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Friday, May 18, 2018

National Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition launches: Vote for Waterloo's Gregory Lui

Gregory Lui

The regional competitions of Canada’s 3MT are complete, and the 11 finalists have been chosen, including Gregory Lui, a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering from right here at the University of Waterloo!

As of May 22, the 11 videos of the finalists’ presentations will be live on the CAGS 3MT page. This kicks off the final round of the search for the winner of Canada’s 3MT national competition.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

CUT Award recipient leverages reflection for instructional development

Each year, the Centre for Teaching Excellence and Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs recognize and celebrate the teaching development efforts of a Waterloo graduate student with the Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) Award.

Caitlin Scott, from the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability is the 2018 award recipient.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Lake Shift writing retreat

Lake shift

The Lake Shift is a thesis writing retreat for doctoral students from Ontario universities, held at Queen’s Biology Station on Lake Opinicon (a 50 minute drive north of Kingston). The retreat takes place between Sunday, July 15 and Friday, July 20, 2018.

The retreat provides graduate students with structured time to write, workshops on tips for effective dissertation writing, opportunities to network with other graduate students and all in a beautiful location.

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.

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