Grad Orientation 2016

Main Orientation

Events take place in the 8th floor boardroom (X836)

Coffee and snacks will be served at 9:00.


Introduction Giovanni Viviani

Welcome from the CSGSA.

Presentation Slides


Introduction Jim Little

Welcome from the Department.


Safety Moyra Ditchfield

Overview of campus and building security; a requirement of the Worker Compensation board and all UBC employees.

Presentation Slides


Career Resources Michele Ng

Introduction to the popular industrial networking event and various career resources.

Presentation Slides


Reading Room Bernice Koh

Introduction to the ICICS reading room.


Computing John Seto

Overview of departmental computing resources.

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch & Imagine day

Mingle with faculty, staff, and grads new and returning. Explore Main Mall and get to know the various clubs present on campus

14:00 – 16:00

Faculty Course Pitch CS professors

Faculty-led talks and Q/A session about grad classes offered this year.

Presentation Lineup

Presentation Slides

16:00 – 18:00

Student Discussion of Courses CS returning grads

Student-led candid discussion of courses that they have taken previously. Pizza provided.



Feel free to hangout with your peers at the end of the day. Depending on the presence some activity might be organized.