Celebrate with the GSS
Come join us for this End of the Year Grad Party at Koerner’s Pub.
Your ticket includes 2 drinks + snacks. Still thirsty? There will be $3/$6 highballs and $4 Lucky promos for our group only.
We have booked the whole venue for 2 hours but feel free to stay afterwards and enjoy the evening!
GSS Writing Bootcamp
Loose the distraction and focus on your writing
Separate yourself from distractions and non-research responsibilities, and surround yourself with a community of writers at the GSS’s one-day academic bootcamp on April 27th, hosted by the award-winning instructor and editor Dr. Letitia Henville of shortishard.ca.
This bootcamp is open to all UBC graduate students.
This one-day writing intensive is structured to break writing anxieties and foster effective writing habits. With a mix of short writing bursts and breaks for structured conversations about academic writing and editing, this bootcamp will help you to push your writing substantially forward.
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Try one of Canada’s most popular sports
Join us at the ice rink and try one of the most popular sports in Canada: curling.
Learn the skills of sweeping, drawing and guarding and become a master of the stones.
We’ll have private instructors, exclusively for UBC graduate students.
IGSN Recruitment Night
GSS Affiliated Organisation event – open to all
Join our friends at the Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Network (iGSN)for Recruitment night on April 12th.
The iGSN brings together graduate students from various academic disciplines across UBC to interact and learn from each other in a fun and social setting. It’s a great way to meet other grad students and if your interested you can join their team.
Volunteer at the biggest academic event of the year
Congress 2019 will be hosted at The University of British Columbia (on the Vancouver campus) from June 1 to June 7, 2019. Organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Congress is the largest interdisciplinary conference in Canada, and one of the largest in the world. It is expected to attract 10,000 visitors to campus.
UBC is looking to fill more than 900 volunteer positions. As well as interesting opportunities, volunteers will be able to attend events at Congress and network with scholars from across the world.
Give your opinion on grad student life
Tell UBC how they can make your graduate student experience better. Check your inbox and complete the Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey by April 18th for a chance to make an impact on graduate education.
The Graduate and Professional Student Survey is conducted across Canada every three years, and all 11,000 graduate students at UBC can contribute their point of view on the graduate experience. ________________________________________
Celebrate Learning Week (CLW)
From April 29–May 5, UBC is celebrating teaching & learning through open lectures, poster sessions, workshops & more! Want to showcase your event during Celebrate Learning Week? Submit it online by April 8: http://celebratelearning.ubc.ca/
Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Events
Practical Prep for Networking & Interviews – Graduate Students, Apr 15
Volunteer at the Pacific Innovation Fair (May 23@UBC Robson Square), Apply by Apr 19
Grad School Success
Thesis Formatting: Tips, Tricks and Resources, Apr 15
Literature Review Analyzing with NVIVO, Apr 16
Writing Community for Graduate Students: Apr 16, Apr 18
Introduction to R for Statistical Analysis: Apr 17
R Study Group: Apr 17
Post-Graduation Work Permit Group Application Review Session, Apr 16