Do you have questions about publishing? Would you like to learn about the submission process for journals and book chapters? Please join us for the November SAGE Saturday at the SFU Harbour Centre (515 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC) from 10-4.
The event will be hosted as a workshop, allowing you to develop your potential publishing piece and create a plan for submission. Please email questions about the publishing process to Michelle_pidgeon@sfu.ca to help us develop the workshop ahead of time.
The 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS) will be hosted at UBC Vancouver in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. The Call for Papers will be going out soon, with an anticipated submission deadline of January 15th, so save the date and start preparing your presentations!
If you are interested in helping to organize IGSS, please email SAGE at firstname.lastname@example.org The first planning meeting will occur Thursday November 16th at the UBC longhouse (joining via Skype is also an option), and we are always grateful for help on the day of the event.
Friday November 3rd, 24th and December 8th (1:00-3:30pm)
Held at UBC Vancouver, the peer writing group is an opportunity to participate in semi-structured writing time, with a faculty advisor and peer support to help you reach your publishing goals. Coffee and light snacks provided!
Mark your calendars for – A Forum on Mentoring Indigenous Graduate Students at UBC
Open to faculty, staff and graduate students*.
Date: August 17th, 2017
Place: First Nations House of Learning
Time: 12 noon to 2 pm.
Opening address by Distinguished Professor Hingangaroa Smith, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, followed by a panel of Indigenous scholars and students, led by Dr. Jo-anne Archibald, Q’um Q’um Xiiem, Professor, University of British Columbia. Introduction by Dean Susan Porter, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
UBC has a stated commitment to Aboriginal education and to respect for Aboriginal knowledge and cultures, as well as a resolution to build upon the strengths of the university to more fully address the needs of Aboriginal and Indigenous communities in British Columbia, Canada, and the world.
Within these commitments, what is our academic responsibility to Indigenous graduate students at UBC, particularly in relation to UBC’s priorities for this next century? How do we enact this responsibility across the institution?
Organized by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies with support from the First Nations House of Learning, The Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund and The Equity Enhancement Fund.
*A complete description with registration information will be sent out in July.
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UBC Enrollment Services is hosting financial wellness sessions next week.
The ESP Aboriginal Financial Team will be hosting the following session:
Financial Planning Webinar for Aboriginal Students
Date: Tuesday June 27, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am (PDT)
A recording will be made available for students via the link below after the session takes place.
Enrolment Services is also hosting a general financial planning webinar for all students. If any students you speak with are not able to make the session above they are certainly welcome to attend either of these sessions:
Making a Financial Plan
Date: Wednesday June 28, 2017
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am (PDT)
Date: Thursday July 6, 2017
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm (PDT)
Registration details for these sessions can be found here: https://students.ubc.ca/enrolment/finances
Once students register for a session, they’ll receive a confirmation email confirming the details.