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The mission of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Calgary is to promote academic excellence in graduate programs and enhance the graduate student experience by developing and implementing policies that support academic success, building positive partnerships with graduate programs and faculties and providing services to graduate students. The Faculty is also closely involved in the administration of over $30 million annually in financial awards for graduate study.

Contact Information:

Location: Earth Sciences 1010
Faculty number: 403.220.4938
Fax: 403.289.7635
Email address:

Student information: Enquiries concerning graduate programs should be directed to the unit offering the program. The Faculty website contains direct links to units offering graduate programs:

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Lisa Young

Senior Associate Dean:
Robin Yates

Associate Deans:
Jalel Azaiez (Policy)
Suzanne Curtin (Students)
Cheryl Dueck (Scholarships and Internationalization)

Assistant Dean:
Dave Hansen (Supervisory Development)

Office Staff:
Susan Larsen, Executive Assistant to the Vice-Provost and Dean

Jasmine Bosch, Administrative Assistant, Dean’s office

Gillian Robinson, Senior Director, Strategic Operations

Tanya Zdorenko, Graduate Calendar Co-ordinator
Jaya Dixit, Graduate Academic and International Specialist
Tara Christie, Manager, My GradSkills Program
Veronica Vincent, Marketing and Communications Specialist (on leave)
Dan Ferguson, Marketing and Communications Specialist

Cathie Stiven, Manager, Graduate Awards
Jamie Pryde, Team Lead, Graduate Awards
Erin Coburn, Graduate Scholarship Officer (on leave)
Erin O'Toole, Graduate Scholarship Officer
Caylee Stein, Graduate Scholarship Officer
Joanna Wright, Graduate Scholarship Officer
Joan Tetrault, Administrative Assistant, Graduate Awards

Safia Nathoo, Manager, Graduate Enrolment
Calvin Lac, Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Corey Wilkes, Team Lead, Graduate Admissions and Records
Benedicta Antepim, Graduate Program Officer
Robin Hawes, Graduate Program Officer
Carmen Ho, Graduate Program Officer
Catalina Kovacs, Graduate Program Officer
Joanna Wong, Graduate Program Officer
Kim Giese, Faculty Administrative Assistant