GLOBAL Pay Disruption in Service From Sat. Oct. 27 at 6pm EST to Sun. Oct. 28 at 2am EST, Western Union will be upgrading its financial systems software. During this time, students will be unable to use GlobalPay to initiate payments to the university. However Western Union does not process payments over the weekend and there should be minimal impact for students. If students attempt to use GlobalPay during the outage period, there will be a maintenance page specifying when the page will be active again.
Free flu shots at UCalgary campuses Oct. 15 – Nov. 2 Students, faculty and staff are invited to and encouraged to get a free flu shot at a convenient location near you. This year, five different campuses will host UCalgary’s influenza vaccination clinics. No appointment necessary — view the complete schedule for all campuses.
New Scholarship Application coming Nov. 1, 2018 This fall, applying for university scholarships will be so much easier. FGS is putting the final touches on a brand new web application accessible through your Student Centre on Nov. 1. The new scholarship application will make it easier for you to start, complete and monitor the status of multiple award applications over time. Visit our webpage to get an early view of the new system and to read about some of its key features.
Internationalization Achievement Awards Nominations for International Achievement Awards are open until Oct. 31, 2018. They recognize students, faculty, staff, community members and programs that work tirelessly towards the goals of our International Strategy. For details and nomination forms, see here.
Active Scholarship Competitions Click on the competition links for detailed information on eligibility, transcript and application deadlines and workshop dates.
SSHRC Doctoral Deadline to submit application to your program variable; contact your program.
Career workshop – Oct. 29 Career Conversation #2: Successfully Planning Your Research Trajectory is offered at the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health. This career workshop is open to ALL graduate students. Register here to attend.
Invest in Your Future – Career Symposium - Nov. 14 Registration is now open for the 2018 Invest in Your Future – Career Symposium! It is no longer the norm for graduate students to become tenured academics. 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. Network with other students and employers, gain career-planning skills and resources, get resume advice, a free headshot and more! 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”.
Interlock 2.0 - Call for Abstracts The Graduate College and the GSA invite grad students from all disciplines to submit abstracts for presentations, posters, or images of artwork, to Interlock 2.0, the 4th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, Nov. 23-24 in Crowsnest Hall. The theme is "Entrepreneurial Spirit – Innovation and Collaboration in Research: Breaking down Interdisciplinary Silos." Apply by Nov. 1. See submission details for abstracts here and for artwork here.
EVDS Annual Research conference - Call for Abstracts Deadline is Oct. 29, 2018, 12pm. Conference proposals can address any topic relevant to ‘Disruptive Design’. We encourage you to be creative in your submissions, which can involve proposed research projects, literature reviews, methodological explorations, case studies, or presentations of thesis research. More info here.
Cannabis on campus While you’re on campus, consuming recreational cannabis is prohibited by the UCalgary Cannabis Policy. Find out more about what to expect on campus once cannabis becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17, and learn about the harm reduction resources available on and off campus.
Upcoming Money Smart Financial Literacy Workshop Own Your Financial Future: Credit 101 - Nov. 6, 2018, 4:00-5:00 pm. Register here
DATES AND EVENTS
Nov. 2 First day to apply for Winter Conferral of Degree First day to apply for Spring Convocation
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