Fall Registration


Please don’t forget to register for the fall semester.

Research students: Please register for the Thesis course and Seminar (if applicable) for BOTH terms ASAP and keep continuous registration throughout your program. If you have doubts, or problems registering, don’t hesitate to contact me. 

Professional students: register for courses – please check with your academic advisor (Azita for MFS, Gabi for MFRE, Chloe for MLWS).

Kind regards,


Lia Maria Dragan

Graduate Programs Office

Faculty of Land and Food Systems The University of British Columbia

344-2357 Main Mall | Vancouver BC Canada V6T 1Z4

Phone 604.822.8373 | Fax 604.822.4400

Lia.maria@ubc.ca / lfs.gradapp@ubc.ca www.landfood.ubc.ca

Application Deadline: September 2018 Degree Granting


 September Degree Granting (option of attending November Congregation ceremony):\ 

Friday, 17 August 2018

*Student Service Centre (SSC): Application closes for September degree granting


Friday, 24 August 2018 

Last day for final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for September 2018 degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm 

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master’s degrees for September 2018 degree granting. 

*Applications to graduate that are not approved in September 2018 will be moved forward to November 2018; a new application is not required.


November Application deadlines: only for students who do not already have a September 2018 application, please see above

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Student Service Centre (SSC): Application opens for November 2018 

Friday, 14 September 2018 

Student Service Centre (SSC): Application closes for November 2018 

Please contact me if you have any questions.  

With thanks



Kirsten Cameron
Academic Support Manager
Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Office of the Dean
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies 170-6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 822 5025

Registration: CTLT Summer Institute August 20-24, 2018


CTLT Summer Institute

August 20–24, 2018

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 

Get ready for the new school year with a week of free professional development workshops on teaching, learning and technology. The CTLT Summer Institute is designed to help participants enhance their understanding of sound teaching practices and how to implement them in their teaching.  

The Institute will kick off with a welcome session. There will be more than 20 events throughout the week on topics including open education, student wellbeing, learning analytics, inclusive teaching and more. 

To learn more and register, visit: institute.ctlt.ubc.ca 

Please find attached a full schedule of events for the Summer Institute. All UBC graduate students are invited to attend the Summer Institute 

Kind regards,




Mischa Makortoff
Senior Events Program Assistant
Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214-1961 East Mall  | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 822 0064

Waitlist Registration is now OPEN for Sept 8, 15, 16 2018 Grad ISW


Waitlist registration is now open for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) September 8, 15, 16 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.  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 September 8, 15, 16 2018 please go to the following link and sign-up:  


Waitlist registration will close on Friday Aug 10 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 directly by our office.

Please let me know if you have any questions.


Elisa Herman
Events Assistant
Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214-1961 East Mall  | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 827 4871
elisa.herman@ubc.ca | @UBC_CTLT


Don’t Miss Out – Calling for Abstracts to BC Food Protection Association Fall Conference


Don’t miss out! The deadline is approaching!!


The British Columbia Food Protection Association is currently accepting abstract submissions to their student poster competition to be held at their fall conference (October 18th, 2018; Executive Plaza Hotel, Coquitlam).  Any students researching subjects related to food safety or foodborne pathogens are eligible to participate.  This one day conference will be a great opportunity for students to meet and network with industry and regulatory members in the area, as well as to share their research with fellow students and potential future employers.

Please find attached a poster with more detailed information on abstract submission guidelines.  For additional information, please contact Justin Falardeau (justin.falardeau@ubc.ca)

The deadline for abstract submission is August 31st, 2018.



Justin Falardeau

Vice-President, BC Food Protection Association



Faculty of Land and Food Systems Graduate Student Council