Happy Holidays! University closed from Dec. 24, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020
FGS Foothills Advising FGS Advising appointments at Foothills Campus resume on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Winter 2020 UPass The Winter 2020 UPass will be available to eligible students at the UPass Centre (Science B, Room 140B) and Parking & Transportation Services (North End of McMahon Stadium) starting Dec 9/19. Visit the UPass website for hours of operation. The UPass will be valid from Jan 1, 2020 until Apr 30, 2020.
Application to Graduate for February Conferral of Degree - Opened on Nov. 1
Course-based degrees – Last day to complete all degree requirements to be eligible for February conferral of degree is Dec. 31, 2019.
Thesis-based degrees – Last day to submit required forms to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Thesis to The Vault to cancel Winter registration is Jan. 31, 2020.
Entrance Competition To be eligible, you cannot have started your doctoral program prior to the November 1 launch of this competition. Deadline is Jan. 15 to your Graduate Program Administrator, unless your program has an earlier deadline.
Did you know? You do not need to meet the terms of reference eligibility criteria at the time you are applying for an award but you must meet them at the time payment will be made.
2020 FGS-GSA Graduate Research Photo Competition- Opens Jan. 13 As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words! Get your research out there and potentially win some cash by entering the FGS/GSA Research Image Competition. Registration opens Jan 13th. Learn more.
SSHRC’s Storeytellers Contest Workshop RSVP deadline- Dec. 20 Are you working on a research projected funded by SSHRC? Consider the SSHRC’s Storytellers Contest for a new and creative way to talk about your research. Attend a workshop by The Knowledge Engagement Team on Jan 10th, 9:30am-11:30am in TFDL 403 for more information. Email Alyse Pearce to RSVP.
Get a head start on your career in 2020 with workshops for everyone Career Services workshops for Winter 2020 are open for registration! Visit CareerLink for topics from how to start your career exploration in taking the wheel (Jan. 7) to researching and refining your career options (Jan. 13). We even have a new workshop on interview strategies for academic careers, with a faculty panel (Jan. 15)!
Teaching Assistant Orientation - Jan. 8, 2020 Register now for the Winter 2020 TA Orientation. This three-hour event involves interactive sessions that will help you identify effective teaching strategies and reflect on the value of teaching at the University of Calgary. Open to all current and prospective teaching assistants. Spaces are limited. Register here.
The Communications Security Establishment, located in Ottawa, is seeking Social Sciences graduate students for multiple roles within the agency. The positions are open to Canadian citizens only. Job ID 60716.
Advantage Oil & Gas is looking for an intern to help facilitate a robust and reliable design and system architecture to provide integrated, centralized, protected and easily maintained and updated data sources for their employees and business partners. There are two roles available – one starting in the Winter semester and one for Summer. Job ID# 60526 & 60528
Nominations now open for 2020 Sustainability Awards Do you know an undergraduate or graduate student, faculty member or staff member who is a sustainability leader, or are you working in a group to complete a sustainability project? Submit a nominate today for a UCalgary Sustainability Award. Self-nominations are encouraged. More information.
Think you have a unique solution to a global problem? Participate in the 2020 World’s Challenge Challenge! Teams of two to four UCalgary students will pitch innovative solutions to global issues. The winning team will compete for a $30,000 prize at the World’s Challenge Global Finals, June 2020 at Western University! Apply by Jan. 10, 2020.
Mental Health and Wellness Town Hall – Jan. 14 CFD invites ALL graduate students, post-docs and faculty to attend a mental health and wellness meeting to learn about mental health and wellness resources, suggest initiatives, and ask questions. 3-5 pm, HSC G500. More information.
Call for UCalgary Teaching Award Nominations- Deadline Jan 23 Comprised of 13 categories (including one just for TAs), these awards recognize and celebrate outstanding contributions to teaching and learning in diverse learning contexts by individuals and teams. The Taylor Institute is hosting drop-in consultations on Jan. 9 and 16, 2020, from 9:30–11:30 a.m. Bring your dossier in progress for feedback! Learn more.
DATES & EVENTS
Dec. 24-Jan 1 Holiday observance - University closed.
Dec. 31 Course-based degrees: Last day to complete all degree requirements to be eligible for Winter Conferral and cancel Winter registration
Jan. 6-10 Block week
Jan. 15 Deadline to apply for winter conferral of degree