FGS - Closes at 3:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 1 The Faculty of Graduate Studies will be closed at 3:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 1.
Help FGS Update Its Website – Feb. 15 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, 11am – 1pm; lunch is included. Interested? Sign up today!
Rising Up: Call for Abstracts – Feb. 4 Rising Up is an academic gathering on Indigenous Knowledge and Research, giving graduate students the spotlight to present their work. The conference is interdisciplinary, and attracts students and researchers working on a wide range of topics in the Indigenous/Native Studies field. Learn more.
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.
Active Scholarship Competitions Click on the competition links for detailed information on eligibility, transcript and application deadlines and workshop dates.
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.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Registration Opens This Week! This annual grad student speaking competition is coming soon. It’s a great way to practice speaking and presentation skills. Heats scheduled for March, Finals in April. Workshops/feedback sessions help students prepare. Keep an eye on GRADpost for more details! Registration opens Feb. 1. More info.
Internship Opportunities • Geoscience: CNOOC Nexen is seeking 2 geoscience summer interns in Calgary and Houston. Search CareerLink for opportunities 51142 and 51143. • Environmental Design: Urban Systems is seeking a Summer Planning Student for their Vancouver office. Search CareerLink for opportunity 51118.
Upcoming Money Smart Financial Literacy Workshop Lunch and Learn: Investment and Financial Planning with Thomas Holloway: Feb. 5, 2019, 12 –1 pm. Register here.
Part-time position: Instructional Designer Enrolment Services is seeking a UCalgary graduate student to work with Personal Finance Experts, Communication and Media Team and the Financial Empowerment Coordinator to design an online financial literacy program. The number of hours per week ranges from 3 to 20. We can work around your schedule. Apply by Feb 17. (Job ID: 50836)
Gain Valuable Experience and Find a Job in Canada (International Students) Learn what valuable Canadian experience is and why it is important. Learn how to make a decision and create a plan to achieve your personal goals. Also, learn about job search engines and networking. Feb 11, 2019 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM. Learn more and sign up online click on event calendar.
Canadian Interviews and How to prepare for one (International Students) Learn how to prepare and succeed in a Canadian interview, how to better prepare for behavioral interview question, non-verbal communication, salary negotiation, and much more!. Feb 15, 10:00am – 11:30am. Learn more and sign up online click on event calendar.
UCalgary Diversity Days – Feb 5-7 Celebrate diversity and inclusivity across University of Calgary through a variety of free events, open to all students, faculty, staff and community members. See the full schedule.
Game Night Fundraiser – Feb. 10 The Kinesiology Graduate Program is hosting a silent auction at Greta Bar between 4-7pm in memory of Jenny Vincent, a prominent figure in Women’s rugby and the Dinos Womens’ Rugby coach at UCalgary. Money raised goes directly to the Jenny Vincent Fund, providing a scholarship to a grad student in the Sports Technology Research Lab. Learn more.