New destinations for international research collaborations Fall 2018

Mitacs is accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities for student travel from Canada. We recommend that students apply by May 2018 for travel planned in Fall 2018.

The Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students to undertake research projects abroad. Projects last 12–24 weeks and all disciplines are eligible. Continue reading

Spring 2018 Graduation Application – Deadline Feb. 23, 2018

Dear 4th Year BSN Students,

The application for the May 2018 graduation period opens on December 15, 2017.
The deadline to apply is February 23, 2018.

In order to graduate, you must submit a formal application for graduation. If you plan to graduate, you must submit an application regardless of whether or not you intend to participate in the scheduled ceremonies.

How to apply

  1. Log into the SSC.
  2. Go to the Graduation menu and select your degree program.
  3. Click Get/Edit/View Application and submit your application.
  4. Print or save a copy of the confirmation page. You won’t receive an email confirmation of your application to graduate.

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Information for Students re: Employed Student Nurse (ESN) and Requests for a Letter of Good Standing

Dear 3rd Year BSN Students:

Letters of Good Standing will become available in early August, after the completion of Term 3. In July, an email will be sent to students asking those who are planning on becoming an ESN, to submit their request to receive a Letter of Good Standing.

A students’ Good Standing is determined at the Progressions Committee Meeting which will take place once all exams, papers and grades have been submitted. Shortly thereafter Letters of Good Standing will be sent directly to students via email.

Please review the ESN Policy which outlines a student’s eligibility to become an ESN.

RA position for BSN Student

Two Research Assistant positions will be hiring. One is for a undergraduate nursing student and one is for a graduate nursing student.

The undergraduate position is targeted for entry level, but with some research experience and a basic understanding of research methods and ethics. This position is budgeted for 1 day a week, for the duration of the entire study – 15 months at 23.15/hour. We are hoping this position will be filled by January. The employer would be PHSA. The project summary is attached. This position would ideally be targeted for a student in the undergraduate program who has experience or a particular interest in mental health, addictions, corrections.

If any of them are interested or would like more information they can contact me directly via email: cheryl.segaric@nursing.ubc.ca Continue reading

You’re Invited! Gender Inclusivity & Transgender Issues in Midwifery Care

Register here: http://eepurl.com/c-nDrz

The MABC Gender and Sexuality Inclusivity Working Group is hosting a free interactive presentation on inclusive midwifery care by Kristin Kali, LM, CPM on Dec. 1st at the Chan Centre at BC Women’s. This training is available to RMs, student midwives, health care professionals, educators and health policy makers. Lunch will be served. Continue reading