Download your tax receipts–Feb. 28 It’s tax time and the university is making it easy. Download your tax receipts by logging in to your Student Centre. For more information see the Tax Information page or contact the Integrated Service Centre at 403.220.5932.
GREATadministrator Week, Feb. 25 – Mar. 1 Every day, Graduate Program Administrators do amazing work to support the success of graduate students at UCalgary. From admission to convocation, GPAs help you through it all. Please help us celebrate your GREATadministrator by sending them a personalized UCalgary eNote.
Deadline to Apply for Graduation/Degree – Mar. 31 Degree Requirements must be completed before Apr. 30, 2019.
Thesis-based students – Final paperwork submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Thesis submitted to the Vault.
Course-based degrees – all courses must be completed by Apr. 30, 2019.
PhD students successfully meeting candidacy requirements between Jan. 1 and Apr. 30, 2019 will have their tuition fees changed to a continuing rate in Spring/Summer term 2019.
Three Minute Thesis - Last Day to Register! The UCalgary Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an excellent way for you to practice your presentation skills. Compete for cash prizes and a chance to represent UCalgary at the 3MT Western Regionals! Registration open until March 1. Heats: Mar. 19, 20, 22. Finals: Apr. 3.
Summer Incubator Program – Everything You Need to Grow Your Startup Spend your summer validating and developing your startup idea at The Inc. Get access to co-working space, mentorship and special programming. May 1-Aug 30th. Open to graduate students. Funding available for participants. Apply by 12 p.m. (noon) Mar. 22.
Act Your Science: Improve Science Communication Skills – Starts Mar 6 **Correction: last week the start date was posted incorrectly as Mar. 26. The correct start date is Mar. 6. Improve your science communication skills using recognized acting and improvisation methods. This unique training opportunity will improve your ability to present to all sizes of groups, while having fun with peers. Apply by Feb 27. Contact Brandon Craig for more information.
Internship Opportunities Contribute to the exciting developments in Calgary’s East Village and Victoria Park. Calgary Municipal Land Corporation is looking for a summer Development Intern. Open to students pursuing a degree in land use planning, architecture or landscape architecture – apply by Mar. 6; Job ID #51962 on Graduate Studies Career Link.
Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists is seeking a Process Improvement Intern for the summer in their Edmonton Head Office. Students must be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs funding; Job ID #51318 on Graduate Studies Career Link.
Support growth of local social innovation or impact investing with a summer internship through UBC Sauder School of Business. You can expect a variety of tasks ranging from market research to financial strategy support in an entrepreneurial environment. Job ID #51820 on Graduate Studies Career Link.
Black History Month: The impact of erasure – Mar. 1 Attend a thought-provoking conversation with author, screenwriter, playwright and historian Cheryl Foggo. Touching on the social dynamics that drew black people to the prairies from 1870 onward, Foggo illuminates the lives of influencers and innovators of African descent. Learn more or RSVP.
Deconstructing and Moving Past Sexualized Violence – Mar. 4 Join us to discuss the root causes of sexualized violence, including victim blaming, gender expectations and social learning mechanisms. Galvanized to action, participants will leave motivated to create and maintain safe spaces in their social lives for a world free from sexual violence. Learn more.
Stories to Hear: Exploring identity and mental health – Mar. 5 Join UCalgary for an inspiring event about mental health and identity with stories and reflections from Ian Campeau and Vivek Shraya, and an update on the Campus Mental Health Strategy. 11 – 1 p.m. in MacEwan Hall A/B. RSVP here.
The Graduate College: Community Drinks Calgary – Mar. 6 Community Drinks is a regular networking space for folks in sustainability, social justice, climate action. Join us on Mar. 6th at 5:30 PM at the Last Best Brewing Co., and chat with our guest, Vicki Stroich (Alberta Ecotrust Foundation) and a chance to win a ticket to "The Environmental Gathering".RSVP.
Last Lecture Series: Dr. Michael Hart Message – Mar. 6 Join us for Dr. Michael Hart's Last Lecture. Dr. Hart is a citizen of Fisher River Cree Nation and is the Vice Provost (Indigenous Engagement). Dr. Hart will share some ways that cultures have guided people in the past, guide us today and will guide the generations to come. Learn more.
Volunteers needed for conference – Apply by Mar. 8 UCalgary graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are eligible to apply to be a volunteer at the 2019 University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching. Successful applicants will have their full conference fee waived. Learn more.
DATES AND EVENTS
Mar. 31 Deadline to apply for spring convocation
Apr. 12 Last day to withdraw from a course; end of classes