Important Deadline Apr. 30, 2018: Thesis-based students must submit required paperwork to Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to Vault. Course-based students must have completed all degree requirements to be eligible for Spring Convocation and cancellation of Spring registration.
UPASS Information The Spring/Summer 2018 UPass will be available to eligible students at the UPass Desk (located in the main level lobby of MacKimmie Library) and Parking & Transportation Services (North End of McMahon Stadium) starting Apr. 23. See here for hours of operation. Spring/Summer UPass is valid May 1 - Aug. 31, 2018. It will also be available at Health Science Centre at the Foothills Campus (Outside of Feasby Lounge) on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, Apr. 24: 11am-2pm
Wednesday, Apr. 25: 11am-2pm
Friday, Apr. 27: 11am-2pm
UPASS Eligibility Graduate Student Eligibility is based on full-time registration status.Learn more here. Students changing from full-time to part-time enrollment status are required to return their UPass stickerto the UPass Centre or Parking & Transportation Services by May 18. See here for other important dates.
Mar. 1 – view course schedule
Mar. 6 – load shopping cart
Apr. 6 – 10 am register in courses (except MBA course-based students)
May 8 – MBA course-based students can register in courses
Candidacy Fees Information PhD students successfully meeting candidacy requirements between Jan. 1 and Apr. 30, 2018 will have their tuition fees changed to a continuing rate in May 2018 (Spring Term). (Graduate Calendar C.1.1)
GRADimpact Week, April 9-13 Grad Studies will be launching its first ever #GRADimpact Week. This is a celebration of you, our graduate students and your contribution to our society and to our lives as Albertans. It will be a week filled with student presentations and an online conversation highlighting the impact of your research. Watch your email for details on how to participate, a cool contest and prizes!
INVENTURE$Student Startup Pitch Competition Are you a student or recent graduate who has a viable business idea? Submit to the Student Startup Pitch Competition for a free ticket and the opportunity to pitch your product during Alberta Innovates’ INVENTURE$ event. Calgary: Jun. 6-8. Apply by Apr. 27. Questions? Contact Craig Elias
3 Minute Thesis Finals – Come and Watch! Cheer on your friends and colleagues at the UCalgary 3MT finals as they compete for cash prizes. Finalists have 3 minutes and 1 slide to present their research to the audience and judges. Apr. 10, 3-5 pm, Hunter Hub Collision Space, MacEwan Student Centre.
Afrooz Eshraghian, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. Polymer nanocomposites for electrical shielding. Chidera Nwaroh, Medical Science. Metabolite changes in the brain following transcranial direct current stimulation. Cindy Kalenga, Medical Science. The greatest health threat women face today. Jaqueline Lourdes Rios, Kinesiology. Exercise and fibre: one step closer to preventing and treating osteoarthritis. Leah Ferrie, Biomedical Engineering. “There’s no place like homing”: biomaterial-induced stem cell homing in bone fracture repair. Pouyan Keshavarzian, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Future destinations: self-driving tech for Canadian climates. Rylan Graham, Environmental Design. Urban sprawl and intensification in the Canadian city. Shabab Saad, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. Active colloids in complex fluid: an innovative platform for enhanced drug delivery. Summer Helmi, Biochemistry and Microbiology. Transdifferentiation: turning mercury into gold. Sydney Harvey, Philosophy. The illusion of consciousness revealed through film.
Launch Your Career - An Intense Bootcamp to Your Job Search This full-day session will lead through what you need to know to have a successful job search. Get resume/CV advice, take part in speed interviews, get a LinkedIn headshot and more. Register with your CareerLink account and complete a strength assessment prior to the the event. May 29, 8:30-4:40.
2018 Mitacs Entrepreneur Awards These awards celebrate Mitacs alumni who have launched an innovative business or business idea. Are you an entrepreneur? Have you completed a Mitacs program or two Mitacs Training workshops in the past two years? Win $5,000 to support your business! Apply Mar. 13-Apr. 18. More information.
Save the date | Grad Success Week May 8 – 10 This year’s theme for Grad Success Week is ‘overcoming challenge’. Mark your calendar for three days of interactive workshops, panel sessions, and software demonstrations all designed to help you surmount common grad school obstacles. Stay tuned for session details and keynote speakers.
Reimagining Graduate Education for the 21st Century Join the Grad College for its final speaker series event: Dr. Susan Porter, Dean of Grad Studies at UBC will give a talk about modernizing the graduate degree. The presentation is followed by a reception and networking event. Apr. 12, 4pm-6:30pm, Crowsnest Hall, Multipurpose Room. Registerhere.
Banff Science Communications Program Communicating science couldn't be more important – and it's still hard to do well. Beakerhead science communications programs help you break through real or perceived barriers that may be keeping your science stories secret! Learn about four courses (NSERC supported) open for registration now.
DATES AND EVENTS
Apr. 13 Last day to withdraw from a course End of classes