Welcome to UBC! Orientations 2012 your one day introduction to everything UBC.
As Dean pro tem of UBC’s Faculty of Graduate Studies, I am delighted to welcome you. UBC is one of the top 40 research-intensive universities in the world and a recognized leader in research and scholarship at the graduate and postgraduate level across an enormous range of both disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, with over 800 postdoctoral fellows working on our Vancouver and Okanagan campuses and over 10,000 graduate students pursuing masters and doctoral studies.
Dean Pro Tem
Dr. Susan Porter
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Aug. 30: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Road [Google Maps]49.269684,-123.255149
For a complete list of Graduate Orientation Week events, including meeting locations, please visit: http://orientation.grad.ubc.ca/
|8:30AM||Check-in and Refreshments - Chan Centre|
|9:00AM||Welcome Remarks - Chan Centre|
|9:45AM||Introduction to Campus Resources for Graduate Students - Chan Centre|
|10:50AM||Presentation: Being a Successful Graduate Student - Chan Centre|
|11:30AM||BBQ Lunch and Information Fair - Graduate Student Centre|
|1:00PM||Concurrent Sessions - Buchanan, 1866 Main Mall|
|4:00PM||Wrap Up and Prize Draw! - Graduate Student Centre|
|9:00AM||Presentation: Cruising Through Your International Grad Student Life - Graduate Student Centre|
|1:00PM||Coffee Social, Club Info - Graduate Student Centre|
|2:00PM||AMS Bike Coop, tips for cycling in Vancouver - Graduate Student Centre|
|3:00PM||Applying for Graduate Fellowships - Graduate Student Centre|
|4:00PM||Graduate Student Wellness - Graduate Student Centre|
|6:00PM||Boat Cruise (Ticketed event) - Downtown Vancouver|
If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation on Orientation Day, please contact Faculty of Graduate Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made to ensure full participation.