A three-part event series providing tips and strategies on managing common challenges grad students experience during their studies is being offered by the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities (PMC) in collaboration with campus partners. This series will cover common issues related to academic writing, navigating the supervisor and graduate student relationship, and student wellness.

All are welcome to attend. Registration with PMC is not essential for participation in this event series. We kindly ask you to review our meeting guidelines before attending.

The Sessions:

Key Principles of Academic Writing

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Speaker:  Karim Abuawad, Coordinator of Graduate Professional Development, FGPA

An introduction of key aspects of academic writing, including those related to positioning your contribution, organization, structure, paragraphs, and sentences. In addition, a general discussion on the steps, decisions, and considerations related to managing your writing project.

Navigating the Graduate Supervisor and Student Relationship

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Speaker: Paul Keen, Associate Dean (Student and Postdoctoral Affairs), FGPA

A virtual discussion about navigating the graduate supervisor relationship. This hour-long session will have a brief presentation followed by a longer open discussion about common challenges students experience while working with their grad supervisors. Be sure to bring your questions, this workshop will not be recorded, and students will not be required to have their cameras on if they choose not to.

Coping with Multiple Commitments in Graduate School

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Magda Georgescu, Graduate Counsellor, Health & Counselling Services

Please note that this event will be held in-person in 506 Tory Building. Light refreshments will be served. A genuine in-person conversation between grad students and Carleton’s grad student counsellor about the difficulty of navigating multiple roles as a grad student. This is a one-hour experiential workshop focused on validating students’ struggles and sharing ideas to build resilience. The workshop will not be recorded and students are encouraged to open up and share their stories.

Registration is free for all sessions but required to attend. Registration closes two days prior to each event. All sessions will not be recorded for confidentiality purposes. If you would like a copy of the presentations after the event, have any questions about the event series or missed the registration deadline, please contact Laura at laurahnatiw@cunet.carleton.ca.

Attendance at all three events in the series is not required. Please register and attend the session(s) that fit your schedule and needs best!

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