Orientation for newly admitted students
Here’s a summary of the Orientation events planned for newly admitted students:
Graduate Student Orientation: Thursday, August 30
· International Student Orientation, CIRS 1250, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
This is an interactive session designed specifically for international students at the graduate level, addressing important topics such as study and work permits, work authorization, and health insurance.
· Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Welcome, Chan Centre, 1PM – 4PM
Welcome addresses, as well as an overview of campus resources and strategies for thriving in graduate school from both the faculty and graduate student perspective. All newly admitted students are invited.
· Campus Resources & Student Activity Fair, 4PM – 6PM
A G+PS & GSS partner event on the grass meridian on Main Mall near the flag pole (approximately 30 campus resource units and 18 student activity groups will have booths at this fair)
Other Orientation Programming
· The GSS will host a variety of peer relationship building events throughout September.
· G+PS will offer a suite of workshops including Scholarships and Awards, Time Management, and an information session from Equity and Inclusion.
· International Student Advising will also be hosting a series of orientation sessions for students who arrive late to UBC.
A full list of social and workshop events will be posted in late July. Please encourage your newly admitted students to check the Orientation Events listings on our Orientation website, orientation.grad.ubc.ca
Kelli Kiyomi Kadokawa
Communications and Business Initiatives Coordinator
Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
170-6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver British Columbia | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 822 6475
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