Winter Conferral of Degree Application for winter conferral of degree opened on Nov. 2.
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).
New GSA Collective Agreement – effective May 1, 2018 – Apr. 30, 2020. Questions? Contact [email protected]
FGS at Foothills Campus Office hours on Wednesdays from 9 am-12 pm. Book an appointment at [email protected].
Leave of Absence – Maternity Leave Graduate Students may request, on an initial application, up to 18 months of Maternity Leave, aligning with Federal Government guidelines.
Active Scholarship Competitions Click on the competition links for detailed information on eligibility, transcript and application deadlines and workshop dates.
Graduate Award Competition Upcoming workshops! See website for details. Apply using our new online scholarship application. Go to your Student Centre and click the link Apply for Graduate Funding in the Financial Aid section of your home screen. Visit this page for details.
How to Search for a Transformative Talent Internship Bootcamp – Nov. 19 Attend this event to learn how to search for companies to intern with, identify who to talk to in the company, and discuss creating an internship opportunity. Registrants must complete a Pre-Workshop Assignment. Space is limited! Register here.
Athabasca University Graduate Student Research Series This seminar series showcases AU graduate student research. Talks are available to all Campus Alberta faculty, staff and students. On Nov. 20, EdD student David Loewen will present his work on Indigenous health in northern British Columbia. 11 am -12 pm (MST). Register here.
Not sure where to go with your degree? The Strong Interest Inventory is an assessment tool that can help identify potential paths for you! Go here to sign up!
Are you searching for an internship? Grad students in geomatics, electrical and computer, and biomedical engineering, computer science, and math and stats: Garmin is offering an 8-month Software Engineering internship starting in January. See the FGS CareerLink page. All internship roles are tagged “Grad Intern.”
Lots of Pots in the Fire with Chef Pierre Lamielle Chef Pierre Lamielle, winner of Chopped Canada, Mr. Lamielle will be speaking on navigating the food industry, the many opportunities available to people interested in food-based business, and how he has developed his business trajectory. Nov. 19, 10-11am, Hunter Hub, MSC 171. The event is free, but registration is required.
Foodie Photos – Tips and Tricks with Neil Speers Neil Speers will be sharing his 30 years of experience and advice in photographing food – when to use professional film, digital, smart phone. He will also discuss the editing of these photos and where to print/share each respective medium. Nov 21, 11am-12pm, Hunter Hub, MSC 171. The event is free, but registration is required.
Banking in Canada As part of the financial literacy series of workshops, the Newcomers and International Students Sub-committee invites you to banking in Canada workshop. You will learn about banking in Canada, establishing a credit history and credit scores and how it is relevant to you as a graduate student. Nov 21, 4:30-7pm, Crowsnest Hall, Multipurpose Room. Click here to register.
Call for proposals The 2019 University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching invites students and postdoctoral scholars to explore experiential learning – and the scholarship, approaches, practices and issues surrounding it – in the postsecondary context. Details here.
It’s USRI time! 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 your MyUofC > Evaluate My Courses to complete your online evaluations from Nov 5 – Dec 7. More info here.
Academic Publishing Workshops at Taylor Family Digital Library Do you want to learn how to better identify the best journals in which to publish? Want to learn to assess the impact of your own publications? The library is hosting a research day with Clarivate on Nov. 16, register for workshops and free lunch!
Boston Consulting Group The Boston Consulting Group hosts an information session on campus for their summer intern program. Master’s students are eligible to participate in this program. Nov. 22, 5:50-7:30. Register 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. Find out more about our early bird prizes, Give ‘n Thanks and other ways that you can contribute to the campaign this year.
DATES AND EVENTS
Dec. 7 Last day to withdraw from a course
Dec. 10-20 Exams
Dec. 24 End of Fall Term
Dec. 24-31 Holiday Observance
Dec. 31 Course-based programs: Last day to complete degree requirements for Winter Conferral of Degree
Jan. 9 Winter Graduate Orientation
Jan. 15 Deadline to make application for Winter Conferral of Degree
Jan. 25 Thesis-based degrees: Last day to submit required forms to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to the vault to be eligible for Winter conferral and cancel Winter 2019 registration