Welcome to GradPath
GradPath is your portal to graduate student professional development programs at Western. It highlights information and resources you will need to succeed at each stage of the graduate journey, from coursework through comprehensive exams, thesis writing and publishing to the job search after graduation.
Whether you are looking for help with grant writing, strategies for overcoming procrastination or opportunities to develop your conference presentation skills, GradPath will lead you to the programs on campus that will help you develop competencies you need to succeed in teaching, research and professional practice.
September 21st - Getting Mentored: Building Successful Academic Relationships Across Cultures (4:30-6:30PM)
September 22nd – Reading Strategies for Graduate Students (1:00-2:30PM, UCC 147A)
September 23rd – Transitioning to Graduate School (3:00-4:30PM, WSS 3134)
September 25th to 27th - Homecoming
October 8th – Time Management Strategies for Graduate Students (3:30-5:00PM, WSS 3134)
The following articles may help to ease your transition in the first year of graduate school:
How to survive your first year of graduate school:
Part I Recognizing the five stages of academic culture shock
Part II Five practical tips to help you beat academic culture shock