GPS Update


Registration is now open for:

Statistics V: Discrete Data - Counts and Proportions (via Webinar)

Tue, Feb 12 | 10:00 to 12:00

Event and registration details:

Introduction to Interacting with the Media (with Expert Faculty Panel)

Wed, Feb 13 | 09:00 to 12:30 (or panel only 11:15 – 12:30) @Thea Koerner House,

Event and registration details:

There are seats remaining in this week’s:

Strategies for Presenting your Research in 3 Minutes (via Webinar); includes tips for presenting in various formats

Thu, Feb 07 | 02:00 to 3:30

Building Effective Supervisory Relationships

Thu, Feb 07 | 09:30 to 12:00 @Thea Koerner House

Vivid talks for varied audiences (Keynote talk highlighting how to give an amazing presentation including tips for crafting your story; by Alan Shapiro, local communication specialist and host of Science Slam Canada in Vancouver)

Fri, Feb 08 | 10:00 to 12:00 @Thea Koerner House

Check out for other opportunities including:

Career Building

Lime Connect, Network with Employers Interested in Hiring Students with Disabilities, Feb 7th|

Changemaking, Science and Tech for Change (Networking event), Feb 7 |

Networking and Interviews for Graduate Students (WEBINAR), Feb 7 |

Graduate Career Exploration Series: Working in Data Sciences panel, Feb 7 |

Employers on Campus: | Suncor Energy Feb 05 |Teck Resources Feb 07  

Work and Volunteer Opportunities

Part-time on campus work invigilating exams, apply by Feb 8th |

UBC Sustainability Ambassadors Program |

Graduate School Success

Thesis Lay Summary Feb 5 |

Building Your Budget Feb 5 |

R (#rstat) Study Group Feb 6 |

Daily Writing for Academic Scientists and Engineers (WEBINAR) Feb 6 |

Systematic Review Search Methods Feb 7 |


Queen's New Pre-Doctoral Fellowships for Indigenous Students and Think Grad Studies Days, Feb 14 |

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




Wednesday, February 13, 2019