In turn, we hope that the personal supervision we offer, together with the collegial atmosphere of our graduate students, will combine to make your stay here very rewarding - personally, academically and professionally.
Professor [Firstname] [Lastname] will be your pro tem advisor.
We believe that a stimulating, intellectual discussion between students and faculty is a necessary ingredient of a successful graduate program.
We have admitted you because we think that you will be able to make an important contribution to this research dialogue.
Our other program staff members, including the graduate secretary, [Firstname] [Lastname], are here to help ensure that your transition to UBC is a smooth one.
Given the tuition fees and the cost of living in the Vancouver area, we try, as a program, to ensure that all Canadian graduate students have a total level of financial support of at least $[amount] in their first year.
Program-specific letters should focus on items that are not covered in the formal letter from the Dean of G PS, such as information about supervision, program contacts, funding, orientation, etc.
Note: The Handbook on the Minimum Funding Policy for Ph D Students contains additional sample text for offer letters that graduate programs may want to incorporate to provide specific details of their funding offers.
Formal offers of admission for all applicants a graduate program wishes to admit are generated through the online application system, e Vision.
We encourage graduate programs to supplement this letter with a program-specific letter, which can be appended to the G PS letter in e Vision.