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2021 Ivarson Soil Science Scholarship – Call for Applications Now Open!

2021 Ivarson Soil Science Scholarship

Call for Applications Now Open!

Please circulate to eligible candidates

In 2021, one (1) scholarship of $2,000 will be offered to a graduate student studying soil science. Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria are welcome to apply:

·     Candidates must hold Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident status in Canada.

·     Candidates must be registered full-time in a masters or doctorate program in the area of soil science (agriculture, agro-ecology, resource management, environment, geology or other related disciplines) at a recognized Canadian university. Note: A letter from the university confirming enrolment is required to be submitted in support of the application by the deadline, otherwise the application will be rejected.

·     Candidates must be entering the second or subsequent years of graduate studies in soil science (agriculture, agro-ecology, resource management, environment, geology or other related disciplines).

·     Previous recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for subsequent awards.

 

Detailed Application Guidelines and Forms available at

www.CFFAE.ca

Application Deadline: April 23, 2021

UBC students can now download Microsoft 365 Office

https://it.ubc.ca/news/get-free-access-microsoft-365-office-applications

UBC students can now download Microsoft 365 Office applications from Microsoft’s portal.office.com at no cost.

To get Microsoft 365 applications from portal.office.com, sign up for an @student.ubc.ca email account. Once signed up, follow the steps listed on UBC IT’s Microsoft 365 for Students page.

What’s included in Microsoft’s portal.office.com

  •   Word
  •   Excel
  •   PowerPoint
  •   Outlook
  •   OneNote
  •   Publisher (with Windows only)
  •   Access (with Windows only)
  •  Online access to Teams and OneDrive

The Office 365 subscription via UBC Software Portal will be no longer available from August, 1, 2021. Students are encouraged to create a Student email (cwl@student.ubc.ca) and opt-in for M365 service via MyCWL Account page in order to access MS Software.

For more information, please visit the UBC IT Microsoft 365 Office for Students Service Catalogue page.

Got questions?

For questions or concerns, please contact the IT Service Centre.

2021 alumni UBC Student Tuition Contest

Hey UBC Students. Studying is hard work but entering this contest doesn’t have to be!
Win $2,500 towards your UBC tuition to make your academic life a little easier.

Two prizes will be awarded – one for the UBC Vancouver campus and one for the UBC Okanagan campus. Enter for your chance to win!

Open to all currently registered UBC students. Contest closes March 14th, 2021.

Enter here: https://www.alumni.ubc.ca/tuition/