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Grad Day

Grad Day | Jan. 28, 2017

10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

EEEL Building (find on map)

Cost: $5 for students; $10 for recent UCalgary grads

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 You’re in the final stretch, Class of 2017!

 Now’s the time to get a head start on preparing for your journey after university.

 Come to Grad Day to find the inspiration and advice you need to put your best foot forward as you transition from your studies to your career.


What you can expect

Grad Day is a power-packed, half-day conference where you’ll learn how to enhance your personal brand, network effectively, manage your finances and take control of your future.


Swing by Grad Day to:

  • have a professional head shot taken (perfect for your LinkedIn profile);
  • have a career development specialist review and offer suggestions to strengthen your resume;
  • double-check your graduation checklist;
  • express gratitude for a professor or campus staff member who contributed to your success as a student; and
  • discover how your UCalgary Alumni Association will support you throughout your post-university journey.


Success is What You Define It with UCalgary alumna Brianna Guenther, BHSc’09

Keynote address | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.


Brianna Guenther is a lawyer with the Calgary-based firm Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP. She will share her practical advice (never accept “no” as an answer) and personal experiences (a severe concussion didn’t slow down her law ambitions) to help you define and find success in your life — no matter what your interests are.

 Brianna believes everyone has the ability to succeed once they’re empowered to take control of their future.

 “Ignore the naysayers and you’ll accomplish great things,” she says.

Sign up for Grad Day now!