GPS Updates: Time Management & Business Writing + Apply to Volunteer for Orientation 2018

Volunteer for New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation takes place on Thursday, August 30th with orientations and the Campus Resources and Student Activity Fair, and workshops and social events scheduled through September (see the schedule at There are numerous orientation-related volunteer opportunities currently available. Applicants must be current UBC Graduate Students in their 2nd year or later to apply. To register, please visit:


Registration is now open for:

Time Management (a Mitacs Training workshop)

Tue, Jul 17 | 9AM – 5 PM @Thea Koerner House

For details and to register:


Business Writing for Today’s Professional (a Mitacs Training workshop)

Wed, Jul 18 | 9 AM – 5 PM @Thea Koerner House

For details and to register:


Seats still available for:

Scholarship and Award Opportunities for Graduate Students | Tues, July 10

In-person (10 AM – 12 PM):

Webinar: (1:30 – 3 PM):


Check out for other opportunities including:

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) recruitment webinars for PhDs, MD and JD (apply to BCG by July 22nd for Jan – Sept 2019 start dates)

Getting Started with NVivo, Jul 10 |

SPSS Workshop, Jul 12 |

Work on Campus Fair, Aug 8 |



Tuesday, July 10, 2018