Request for Approval of Proposed External Examiner

Form Type: Master’s Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation
Form For: Faculty and Staff


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This form is to be used by a supervisor who is requesting the approval of a proposed external examiner.

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Request for Approval of Proposed External Examiner

    Conflicts of interest include but are not limited to: personal friends of the supervisor; individuals who have collaborated with the supervisor in the five years prior to the oral examination; individuals related to, or who have worked with, the candidate; a previous supervision relationship with the supervisor(s) and/or student (as a student or advisor); involvement in funding the research; any affiliation with UBC as an employee, Adjunct, student, or other formal relationship in the last 5 years; a current or former affiliation of the supervisor(s) with the external examiner’s academic department; a business relationship. Note that this list is not intended to be exhaustive,
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