July 15, 2015

Grad Student Manual


This is a repository of information compiled from years of past grad students and maintained by current grad students in the department.  One day, future grad students reading this will hand down this sacred document to the next generations, in hopes of making the department better than when they joined it.


Quick Helpful Links


Table of Contents:

Student-Supervisor Relationship and Responsibilities

Graduation Requirements


New Grads Tips!

Choosing a Supervisor

Being a Teaching Assistant (TA)

Graduate Student Mental Health Resources

Grad Travel for Dummies

Minimum Funding

Union Variance

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Writing Your Thesis

UVic Presentation Templates


Additional information for specialized groups:

NRC-Herzberg Students

International Students

Out-of-Province Students