Graduate Summit 2023

Date: November 4, 2023

Location: UCLA Kerckhoff Grand Salon

UCGPC Graduate Summit 2023, a dynamic and inclusive gathering designed to empower graduate and professional students, student affairs staff who serve them, and community advocates. This free event is a unique opportunity to connect, learn, and collaborate on issues that matter most to the graduate and professional student community in the University of California.

Event Highlights

  • Keynote Address: We are honored to have California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber as our keynote speaker, sharing insights and inspiration.

  • Engaging Workshops: Explore critical topics in higher education policy, campus climate, access and disability justice, and student health through interactive workshops and discussions.

  • Networking: Connect with like-minded individuals, share experiences, and build valuable relationships within the graduate and professional student community.

  • Community Advocacy: Learn about advocacy strategies and initiatives aimed at promoting social justice and equity within higher education.

  • Culinary Experience: Enjoy a full day of learning with breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided to keep you energized and engaged.

  • Advocacy Agenda: Following a robust discussion of issues, the UCGPC Board will determine its advocacy agenda for the year, focusing on our permanent campaigns: Basic needs and civic engagement. In the 2022-2023 academic year, our annual campaigns addressed graduate student mental health and mentorship standards.

Evening Keynotes and Keynote Speaker - Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., California Secretary of State - Grad Summit 2023

Explore the captured moments and vibrant memories from the event by clicking the button below. Immerse yourself in the visual narrative of our gathering.

Photos from the Graduation Summit 2023

Contact Us

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