GPS Update: Webinar and workshop ‘Working effectively across difference in and outside the academy’


Registration is now open for:

Soft Skills for Hard Times: Working effectively across difference in and outside the academy

Fri, Oct 12

In Person: | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM @Thea Koerner House

Events and registration details:

Webinar: 1:30 – 3 PM

Event and registration details:


Check out for other opportunities including:

Employers on Campus events (Oct 1 & 2) Tesla, Hong Kong Economics and Trade Office. For date/time info see

Getting started with NVivo , Oct 2 |

Citation Management using Endnote, Oct 3 |

Practical Prep for Networking and Interviews (for Grad Students), Oct 4 |

Citation Management Tools: Mendeley and Zotero, Oct 5 |

Google Lime Scholarship (funding & networking retreats for computer science/engineering students with disabilities)

Thank you,


Jacqui Brinkman, MSc
Director of Graduate Student Professional Development
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | 
Musqueam Traditional Territory
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802 | @ubcgradschool

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop WAITLIST REGISTRATION is now OPEN for November 19, 21 & 22 2018


Waitlist registration is now open for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) November 19, 21 & 22 2018.  The ISW 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. The ISW is an internationally recognized program and students receive transcript notation for their participation. In addition, graduate students in STEM departments are eligible to become CIRTL associates upon completion of the workshop.    

IMPORTANT: The workshop runs from 8:15am-5:00pm. Please note you must attend all three days for the complete duration of the workshop, i.e. the entire 24-hour workshop.

This workshop is always in high demand. To register for the November 19, 21 & 22 2018 ISW please go to the following link and sign-up:

 Waitlist registration will close on Friday October 19 at 4:30pmBy clicking this link, you can register for the waitlist, however this does not register you for the workshop. If you are accepted into the workshop, you will be contacted by our office after registration closes. 

If you have any questions, please contact Elisa Herman at  

Veronica Grant 
Administrative Support
Centre for Teaching Learning and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver
214-1961 East Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 827 0360 | @UBC_CTLT