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Faculty of Graduate Studies

In this issue:

  • NEW: Graduate College - Call for Applications
  • Reminder: Check-in Session for Schulich School of Engineering students
  • Reminder: International students - Changes to Canadian travel restrictions
  • Awards Section - Updates
  • Important deadlines
  • My GradSkills updates
  • Around campus
Grad College members in Zoom meeting

Graduate College Call for Applications

The Graduate College is excited to announce its call for applications for January 2021 entrance. Applications will be accepted until November 16, 2020.  For more information on application requirements and processes, please visit the Graduate College website.


The Faculty of Graduate Studies invites you to join us for our remaining Fall 2020 Check-In Session. 

  • Connect with graduate education leaders from FGS and teaching faculties
  • Learn about services and supports for students and supervisors available from FGS and our campus partners
  • Better understand COVID-19 impacts on learning, research and graduate students
  • Have your questions answered!

We have one remaining faculty-specific sessions coming up:


Nov. 9-13 - Term Break
Nov. 11 - Remembrance Day - university closed
Nov. 26 - Fall Convocation 2020
Dec. 9 - Last day to withdraw from a course, last day of classes for Fall 2020
Dec. 12 - Start of exams for Fall 2020 semester
See the online calendar for all important dates.

PhD students admitted Winter 2020 or earlier, who have a successful candidacy examination between Sept. 1 up to and including Dec. 31 are eligible to have their tuition fees reduced to a continuing rate in Winter term 2021. 

Volunteer Opportunities

NEW: Sanofi BioGenius Canada Competition Seeking Mentors and Judges
Sanofi BioGenius Canada (SBC) is seeking PhD students to mentor high school students with biotechnology or health science research projects. SBC is also seeking judges for virtual adjudication of the competition (March/April 2021). If interested, complete this survey.

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