GradUpdate – LinkedIn, Stats I (Exploratory Data Analysis), Bookable Project Rooms at Koerner, P/T GAA (Mentorship of Racialized Grad Students), Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation, Graduate ISW, and more.


In this issue, LinkedIn, Stats I (Exploratory Data Analysis), Bookable Project Rooms at Koerner, P/T GAA (Mentorship of Racialized Grad Students), Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation, Graduate ISW, and more.

Registration now open


Tuesday, Sep 28 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM


Intro to Statistical Concepts I: Exploratory Data Analysis
Wednesday, Sep 29 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM


Seats still available


Copyright for your Thesis: How to use Images and other material
Thursday, Sep 23 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Register
Events and Opportunities


The following highlights some upcoming events. Please find more on and


Graduate Student Orientation to the Library
Monday, Sep 27 | 10:00 – 10:30 AM Register
Wednesday, Sep 29 | 2:00 – 2:30 PM Register

Bookable Project Rooms in Koerner Library
Online Conference presented by the UBC Sustainability Scholars Program
Need space to work on campus? The research commons has bookable project rooms for groups of 2 or more graduate students or faculty Learn more

Free Statistics Support
Consultations through Stats 551 course | Submissions will be accepted until the end of October but the sooner you submit the more likely your project will be selected. Learn more and submit your one page project description.



GAA position: Effective Mentorship of Racialized Graduate Students
4-5 hrs/wk | with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Apply by Sep 24 Learn more

Academic Career Success Conference
A Beyond Prof Event | Sep 25 and Oct 2 | 8:00 AM – 12:45 PM | Fees apply Learn more



All Things Health & Dental Plan (StudentCare Q&A)
GSS Orientation 2021 event | Open to all current grad students | Monday, Sep 27 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM Register


Introduction to Research Data Management (RDM)
Monday, Sep 27 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM Register

Introduction to OSF
Tuesday, Sep 28 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Register

RDM Discussion Panel with UBC Researchers
Wednesday, Sep 29 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM Register

NVivo part 1: getting started with NVivo
Wednesday, Sep 29 | 4:00 – 6:00 PM Register

Introduction to Voyant
Friday, Oct 1 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM Register



Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in TAing
Tuesday, Sep 28 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM Register

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshops
Nov 2-21 | various days and times | Register by Oct 28
Learn about additional upcoming sessions.

Qualtrics Studio
Monday, Sep 27 | 3:00 – 4:30 PM Register

TLEF-OER Fund Proposal Consultation Sessions
Tuesday, Sep 28 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM Register

Finding Open Educational Resources
Friday, Oct 1 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM Register



Introduction to Production
UBC DIY Media Workshop | Tuesday, Sep 28 | 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Register

Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation
(in person) Wednesday, Sep 29 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Register

LFS Welcome Back Event


Register for the LFS Welcome Back Event –  Friday, Sept. 24

Registration is open for the LFS Welcome Back Event this Friday, September 24 from 3-5pm at UBC Farm. Join us as we celebrate and thank LFS faculty members, staff and graduate students for all their hard work over the past 18 months!

Register by donating a minimum of $5 to United Way:

Deadline to register is Thursday, September 23 (9am). Tickets will not be available to purchase at the event.

This year’s event will feature:

  • local food trucks and vendors with vegetarian & vegan options (Tamaly-Shop, Via Tevere Pizza, Ay! Mamacita, and BAK’D)
  • a pop-up market
  • a presentation from Rickey

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own water bottles (there will be stations available for refills) and picnic blankets to sit on. Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the event.

For information on how to get to the UBC Farm, visit:

Note: LFS Operations has completed a UBC Safety Event Plan for this event.

BC Public Service career opportunity -Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries – Program Technician



I have attached a current career opportunity with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries I am hoping you can distribute to alumni. Closes to applications on October 5-2021. Please let me know if you need any further information.

Thank you


Jenn Arkinstall, Marketing Coordinator (She/Her)

100-940 Blanshard St. Victoria BC V8W3E6
Marketing and Talent Strategies | BC Public Service Agency

Telephone : 778-698-1300

79925 Online Ad Copy – Program Technician

Let’s Talk Science Information Sessions:


Learn more about us – Let’s Talk Science Information Sessions

Let’s Talk Science is a national science outreach organization consisting of university-specific, independently operated chapters. UBC Let’s Talk Science volunteers are role models for young Canadians. As a volunteer, you will meet like-minded people, make a difference in your community, be eligible for prestigious awards and rekindle your love of science.

We set you up for success by providing training, activity kits, funding and materials. There are several (up to 10!) different programs run by UBC Let’s Talk Science that you can learn more about by attending one of our info sessions

When: September 22

September 29

October 13

October 20

Where: LSI 1510 (2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3)

Who: Students and post-docs interested in volunteering

Already know you want to volunteer? 
If you sign up for our newsletter and register on the portal, you will receive biweekly or monthly volunteering opportunities:

Are you a volunteer that wants to be more connected?
Check out our facebook page for the latest news and updates here:

More general information about volunteering with Let’s Talk Science can be found here:


Come meet us – Orientations

Online at AMS Club Days
Come and get to know a little more about us and meet some of our wonderful co-ordinators – virtually at least!

When: September 22-23 @ 7-10 pm

Where: Virtual! Information for club days will be shortly be available on the CampusBase site, keep an eye out for more detail at

Who: Students interested in volunteering

In person at UBC SUS Community Fair
We are so excited to meet some new faces – in person! Drop by and say hi at the UBC Science Undergrad Society Community Fair

When: October 7th @ 6:30-8 pm

Where: Abdul Ladha Science Student Center

Who: Undergraduates who would like to volunteer


Recruitment – looking for a LEEF Coordinator

UBC Let’s Talk Science is looking for a new Lessons in Ecology and Evolution FUNdamentals (LEEF) Coordinator!

The successful applicant will work with a dedicated group of coordinators and volunteers to engage youth in hands-on, minds-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities across Vancouver. For more information please see our website or email





Volunteer and Internal Relations Coordinator

UBC Let’s Talk Science
6174 University Blvd

Vancouver, BC