Breakfast with the Dean at Grad Success Week (GSW) – May 7 GSW is back! Pick and choose from the very best in: workshops on research, writing and well-being; attend demonstrations on the latest research software, and networking events. This three-day event kicks off on May 7 with Breakfast with the Dean of Grad Studies. Register now as space is limited!
May Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines Graduate students who began their program in May should ensure they activate their registration before the posted deadline. Check the Academic Schedule for all registration and fee payment deadlines.
Spring General Fees All graduate students are registered for a 12 month period. General Fees (Campus Recreation, UPass, Student Services) are collected in the Fall, Winter and Spring terms, regardless of whether students are taking a course in that term. Check your Student Centre for an updated balance.
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 sent on Apr. 1 from the Interim Dean and Vice Provost (Graduate Studies) with a link to the CGPSS. The survey closes Apr. 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.
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 Courses 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.
2019 SingularityU Canada Summit Livestream – Apr. 23 to 24 This event enables uncommon partners to come together for a two-day guided exploration into the (possible) future. The Summit will focus on challenges concerning Health, Energy, Prosperity, and Citizenship. Free to attend but registration is required.
Pursue a PhD in the UK: University of Birmingham Info Session – May 1 Be part of one of the UK’s largest graduate communities with Birmingham’s portfolio of graduate programs and world-leading research opportunities. Learn more about studying a masters or PhD in humanities: May 1, 12-1:30 pm. Register through CareerLink.
Get Involved with International Student Services! Sign up for our volunteer list! We will promote any upcoming opportunities to volunteer at events throughout the upcoming academic year. These volunteer opportunities work well with a busy student schedule and will range from an hour, half-day to full day commitments.
Complete the Sustainability Survey for a Chance to Win! Show what you know about campus sustainability for a chance to win a $200 gift card to the bookstore. Complete the Sustainability Literacy and Culture Survey today!
Want to Contribute to a Supportive Campus Community? Volunteer for one of the Student Wellness Services peer helper positions. Support other students’ well-being by reducing isolation, and engaging in conversation and fun activities. Apply today.
Cybersecurity Awareness Survey - We Want Your Response! Help UCalgary IT understand your level of cybersecurity awareness! Complete a short and anonymous survey, and provide feedback to aid IT in creating and sharing cybersecurity information, tips and tricks, which will help us all be more cybersecure on campus and at home.
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