Help FGS Update Its Website We’re looking for grad students with an interest in all things web to join us for a feedback session. We will outline our vision for the new website and ask you about our current site – what you like and don’t like. The session will be in ES1010, over lunch (food is included). Interested? Contact us today!
CGPSS - Grad Student Survey A great big THANK YOU to all the students who have completed the survey, so far - your feedback is mighty helpful! If you haven't started, it's not too late: Check your email for a reminder with your link to the survey on sent on Feb. 4, and again next Monday, Feb. 11. Learn more about the CGPSS.
PhD students successfully meeting candidacy requirements between Jan. 1 and Apr. 30, 2019 will have their tuition fees changed to a continuing rate in Spring/Summer term 2019.
2019 FGS/GSA Graduate Research Photo Competition now open Submit a photo related to your research for a chance to win cash! The top five photos will be permanently displayed in the offices of FGS and the GSA. New this year: include both technical and plain language descriptions of the photo/research. Enter from Jan. 21-Feb. 11. More information.
Mitacs Workshops at the Glenbow Mitacs Canada offers day-long workshops on professional and transferable skills, free for grad students. Workshops are at the Glenbow Museum, and are accessible from the university by LRT. Coming up: Essentials of Productive Teams, Feb. 11. Learn more and register.
Grad Student Speaking Competition - Register Today! The UCalgary Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an excellent way for you to practice your presentation skills. Compete for cash prizes and a chance to represent UCalgary at the 3MT Western Regionals! Registration open NOW until March 1. Heats: Mar. 19, 20, 22. Finals: Apr. 3.
Internship Opportunities • Environmental Design: Urban Systems is seeking a Summer Planning Student for their Vancouver office. Search CareerLink for opportunity 51118.
ATB Financial Campus Tour – Feb. 14 Take part in a tour of the ATB Calgary campus. Grad students from all programs can learn about careers with ATB in finance, business development, IT, support, engineering, operations, sales, communications and more. Feb. 14, 8:30 am – 12 pm. Register here.
ConocoPhillips IRIS Seminar – Feb. 14 Indigeneering a Solution for Industry and Engagement in Energy is the latest seminar to look at historic gaps in Indigenous inclusion in energy, new developments, and to suggest ways for everyone to move forward in this space. 4:30-5:30pm, BMO Financial Forum, HSB. Learn more.
Machinal – Feb 8-16 Inspired by the true story of Ruth Snyder, who was executed in 1928 for the murder of her husband, Machinal is a play about the status of women in an increasingly mechanized society. Grad student Zachary McKendrick directs. Students can attend for free with Claim Your Seat.
Forms and Sound Festival – Feb. 14 The Forms of Sound festival showcases new music and sonic arts. The evening’s program includes compositions by the late Quenten Doolittle, as well as compositions by graduate music students and faculty. Students can attend for free with Claim Your Seat.
Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurship Awards (IDEA) – Feb. 18 Do you have an entrepreneurial venture and need extra funding plus an experts' advice? If yes, apply to the GSA’s IDEA now! This Award provides up to $23,000 in funding and on-going mentorship from Calgary Technologies Inc. More information here. Deadline: Feb.18, 4 pm.
NanoNexus Networking Event 2019 – Feb. 19 The UofC nanoGroup is organizing the 2019 Calgary NanoNexus, we invite you to join us for a networking night to create connections between players with an interest in the nanotechnology sector in academia, industry, and startups in Alberta; 5:30pm, EEEL lobby. Learn more.