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Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop WAITLIST REGISTRATION for June 2, 8, 9, 2019 IS OPEN!

Waitlist registration opens April 15 for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) June 2, 8, 9 2019.  The ISW is a 3-day intensive workshop that develops participant’s teaching skills and confidence.  It is appropriate for first time teachers or those with years of experience.  Join the thousands of students who have taken this workshop. The ISW is an internationally recognized program and students receive transcript notation for their participation. In addition, graduate students in STEM departments are eligible to become CIRTL associates upon completion of the workshop.

IMPORTANT: The workshop runs from 8:15am-5:00pm. Please note you must attend all three days for the complete duration of the workshop, i.e. the entire 24-hour workshop.

This workshop is always in high demand. To register for the June 2, 8, 9 2019 ISW please go to the following link and sign-up for the waitlist:

https://events.ctlt.ubc.ca/events/graduate-instructional-skills-workshop-june-2-8-9-2019/

Waitlist registration will close on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:30pmBy clicking this link, you are signing up for the waitlist only, however this does not register you for the workshop. IF you are accepted into the workshop, you will be contacted by our office to confirm your registration.

Regards,

Mischa

Mischa Makortoff

My pronouns are “He/Him/His”
Senior Events Program Assistant
Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214-1961 East Mall  | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 822 0064
Mischa.makortoff@ubc.ca@UBC_CTLT
http://www.ctlt.ubc.ca/

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop WAITLIST REGISTRATION for May 25, 26 & June 1, 2019 IS OPEN!

Waitlist registration opens January 14 for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) May 25, 26 & June 1 2019.  The ISW is a 3-day intensive workshop that develops participant’s teaching skills and confidence.  It is appropriate for first time teachers or those with years of experience.  Join the thousands of students who have taken this workshop. The ISW is an internationally recognized program and students receive transcript notation for their participation. In addition, graduate students in STEM departments are eligible to become CIRTL associates upon completion of the workshop.

IMPORTANT: The workshop runs from 8:15am-5:00pm. Please note you must attend all three days for the complete duration of the workshop, i.e. the entire 24-hour workshop.

This workshop is always in high demand. To register for the May 25, 26 & June 1 2019 ISW please go to the following link and sign-up for the waitlist:

https://events.ctlt.ubc.ca/events/graduate-instructional-skills-workshop-may-25-26-june-1-2019/

Waitlist registration will close on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4:30pmBy clicking this link, you are signing up for the waitlist only, however this does not register you for the workshop. IF you are accepted into the workshop, you will be contacted by our office to confirm your registration.

Regards,

Mischa

Mischa Makortoff

My pronouns are “He/Him/His”
Senior Events Program Assistant
Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214-1961 East Mall  | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 822 0064
Mischa.makortoff@ubc.ca@UBC_CTLT
http://www.ctlt.ubc.ca/

GPS Update: Getting your Research in the Press + Project Management I + Parenting in the Digital Age Focus Group + Online Career Conference and More!

Check your email inbox for your personalized link for the Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS). Deadline is Thurs, April 18, 2019. There is still time to be heard! (and win prizes) 

Registration is now open for:

Getting your Research in the Press (and quoted correctly), Thu April 25 | 10 am – 12pm| Event and registration details here

There are still seats remaining in this week’s:

Translating your Research into Policy (including an Expert Panel), Tue Apr 16 | 1-5:30 pm| Register here

Check out community.grad.ubc.ca for other opportunities including:

Grad School Success

R Study Group: Apr 24

Systematic Review Methods Workshop: Apr 23

Events

Foundations of Project Management I (Mitacs Training) (@Exchange Hotel Vancouver)| Apr 22, 23

Open Science Practices Workshop: The Replicability Crisis and the Solution, Apr 24

Career Conference (ONLINE), Sessions on Leaving Academia, Networking, Cover Letter & Resumes & More, May 4th, with fees

Career Conference (ONLINE), Career Panels on Higher Education, Non-Profit, Business and Government, May 11th, with fees

 Volunteering

Focus group to evaluate the “Parenting in a Digital Age”- website (Participate and receive $50)

International Students

Study Permit Extension Group Application Review Session: Apr 23, Apr 26

Post-Graduation Work Permit Group Application Review Session: Apr 26

2019-04-25-Graduate Pathways to Success- Research in the Press

2019-04-16-Graduate Pathways to Success- Research to Policy

Please let me know if you have questions!

Thank you,

Jacqui.

Jacqui Brinkman, MSc
Director, Graduate Student Professional Development
Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueum Traditional Territory
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802
jacqui.brinkman@ubc.ca | @ubcgradschool
https://www.grad.ubc.ca/

CSAS Student Ambassador Award and Undergraduate Awards

On behalf of the Canadian Society of Animal Science I would like to make you aware of a new opportunity for Animal Science Grad Students to become involved with our Society. The new Student Ambassadors Fellowship will provide $1000 in travel funds for the up coming CSAS/ASAS Joint Meeting in Austin, TX. Students will also gain valuable experience and networking opportunities helping the CSAS executive board and taking part in the executive meeting,  AGM, and annual banquet and mixer, as well as help with CSAS activities and promotion throughout the year. One student from Western Canada and one from Eastern Canada will be selected. Please see attached flyer for more information and kindly distribute to your graduate students. 

CSAS Student Ambassador poster

Thank you very much,

Katie Wood
CSAS Eastern Director 

Dan Columbus
CSAS Western Director 

Kate Schoveller
CSAS Awards Committee Chair
 

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Katie M. Wood, PhD

Assistant Professor

Ruminant Nutrition and Physiology

Dept. of Animal Biosciences

University of Guelph

Ph: 519-824-4120 ex 53695

50 Stone Rd E.

Guelph, Ont.

N1G 2W1

Call for Applications: Tri-Agency CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Spring 2019 Competition

CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Spring 2019 Competition

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions.

Applicant eligibility: Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Master’s or doctoral level or a Vanier CGS. Please note that international students who hold a Vanier CGS are not eligible for this award.

Award value: Up to CAD $6,000 for two to six months

Applicant deadline: 4:00pm on Friday, 24 May 2019

Applicants submit their application materials directly to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies via email to graduate.awards@ubc.ca by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 24 May 2019. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

For details about this competition, please see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/canada-graduate-scholarship-michael-smith-foreign-study-supplement

Questions can be directed to Joanne Tsui, joanne.tsui@ubc.ca.