TA position for FNH 345/HUNU545 W2 Jan-April 2024 needed


TA Hours: 67 hrs – FNH 345/HUNU 545 January to April 2024

Email contact information – sinead.feeney@ubc.ca

Course overview:

This course will introduce students to counselling in dietetics. The role of privilege, systemic identities, internal and external biases, core beliefs, personal values and expectations will also be considered. Topics will include communication theory, foundational counselling skills, theories of behaviour change, motivational interviewing, goal setting, learning abilities and styles, obstacles to effective communication, Safe and Effective Use of Self (SEUS), multicultural competence, and ethical standards in nutrition counselling.

Work Performed:

Use moderately detailed marking guides to mark class assignments and projects. Submit the verified marks to the instructor using an Excel spreadsheet. Be available for occasional office hours at particular times prior to assignments/projects being due and be able to correspond by email when needed. Meet with students after assignments have been returned to refer unresolved queries about grading to the instructor. Assist with posting lectures and assignments to canvas and other communications. Attend some of the lectures to assist instructor with activities during the lecture.

Minimum qualifications and skills

Education and knowledge requirements: Preference will be given to graduate students in Human Nutrition, Health Sciences and Counselling psychology who have obtained an undergraduate degree in nutrition or dietetics and have a thorough understanding of nutrition, health and counselling techniques. Certificates in any continued education in counselling methods/skills an asset. Skills: Ability to correspond effectively with the instructor and to ask questions when uncertain about grading responsibilities. Very good organizational skills. Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail (marking assignments, entering data into spreadsheets). Ability to communicate effectively with the students with their questions. Ability to navigate Canvas and Zoom very well to assist with tasks associated.

If interested please apply through the TA portal and email me above and provide a recent CV.

Many thanks!
Sinead Feeney


Sinéad Feeney, MSc, RD

she, her

Registered Dietitian

Provincial Adult Tertiary Specialized Eating Disorders Program (PATSED)

Cardiac Dietitian | Transplant & Heart Failure | Heart Centre | Providence Health Care

Lecturer in Dietetics Education |  University of British Columbia




CCARM “Food for Thought” Seminar Series: Dr. Kashmira J. Gohil – TODAY at 11:00 am-12:00pm (Central Standard Time) -Online


Dr. Kashmira J. Gohil, (M.Pharm, PhD), Dean, Anand College of Pharmacy Sharda Group of Institutions (SGI), Sharda University Agra, India 

will be giving an in-person seminar on Thursday, August 24, 2023, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Central Standard Time).

Her seminar is entitled, Research on Bacopa monniera and Centella asiatica: Potential herbs in promoting health and wellness


Everyone is invited to attend.

Use the link below to join the Zoom Meeting


 If link above does not work, go into Zoom website, click Join:

Meeting ID: 829 2022 5189

Passcode: 214765


Julie Schoffner

Administrative Assistant
Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM)
St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre
& University of Manitoba
Room R2019 – 351 Taché  Avenue
Winnipeg, MB  R2H 2A6  CANADA

Email:  jschoffner2@sbrc.ca
Tel: 204.235.3455     Fax: 204.237.4018

Free Statistics Advice and Data Analysis Opportunity for Students


***Sent on behalf of Carolyn Taylor, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group (ASDa)***

Dear Graduate Program Staff,

Please feel free to share with your graduate students as appropriate:


Winter Term 1 (Sep-Dec 2023): under the supervision of a Statistics professor, graduate Statistics students will provide free project-specific consultations, including a report of recommendations, as part of their STAT 551 practicum consulting course. Submissions are accepted now until Oct 31. To apply, send a 1-page project description (see sample) to asda@stat.ubc.ca.

Winter Term 2 (Jan-Apr 2024): free data analysis can be requested from students taking STAT 450/550/540. Apply by Dec 14 and get your data ready by Jan 2024.

For more details, please visit the Dept. of Statistics website.


Carolyn Taylor (She, Her, Hers)
Managing Consultant
Applied Statistics and Data Science Group (ASDa) | Department of Statistics

The University of British Columbia | xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Traditional Territory

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Kelli Kiyomi Kadokawa (She, Her, Hers)
Graduate Program Support Manager
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Office of the Dean
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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Call for Applications – Sustainability Scholars Program (paid internships)



Please see below opportunity for UBC graduate students in your networks. You can also engage with posts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


Are you a UBC graduate student interested in the impacts of climate change on homeless and marginalised populations in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside?

Apply to be a UBC Sustainability Scholar and contribute to informing policy and identifying opportunities to advance climate action and justice in Vancouver.

Applications are due September 17, 2023 at midnight.

For information on available projects and to apply, visit the Scholars Program website.


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Communication and Engagement Specialist
Sustainability Hub
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
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Learn more about our vision for a just and sustainable world, and our 5-year plan to bring it to life. sustain.ubc.ca/hub


New Awards Resources Available – Webinar Recordings and Presentations


Subject: New Awards Resources Available – Webinar Recordings and Presentations

Dear all,

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has added a new webinar and presentation section to the Awards page.

Please visit https://www.grad.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards-funding, scroll to the bottom of the page, and select “Webinar recordings and other presentations” to view the most recent resources available. You can find recordings and slides for the following presentations:

  • Preparing Excellent Fellowships Applications – June 23, 2023
  • Applying for Vanier/Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarships – August 2023.

As always please let us know if you have any questions.