In this issue, Anti-Racism Message, Current Students Town Hall, Project Mgmt II, Applying for a Vanier or Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship, Leading Diversity and Inclusion, and more!

Anti-Racism Message


As anti-Black racism protests and resistance movements have taken hold across the world in recent months, we in Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies have been reflecting deeply on the historical and pervasive nature of this racism—globally, in Canada and here at UBC. Please read our full message, and learn about our commitments to listen, learn, unlearn and speak up through a number of efforts. Learn more
Current Students Town Hall


G+PS is hosting a virtual Town Hall for current students and you’re invited! Join Susan Porter, Dean and Vice Provost, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and representatives of the VP Research and Innovation Office (VPRI), Enrolment Services, International Student Development (ISD), Go Global, and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for an opportunity to address questions and concerns you may have about issues you’re currently facing.

Wednesday, August 19 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM, Register

Open Registration


Applying for a Vanier or Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship: Competition Details and Application Procedures
Tuesday, August 18 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM


Foundations of Project Management II (Online – 2 days)
Wednesday & Thursday August 19 & 20 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Note: Foundations of Project Management I is a pre-requisite


Additional Events and Opportunities


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


Copyright for Graduate Students
Monday, August 17 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Learn more

Dissertations and Theses Formatting: Strategies For Successful Submission
Thursday, August 20 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM Learn more

Free statistical consulting opportunities
Call for projects Learn more



Paid part-time work with G+PS
Sep 2020 – Apr 2021 | Apply by August 19 Learn more

Graduate Academic Assistant – Inclusive Teaching Project
Apply by August 10 Learn more

Graduate Student Wellbeing Ambassador Program 
Apply by September 10 | Info sessions Aug 25 & 27 Learn more

Calgary Virtual Tech Career Fair and Showcase
Tuesday, August 18 | 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT Learn more

Employer Virtual Information Session/Tech Talk: Cloud Assert Technologies
Tuesday, August 18 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM Learn more

Leading Diversity and Inclusion
Wednesday, August 19 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM Learn more

Alumni Office Hours with Eddie Jang – Underwriter at Merchant Growth
Wednesday, August 19 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM Learn more



Science to Business (S2BN) Summer Networking Social
Wednesday, August 12 | 3:00 – 4:30 PM PDT Learn more

How-To Parliament: An Introduction to the Institute for Future Legislators
Thursday, August 13 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM Learn more



Finding, Using, and Adapting Open Resources For Your Courses
Wednesday, August 19 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn more


Communicating your Research (online course)
Mitacs Training, on-demand Learn more
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