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UThisWeek | February 1, 2016

This week, we highlight Course Registration, Career Expo and Sexual and Gender Wellness Week, and more!

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Important Dates

February 14 - 21 - Reading Week. No classes. University open (except Family Day).
February 15 - Alberta Family Day. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).
March 25 - Good Friday. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).
March 28 - April 1 - Course Registration for continuing students for the fall 2016 and winter 2017 terms

Course Registration

Course registration just a couple short months away 

From March 28 - April 1, continuing students will begin registering for the fall 2016 and winter 2017 terms. March can be a busy month for students. Now is a great time to meet with an advisor to discuss your progression and have any questions answered about planning your 2016/2017 schedule.

Faculty Advising office locations...

Career Expo

Career Expo Tomorrow!

The Career Expo takes place February 2 from 10 am - 3 pm at the Jack Simpson Gym, Upper Track.

Find out which exhibitors are attending...

Community Helpers

Free three-day Community Helpers Training

Have you ever been in a situation where someone approached you with a problem or crisis and you were wondering what you should do next? The Community Helpers Training will provide you with the tools and skills to effectively help others who are experiencing a problem or are in distress. Open to students, faculty and staff.

Learn more...

Sexual and Gender Wellness Week

Sexual and Gender Wellness Week

Back for the fifth year in a row, Sexual and Gender Wellness Week is happening on campus from February 1 - 5, 2016. Sexual and Gender Wellness Week aims to provide honest, open and correct information on sex and sexuality, while encouraging students to ask questions and explore these topics in a safe environment.

Learn more...

AIHS Studentships

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) Summer Research Studentships

Experience research outside the classroom with Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS) Summer Research Studentships. The award provides financial support for undergraduate students to participate in medical or health-related research for eight, 12, or 16 weeks between May and August 2016. Applications are due February 16.

Learn more...

Spring and Summer

Spring and Summer timetable now available

Browse the timetable through your online Student Centre and add courses to your shopping cart. Course registration for continuing students begins February 8, 2016. Course registration for open studies students begins March 7, 2016.

Learn more...

Student Hunger survey

Participate in a survey

Research participants sought for a study on post-secondary student hunger and food insecurity. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Participants will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 5 grocery store gift cards valued at $100 each! This study is the first and largest of its kind to be conducted in Canada. Your input is greatly valued!

Take the survey...

Live on campus

Live on campus - Apply now for 2016/2017 academic year!

If you’re looking for a place to live in Calgary, Residence Services has a home for you. Living on campus provides you with many opportunities and benefits that you can't find when you live off campus.

Learn more...

Leadership Exchange

Register to attend the 2016 Leadership Exchange Conference

The 2016 Leadership Exchange is a power-packed, one-day conference focusing on affecting change at a personal and community level. An opportunity to engage with industry professionals, faculty members and staff, LX 2016 promises a day of self-awareness, developing relationships, and exploring ideas.

Learn more...

2016 President’s Award - Recognize an outstanding student leader - Nominate an outstanding student for the 2016 President’s Award for Excellence in Student Leadership. The deadline for online nominations is March 1. Learn more...

Nominate outstanding students, faculty or staff members for a Sustainability Award - Sustainability awards are given to individuals or groups that are contributing to research and education for sustainability, leading the way in daily campus activities, and/or advancing the social, environmental, and economic dimensions of sustainability in the governance and operational practices of our institution. The deadline for submissions is February 19. Learn more...

2016 Women's Resource Centre Awards - The Women’s Resource Centre is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the 2016 WRC Awards. The awards honour a deserving University of Calgary alumna, female undergraduate student, and female graduate student who exhibit wisdom, resilience, and compassion. Nominations are open until Friday, February 19. The WRC Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 19. Visit the Women's Resource Centre website for more information and to nominate a deserving candidate. Learn more...

Help shape the future of the University of Calgary’s main campus - Over the next year, the University of Calgary will be developing a long-range development plan for the main campus through a consultation process, called Campus Forward. Faculty, students and staff can get involved by attending a university community open house on February 8, 2016. Learn more...