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4 Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation

4 Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation

Most of the graduate application is authored by you, the applicant; referees, on the other hand, are asked by graduate programs to contribute an informed, objective, and confidential assessment of your academic merits and shortcomings, focussing especially on those qualities that are crucial for success in a graduate program. Therefore, picking the right referees can […]

CoGS Staff Recognized for Advancing Anti-Racism and Inclusion

CoGS Staff Recognized for Advancing Anti-Racism and Inclusion

Damien was recognized for taking a leadership role in advancing equity, diversity and inclusive excellence practices within his department as well as in the broader UBC community.

Sara McDonald: A tribute

Sara McDonald: A tribute

By Carolyn MacHardy, Professor Emerita (Art History), UBC Okanagan Sara McDonald, artist and passionate advocate for social justice, died on February 1, 2022.  Sara had a long association with UBC Okanagan, and especially the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, where she completed her BFA in 2000, majoring in printmaking, painting, drawing and mixed-media.  In […]

Get to know the UBC Okanagan Postdoctoral Association

Meet the Executive Team  Barbara Oliveira – President My name is Barbara Oliveira. I am from Brazil, where I did my Master’s and Ph.D. in Dietetics. I love the academic environment, so continuing with a postdoctoral fellowship seemed like a good next step, and Canada seemed like the perfect place for it. I was fortunate […]