GPS Updates

 

 

GradUpdate

In this issue, Reimagining Graduate Scholarship, Doctoral Defence Procedure, Time Management, Graduate Instructional Skills Workshops, Writing in STEM, and more.

Registration now open

 

Doctoral Defence: Doctoral examination & Virtual defence procedure
Tuesday, Mar 2 | 2:00 - 3:15 PM

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Time Management (Mitacs Training)
Wednesday, Mar 3 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Seats still available

 

Three Minute Thesis Open Heats
Tuesday, Feb 23 | 9:30 - 11:00 AM or Wednesday, Feb 24 | 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Attend, listen, learn, and be inspired Register, Feb 23 | Register, Feb 24

Additional Events and Opportunities

 

The following highlights some upcoming events. Please find more on community.grad.ubc.ca and grad.ubc.ca/current-students/professional-development

ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND SUCCESS

 

Reimagining Graduate Scholarship in the Humanities
Thursday, Feb 25 | 12:30 - 2:00 PM | Panel Discussion Learn more

CAREER EXPLORATION

 

West Coast Virtual Fair - Jobs and Volunteer Expo
80+ Employers | Tuesday & Wednesday, Mar 2 & 3 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Learn more

Pathways to the Post Graduation Work Permit and Permanent Residence
Launch A Career In Canada (LCIC) event | Monday, Mar 8 | 9:00 - 10:30 AM Learn more
Visit the LCIC page for a full list of events, Mar 8 - 13.

COMMUNITY AND NETWORK BUILDING

 

Join the G+PS Graduate Student Ambassador Program
Lead graduate student community events and more! | Apply by Feb 26 Learn more

Honouring Indigenous Writers - Children’s Author Reading with Richard Van Camp
Saturday, Mar 6 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM Learn more

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

Grad School Confidential Podcast
Episodes discussing Impostor Syndrome, Isolation, and Burnout Learn more

Financial Wellness Peers: Conquering Credit!
Thursday, Feb 25 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM Learn more

RESEARCH SKILLS

 

Introduction to the Unix Shell
Monday, Mar 1 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM Learn more

Metadata basics: describing research data
Tuesday, Mar 2 | 10:00 - 11:30 AM Learn more

GIS Data Normalization and Classification
Tuesday, Mar 2 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM Learn more

Visualizing Data in ArcGIS Online
Friday, Mar 5 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Learn more

TEACHING DEVELOPMENT

 

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshops
Mar 1, 6, 13 & 14 | Register by Feb 24
Mar 8, 13, 20 & 21 | Register by Mar 3
Visit CTLT's website for additional sessions

WRITING AND COMMUNICATION

 

Lay Summaries: Writing
Tuesday, Mar 2 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Learn more

Literature Reviews for Engineering, Forestry, Health Science, Land & Food Systems, and Science
A how-to-conduct session | Thursday, Mar 4 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM Learn more

Writing in the STEM Disciplines
Monday, Mar 8 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Learn more

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, February 26, 2021