Big Ideas Contest & Positions for Berkeley Students

Big Ideas Is Recruiting Innovation Ambassadors Are you interested in social impact, entrepreneurship and innovation, or public service? Big Ideas is recruiting highly motivated UC students to serve as Innovation Ambassadors at each UC campus. Innovation Ambassadors work with students, … Continued

Pilot Core Course for New Graduate Certificate in Food Systems

Fall 2018 Public Health 290 013: Transforming Food Systems: From Agroecology to Population Health This course is being piloted as the core course for the proposed Graduate Certificate in Food Systems, currently undergoing the campus’s approval process. If approved, the certificate is … Continued

Fellowships in Chinese Studies — 4/2/2018

The Center for Chinese Studies offers annual competitive fellowships for continuing graduate students in Chinese studies. Awards include: Republic of China East Asian Fellowships Summer Research Grants Liu Dissertation Research Fellowships Joseph R. Levenson Chinese Studies Awards Elvera Kwang Siam … Continued

March is National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month is celebrated in March each year to honor the myriad contributions of women in history, culture and society. This annual celebration has local roots in Sonoma, where a school event in the late 1970’s spurred groups … Continued

A ‘New American’ Fellow

Visionary philanthropists support graduate studies for immigrants and children of immigrants.

Graduate Admissions SLATE team

SLATE-ed for Improvement!

The Graduate Division is always working to improve the graduate student experience — including prospective students!

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Don’t Miss the Berkeley Grad Slam Championship!

Come cheer on graduate students as they present their three-minute research talks on April 5, 2017, 3 – 5:30 pm, 309 Sproul Hall. The winner will represent Berkeley in the UC campus-wide Grad Slam.

The Symantec Research Lab Graduate Fellowship — 12/9/2016

Symantec is offering multiple one-year fellowship awards for Ph.D. students pursuing innovative research in security, cryptography, machine learning, data mining, and information security. The fellowship provides up to $20,000 for tuition fees and research expenses. Fellowship recipients may also be … Continued

Campus Movement Toward Gender Inclusive Restrooms

The UC Berkeley Graduate Division and the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the LGBTQ Communities at Cal invite you to attend a Campus Community Forum on Progress in Implementation of Gender Inclusive Restrooms Monday, November 23, 2015 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, 309 Sproul … Continued

2016 arcs students

Rewarding Berkeley’s Aspiring Scientists

Seven Berkeley doctoral students traded in lab coats for formal wear to attend the 45th Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon of ARCS on October 29, 2015.

Aaron, Fiona, Rose

New! Graduate Professional Development Services (GPS)

When is the right time for graduate students to think about career directions? It’s never too late — or too soon! At every stage of your studies, Graduate Professional Services (GPS) is here to help.

Good News for Current and Future Student Parents

We are pleased to report that, for the first time on the Berkeley campus, the CALmessage sent (August 10, 2015) to all faculty, staff, and current students about the Academic Calendar and Student Accommodations included a statement on campus policies and … Continued

Andrew Szeri

Staying on Track with GLOW

View your progress towards degree and check the status of various forms, petitions, and approvals, including qualifying exam results, dissertation/thesis committee constitution, advancement-to-candidacy, academic employment appointments, fellowships and awards.

Andrew Szeri

Great News for Student Parents (and Their Colleagues)

Currently registered graduate and undergraduate student parents will have access to 60 hours of emergency back-up child care at highly subsidized rates, beginning mid-August, as long as funds permit.

Graduate Students Educate Sacramento

On June 4th, a group of deans and graduate students from all UC campuses attended the Graduate Research Advocacy Day in Sacramento. They spoke with lawmakers about the value of graduate education to the State of California.