As a doctoral student we trust that you will make the most of your time with us and within the dynamic university environment. A key aspect of doctoral education is gaining valuable experience in a research-intensive environment. You are encouraged to discover or create opportunities to develop your skills as a nursing scholar. Beyond your primary areas of study, the University provides a wealth of learning opportunities and experiences with offerings from the arts, sporting activities, and learned discussion. We encourage you to take advantage of all the University has to offer. Tuum Est - It is Yours.
There is much to be gained from involvement in the life of the university. Many
opportunities exist to enrich your learning, to foster interaction with students
and faculty members from all around the world, and to hone your leadership and professional
expertise. The university campus is large; the following link can help you find
your way: Wayfinding
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Teaching or research graduate assistantships are available and may augment your education. Please contact the graduate advisor or your supervisor to learn about the availability of these opportunities. Many faculty members employ students and advertise through the Office for Nursing Research and Teaching Scholarship.
We encourage you to attend the numerous seminars, public lectures, and colloquia that are offered within the School and across the campus. Many announcements are made in the School's regular publications including the Nursing Matters eNewsletter, and TouchPoints. UBC Podcasts allow students to access UBC-related digital content, including public lectures from Talk of the Town, UBC International's Global Citizenship speakers series, and more.
There are many resources available to you both within the School of Nursing and the wider university community, including: