Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs is pleased to be sending five doctoral students to Lake Opinicon for the 2019 Lake Shift writing retreat. Congratulations to Jennifer Kandjii, Maša Torbica, Sagar Patel, Shefaza Esmail and Stephanie Barr, who will be spending July 15-19, 2019 at the Queen’s Biology Station on Lake Opinicon. While at Lake Opinicon, these students will have dedicated and structured time to write, partake in workshops on effective dissertation writing, and network with doctoral students from other Ontario universities.
This week, University of Waterloo's 118 convocation takes place, with more than 6000 students claiming their degrees, diplomas and certificates, including 1289 graduate students. Convocation is also a special time for the university to celebrate distinguished students and faculty - including those who have done an exemplary job of supervising graduate students.
On Thursday, June 6 the GRADtalks: Feeding the Future event was held in the Board and Senate Room. Jeff Casello, associate vice-president, GSPA gave the opening remarks, followed by comments from Sandra Banks, vice-president, University Relations, and finally Rhona Hanning, professor and associate dean, graduate studies, Applied Health Sciences.