Celebrate the end of year with the GSS
Whether you’ve finished classes for the summer or just want a chance to let your hair down, join the GSS for an evening of fun and food on May 11th
2018 BC Science and Policy Conference
The GSS is partnering up with SPIN, for this special event on May 11th. Meet your future employer, connect with other like-minded professionals and help us bridge the gap between science and policy-making. Students and Postdocs get in for $20! We hope to see you there.
GSS Student Satisfaction Survey
Thanks to everyone who has filled in the GSS Student Survey. Thanks to everyone who has filled in the GSS Student Survey. If you haven’t, there’s still time to voice your opinion on your graduate school experience. We want to hear your views!
Summer Sports League
This summer the GSS is hosting leagues in soccer, softball and beach volleyball. The perfect chance for some friendly competition. Registration for teams opens on Monday April 30th.
Visit the website for registration, rules and information
How does an academic discovery turn into a commercial idea?
With the help of entrepreneurship@UBC graduate student Negar Roghanian is developing a new coating to prevent the pipes that crisscross our cities from corroding.
If you know someone who is doing interesting things away from campus and would like to be profiled, let us know.
GSS Takes on Curling
Get your slide on…
Come learn one of the most popular sports in Canada: curling! We’ll have private instructors, exclusively for UBC graduate students, to teach you to sweep your way to success.
Exploring Graduate Supervisory Excellence on a Global Campus
Please join us at this half-day symposium to explore the role of intercultural difference on an increasingly global and diverse campus and help us to frame further questions around which we can work together to effectively navigate conflict, power differentials, research goals and resource issues that can arise in the graduate supervisory relationship.”
UBC Graduate students are organizing a donation drive for Delta Community Animal Shelter. Breeding season is a time when the animals specially need support. Items like pet food and toys, clean towels, animal cages as well as monetary donations can make a huge difference. All are used for medical and behavioral support for homeless animals and are greatly appreciated by the Shelter.
Find out more about how you can donate
The 2018 edition of The Geneva Challenge – Advancing Development Goals international Contest for graduate students is looking for participants. This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Climate Change”. The 2018 edition of the Geneva Challenge is aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of a relevant topic