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Academic Year 2007/08

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August

Friday, 1 August 2008

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for North American students to be admitted for registration in January 2009. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examinations in time for August 31, 2008, program end date.

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test by out-of-province students intending to take a first-year English course in September 2008. Out-of-province students may be granted permission to write on September 1 if they miss the LPI sitting in their province. To seek permission, write to the First-Year English Office: First-Year.English@ubc.ca.

Monday, 4 August 2008

BC Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Last day for withdrawal from most 3-credit/three-week courses starting July 28 with withdrawal standing of "W" recorded on a student's academic record.

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

International Student Services welcome services for new international (including US) and exchange students (August 6 to 24 inclusive, and ongoing).

Friday, 8 August 2008

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of Exam Accommodation forms for Summer Session, Term 2 courses ending August 15.

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for November graduation.

Last day for students who hold major external graduate or undergraduate fellowships to apply for Winter Session fee deferments.

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Jump Start: An intensive academic orientation for new International students (August 13 to 26 inclusive).

Friday, 15 August 2008

General Bursary Program: Applications available on the Student Service Centre.

Last day for Graduate Students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session tuition fees.

Last day for sponsored students to submit application to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay the first instalment of tuition fees by September 3 to avoid financial hold procedure (see Vancouver Calendar Chapter III).

Summer Session Term 2: Most courses end. Examinations are held either the evening of August 15 or on Saturday August 16.

Sunday, 17 August 2008

UBC Housing and Conferences: Residences close for summer session students.

Sunday, 24 August 2008

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (August 24 to August 30 inclusive).

Friday, 29 August 2008

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31, 2008, program end date.

Sunday, 31 August 2008

2007/08 Academic Year ends.

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

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