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Doctoral Exam Preparation

  • Thea Koerner House 6371 Crescent Road Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2 Canada (map)

This session is intended for doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) to defend their research findings before an examining board for their Final Doctoral Exam.  The session will include:

  • Effectively planning your exam timeline
  • Foreseeing and avoiding stressful obstacles
  • Administrative responsibilities (yours, ours, your supervisor’s)


Jenn Fletcher, her work is focused on assisting UBC doctoral candidates with preparing for their final examinations.


Registration opens Monday, July 18 at 9:00am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. Confirmation of registration will be sent within two working days. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please send a message to:


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.

Earlier Event: July 26
Submitting Your Thesis