Events & Opportunities


Rehabilitation Sciences Executive Committee

Join the Rehabilitation Sciences Executive Committee (RSEC) to represent and advocate for fellow students in Rehabilitation Sciences. 

Through committee membership, RSEC promotes academic excellence and social connectedness by organizing events, promoting a collaborative environment, and providing the necessary resources for academic success. 

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Rehabilitation Sciences Mentorship Program

Apply to be a mentor for the Rehabilitation Sciences Mentorship Program to assist new graduate students transitioning from undergraduate university, or professional work, into the research-focused graduate student environment. 

The program incorporates face-to-face mentoring with an online contact, networking events, and connections to career development resources including the annual RSEC Rehabilitation Sciences Research Day. 

For more information, contact RSEC at


Rehabilitation Sciences New Student Orientation

Join RHSC every July and January for the ‘New Student Orientation’, organized for incoming students in the September and January cohorts respectively. The New Student Orientation is your first stop on your Masters or Doctoral journey. This is a great time for you to connect with the RHSC Program staff, orient yourselves to the academic and administrative requirements for your degree, and learn more about the professional and social opportunities within the program.

For more information, contact the RHSC Program Assistant at

Rehabilitation Sciences Research Day

Hosted by RSEC, Rehabilitation Sciences Research Day is devoted to showcasing the diversity of research within the RHSC program. 

Event participants have the opportunity to learn what fellow students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty members in the program are currently involved with. 

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Upcoming Opportunities and Events

RHSC Open Office Hours | Starting October 4 @ 2:00 pm PDT

Date: September 16, 2021 @11:24 am

You’re invited to a virtual open office hours session with Dr. Miller every other Monday to ask questions, gain insight, or provide feedback regarding the Rehabilitation Sciences Program. Office hours sign up/ registration is not required, this is meant to be an informal setting. However if you have matters that are sensitive, Dr. Miller will […]

Rhode Scholarships (China Constituency) | 8 October 2021 at 23:59 China Standard Time

Date: September 10, 2021 @1:58 pm

The Rhodes Scholarships, established in 1903, are the oldest international scholarship programme in the world, and one of the most prestigious.  Rhodes Scholarships are for young leaders of outstanding intellect and character who are motivated to engage with global challenges, committed to the service of others and show promise of becoming value-driven, principled leaders for […]

IODE War Memorial Scholarships | Deadlines on 1 October & 1 November, 2021

Date: September 3, 2021 @10:25 am

The IODE War Memorial Scholarships support PhD scholars whose research makes important contributions to Canada and the world. Up to three scholarships of $15,000 for study in Canada or for study within the Commonwealth will be awarded for the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicants are judged on academic attainments and promise as well as personal character […]

CIHR Info Sessions for Master’s, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral CIHR Applicants | 7 September 2021 at 10am PDT

Date: September 3, 2021 @10:21 am

CIHR will be offering a series of 1 hour MS Teams live events to trainees* and institution staff regarding award programs that are offered. They will do an overview about relevant policies, tips for applicants, guidelines on how to submit an application and other relevant information. *Trainees in CIHR terminology are Master’s, Doctoral and Postdoctoral […]

Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring (for Faculty) | 17 September 2021 at 4pm PDT

Date: September 3, 2021 @10:18 am

The Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring recognize the outstanding graduate mentorship activities of faculty members at the UBC Vancouver campus. One award is offered to mid-career faculty (who have held university appointments for less than 12 years) and another award is offered to senior faculty (those with 12 or more years of university service). Awardees receive a […]

CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements | 10 September 2021 at 4 pm PDT

Date: September 3, 2021 @10:16 am

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions. […]