Registration for 4th year BSN Courses begins June 14-16, 2022; however, your individual registration day and time may vary. To find out the exact date and time that registration is open for you, please check the UBC Student Service Centre (UBC SSC) – you can login with your Campus Wide Login (CWL).

Please register by: JULY 15, 2022

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BCCNM 10.1 Form and Letters of Good Standing Process for ESN

We have received several enquiries regarding Letters of Good Standing process.

Firstly, we highly recommend that BSN students review the ESN/HCA Policy linked here.

Secondly, we will provide you with a letter at the end of Term 3 indicating you are in ‘Good Standing’ in the Program. Detailed information about the process and directions for requesting a letter will be emailed to students in July, and letters will not be issued until the first week of August.

Please note, that all our Health Authority practice partners are well aware of our UBC letter of Good standing process, so although they may have listed a general deadline for letters of good standing, UBC BSN program does not issue these letters until the end of Term 3.

With that said, please bear with us and if you so desire, you may reference our policy to the recruitment representative at the site you are applying for.

Students must complete the BCCNM ESN Form 10.1 and submit to it to the Student Services Office at bsnprogram@nursing.ubc.ca to have the school complete Part B.

UBC Virtual Job Fair


1. Your Next Step – UBC Virtual Job Fair

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022 
Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
Location: Virtual
Register on CareersOnline.
See more details and full list of exhibitors on our website.  
Meet 59 employers and organizations looking to recruit students, new grads and alumni from all faculties and learn about the 2,000+ job opportunities available – from Co-op to Full-time & Part-time positions to Summer jobs and Volunteer opportunities.
2. How to Prepare for the Your Next Step – Virtual Job Fair Workshop
Date: Monday, May 9, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Register on CareersOnline
3. How to Prepare for the Your Next Step – Virtual Job Fair Workshop (ARTS STUDENTS ONLY)
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Register on CareersOnline

PHSA Virtual Info Session June 2, 2022

The Provincial health Services Authority extends an invite to attend their Virtual Information Session –  BC Women’s Hospital, Birthing Unit – June 2, 2022 from 10-11am.
You will hear from our leaders about opportunities at BC Women’s in the Birthing Unit and have a chance to ask any questions that you may have. If you are interested in attending this virtual event we ask that you RSVP to careers@phsa.ca and attendees will be sent a Zoom link prior to the virtual event.

Employment Opportunities with PHSA

PHSA is currently recruiting into the following employment opportunities, please follow the relevant links for further information:

Correctional Health Services:

Surrey Pretrial Services Centre, Surrey, BC

Casual status: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/surrey/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-surrey-pretrial-services-centre-surre/909/28306959808

Temporary Full time: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/surrey/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-surrey-pre-trial-services-centre-surr/909/28039582016

Temporary Part time: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/surrey/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-surrey-pre-trial-services-centre-surr/909/27062794592


North Fraser Pretrial Centre, Coquitlam, BC

Casual Status: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/coquitlam/rn-rpn-new-grad-casual-north-fraser-pretrial-centre-coquitlam-bc/909/28306959296

Alouette Correctional Centre for Women, Maple Ridge, BC

Casual status: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/maple-ridge/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-alouette-correctional-centre-maple-ri/909/28306960224

Temporary full time: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/maple-ridge/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-alouette-correctional-centre-maple-ri/909/26209544592


Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Coquitlam, BC:

Casual Status: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/coquitlam/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-forensic-psychiatric-hospital/909/27566787392

Temporary Full time: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/port-coquitlam/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-unit-forensic-psychiatric-a4-forensic/909/24610760080

Regular Part time: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/coquitlam/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-unit-forensic-psychiatric-a4-forensic/909/27062793584


Red Fish Healing Centre, Coquitlam, BC:

Casual status:  https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/port-coquitlam/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-red-fish-healing-centre/909/27945431088


Heartwood Centre for Women, Vancouver, BC:

Casual Status: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/vancouver/registered-nurse-rn-registered-psychiatric-nurse-rpn-new-grad-heartwood-centre-vancouver-bc/909/27025838704


Virtual Information Session –  BC Women’s Hospital NICU (PHSA)

PHSA is extending an invite to attend our Virtual Information Session –  BC Women’s Hospital NICU – May 17, 2022 from 1-2 pm.
The virtual event will be highlighting all the job opportunities we have available. You will hear from our leaders about these opportunities and have a chance to ask any questions that you may have.

