Are you finishing your degree requirements this year? Be sure to apply to graduate by Tuesday, Feb. 1. All students need to apply for graduation, even if you do not plan on attending the ceremony.
Get some vitamin D while studying for an A this spring and summer. You can advance your academic progress by registering for credit courses this May through August.
Registration begins on Monday, Feb. 14 for continuing U of C students and on Monday, Mar. 1 for Open Studies students.
If you are writing a deferred examination for Fall 2010, the schedule is now available at the Enrolment Services website.
Student opinions and participation matter. That's why all students are encouraged to have their say by taking part in Project Next to help create a shared vision for the university that will take us to our 50th anniversary in 2016, and beyond.
You can help decide what's next by taking part in Project Next Workshops open to all members of the university community; visiting the yellow roving Project Next booth to find out more and share feedback; responding to the project's online Question of the Week; following Project Next on Facebook and Twitter, and using this form to send the project your thoughts.
Do you know an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student who will be convocating this year (in the spring or fall)? Consider nominating them for a President's Award for Excellence in Student Leadership. The President's Award recognizes graduating students who have combined excellent academic achievement with outstanding extracurricular contributions to the university.
Learn more and nominate someone today.
Last year, the Institutional Learning and Teaching Plan (ILTP) Task Force examined the existing teaching and learning situation at the University of Calgary and the research literature on learning and teaching in higher education. The ILTP Task Force is now looking for students to weigh in with comments and suggestions.
Consultative sessions have been scheduled to allow students join with faculty, staff and administration to have a discussion in person. The sessions are as follows:
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 12:00-1:30 p.m., Rozsa Centre, CIBC Hub Room
Thursday, Jan. 27, 12:00-12:50 p.m., Health Sciences Centre, G500
If you aren't able to attend these discussions, you can comment and provide insight at our website, where the discussion document can be found along with an on-line form for feedback.
In December 2009, the innovative Project Engage was launched to study the enhancement of student engagement in first-year arts and sciences courses. Until May 2012, two cohorts of faculty members, a total of 10 participants, are being supported in the evaluation and redesign of their courses, and then in the implementation and evaluation of their changed courses. Overall, there are about 2,055 students enrolled in the participating courses, and the enrolment per course ranges from 30 to 400.
Read more about Project Engage and what the university is doing to improve your student experience.
Are you a motivated and experienced upper-year student? Orientation Team Leaders play a vital role in assisting the Student Success Centre with the organization and implementation of Fall Orientation Week for new students. Take part in a dynamic volunteer opportunity while developing your leadership and team work skills.
We're looking for students to work over the summer to help plan and implement new student orientation. Apply today!
Friday, Jan. 21, Feb. 4, and Feb. 11
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Register by e-mail—space is limited to 45 students. Location provided upon registration.
Have a free, confidential health check-up! The Wellness Centre will screen you for height, weight, BMI and waist circumference, perform a cholesterol check with the Calgary Firefighters, read your blood pressure, and conduct a lifestyle questionnaire and calculate your calcium. A health professional will interpret your check-up results and provide recommendations, as well as information on resources available on campus and in the community.
In This Issue
- Graduating this spring? Apply by
- Spring/Summer Term courses now available
- Fall 2010 deferred exams schedule available
- Help decide what's next for the University of Calgary
- 2011 President's Award for Excellence in Student Leadership Nominations
- It's your turn to have your say on teaching and learning
- Project Engage: enhancing the student experience
- Volunteer to be an Orientation Team Lead!
- Health Check 2011! Free check-ups for students
Friday, Jan. 21
Last day to drop Winter Term half courses. No fee refunds for Winter Term half courses after this date.
Monday, Jan. 24
Last day to add or swap Winter Term half courses.
Friday, Jan. 28
Last day to pay balance of fees for Winter Term.
Tuesday, Feb. 1
Deadline to apply to graduate this spring.
Upcoming Events and Workshops
Monday, Jan. 17
Health and Social Services Career Fair
Monday, Jan. 17
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Jack Simpson Gymnasium, Upper Track
Tuesday, Jan. 18
3:45 - 6:00 p.m.
Alberta Room West, Dining Centre
Will it WRK 4U? Careers in Communication and Technology
Tuesday, Jan. 25
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Murray Fraser Hall 162
Career Services and Haskayne LIVEbrary™
Curious about the careers people develop in the real world? The LIVEbrary is your chance to have an informal chat with a career professional acting as a "book" in one of our libraries.
Log into JobLink to see a list of "books"
Wednesday, Jan. 26 & Thursday, Jan. 27
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Taylor Family Digital Library and Haskayne School of Business Library
WRC Awards 2011: Call for Nominations
Each year, the Women's Resource Centre Awards celebrate and honour the wisdom, resilience and compassion of our female alumni and students. Nominate someone for a 2011 WRC Award by Monday, Feb. 14.
2011 International Photo Contest
The Centre for International Students and Study Abroad's photo contest is now open! Photos must be submitted by Friday, February 11, 2011. Learn more about the photo contest at the CISSA website and enter today!
The Multi-Faith Chaplains’ Centre welcomes new and familiar students back!
Did you know that over 1300 students use our spaces and attend our events every week? Find out what all the buzz is about! Check out this semester’s weekly events ranging from meditation, worship services, drumming, study groups and more. Visit our website for more info.
2011 Class Ambassador nominations now open
Selected by their peers, Class Ambassadors are the face of the 2011 Graduating This Year program among the graduating student body. Nominate yourself or a friend by Monday, Jan. 24.