Calvert Island, BC Job Ad – for students


The Tula Foundation’s Hakai Institute ( is a scientific research institution conducting long-term research at remote locations on the coastal margin of British Columbia. The Institute is looking to fill the position of a seasonal, full time dishwasher/housekeeper on Calvert Island, BC from April/May through September, 15 days on 6 days off, based on a 10hr work day.

Please see more details here if you are interested.



Lisa Pollock

HR Manager / Tula Foundation / Hakai Institute / Hakai Magazine

Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada

Web: / /

M: 250-914-4055 C: 250-830-7418

DEADLINE EXTENDED – Call for Abstracts: XIII International Agriculture Symposium “AGROSYM 2022” Jahorina 6-9 October 2022, Bosnia and Herzegovina


We are thankful to all those from 62 world countries who have submitted so far over 450 abstracts for the 13th International Agriculture Symposium “AGROSYM 2022”, which will be held in hybrid format, both in-person and online.

Furthermore, due to many requests, AGROSYM 2022 Organizing Committee has decided to extend the deadline for the new abstract submission until 20th of May, 2022.

Online registration is available at:

We hope you will take advantage of the extended deadline to submit your contribution.


The 13th International Agriculture Symposium “AGROSYM 2022” will be held in Jahorina mountain (near Sarajevo), Bosnia and Herzegovina, 6-9 October 2022. Detailed information about the Symposium can be found at

AGROSYM 2022 will deal with the following thematic areas:

(1) Plant production;

(2) Plant protection and food safety;

(3) Organic agriculture;

(4) Environment protection and natural resources management;

(5) Animal husbandry;

(6) Rural development and agro-economy;

(7) and Forestry and agro-forestry.

Please share this call with your network and colleagues who may be interested through forwarding this email, with attached announcement.

The official Symposium language is English.

Looking forward to meeting you in Jahorina mountain (East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) in October 2022.

The Organizers.

For any additional information please feel free to contact:

Dr Igor Djurdjic, Symposium General Secretary, University of East Sarajevo-Faculty of Agriculture, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Food Costing Volunteer Opportunity with BCCDC


BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), is recruiting student volunteers to help collect data for Food Costing in BC 2022 taking place from May 30th – June 10th, 2022.

This is a great opportunity for those seeking volunteer experiences relevant to public health and food security. Some students may have already seen a similar opportunity from Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) for in-person food costing. The opportunity shared in this email is for online food costing which can be done from anywhere in BC. Please see attached letter for more details.

For more information and to indicate interest, students can email me at by April 29th, 2022.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from interested students!

Min Kim, Student Contractor, Food Costing, BCCDC
Seri Niimi-Burch, Coordinator, Food Security, BCCDC

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


CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Spring 2022 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.

  • Eligibility: Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC, or SSHRC) 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.
  • Value: Up to $6,000 for 2 to 6 months research study abroad
  • Application deadline: 4:00 pm PT on 20 May 2022, to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Applicants apply directly to G+PS)

For details about this competition, please see:

GradUpdate – Breaking Patterns of Procrastination, Supervisory Relationships Case Studies (authorship and leaves), Anti-racism Response Training, Designing for Transformation, and more.



In this issue, Breaking Patterns of Procrastination, Supervisory Relationships Case Studies (authorship and leaves), Anti-racism Response Training, Designing for Transformation,and more.

Registration open

Breaking Patterns of Procrastination
Online | Tuesday, May 3 | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM


Leveraging your Strengths to Strategize for Success
Online | Wednesday, May 4 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Includes a free To 5 Strengths Assessment through Gallup.


Seats still available

Using Theatre to Reimagine Graduate Supervision
Online | Grad Wellness Series | Video case studies on authorship and leaves, with discussion re: fostering effective supervisory relationships
Wednesday, Apr 27 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM Register

Harnessing your Resilience for Thriving in Grad School and beyond
In person | Thursday, Apr 28 | 2:00 – 5:00 PM Register

Events and Opportunities

A selection of upcoming events are highlighted below.  Visit and for our full events calendar.


Designing for Transformation
A free non-credit course to empower transformative change – weaving systems design, social innovation, regenerative development & rooted in eco-social justice.
Module 1: Planting Seeds | May 17, 24, 31 | Register by May 10
Module 2: Growing Roots and Shoots | various dates in June and July
Learn more


No Money, No Connections, No Problem! Career Persistence While Making Ends Meet
Thursday, May 5 | 3:30 – 5:00 PM Register

P/T Social Media Manager Position
For | Paid Learn more


“What’s Happening in Ukraine?” A Panel Discussion
Hosted by UBC Sauder MBA Class of 2023 | Online or in person
Thursday, Apr 28 | 4:30 – 6:00 PM Learn more


Anti-Racism Response Training Program (A.R.T.)
Online | Canadian Association for Graduate Studies workshop series for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows | $35
Wednesday, Apr 27 | 9:00 – 12:00 PM Register


Consultation support for your Research
Get help with Citation Management, Digital Scholarship, Data Management, GIS, Copyright, and more Learn more


TAR Application Help Drop-In
Online | Teaching as Research Workshop
Friday, May 6 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM | Register

TAR Graduate Student Stipend Award
Receive a stipend for your Teaching as Research project
Apply by May 15


WriteNow, Online Supportive Writing Community
From | Available through UBC’s subscription | Fees apply ($195USD until Apr 28)
12 weeks | May 16 – Aug 7| Register