Final GRADtalk event of 2017: Speakers present to a full house
On Thursday, November 16, the final installment of our GRADtalks series took place in the Board and Senate Room. Opening remarks were made by special guest Bryan Tolson, President of the Faculty Association.
Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) has won the 2017 Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS) Award for Excellence and Innovation for Enhancing the Graduate Student Experience through our parental and daycare bursaries.
Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) is pleased to announce that a Graduate Student Medical Leave Award has been created for eligible research-based master’s and doctoral students who must go inactive for medical reasons (e.g., physical or mental health) and, as a result, may have their current university funding discontinued. Effective January 1, 2018, eligible students may receive a one-time award valued at a maximum of $5,000.
On Tuesday, October 24, campus will unite to end the stigma of mental health concerns, share stories, and spread the word about resources available both on and off campus. Find out how you can get involved in this year’s Mental Health Wellness Day: https://uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness/mhwd
Nominations for the Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision are now open!
Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA), in collaboration with the Graduate Student Association (GSA), established this award to recognize exemplary faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in graduate student supervision. Normally, three faculty members will be recognized annually. The winners receive $1,000 (taxable) and are recognized at Spring Convocation.
The University of Waterloo is using OpenScholar, an open source software solution built on Drupal, to provide dynamic and customizable personal websites for Waterloo faculty and researchers. Faculty and researcher personal sites are offered on a self-serve basis and are built using the WatIAM userid of the faculty member or researcher.
This new service will allow faculty members and researchers to quickly and easily build personal websites using an interface that is logical and intuitive, and does not require previous programming or coding experience.
Canada’s most successful software company presents a FREE day-long opportunity for university students looking to solve big problems for big companies in the growing $400 billion global industry of Enterprise Software.