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Spring 2019 R Wizardry course open to all grad students This course will help develop basic and advances skills in computer programming using R/RStudio. These skills include data management, processing, exploratory data analysis, flow control, data visualization, publication-quality plots, among others. Contact Oscar Montoya for more info.
Research Abroad Program Thinking about international research and travel? Apply for the Globalink Research Award for $6,000 to conduct research at universities overseas. Please apply at least 16 weeks prior to your planned departure. Click here to apply or see a complete list of eligible destinations. Contact [email protected]with any questions.
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.
Summer Inc. 2019: $8,000+ in Funding to Work on Your Business Idea Grad students, do you have an idea, or are you in the early stages of developing a business but need help moving your idea along? Get funding, co-working space, mentorship and more! Spend your summer making your idea market-ready at The Inc. May 1-Aug. 30th. Apply by noon March 22.
Info Session: Bring your lunch and learn how you can validate and develop your startup idea with The Inc's summer program. 12:00 pm (noon) Mar. 20, ES1010C. Please RVSP.
Designing Your Future: Trainee Retreat at the Banff Centre—May 11 to 12 Identify and communicate your strengths, map out your career and personal networks and plan next steps. $60 registration fee plus $40 deposit covers transportation, accommodations and meals at the Banff Centre. Open to a limited number of non-neuroscience grad students. Apply by March 21.
Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists is seeking a Process Improvement Intern for the summer in their Edmonton Head Office. Students must be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs funding; Job ID #51318 on Graduate Studies Career Link.
Final Mainstage Dance for Professor Monteros—Mar. 14 to 16 This year’s Mainstage Dance offers a retrospective of dance creations by Melissa Monteros in two different programs, performed by current students, dance alumni and guest artists. UCalgary students can attend for free with Claim Your Seat.
Discover Accenture Technology—Mar. 15 A networking evening for university students at Accenture's Calgary Office. Learn more about Accenture’s Technology Development Program, meet with some of our Technology professionals, and discover our recruitment cycle. Spaces are limited. Register here.
Women's Leadership Conference—Mar. 17 This conference provides leadership and skill development to all students attending UCalgary despite experience or year of study. It stimulates dialogue and provides an opportunity to develop integral leadership skills that will support success post-graduation. Registration is required.
Attend the 2019 Sustainability Awards Ceremony—Mar. 19 Join us to celebrate how UCalgary students, faculty and staff have been making our world more sustainable. Free lunch provided. Come early and check out our engagement booths to learn more about sustainability initiatives and leadership happening on campus. Register here.
Graduate College: Elder in the Making Documentary & Discussion—Mar. 20 Join the Graduate College and Indigenous Student Council for Elder in the Making: A story of a Blackfoot aboriginal and a Chinese-Canadian newcomer’s journey to understand their heritage and what it means to be a wise elder in their community. From 6:30-8:30 pm. Learn more.
Sell Your Science: Develop a non-confidential pitch deck—Mar. 20 Learn from industry experts on speaking about your innovation without compromising your intellectual property. Take in presentations and a panel discussion with expertise from an IP lawyer. 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. Register here.
Fraud Protection: Fraud 101—Mar. 21 Learn what fraud is, how to be aware of the damage, signs of victimization, what you should do in the event of fraud, and some real-life examples. Register here.
Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching at the TI — Apr. 29 to May 1 Explore experiential learning and discover how experts are integrating it into their teaching practice. Featuring over 70 interactive sessions, two keynotes and a full-day pre-conference workshop. Early bird registration ends Mar. 21. Register now.
Bike 2019 call for presentations— apply by Mar. 22 The Centre for Active Living is pleased to issue a Call for Abstracts for Bike 2019, a key conference for cross sector exchange between researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners around cycling as a mode of active transport. Learn more.
Suicide intervention training—Mar. 22 Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is a certified suicide intervention program. It provides community education and builds awareness of suicide. This training teaches you how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. Register here.
What to do after you graduate—Mar. 27 Are you an International Student graduating this year? If you’re considering staying in Canada, this workshop is for you! Learn how to explore career options, search for jobs and set goals. Explore the possibility of staying in Canada with a Post Graduate Work Permit. Register here
Energy New Venture Competition 2019 Take part in Canada’s leading pitch competition for early-stage energy sector innovations! Up to 14 promising start-ups will access one-one-one pitch training, networking opportunities, and the chance to pitch their innovation to win cash and in-kind prizes. Apply by Mar. 27
LARC Grad Student Symposium call for presentations — apply by Mar. 29 Grad students of all levels and disciplines are invited to present their work on topics related to the Latin American region. LARC will consider selected presentations to be featured in its digital publications. Please send the title and an abstract (up to 100 words) of your presentation.
Nano Research Symposium call for presentations— apply by Apr. 12 The UofA and UCalgary Nanotechnology Groups' 6th Annual Symposium on May 2-3, 2019, in Edmonton, is a two-day event consisting of keynote, invited and student talks, and a poster session. Students interested in presenting can submit their abstract here.
DATES AND EVENTS
Mar. 31 Deadline to apply for spring convocation
Apr. 12 Last day to withdraw from a course; end of classes