Important Announcements

Draft Timetables for Summer 2014 (All Students)

The DRAFT Timetables for the 2014 Summer Sessions are available here: Registration for the 2014 Summer Session will open February 28, 2014. Note that all courses are subject to instructor availability, budgetary restrictions and minimum class sizes.

CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC – Master’s Application Deadline Dec 2, 2013

Please be aware of the following deadline for application to the Canada Graduate Scholarships for Master’s Students.   The deadline for applications to be submitted via the Research Portal is December 2 2013  Please contact Melissa Nightingale, if you have any questions about applying. Canada Graduate Scholarships link: Research Portal Application link: Common CV Link: Ensure […]

Affiliated Fellowships – Master’s Level Application Now Open

Please be aware that the application and reference forms for the Master’s level Affiliated Fellowships competition are now available. All of the details regarding the awards are available at the following links. The deadline for applications to be submitted to your Graduate Program is December 2. These fellowships are highly competitive, as there are only […]

REMINDER: First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC) InfoSession, November 6, 11:30 – 12:30 [MAS, MLIS, Dual]

When: November 6, 2013, 11:30am – 12:30 pm Where: Xwi7xwa Library, 1985 West Mall Please join us for a brown-bag lunch information session presented by Dr. Lisa Nathan, Coordinator of the FNCC. This will be of interest to new students in the MAS, MLIS, and Dual programs who are curious about the FNCC and are […]

HCI@UBC presents Ron Wakkary, Nov 13, noon, Lillooet IKBLC

Bio: — Ron Wakkary is a Professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) where he established the Everyday Design Studio, a design research studio that explores interaction design. Wakkary’s research investigates the changing nature of interaction design in response to everyday design practices like home life, DIY, amateur experts, hobbyists, and sustainability. In the […]

NCSU Library Fellows Program Visits SLAIS – November 7 [MLIS/Dual]

From NSCU Library Fellows Program: Hello Graduating MLIS Students! The NCSU Libraries Fellows program offers a unique opportunity to a select group of M.L.S. and M.I.S. graduates who will receive the degree between September 2013 and August 2014. David Woodbury (former NCSU Libraries Fellow) and I (current NCSU Libraries Fellow and UBC SLAIS graduate) will […]

FIREtalk: Learning Machines [all students]

The Research Commons invites graduate students from any discipline – engineers, philosophers, computer scientists, writers, neuroscientists, artists, psychologists, social theorists, and others – to explore the boundary between mind and machine. Join us for the next FIREtalk (, Learning Machines. When: Wednesday, November 27, 4-6 pm Where: Koerner Library, Room 216 About the Topic What […]

Opportunity to study in London, Summer 2014 [MLIS, Dual]

The opportunity below comes from the School of Library and Information Studies at Florida State University. Students are to assume all associated costs. NOTE: All transfer credits would need to be approved by the Graduate Adviser, Dr. Rick Kopak. An exciting opportunity to earn six graduate LIS credits while living in central London is being […]

January 2014 term WISE Course Requests Start Today [All Students]

The date on which you can begin to request spaces in the January WISE courses has changed to today, October 28, 2013. Registration for the January 2014 term WISE courses opens October 28, 2013. Information on the available courses can be found here: General information on WISE can be found here: It is […]

November Convocation

The convocation date and time for November graduates has been set and can be viewed at the Graduation at UBC Schedule website. The convocation ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at 12:30 pm.    

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