CGPSS: Enter to Win a $300 UCalgary Bookstore Gift Card It’s not too late to share your student experience and win. Check your UCalgary email for your final invitation from the Interim Dean and Vice Provost (Graduate Studies) with a link to the CGPSS. The survey closes April 26. Learn more about the CGPSS.
Spring/Summer UPass: Available Starting Apr. 22 The Spring/Summer 2019 UPass will be available to graduate students at the UPass Centre (Science B, Room 140B) and Parking & Transportation Services (North End of McMahon Stadium). Students can visit the UPass for hours of operation. Valid from May 1-Aug. 31.
Annual Progress Report May 1 – Annual Progress Reports will be generated for all thesis-based students who were active in the Winter 2019 term. Look for the Annual Progress Icon in your student centre.
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.
Winners of the UCalgary 2019 Three Minute Thesis Thanks to all of our 3MT competitors and all of the staff and volunteers who make this event happen each year. Congratulations to our top 10 finalists, they all gave great talks! The winner of the 2019 UCalgary 3MT will represent the university at Canadian Western Regionals on Apr. 17.
• First place: Laura Rios Carreno, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. Supervisor: Martin Jasso. Modification of Asphalt with Reactive Polymers for Quality Enhancement of the Pavement • Second place: Laura Crack, Kinesiology. Supervisor: Tish Doyle-Baker. CHESS: Change in Hormones with Exposure to Student Stress • Third place and People’s Choice: Benjamin Blyth, English. Supervisor: Susan Bennett. Shakespeare’s Shoreditch Nineteen: Site-Specificity and Collective Creation in Shakespeare’s Early Works
Grow Your Business with Summer Inc. – Deadline Extended to Apr. 15 Get money and mentorship for your business idea with Summer Inc.! Up to $8,000 in funding plus operational funds, co-working space at Platform Calgary’s East Village, mentorship tailored to your needs and you retain ownership of your business! Open to all grad students. Learn more and apply.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Option for Graduate Students Introduction to Entrepreneurship (Fall block week) and Venture Creation (Winter term) are courses available to non-MBA grad students. Get hands-on experience discovering business opportunities and their feasibility, and transforming ideas into ventures. Info session Apr. 17. Learn more and register.
Launch Your Career Bootcamp Looking for your dream job? Career Services is offering a one day intensive interactive session to help prepare you for your job search. Register to attend for either Apr. 15 or May 28.
Be part of a dynamic team developing a world-class hydrocarbon resource in Western Canada. The Summer Student Geology with Crew Energy Inc. position involves collaboration with members of Crew’s technical and operational teams including Geophysics, Engineering, and Drilling and Completions. Job ID #52877 on Graduate Studies Career Link.
Student of Architecture with Rockliff Pierzchajlo Kroman Architects - Prepare schematic design documentation, work within a team to assist on all construction documentation through all phases of design and assist senior staff with municipal permitting processes. Job ID #52932 on Graduate Studies Career Link.
International Student Services Program Assistant- Apr. 5 Apply to be part of the Program Assistant (PA) student team with ISS! The PA team supports the day-to-day operations of ISS as well as coordinates some of the programs that are central to our support model. These are part-time student paid positions. Apply through CareerLink by Apr. 5th.
Welcome Centre is hiring! The Welcome Centre is currently hiring three Student Advisors and one Program Assistant. Find the job descriptions and apply through Career Link (Job ID: 52566 and 52567). Learn more.
Sofra Ensemble: Together We Support – Apr. 5 Join Sofra Ensemble to make a positive change for our community by raising awareness to children’s rights and equality for girls through music on Apr. 5, 12 - 1 pm, at the Women's Resource Centre. Learn more.
Big Ideas Lab–Apr. 5 to 6 Join the Hunter Hub for another season of Innovation Reactor, a program designed to provide UCalgary students (undergraduates, graduate) and post-docs with an accessible and supportive environment to explore the world of innovation. More information.
Science Communication in the Age of ‘Fake News’–Apr. 9 A presentation by (CSM) Senior Communications Specialist and a panel discussion on science communication with local journalists and UCalgary researchers Dr. Jeff Dunn (Hotchkiss Brain Institute), and Dr. Craig Jenne (Snyder Institute). More information.
Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series: Gregory Cajete – Apr. 11 Dr. Gregory Cajete is a Native American educator and artist whose work honours the foundations of Indigenous knowledge in education. He is a Tewa Indian from Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico and is a professor of Education and Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico. 2 – 4 p.m., ICT 222. Register here.
Come to the UCalgary Strong Festival – Apr. 12 Celebrate the last day of classes with music, games, food and more at the 2019 UCalgaryStrong Festival. Take a break from the books and join your peers at the Olympic Oval from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn more.
Experiential Learning Conference – Apr. 29 to May 1 Discover what experiential learning looks like and how experts from across North America are integrating it into their teaching practice. Our comprehensive three-day schedule features over 70 interactive sessions, two keynotes and a full-day pre-conference workshop. Register before Apr. 17.
USRI Student Ratings of Instruction available now 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 Student Centre> Evaluate My Courses to complete your online evaluations by Apr. 12.
Your voice matters: A dialogue about student mental health Let Student Wellness Services know what barriers students are facing to attain optimal mental health, and what you think post-secondary institutions can do to better support student mental health. Take the survey.
DATES AND EVENTS
Apr. 12 Last day to withdraw from a course; end of classes
Apr. 15 Start of Exams
Apr. 19 Good Friday
Apr. 27 End of Exams
Apr. 30 Thesis-based degrees: last day to submit required forms to Graduate Studies and thesis to The Vault to be eligible for Spring Convocation and cancel Spring registration
Apr. 30 Course-based degrees: last day to complete all degree requirements to be eligible for Spring Convocation and cancel Spring registration