Tired of writing alone? Join the Graduate Writing Community and get writing and study tips from our grad peer coach, who can also answer any questions you have about the grad school experience. You bring your laptop; we’ll supply the coffee and snacks!
Foothills:every second Friday from 1-4 p.m. in room 1459 of the Health Sciences Library. Register here.
Main Campus: Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. in the Student Success Centre on the 3rd floor of the TFDL. Register here.
PhD students who have a successful candidacy examination between Sep. 1 and Dec. 31 are eligible to have their tuition fees reduced to a continuing rate in Winter term 2020.
Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Master’s, Deadline to request transcripts Nov. 8, 2019 Upcoming workshops: Nov. 7, 1:00-3:00 pm, Blue Room, Dining Centre Nov. 8, 9:00-11:00 am, G500, Foothills (Note: previous time/location has been changed)
Strong Interest Inventory® - Free for first 20 students ($40 value) Not sure where to go with your degree? The Strong Interest Inventory® is an assessment tool to identify potential paths for you! Backed by over 80 years of research into how people of similar interests are employed, and what motivates individuals in the workplace. Register here. Contact Stephanie Warner for information.
Career Bootcamps – Take charge of your career this reading week! Reading week can be a great time to commit to your career exploration! We have two full-day intensives of career workshops to keep the momentum up at this busy time of year. Go to CareerLink to register for the Career Exploration bootcamp Nov. 13 and Active Job Search bootcamp Nov. 14! Contact Stephanie Warner for information.
Indigenous Languages Conversation Café – Oct. 30 Visit Writing Symbols Lodge for a snack, learn or practise conversational words and phrases in Indigenous languages and meet members of local Indigenous communities. This month's conversation café features Cree language speakers. Oct. 30, 4-5 pm. More information.
Ecofeminism: A Movement for these Times - Oct. 30 Join us to learn about this important movement for ecological justice and social justice. Facilitated by Joe Kadi the workshop will provide a sense of the how, why, and what of Ecofeminism. Participants will be going outside, so dress appropriately! Light refreshments will be serviced. More information.
Women in Entrepreneurship: WELab Mentor Session Oct. 30 The Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking is hosting the first WELab Mentor Session with Dr. Gina Cherkowski, who will share advice on building a social enterprise from her experience as an award-winning STEAM entrepreneur and founder. Open to female-identifying students. Oct. 30, 12:45-2 pm, Hunter Hub.
Feeling Climate Change in Your Bones Can health care cure apathy? Our scholars in the Cumming School of Medicine discuss the connection between the planet’s vitality and our own. Read the article to learn more.
Careers in Public Service - Nov. 7 Ever wanted to work in public service? On Thursday, Nov. 7 in the Hunter Hub, hear from a panel of industry professionals as they share their experience and tips on how to get your foot in the door. Register on CareerLink.
It’s Coyote Season: Be Wildlife Smart Coyote activity increases in early fall, especially around greenspaces. Help make it safe. Be wildlife smart: don’t feed animals, give wildlife room to move on, monitor small children and keep pets on a leash. Report sightings through ARCHIBUS, call the Customer Care Centre 403.220.7555 or email. Learn more.
PALS Pet Therapy in Writing Symbols Lodge - Nov. 7 Feeling doggone tired? Furry friends from Pet Access League Society (PALS) will be at Writing Symbols Lodge to help give you a break between classes. We guarantee you’ll feel paws-itively refreshed afterwards! Nov. 7, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. More information.
Indigenous Relations Training Program, Nov. 12-15 Understanding Indigenous history, community and culture is valuable to employers. In this 4-day course, get professional and personal training to build strong relationships with Indigenous groups and gain a better understanding of issues facing Canada's Indigenous population. Register by Oct. 29.