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

Call for RHSC Students: Join the RSEC Mentorship Program

Date: September 14, 2023 @12:27 pm

The Rehabilitation Sciences Executive Committee (RSEC) mentorship program welcomes mentors and mentees to join us for the 2022-2023 academic year! No experience required! As a mentor, you get to share your nuggets of wisdom and directly contribute to your community. As a mentee, you get to connect with an experienced trainee and learn to navigate difficult conversations/situations, find work-life balance and much, […]

Admissions | October 15

Date: August 16, 2023 @12:15 pm

October 15, 2023 is the deadline for submitting applications to begin our MSc and PhD programs in January 2024. The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences (MSc) is designed to prepare individuals to conduct advanced research, both independently and in collaboration with others, in the field of Rehabilitation Sciences. Through the program, students are supported […]

Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS-D)

Date: August 15, 2023 @11:54 am

Applicants applying through UBC will either be: currently registered in, or are on an approved leave of absence from, a degree program at UBC not currently registered anywhere but was registered at any other time during the year of application (2023) in a degree program at UBC If a student is not sure where to […]

IODE War Memorial Scholarships – Doctoral

Date: August 9, 2023 @2:24 pm

IODE War Memorial Scholarships 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. Applicants are judged on academic attainments and promise as well as personal character and […]

CGS-Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Program Fall 2023 Competition

Date: August 9, 2023 @2:20 pm

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Fall 2023 Competition 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 […]

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Date: July 5, 2023 @11:54 am

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and international students […]