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Friday, April 13, 2018

Non-Academic Career Conference sold out within 12 hours!

Non-Academic Career Conference panel

Registration for the 2nd annual Non-Academic Career Conference opened at 9:00am on April 12th and sold out within 12 hours!

Hosted by GRADventure, in partnership with the Centre for Career Action, the Non-Academic Career Conference is a full day event designed to better prepare PhD students and postdocs for careers outside of academia.

Friday, April 13, 2018

GRADtalks: Gamification

Marcela and Rina pose infront of GRADtalks banner.

First GRADtalks event of 2018: Speakers present to a full house

Thursday, March 22, 2018

2018 UWaterloo Three Minute Thesis (3MT) winners announced

3MT 2018 winners

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a world-wide competition that challenges graduate students to articulate the impact of their research, in just 3 minutes, using 1 slide.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

President's Student Mental Health Forum and Report Release

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor is inviting all students, faculty and staff to a Student Mental Health Forum and Report Release on March 14, 2018. 

Monday, March 12, 2018

Mental health review results in increased support for students

The University of Waterloo will increase the number of mental health professionals on campus available to help students with mental health.

The announcement comes after the release of a comprehensive report of 36 recommendations on student mental health released Monday, March 12 by the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Proof of enrolment letters are now available online

In addition to official transcripts, proof of enrolment letters are now available for online ordering and purchase.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Webinar offered for students interested in Rhodes Scholarship

Are you interested in attending a graduate program at the University of Oxford? Did you know that the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigious and oldest international scholarship programs in the world, is available annually to eligible, elite candidates to hold at Oxford in England?

Basic eligibility requirements are that you must be between the ages of 19 and 25 by October 1, 2019 and that you must have completed an undergraduate degree prior to going to Oxford.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Quest will be unavailable February 16-22 for scheduled upgrade

What is happening? PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, the foundational software for Quest, will be upgraded to the most recent, supported release.

When is this happening? Starting Friday, February 16 at 4:30 p.m. until Thursday, February 22 at 8:00 a.m. (EST).

What is the impact? The Quest system will be down and unavailable to clients during this upgrade window. Following the upgrade, clients will notice a new service login page.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Register now for GRADnavigate

Academic and professional success in grad school requires navigating a variety of different academic, professional and interpersonal situations. How should you respond to a student who seems to be struggling with mental health? How can you remain motivated and productive when writing your thesis? And, what strategies do you use to manage stress during a busy term? 

GRADventure is offering a full-day of workshops to equip you with practical skills and tools to achieve success academically, professionally and personally. 

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