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The SGS Needs YOUR help!

SGS is looking for graduate students to preview several new online modules on professional skills for graduate students.  This is a 2-3 hour commitment and entails taking one of the 3 online modules and providing feedback to SGS. The three modules are: 1) Expanding the Horizons of your PhD: Diverse Career Paths for the PhD, 2) Mental Health and Wellbeing, and 3) Intercultural Competency.  


Heat 2 doesn't let us down

The four students from heat 2 that will go through to the final of the 3 Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday, April 9th are:

  • Michelle van de Pouw Kraan – Geological Engineering
  • Lorraine van Zon - Education
  • Jasmin Ma – Kinesiology & Health Studies
  • Sima Zakani – Mechanical & Materials Engineering.

Venue: Kinesiology & Health Studies Building

Room: 101

Starting at : 5pm


Grad students recieve Brian Yealland Community Service Award

At a reception today, hosted by the Office of Student Affairs, two of our graduate students (Tian Lu and Amanda Tracey) were the recipients of the first Brian Yealland Community Service Award.  The award recognises students who make a significant contribution to society by working with and encouraging youth to help them realize their potential.


2014 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervison

The School of Graduate Studies invites nominations of faculty members for consideration for the 2014 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision.  The purpose of this award is to recognize those outstanding supervisors who demonstrate excellence in advising, monitoring and mentoring their graduate students.  Nomination packages should be submitted to the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Gordon Hall 425, by 4pm on Thursday, May 29, 2014.