If you are interested in attending this virtual event we ask that you RSVP at careers@phsa.ca<mailto:careers@phsa.ca> and attendees will be sent a Zoom link prior to the virtual event.

Thank you very much and we look forward to connecting with you at our virtual event!

Interprofessional Panel on Substance Use Care

Interprofessional Panel on Substance Use Care
Thursday May 12th | 6-7:30pm
Join us for a discussion on substance use care! This event will feature an interprofessional panel of clinicians (nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, social worker and pharmacist) who will discuss their roles and highlight the diversity of care settings and collaborative work in this complex area. Students will work through a case study and there will be opportunity for questions, discussion, and to meet students and health professionals from different disciplines.

Learning Objectives:

  • Build knowledge of what substance use care looks like across a variety of settings
  • Describe the roles of different health professions in substance use care
  • Understand how different health professions work together to improve health outcomes for people who use substances

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Justice in Health Care Ethics Virtual Conference

We invite you to join us for the Not Just Unintended Consequences: Justice in Health Care Ethics virtual conference taking place on May 5-6, 2022.
In this two-day ethics education event, rising voices and important truths will illuminate the shortcomings of a healthcare system that has attended most to those with privilege – whether due to intent, convenience, oversight or disinterest. This learning will challenge our systems of research, health care access, innovation processes, prioritization of funding and even our health care ethics lens. With the humility required to examine the social failures of healthcare, this conference will look for opportunities to build cultural safety and realign the work of the health care system to answer society’s call to justice.

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SCMP Summer Program

Are you interested in a career in consulting?
The UBC Strategy Consulting Mentorship Program prepares students for consulting interviews and life at the world’s top consulting firms. Over the course of 5 months, candidates will have access to lectures, boot camps, personal resume reviews, and targeted coaching from over 140 SCMP alumni who have successfully gone through the program. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to interview and intern with our consultancy partners such as McKinsey, Bain, BCG and other top global consulting firms.
Applications are open now, and virtual info sessions are available to answer any questions! Visit our website, or attend our info session on March 31st, for more information on how to apply and join our email list for updates.
We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. While personal achievements are assessed at SCMP, we are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and take cultural and societal considerations into account when reviewing applications.

Study Recruitment: Engaging to Transform

We are conducting a study to understand nursing students’ perceptions about which and how learning strategies in the School of Nursing develop critical awareness and engagement with social justice and positively influence professional practice. If you are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program in the School of Nursing, you are eligible to participate in this study. Your participation involves an interview with the Co-Investigator Ismalia De Sousa. Your participation is voluntary, and it will be kept confidential from faculty. We will acknowledge participants’ time in the study with a gift card.

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CRiHHI Seminar Series: Arts-Based Critical Pedagogy in Nursing Education

Join the Critical Research in Health and Healthcare Inequities (CRiHHI) unit in conversation with graduate students and faculty who are enacting arts-based, critical pedagogy in their research, scholarship, teaching, and learning.

Each of our panelists will share an overview of their work & there will be plenty of time for dialogue.

Learn, connect, be inspired!

Tuesday, April 12 from 12:00-1:30 PM
via Zoom (Zoom info below)

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Grad Photo Appointments Available – Deadline March 30th

Dear 4th Year Students:

Students are now able to book appointments with Artona to get their Graduation photos taken from September 1st to March 30th, 2022! https://artona.com/schools/UBC-NURS/programs/graduation

Your photo will be displayed on the official graduating class composite.  


You are encouraged to book early as these dates are open to all graduating students; weekends and evenings sell out fast.


