Graduate Student Resources

Your academic career and success are our main priorities. Here, you will find everything you need to help you succeed, including the psychology graduate student handbooks, academic resources, and administrative support. And remember, our faculty and staff are always there to help; just ask.

Psychology Student Handbooks

The Clinical Psychology Handbook and the Psychological Science Student Handbook provide useful information concerning the steps to successfully completing the MA and PhD degrees at UBC Okanagan. These requirements supplement the requirements set by the College of Graduate Studies.

College of Graduate Studies

Your hub for administrative support and such things as graduate workshops for professional development, COGS can help you with everything from the admissions process through to your graduation.

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Graduate Student Forms

The following documents are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. Most online fillable forms can be saved to your computer.

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All incoming Psychology MA and PhD students need to complete a Supervisory & Committee Program Plan form and then submit the signed copy to their graduate program coordinator for review prior to the end of their first term in each degree program.

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All Psychology MA and PhD students need to complete a Thesis and Dissertation Proposal Approval form with their committees immediately following each respective thesis and dissertation proposal, then submit the signed copy to their graduate program coordinator for review.

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All Psychology PhD students need to complete Comprehensives as part of their program; once each Comprehensive is completed the student must complete the attached Comprehensives Approval form with their committees immediately following completion of each one, then submit the signed copy to their graduate program coordinator for review.

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UBC Library—Centre for Scholarly Communication

The CSC supports graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, staff, and faculty in disseminating their research. The CSC provides one-on-one consultations and workshops, including writing support for theses, dissertations, journal articles, and grant proposals.

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Centre for Teaching and Learning

The Centre for Teaching and Learning provides support related to teaching, TA training, and the use of technology in educational programming. It is also a place to connect with other TAs and subscribe to the TA blog.

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Careers and Work Experience

The Department of Psychology offers opportunities for graduate teaching assistants in the September and January terms. These opportunities help our graduates develop their teaching and mentoring skills while undertaking their studies.

Career Services at UBC Okanagan also assists students in planning their future, providing access to labour market stats, resume building, and interview skills support, as well as information about career fairs and other work opportunities.

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Everything Else—Student Services

Didn’t find what you were looking for above? Visit the Student Services website, where all of the information about the services offered to students is housed.

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