FGS at Foothills Campus Starting Sep. 12, FGS’s Graduate Academic and International Specialist will be holding weekly office hours on Foothills Campus every Wednesday, 9 am to 12 pm at the Student Advising and Wellness (SAW) Office, HSC G740. Drop in, or email [email protected] to book an appointment.
Global Pay Service Interruption, Sep. 15 From 12 am to 7 am MST, Western Union will be upgrading its financial systems software. During this time, students will be unable to use GlobalPay to initiate payments to UCalgary. If students attempt to use GlobalPay during the outage period, there will be a maintenance page specifying when the page will be active again.
November Conferral of Degree, Sep 15 The deadline to apply for graduation (through your Student Centre) is Sep.15, 2018. Course-based students must have all degree requirements completed by Aug. 31, 2018. Thesis -based students must have all degree requirements completed by Sep. 21, 2018, including submission of documents to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Thesis to the Vault.
Fee Payment Deadline, Sep. 21 Please remember to pay your tuition and fees by Sep. 21 to avoid holds placed on your record or services. See this page for detailed information on how to pay your fees.
Candidacy Fees PhD students successfully meeting candidacy requirements between Sep. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018 will have their tuition fees changed to a continuing rate in Winter Term 2019. (Graduate Calendar C.1.1).
Graduate Student Health and Dental Insurance: Opt out deadline, Sep 21 Students can opt out of the student insurance plan if you have alternate coverage.
Use Schedule Builder web tool to register for courses In your Student Center, click on the green "Schedule Builder" button (top right) to build a potential class schedule and determine courses where there is a time conflict. To wait-list a course that conflicts with a class you are already enrolled in, go to your Student Centre and enroll on the wait-list for the course you want using the “Edit” or “Swap” function. See this page for more instructions.
Active Scholarship Competitions Click on the competition links for detailed information on eligibility, transcript and application deadlines and workshop dates. Applying for scholarships? Check out Prezi on creating a strong application. Come prepared for active participation at workshops. You should have started your application and be familiar with the application process.
Become a My GradSkills Ambassador Want to build your leadership skills? Get more involved in the university community? Learn more about professional development and help other graduate students learn more? Become a My GradSkills Ambassador! RSVP by Oct. 1 to attend the Welcome Session on Oct 4. For further details, please register here, or email [email protected].
Invest in Your Future Save the date and Invest in Your Future 2018! On Nov. 14 My GradSkills will be hosting a Career Symposium with the help of our partners, Career Services, GSA and local employers. Register for a full day of panel sessions, resume review, free headshots, the opportunity to network with Calgary industry leaders, and more. Registration opens Oct. 1. Stay tuned.
Certificates in University Teaching and Learning Explore cutting-edge teaching and learning practices, experiment with the latest technologies, prepare for competitive job markets and build connections with your peers. Two certificates are currently available: one for graduate students and one for postdoctoral scholars. More information.
Graduate Writing Community Join the Graduate Writing Community a mini-writing retreat held every Monday and Thursday afternoon from 1-4pm in TFDL room 364. Get some tutoring, and participate in workshops.
Innovation Reactor Kickoff Event – Sep. 18 Find out what is new and exciting in innovation at the University of Calgary, Sep. 18 from 5-8 p.m. Innovator, entrepreneur and UCalgary alumnus Teddy Syed, PhD Computer Science will emcee the evening and engage in thought-provoking discussions with local innovators and entrepreneurs. The event is FREE but registration is required. More information.
Work Opportunity for New PhD Students EVDS is looking for PhD students who are starting their program and with a background in building engineering to conduct research in the Solar Energy and Community Design Lab (SECDL). Please see this page for job description and instructions to apply.
Breaking into Consulting 101 Have you ever wondered what consulting is? Do you enjoy problem solving? Sep. 25, 1pm - 2pm, MSC 171. Please click here to register for the event.
RBC and Hunter Hub Presents: Discover Your Side Hustle Curious what you can do to make extra income? Unsure what you should be charging for your expertise? Sep. 26, 1pm - 2pm, MSC 171.To register for the event, please click here.
The Side Hustle Panels Ever thought about exploring a paid project outside of your 9 to 5 grind? Join us for a discussion with some of UCalgary's multi-talented entrepreneurs. Sep 27, 10 am - 11:30 am, MSC 171. To register for the event, please click here.
DATES AND EVENTS
Sep. 13 Last day to drop a class without financial penalty
Sep. 14 Last day to add a course
Sep. 15 Deadline to apply for Fall Convocation
Sep. 21 Tuition and fee payment deadline Last day to submit required forms for Fall Convocation