A 100% fully refundable $60 deposit is required at the time of your photo session. The $60 deposit will be a credit in your online account: when you place an order online, the $60.00 deposit is applied to your order, or it can be refunded by returning the previews within 30 days of the photo session.


For questions and details, contact Artona directly at csr@artona.com or use the live chat on artona.com

Employment Opportunity: Public Health Agency of Canada Quarantine Officer

The Public Health Agency of Canada is currently hiring for the Quarantine Officer (Register Nurse) position. If you are currently a nursing student, PHAC encourages you to apply, as they have developmental positions available for candidates who are in the process of obtaining an RN designation.

Working at the front line of the Government of Canada’s response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, PHAC Quarantine Officers are instrumental in upholding and enforcing the federal Quarantine Act. The role requires working directly with Canadians and other travellers arriving into and departing from Canada at various ports of entry (air, land, marine) and federal quarantine sites. PHAC Quarantine Officers provide essential expertise to support infectious disease prevention and control measures in order to limit the introduction and spread of communicable  disease. This includes screening measures, health assessments and identification of biosecurity risks at ports of entry to Canada.

If you are a nursing student interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to Taylor West at taylor.west@phac-aspc.gc.ca.

For a full description of the position and application procedures see here:

PHAC Quarantine Officer Job Posting

Call for Applications: Summer Institute on Sustainable Health Systems

CASCADES Canada invites applications for the inaugural Summer Institute on climate-resilient and low carbon sustainable health systems.

The Summer Institute will provide health services and policy trainees (HSP) (including healthcare professional, public health, & health management trainees with an interest in health services and policy) with the opportunity to increase awareness of sustainable health systems and current action in Canada. Trainees will develop knowledge, leadership skills and capabilities, and build a professional, interdisciplinary network of students and professionals with interests in the area of sustainable health systems.

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Call for Applications: BC Indigenous Student Award

BC Indigenous Student Award

The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has established an award program for Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education in BC. They are available to students who identify as Indigenous, defined as First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis or Inuit. All are renewable in order to provide sustained funding over multiple years.  Renewable awards of $5,000 per year are available.


  • You are First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Inuit or Métis;
  • You are a resident of British Columbia, defined as having a primary residence in the province for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the date of full-time enrollment in the program for which the award is applied for;
  • You are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident (landed immigrant), convention refugee, or protected person living in Canada;
  • You are planning to study at a BC public post-secondary institution, or Indigenous post-secondary institution;
  • Your course of study will be no less than two semesters in length and will commence sometime between the dates of May 1, 2022 and April 30, 2023;
  • You will be registered as a full-time student*, as defined by the institution you will be attending (usually 60% or more of a full course load).
    • *Exceptions may apply to applicants who are prevented from studying full-time for medical reasons or disabilities.

Application Deadline: 16 May 2022

For more information, please see: https://www.ikbbc.ca/indigenous-awards/about-this-award/ and https://www.ikbbc.ca/indigenous-awards/how-to-apply/

Helen McCrae Award Applications Open

Soroptimist Vancouver is currently seeking applicants to the Helen McCrae Award. The award is offered by Soroptimist International of Vancouver, B.C. in memory of Soroptimist Helen McCrae, former Dean of Women at the University of British Columbia, who was a strong advocate for women’s education. The award supports students to achieve their educational & career goals in Nursing.

Information on the award application process and eligibility can be found at the Soroptimist Vancouver website and on the award poster:


Helen McCrae Award Poster

Call for Submission: 1st workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Nursing

The Nursing and Artificial Intelligence Leadership Collaborative will be hosting a workshop on artificial intelligence in nursing, and is currently seeking submissions.

The workshop will host Dr. Michelle Acorn, Chief Nurse, Nursing and Programs, International Council of Nurses as the keynote speaker.

Important Dates
Submissions open: March 3rd, 2022
Paper submission deadline: April 8, 2022
Notification of acceptance: April 18th, 2022
Camera-ready submission deadline: May 2, 2022

Please see the attached poster for full details on the workshop and submission process:

CFP NAIL Workshop