TheGraduate@Carleton – December 19, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Happy Holidays

We want to take this opportunity to wish you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year.  More


Book This Date – Winter Orientation Jan. 18

Winter Orientation for all new TAs and grad students (starting in Jan.) is Jan. 18, 2013.  More



Holiday Hours & Building Closures

Check out what’s open and when during the holiday season at Carleton.  More


Creating Compelling Computer Games

PhD student Gail Carmichael is hoping to develop technology, techniques and tools to help computer game writers create more interesting stories.  More



Second Round of OGS Scholarships

Check out the new criteria for the second round of OGS scholarships.  More

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GRAD TALK – Finale?

Over the past semester, graduate students have shared their ideas and comments  through GRAD TALK. Now, we want to know if you want this forum to continue?  More


Develop Your Teaching Dossier

Develop your teaching dossier by participating in the Educational Development Centre’s Graduate Student Learning Community.  More

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The Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS)

Participate in the next CGPSS and have your say to help improve graduate studies at Carleton.   More

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Note for New TAs

All new Teaching Assistants must register with payroll by Jan. 15 in order to be paid on Jan. 30.   More


Want to be a Residence Fellow?

The deadline to apply to be a Residence Fellow is Jan. 10. More




Dec. 30 – Deadline for Winter term tuition fee payment.

Jan. 7 – Late charges now apply to your account if you have not paid your Winter tuition fees.

Jan. 7 – Winter term classes begin.

Jan. 18 – Last day for registration for Winter term classes. Last day to change courses or sections for Winter term classes.



Jan. 15 – Deadline for proposals for Annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium

Feb. 4 – Deadline to submit articles to Health Science Inquiry



Jan. 7Deadline for entries to the 2013 Social Enterprise Student Competition

Jan. 11 – New deadline to apply for the Graduate Student Open Access Award (sponsored by the GSA)

Jan. 18 – Deadline to apply for the Lamda Foundatilon Award

Feb. 1 – Deadline to apply for second round of OGS scholarships

Feb. 1 – Deadline to apply for the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada scholarship

Feb. 15 – Deadline to apply for Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Grad Research Fellowships

Note: For information about other awards, go to FGPA’s awards and funding website.


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TheGraduate@Carleton is produced by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for all graduate students. This newsletter includes news, grad student research stories, and important date information of interest to graduate students. It is distributed twice a month during the fall and winter terms and monthly during the summer term.

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