In my earlier years at UBC I rarely went to office hours, but more recently learned how helpful they are. I believe that going to office hours often have a considerable benefit.
I’ve put together some common issues and solutions for research that you might run into. I hope this can help guide you to the tools and resources that are available to you!
If your goal is read more this new year, you are in luck! These books explore the different lived experiences of a variety of individuals; reading is a great way to open our eyes to different perspectives.
‘Professionalism’ is one of those buzzwords which often gets tossed around by people who want to give you career advice. But what does it mean to be a professional? Rarely does anyone give a precise definition of what it means to act professionally, and when someone does, they generally produce a rigid list of rules […]
Throughout my university career, I have heard myself saying several times “I wish I knew about that” so it was no surprise to me when I heard myself say this statement again in reference to Student Directed Seminars. Like I did, you may be thinking what is that? The Student Directed Seminar program provides upper-year […]
As you progress through this semester, you might be a student in the final years of your academic career who is at a crossroads between going down a professional career path or furthering your academic career in graduate school. You may also be a student who is in the early stages of university want to […]
As students, we are in the midst of finals season and this can be a very stressful moment. Not to mention, we have other priorities that occupy our lives outside of academia. Individually, our priorities will differ but we all must maintain a level of focus and composure in other areas of our lives in […]
Beginning this term, I found myself in a difficult financial situation. I came to Vancouver low on money without working this summer and numerous expenses waiting to be paid. It was a horrible way to start the beginning of a new term. I felt so insecure, that it started to impact me academically. Instead of […]
Welcome all UBCers back on campus this September! There’s some excitement in the air (or maybe that’s just the smoke). In any case we at the Chapman Learning Commons want to welcome everyone through the fog to our space for any assistance you might need! Located on the 3rd floor of the Irving K. Barber […]
When the fall semester ended in May, we were so excited about the prospects of sleeping in till noon, strolling along the sea wall under the daytime sunshine and hanging with friends till late because, hey, summah’s heeeeeeere! But as the summer has progressed, we’ve realized that we need to fill my time with more […]