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.
Academic Integrity Week Have questions about academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism? Join us on Oct. 15-19th for UCalgary’s first annual Academic Integrity Week at the Student Success Centre. View the schedule of events and sign up for a workshop here.
FGS at Foothills Campus FGS’s Graduate Academic and International Specialist is now 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.
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.
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).
Active Scholarship Competitions Click on the competition links for detailed information on eligibility, transcript and application deadlines and workshop dates.
Trainee Retreat – Collaborative Communication In partnership with the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, the Trainee Professional Development Retreat Series invites trainees to explore career planning and professional development. Identify career skills, map out your personal network, complete a strengths assessment and more. $60 registration fee covers travel, accommodations and meals. Space is limited. Nov. 24-25. Apply by 4pm on Oct. 25.
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.
Focus Group for International Students Are you an international student? We want to hear from you! Join us for a focus group on Monday, Oct. 22 to discuss your experiences as an international student at the University of Calgary. Free pizza and beverages will be provided! Sign up here.
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 here.
Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series Join ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, to welcome accomplished Indigenous Scholars to share knowledge and research methodologies with our community. This series will support us on our path of transformation through intercultural capacity building as we honor our commitment and responsibility to truth and reconciliation. This year’s theme is Welcome to ii’ taa’poh’to’p: Moving towards an Ethical Shared Space. Full ii’ taa’poh’to’p event information and updates can be found here.
Do local good: 2018 United Way Campaign The 2018 United Way campaign is underway – and you can be a part of it. Giving is easy and impacts everyone in our city to build a better life. Go here to find out more about our early bird prizes, Give ‘n Thanks and other ways that you can contribute to the campaign this year.
Register for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Campus Join pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for a presentation on their Discovery Partnerships with Academia (DPAc) program. DPAc is an innovative approach to drug discovery and is dedicated to creating collaborative relationships with academic researchers. Oct. 19, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Theater One, Health Science Centre. Register here
Completing your degree requirements by 2018? Consider applying for GreenSTEM, an emissions-focused entrepreneurial pilot-program for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Master’s and Ph.D. graduates. This program provides funding and support for cleantech company creation and high-tech entrepreneurial development. More information 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