This innovative program provides an opportunity for MFA students to gain hands-on teaching experience by instructing junior and senior high school students during the winter term.
MFA students apply to be mentors, are matched with local schools, and work closely with both Creative Writing faculty and VSB teachers.
Award winners are selected on the basis of academic merit through an annual competition, administered by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in consultation with the First Nations House of Learning.
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting Canadian students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
Marking student assignments and quizzes, answering student queries during office hours and via email, helping with in-class logistics, including, but not limited to: distributing handouts, running media, monitoring quizzes, answering student questions, and monitoring course content on Canvas. The 300 level courses involve leading workshops and discussions.
The UBC Work Learn Program supports and subsidizes meaningful work experiences on campus that offer the opportunity for all current UBC students to develop professional skills and learn in a work environment.As alumni, you receive many great benefits and services that you can use throughout your life, including career resources, network connections, mentoring opportunities, and discounts on travel, events, products and attractions.At a minimum, the applicant will have an undergraduate degree or its equivalent with academic and/or professional experience as a writer.Volunteering is a great way to stay involved with your alma mater, share experiences, and connect with students.Whether you’d like to work with a student throughout the academic year or provide guidance on a short-term basis, we offer a variety of programs that suit your busy schedules.Alumni are fundamental to the continued success of the University.Your involvement and support makes a real difference to the experience of our students.Since its establishment in 2010, the Creative Writing Student Association (CWSA) serves to represent the needs and concerns of Creative Writing BFA and MFA students to the Creative Writing faculty and to the University.All full-time students are eligible for scholarships in the MFA programs at UBC Creative Writing.Techniques of and practice in multiple genres of writing, including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, screenplay, stageplay, graphic forms, lyric forms, childrens literature, and writing for new media.Manuscript submission is not required for admission.