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April 15 2013
Earth Month: Campus Clean-up and BBQ
The University of Calgary community and general public are invited to the 4th annual Campus Clean-up and BBQ. Join with others to collect trash and recyclables on campus as part of the university's Earth Month activities, and make the University of Calgary campus a better place to learn, work, live and play.
The Campus Clean-up and BBQ will be held on Thursday, April 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the TFDL Quad (Rain out date is April 23).
The day will begin with an orientation, where bags and gloves will be provided. After the clean-up, participants can celebrate with a barbecue and beverages. Participants will be entered to win door prizes and an extra ballot will be awarded to those who pre-register. Prizes will also be awarded for most garbage collected, most recyclables collected and more.
Register here or
Learn more about events happening around campus during Earth Month.
Co-Curricular Record: Adding Your 2012-2013 Positions
As we near the end of the year, the time has come to add activity positions you held during the 2012-2013 year (inclusive of May 1, 2012 to April 30, 2013) to your Co-Curricular Record.
To add your activity positions to your record, please:
- Sign into the Co-Curricular Record through your Student Centre, or by clicking the login button located on the top right corner of leadership.ucalgary.ca
- If you login at the URL above, please ensure that you do not have another non-University of Calgary email address/password combination active in your memory cache
- Once you are logged in, click on "Add an Activity to My Co-Curricular Record"
- Search for the activity position in the "Activity - Quick Lookup" box
- When adding your activity position to your record, reflect on what you have learned as a result of your work in the position, and choose 10-12 learning outcome achievement statements
Alternately, please see the "How To Add an Activity Position to your Co-Curricular Record" video tutorial. You will have until 11:59pm MST on Monday, May 6 to add your activity positions to your record.
If you have any questions, please e-mail the Leadership Ambassador Team.
Volunteers needed for University of Calgary Campus Tours!
The University of Calgary Campus Tour department is currently looking for reliable, motivated individuals who want to share their passion and experience for the University of Calgary. Eligible applicants can receive valuable credit for their Co-Curricular Record by providing campus tours to prospective students. Tours are 90 minutes and run Monday-Saturday. This is a great opportunity to get some official volunteer hours to enhance your resume.
Interested applicants should contact Steven Kelly at 403-220-8758 or by e-mail at email@example.com by May 1, 2013.
The Calgary Youth Science Fair is back at the Olympic Oval
More than 900 students from local schools will meet this week at the University of Calgary's Olympic Oval to participate in the 51st annual Calgary Youth Science Fair. The university is proud to be a sponsor of this event for the second year and welcomes everyone to campus.
The fair, which is open to students in grades 5 to 12, will open to the public on Saturday April 20, after two days of judging on April 18 and 19. The public portion of the event will allow visitors to view the student projects, check out interactive displays and stay for the awards announcements.
To find out more about the Calgary Youth Science Fair, please visit cysf.org