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UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Campus Resources Manage courses, program, money Student Service Centrehttps ://ssc.adm.ubc.ca/sscportal/servletsSRVSSCFramework Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies www.grad.ubc.ca Money management help http://www.students.ubc.ca/finance/get-started-from-here/ Build my career Graduate Pathways to Success https://www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/gps-graduate-pathways -success Centre for Student Involvement and Careers http://students.ubc.ca/career/careers-services-graduate-students UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Campus Resources

Plan for Success UBC Libraries http://www.library.ubc.ca/ Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology http://www.tag.ubc.ca Learning Commons http://learningcommons.ubc.ca/ Academic English Support Program http://www.cstudies.ubc.ca/aes/index.html Access and Diversity http://www.students.ubc.ca/access/index.cfm Writing Centre http://cstudies.ubc.ca/writing/

UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Campus Resources Live well to learn well BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/msp AMS/GSS Insurance Plan http://www.studentcare.net/ Student Health Service http://www.students.ubc.ca/health/ Wellness Centre [email protected] http ://www.students.ubc.ca/livewelllearnwell/explore-wellness/wellness-centre/ Counselling Serviceshttp://www.students.ubc.ca/counselling UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Campus Resources

Have some fun, connect with others UBC Rec (Intramurals and Recreational Sports) AMS Campus Life Resources http://www.ams.ubc.ca/studentsociety/ Graduate Student Society http://gss.ubc.ca/main/ Grad Student Online Forum http://forum.grad.ubc.ca/ http://www.rec.ubc.ca/ UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Campus Resources Get Advice, Resolve Problems Office of the Ombudsperson for Students http://www.ombudsoffice.ubc.ca

Equity and Inclusion Office http://equity.ubc.ca/ International Student Development (I House) http://www.students.ubc.ca/international/index.cfm Your department Graduate Advisor and Staff Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Success in Graduate School 7 Keys to Success in Graduate School 1. Be proactive take responsibility for your own grad school experience Be your own project manager take initiative to get what you

need from your supervisor/committee Look for (or create) opportunities to help you get what you want from graduate school Continue the mental transition from waiting for direction to charting your own course UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Success in Graduate School 7 Keys to Success in Graduate School 2. Establish positive relationships with your supervisor and others Seek regular contact with your supervisor. Make your time together productive. Follow up on items discussed in meetings keep your supervisor(s) informed of your progress and challenges

Act as a junior colleague ask questions, advance ideas, show interest and support for shared goals Deal with problems sooner rather than later. UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Success in Graduate School 7 Keys to Success in Graduate School 3. Embrace the wider (even global) academic community Dont isolate reach out within and beyond your program to find collaborators and community Get out there! Look into research mobility grants; present at conferences ($500 available to every grad student to present at a conference)

Become involved with University activities beyond your own workseminars, committees, events UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Success in Graduate School 7 Keys to Success in Graduate School 4. Develop effective project management strategies Know your program requirements and set a Master Plan for achieving milestones, revisit as needed. Give yourself deadlines. Structure your time and effortsdevelop a regular work schedule that works for you. Schedule regular meetings with your supervisor and committee to keep things moving along

Stay focussed on your goals. Reduce distractions wherever possible. UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Success in Graduate School 7 Keys to Success in Graduate School 5. Plan for various career paths from the start There are (usually) many optionsexplore, then hone in on what seems most interesting to YOU. Build both specific and diverse skills for possible careers. Watch for offerings through the Graduate Pathways to Success program, your Dept. and elsewhere. Develop a network of positive contacts. Engage with the wider UBC & Vancouver community.

UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Success in Graduate School 7 Keys to Success in Graduate School 6. Prevent or deal effectively with problems Problem Prevent Resolve Supervision Clarify expectations early; develop shared goals Good communication; seek help from Graduate Advisor or Grad Studies Academic progress Clarify expectations early; set and stick to plan Reflect on goals, seek help

early from supervisor or Graduate Advisor Financial Plan ahead; make a budget Seek help from program or ESP advisor in Brock Hall Personal Good self-care; connect with others; watch for early trouble signs Reach out to those who care; Counseling Services Learn about plagiarism & research ethics, get support when feeling pressured ??? Academic

misconduct UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Orientation | Success in Graduate School 7 Keys to Success in Graduate School 7. Seek balance and support in your life Stay connected to friends and family outside school Eat well, sleep consistently, exercise regularly Reach out to those around youstaff, faculty members and especially other students, who can help you through the tough times Keep grad school in perspectivebe a finisher!

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