Graduate Programs: Waitlist Registration is now OPEN for March 12, 13, 19 2016 Grad ISW


Waitlist registration is now open for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) March 12, 13, 19

  1.  The ISW is an internationally recognized program and students receive transcript notation for their participation.  It is a 3-day intensive workshop that develops participant’s teaching skills and confidence.  It is appropriate for first time teachers or those with years of experience.  Join the thousands of students who have taken this workshop.


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IMPORTANT: The workshop runs from 8:15am-5:00pm. Please note you must be able to attend all three days, i.e. the entire 24 hour workshop.  Please find attached the policy for registering in an ISW and an FAQ sheet.

This workshop is always in high demand. To register for the March 12, 13, 19 2016 ISW please go to the following link and sign-up: Clicking this link adds you to the waitlist, it does not register you in the workshop. If you are registered, you will be contacted directly by our office.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Elissa Morris

Events Assistant | Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214 – 1961 East Mall | Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
Phone 604.827.4871  |  @UBC_CTLT   | UBC.CTLT

New graduate student orientation is this week + January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC


Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS) orientation will take place this Thursday, January 7th, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Where? Ballroom, Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: Check in

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Welcome and Campus Services for UBC Graduate Students

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Coffee Break

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM: Strategies for Success

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM: Information session about Awards and Scholarships

Click to register now for New Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Society Orientation Campus Tour: January 7th @ 2:00 PM

International Student Welcome: hosted by International Student Development.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Crucial info immigration documents and health insurance for international students at SWNG 221 – West Mall Swing Space Building

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM International Student Pizza Social, at Brock Hall concourse area

Click here to register now for International Welcome events

The electronic schedule may be found at .

Online Community:
Graduate students may use their CWL account to log in to an online community to meet other newly admitted or current UBC students, find valuable tips, e.g. about housing or life in Vancouver, and make friends.  Information on professional development opportunities, careers and more are at


For G+PS orientation questions, please contact

For questions related to life as an international student, contact one of the international student advisors by emailing

Thank you,

January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC.  For events and other information visit

Jacqui Brinkman
Manager, Graduate Pathways to Success Program | Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver, BC  Canada V6T 1Z2 |