GSS Harassment & Discrimination Survey
Last Day to Voice Your Feedback
Have you experienced or witnessed incidents of harassment or discrimination on campus? Or simply have an opinion on this topic? Fill out this anonymous survey and help the GSS identify issues that graduate students face at UBC.
The survey includes sections covering experiences regarding supervisory expectations, safety and stress, that many students could identify with. Your input in this survey will help us understand graduate students’ experiences, so that we can advocate and improve systems and policies at UBC to promote a safe and respectful work environment.
Please check your email for the survey.
Feedback Deadline: November 30, 2017
Can You Speak and Teach French?
Last Chance to Apply
We are hiring for a French Instructor to introduce off-campus UBC graduate students to the French language with an emphasis on oral expression in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
Apply by Nov. 30
Provide a Strong Voice for Grad Students
Build Your Leadership & Communication Skills
Participate in discussions and give the graduate student perspective to decisions at AMS Council meetings as a GSS Representative. Position will be appointed at the next GSS Council meeting on Dec. 7.
Apply by Dec. 7
Thanks, Danielle Barkley!
A big shout out to Danielle Barkley, Graduate Educator at UBC
Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, and her colleagues for all the tips on maximizing networking and job search skills for graduate students at our Career Launchpad event on Nov. 24!
UBC Blue & Gold Campaign for Students
A Three-Year, $100-Million Fundraising Initiative
UBC has announced the new Blue & Gold Campaign for Students, with the goal of raising $100 million in student support over three years – the largest fundraising campaign for students in UBC history! The awards will support students in need, students from under-represented communities, leadership-based awards and combinations of these.
Next GSS Council Meeting
December 7 | 5:30pm
GSS Ballroom (6371 Crescent Road)
Student government impacts all aspects of your graduate student life. Come and learn how the GSS advocates for fellow graduate students.
UBC PostDoc Research Day 2017 (Dec. 4) – The event will bring together postdoctoral researchers from across UBC faculties & affiliated institutions to share their findings. There will be research talks, as well as poster sessions. Prizes will be awarded for the best 3 talks and posters! Free.
Virtual care and vaccine games: technology and the future of public health (Dec. 8) – Forget Googling your symptoms – how about consulting your doctor over webcam, checking for STIs online, or playing a game to earn vaccines? Join SPPH Grand Rounds for an outline of the technology pushing public health into the future.
Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium 2018: Call for Proposals – This annual bilingual research conference organized bygraduate students from the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa brings students together to learn from each other and grown as academics.