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Throughout the year, the MDS program hosts a series of virtual information sessions that allows you to learn more about our three programs so you can make an informed decision if the MDS program is right for you.

Check out our upcoming events below.

    Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events

    MDS Student and Alumni Virtual Information Sessions

    Want to know what it is like to be a student in the UBC Master of Data Science program?

    Join the UBC Master of Data Science (MDS) program as we will be hosting a series of virtual information events in October. Attendees will learn more about the student experience in the UBC MDS program in Vancouver and the Okanagan as well as the Computational Linguistics program.

    At this live panel, MDS students and alumni will:

    • Share their student experiences and learning at MDS in Vancouver
    • Talk about the accelerated 10-month program and unique curriculum format
    • Discuss how they’re applying their MDS degree in their fields
    • Answer your questions live.

    Register for one or all three events:

    • MDS Vancouver: Wednesday October 27, 2021 - 11:30am-12:30pm PT
    • MDS Okanagan: Thursday October 28, 2021 - 10:00-11:00am PT
    • MDS Computational Linguistics: Friday October 29, 2021 - 12:30pm-1:30pm PT

    Please note: These information sessions are intended for you to learn more about the MDS student experience. All admission questions will be answered at another Virtual Information Session in December 2021. Date and time TBD.

    Past Events

    Hear directly from the UBC Master of Data Science (MDS) Vancouver, Okanagan and Computational Linguistic Program Directors and instructors who will give an introduction to UBC's MDS program, what makes the program unique and an overview of the admission requirements and application process so you can make the best decision for your future. Moderated by Angela Pau, MDS Career Advisor.

    Hear directly from UBC Master of Data Science Computational Linguistics students and alumni about their experience during the program. Recording of Zoom webinar event from October 2020, moderated by Ryan Taylor, Career Planning and Placement Co-ordinator, MDS Computational Linguistics.

    Hear directly from UBC Master of Data Science Okanagan students and alumni about their experience during and after the program. Recording of Zoom webinar event from October 2020, moderated by Ramon Lawrence, Director and Associate Professor, MDS Okanagan.

    Hear directly from UBC Master of Data Science Vancouver students and alumni about their experience during and after the program. Recording of Zoom webinar event from October 2020, moderated by Milad Maymay, Director, Program Operations and Student Management, MDS Vancouver.