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On-Campus Resources

Centre for Scholarly Communication

UBC Okanagan's Centre for Scholarly Communication offers a variety of services and information aimed at assisting graduate students with their academic writing. Workshops are provided throughout the year on topics such as: 

  • Literature Review
  • Preparing the Poster Presentation
  • Retaining your Publishing Rights
  • Writing the Thesis / Research Paper Proposal
  • Intellectual Property and Copyright
  • & many more…

The Centre for Scholarly Communication also offers individual consultations on any aspect of scholarly communication, both written and oral: One-on-One Consultation Request Form

Centre for Teaching and Learning

The Centre for Teaching and Learning provides support related to teaching, TA training, use of technology in educational programming. 

Please visit the CTL workshops web page for a complete list of events and to register.

Library

The Library provides several services to graduate students focused on research skills, author’s rights and publishing. Learning about the type of library supports available to you will assist in you developing the skills and competencies necessary to complete intensive research and to transition research into informed publishing opportunities.

Consultation with Subject Librarians: 
Subject Librarians serve as the primary liaison between the Library and the academic departments on campus. They provide skilled reference assistance, manage the library's collections and provide instructional support to faculty.

Your Subject Librarian can assist you by:

  • alerting you to new resources in your discipline
  • showing you how to use current awareness tools to help you stay current in your field
  • suggesting search strategies and resources for your research
  • purchasing materials relevant to your research

Contact your Subject Librarian for further information. You can also suggest a book to purchase.

Office of Research Services

The Office of Research Services can assist with Research Ethics: your RISe ethics application and navigating in RISe. The Office of Research Services also administers the Graduate Student Travel Grant. For more information about the services that ORS provides, please visit the ORS website.

Career Services

You may contact Career Services for tips on your job search and what online resources that may be available to help you. 

Also, the annual Opportunities Fair held by Career Services is an opportunity to meet local employers and industry professionals for a discussion about your plans and for advice.

Mitacs

You may contact Jennifer Tedman-Jones, Director, Business Development for Mitacs at UBC's Okanagan campus, at jtedman@mitacs.ca with any questions that you have regarding Mitacs programs and initiatives.

Campus Life 

The Developing Minds professional development series is a curated series of events and workshops open to all students at UBC's Okanagan campus. 

 

 







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