Post-Graduation Work Permit Webinar

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Get up-to-date information about the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP), including the eligibility criteria, application process, work eligibility during the transition to a PGWP, and important considerations when staying in Canada after graduation. There will be an online presentation for the first 30 minutes followed by a Q&A period with Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) […]

Data manipulation with dplyr

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Data manipulation is a crucial part of data visualization and analysis. This workshop introduces common functions in the dplyr package to manipulate rows and columns. Participants are expected to already be familiar with R and the RStudio environment. The workshop is one hour, followed by an optional 30 minute practice period to reinforce what you […]

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Salary Negotiation

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Many students and recent alumni feel unsure about how to negotiate and discuss compensation during the hiring process. This workshop will discuss how and why to negotiate, and help you to feel more confident while doing so. Link will be sent to RSVPs closer to the day of

Choosing a Citation Management Tool

Online/Virtual Event

New to citation management, don't know where to start, or trying to get familiar with the free tools supported at UBC? This workshop compares the two citation management tools supported at the Research Commons, Zotero and Mendeley, including a discussion of the similarities and unique features of each tool. We will also go over some commonly encountered challenges, […]

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EDI Action Network: Equitable hiring

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Overview Join the next virtual gathering of the EDI Action Network to build capacity, connection and shared learning to support EDI change efforts at UBC. Learn about equitable hiring practices and principles, and connect with colleagues across both campuses to share best practices, strategies and resources. Speakers Moderator: Dr. Silvia D’Addario, Director, Strategic Partnerships and Capacity-building, Equity […]

Cultivating the Wellbeing of Students and Teachers Through Simple but Effective Wellbeing Pedagogies and Practices

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. Integrating wellbeing into learning environments is foundational to supporting the whole student- achieving deeper learning, academic success and personal growth. UBC’s 2023 Teaching Practices survey found those with teaching responsibilities overwhelmingly agreed (over 90%) that teaching practices have an impact on […]

Reducing Ableism One PowerPoint at a Time

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. We often speak about culturally responsive practices, universal design, and universal design for learning. But much of it may seem too hard, too much, or too overwhelming to even consider. Per the newest numbers by Statistics Canada (2022), there are 27% […]

Using Zotero for Citation Management

Online/Virtual Event

Everyone who is using Zotero or thinks they might like to use Zotero is welcome at this workshop. During this session, participants will: Learn the best ways to use Zotero to keep all of your citations in order throughout your research; Gain tips and tricks to get the most out of Zotero  and your citation management tracking […]

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The Working Mind Virtual: Mental Health Training for Employees (Faculty/staff only)

Online/Virtual Event

The Working Mind is an evidence-based training program designed to address and promote mental health and reduce stigma in a workplace setting, established by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. It includes easily applied scenario-based lessons, videos of people with lived experience of mental illness, reference guides, and practical handouts.   Participants will: Learn about the basic concepts, risk factors and causes of mental illness and mental […]

CEL at Scale: Developing Community Engaged Learning Beyond the Individual Classroom

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This event is part of the CTLT Spring Institute, taking place from June 3–6, 2024. This panel brings together faculty members from across the university to discuss work they have done to develop Community Engaged Learning (CEL) initiatives at scale. CEL is an increasingly popular and celebrated pedagogy–known for increasing ethical and civic awareness among students–and […]