Grad students, your feedback is important! Thank you to all the students who have completed the Canadian Graduate & Professional Student Survey (CGPSS) this week! Your feedback is shaping the future of graduate education at UCalgary. If you haven't started your survey, please take a few moments to tell us how we're doing, what's working and what can be improved. Have your say and you could also win one of three $300 Bookstore gift cards. Learn about the CGPSS and how to access the survey.
Winter Conferral of Degree for thesis-based programs
Thesis-based programs: Jan. 25/19 is the deadline to submit paperwork to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to the vault.
Course-based programs: Dec. 31/18 was the last day to complete all degree requirements to be eligible for winter conferral of degree and cancel Winter 2019 registration.
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) is coming! 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.
ATB 101 – Intake for Summer Internships Now Open ATB Financial has internship opportunities open to all students. You don’t need to be a finance major to work with ATB in finance, communication, marketing, IT, engineering and more. Apply here by Feb. 3. Contact My GradSkills to learn how to make it a Transformative Talent Internship.
Bell Let’s Talk Day is Jan. 30 Join the conversation and help end the stigma of mental health! You can post content online using #BellLetsTalk or get engaged in activities on campus. Drop by Mac Hall and TFDL from 11am – 4pm to leave a positive message about mental health, learn about on-campus resources, and snag free swag.
Hays Recruiting Experts Worldwide Information Session Hays specializes in recruitment for IT, accounting and finance, legal, HR, oil and gas, resources and mining, construction and more. Learn about starting a career with Hays from consultants working in the recruitment field. Feb. 4, 4– 5:30 pm, ICT 121
Part-time position: Instructional Designer Enrolment Services is seeking a University of Calgary graduate student to work with Personal Finance Experts, Communication and Media Team and the Financial Empowerment Coordinator to design an online financial literacy program for students. Up to 20 hrs per week. Apply by Jan. 31.
Upcoming Money Smart Financial Literacy Workshop Lunch and Learn: Investment and Financial Planning with Thomas Holloway: Feb. 5, 2019, 12 –1 pm. Register here.
Storytelling the SDGs: Experiences in International Development For International Development Week 2019, the Sustainable Development Goals Alliance will host an evening event featuring a panel discussion with community leaders in international development and a showcase of students who have worked, studied or volunteered abroad. Feb. 6. Register here.
DATES AND EVENTS
Jan. 25 Tuition fee payment deadline
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