We are very pleased to welcome you to the Department of Microbiology and Immunology here at UBC. You have been selected as one of a small cohort of truly excellent students to join our graduate programs. Below are links to UBC student resources. In particular, the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has an extensive website with helpful information.
Health & Safety
Health & Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Please familiarize yourself with multiple safety procedures including Fire & Evacuation procedures in the event of a drill or a real emergency. This site also contains information on handling manuals, procedures, forms and publications for varieties of Health & Safety issues including Hazardous Materials, Laboratory Biosafety and Chemical Safety.
Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Website
This is the official website for UBC Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies (G+PS). Here you will find a complete list of important policies and procedures, with steps to follow to graduate. This will be your primary source of information for policies and procedures.
- Information on policies and procedures related to you degree programs
- Information on student awards and financial aids
- Important deadlines
- Thesis preparation and submission
- Handbook of graduate supervision (more details below….)
Handbook of Graduate Supervision
- Students’ supervisory committee
- Assembling the committee
- Composition of the committee
- Getting the most from your committee
- Roles and responsibilities of various people in the department
- Guide to Graduate Thesis
- Research Ethics
This is UBC Student Service Centre. This will be your online tools management system that will allow you to pay your tuition online, register for courses, update your personal information.
Enrolment Services has a dedicated team to address questions about tuition, transcripts, CWL, Student Services Centre account.
Resources are available to help navigate life as an international student at UBC Vancouver including information about academics, wellness, finances, health insurance, and immigration.
Disability Resource Center (DRC)
UBC has a dedicated Disability Resource Center (DRC) where you will find information on rights and obligations concerning current students with disabilities. DRC has advisors that you can talk to discuss your conditions, and together explore accommodation options that may be most appropriate for your situation. The site also provides information on students and university responsibilities, in determining and providing accommodation.
The Equity Office at UBC works to prevent discrimination and harassment on campus, to provide procedures for handling complaints and to coordinate UBC's employment and educational equity program. The office helps educate members of the UBC community about their rights and responsibilities. UBC equity office has equity advisors that you can contact at any time toprovide support, assistance and information on concerns of discrimination and harassment to the UBC community.