GPS Update: Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer + Time Management + More!

Happy new year! GPS updates are back with workshops beginning next week. We are also gearing up for the start of Three Minute Thesis which takes place Feb-March of this term.  If you are interested in learning more, please reach out.  We would be happy to host an ‘Effective Presentations” workshop in your program.

Please forward the information below to your graduate students:

Registration is now open for:

The Nuts and Bolts of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

Thu, Jan 17 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm @Thea Koerner House

Event and registration details:

Time Management (hosted with the Wellness Centre and followed by a Grad Connections Café)

Thu, Jan 10 | 3:30 – 4:30 pm @ GSS Loft in the Nest

Event and registration details:

Check out for other opportunities including:

Career Building

Employers on Campus: Best Buy (Jan 10) and Ledcor (Jan 22), see for details

Career Advising for Grad Students, Jan 10 |

Career Directions for STEM Grad Students, Jan 16 |

My Career Story: Non-linear Career Paths (panel), Jan 16 |

UBC Education Career Fair (teacher recruitment) Jan 18 |

Work and other Opportunities

Queen’s Master of Finance – Beijing, Smith School of Business (Info Session), Jan 8 | 

Student Engagement Opportunities with United Way (Healthy Aging), apply by Jan 14 |

UBC Sustainability Scholars Program (Info Session), Jan 31 |

Volunteer for Aboriginal Experience UBC 2019, Feb 19-20 |

Graduate School Success

Workshop series on Research Synthesis and Critical Appraisal (Jan 8, 15, 22, 29)|

Thesis Formatting workshop, Jan 14 |

NVivo workshop for PC, Jan 15 |

Intro to SPSS workshop, Jan 16 |

Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool (Beginner Workshop), Jan 17 |


Join a weekly writing group downtown |

Grad Connections Café, Jan 10 |

Raising Our Consciousness: Enhancing the Vitality of Indigenous Languages in our Teaching & Learning, Jan 10 |

Thank you,


Jacqui Brinkman, MSc
Director of Graduate Student Professional Development
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus |  Musqueam Traditional Territory
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802 | @ubcgradschool


Thursday, January 31, 2019