Changes to OneDrive Do you use OneDrive? If so, there are some changes you should be aware of effective Nov. 2. Links shared will now expire in a week, instead of five days. External users will no longer be able to share any items they do not own and invitations to external users to share links can only be accepted by the same account the invitation was sent to. Other default options will also be updated – please see the IT website for full details.
Winter Conferral of Degree Application for winter conferral of degree opened on Nov. 2.
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).
New GSA Collective Agreement – effective May 1, 2018 – Apr. 30, 2020. Questions? Contact [email protected]
FGS at Foothills Campus Office hours on Wednesdays from 9 am-12 pm.
Leave of Absence – Maternity Leave Graduate Students may request, on an initial application, up to 18 months of Maternity Leave, aligning with Federal Government guidelines.
Active Scholarship Competitions Click on the competition links for detailed information on eligibility, transcript and application deadlines and workshop dates.
Graduate Award Competition Upcoming workshops! See Award website for details. Apply using our new online scholarship application. Go to your Student Centre and click the link Apply for Graduate Awards in the Financial Aid section of your home screen. Visit this page for details.
Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Master's Deadline to request transcripts is Nov. 9.
Delta Kappa Gamma International, Calgary World Fellowship Upcoming workshop on Nov. 16, 2-4 pm, ES1010C. Deadline to apply Dec.15, 2018.
Invest in Your Future – Career Symposium - Nov. 14 Register for Invest in Your Future Career! Attend this one-day symposium at the University of Calgary to learn about skills employers are looking for and the diversity of jobs available to graduate degree holders. Panels, networking, free headshots and more! Register here.
How to Search for a Transformative Talent Internship Bootcamp – Nov. 19 Attend this event to learn how to search for companies to intern with, identify who to talk to in the company, and discuss creating an internship opportunity. Registrants must complete a Pre-Workshop Assignment. Space is limited! Register here.
Athabasca University Graduate Student Research Series This seminar series showcases AU graduate student research. Talks are available to all Campus Alberta faculty, staff and students. On Nov. 20, EdD student David Loewen will present his work on Indigenous health in northern British Columbia. 11 am -12 pm (MST). Register here.
Not sure where to go with your degree? The Strong Interest Inventory is an assessment tool that can help identify potential paths for you! Go here to sign up!
Are you searching for an internship? Check out the opportunities with EY, Samsung, BMO, Google and more on the Faculty of Graduate Studies CareerLink page. All internship roles are tagged “Grad Intern.”
Ideas from the Trenches Have CBC radio turn your PhD research into a 54-minute episode of “Ideas.” To enter, provide a one-page (or less) description of your PhD research and why it would appeal to a national audience. Enter your submission by Nov. 16. See here for more information.
CDCI Research Assistant Opportunities The College of Discovery, Creativity and Innovation is looking for two research assistants for strategic projects. Learn more about these roles and apply through CareerLink: • RA – CDCI Program Evaluation Research Project. 10-15 hrs/week, November 2018-November 2019. (CareerLink ID: 48080) • RA – UNIV 201 Blended Delivery Project. 10-15 hrs/week, December 2018-December 2019. (CareerLink ID: 48082)
Banking in Canada As part of the financial literacy series of workshops, the Newcomers and International Students Sub-committee invites you to banking in Canada workshop. You will learn about banking in Canada, establishing a credit history and credit scores and how it is relevant to you as a graduate student. Nov 21, 4:30-7pm, Crowsnest Hall, Multipurpose Room. Click here to register.
Upcoming Money Smart Financial Literacy Workshop Food and Finances: Life Skills 101: Nov. 21, 2018, 1-2 pm. Register here.
Call for proposals The 2019 University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching invites students and postdoctoral scholars to explore experiential learning – and the scholarship, approaches, practices and issues surrounding it – in the postsecondary context. Details here.
It’s USRI time! Student ratings of instruction, or USRIs, are your (anonymous) way to have your say about your courses this academic term. They are one way to have your opinion heard – fill out paper surveys in class, or go to your MyUofC > Evaluate My Courses to complete your online evaluations from Nov 5 – Dec 7. More info here.
You're invited! Speakeasy, Social Innovation: Creating Changemakers The College of Discovery Creativity and Innovation invites you to join us our second Speakeasy. We'll challenge you to think about: rewiring our practices to enable change making, encouraging social innovation through research and student leadership and creating movements for change. Nov 8, TI Learning Forum, 5-7pm. RSVP here.
Academic Publishing Workshops at Taylor Family Digital Library Do you want to learn how to better identify the best journals in which to publish? Want to learn to assess the impact of your own publications? The library is hosting a research day with Clarivate on Nov. 16, register for workshops and free lunch!
Boston Consulting Group The Boston Consulting Group hosts an information session on campus for their summer intern program. Master’s students are eligible to participate in this program. Nov. 22, 5:50-7:30. Register here.
DATES AND EVENTS
Nov. 11 Remembrance Day
Nov. 12-16 Mid-Term Break
Dec. 7 Last day to withdraw from a course
Dec. 10-20 Exams
Dec. 24 End of Fall Term
Dec. 25-31 Holiday Observance
Dec. 31 Course-based programs: Last day to complete degree requirements for Winter Conferral of Degree
Jan. 15 Deadline to make application for Winter Conferral of Degree
Jan. 25 Thesis-based degrees: Last day to submit required forms to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to the vault to be eligible for Winter conferral and cancel Winter 2019 registration