Grad Success Week

Grad Success Week offers three days of seminars and panels for graduate students. Network with your fellow students, learn how to enhance your research and writing skills, or attend a wellness workshop.

Thank you to all those who attended this event.  Please note, we are in the process of contacting presenters to request permission to share presentation slides with session attendees. Where permission is granted, we will share presentation slides with attendees directly by email.  

Grad Success Week offers something for every graduate student:

  • Developing research proposals

  • How to get published

  • Presenting your research

  • Self-compassion

  • Graduate funding applications

  • New this year: project management software, Python


This summer, count on being productive. Grad Success Week offers three days of seminars and events designed to help you overcome common grad school obstacles and get down to business on your research and writing projects.

Grad Success Week Sessions

Download the full schedule.

FGS Dean

Breakfast with the dean

This very popular annual event is going virtual in 2020! Grab your coffee, tea, or juice and a breakfast of choice for a morning chat with Dr. Robin Yates, the Dean and Vice-Provost of Graduate Studies. Dr. Yates will speak to some of the questions that students can submit ahead of time, as well as facilitate some interactive and engaging graduate community-building. Kids and pets are welcome!

Submit questions for the dean