TheGraduate@Carleton – February 29, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Brain Awareness Week March 5-9

Several graduate students are promoting Brain Awareness Week.   MORE


Grad Research

PhD student Will Tait takes a humanitarian approach to his research.  MORE


Story from the GSA Grad Bulletin

Carleton Graduate Students can file their taxes online for free through the Ufile service brought to you by your GSA and Canadian Federation of Students. MORE


Want To Be a TA Mentor?

The deadline to apply to be a TA Mentor is March 7.   MORE


Want To Be a PDF?

Senior PhD students – Find out more about Postdoctoral Fellowships in Canada.   MORE


Experiencing Grad Studies

Graduate Studies at Carleton is a leader in experiential learning in Ontario.   MORE


Paul Menton Centre

Part Seven of our series on services for grad students focuses on the Paul Menton Centre for Students With Disabilities.  MORE


From Mexico to Carleton

Maria-Esther Coronado-Martinez explains how the Trillium Scholarship enabled her to pursue a PhD at Carleton.   VIDEO

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Get Connected!

Here is a list of some Carleton e-newsletters that you might be interested in subscribing to.   MORE


Have Your Say on Parking Services

Participate in a discussion group on parking services at Carleton University.  MORE




March 1 – Last day for UHIP refund applications for International students who will graduate in June.

March 1 – Deadline to apply online through Carleton Central for Spring (June) 2012 graduation.

March 30 – Deadline to complete the 5 hours of paid TA training is midnight, Friday, March 30.

April 5 – Last day for academic withdrawal from Fall/Winter and Winter term courses.

April 5 – Last day of Fall/Winter and Winter term classes.

April 5 –Winter term ends. Any balance owing on your student account will prevent access to marks through Carleton Central, release of transcripts and official documents, and re-registration. An account balance may delay Summer 2012 course selection.

For information about other important dates concerning your academic year, please view this page from the Graduate Calendar and/or the Business Office.



Today Feb. 29Live Conversation with Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

Now-March 9Names Instead of Numbers Exhibition

March 1-2Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium

March 2-3Global Gaze Graduate Student Symposium

March 6Call for Papers for Ubiquitous Learning Conference



March 7Deadline to apply for the Foreign Government Awards – Korea

March 12 Deadline to apply for the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program

March 15Deadline to apply for the Foreign Government Awards – France

March 15Deadline to apply for the Foreign Government Awards – Russia

March 15Deadline to apply for the 2012 Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Scholarship

March 16Deadline for applications to Sheldon Chumir Foundation Internship in Ethics in Leadership

March 30Deadline to apply for “Advancing a National Dialogue Awards”



Campus2Career Events for Grad Students
All graduate students are invited to participate in Campus2Career events during the month of March. If you’re graduating this year, there are several events to help you get ready for the world of work. There are full-day and half-day workshops to suit your schedule. Detailed information is available here.  Some specific dates of interest are posted below:

March 2Career Certificate for Graduate Students

March 9Grad Student Resumé Workshop

March 14Career Exploration Outside Academia (for Graduate Students)

March 20Net Night (You must register by March 16)

March 28Career Interview Skills



The Library is offered the following workshops on Citation Management. Please register by e-mailing:

More information is available on the Citation Management page.

Wed. Feb. 29 12:00 – 13:00 Room 235, Library

Mon. March 5 14:30 – 15:30 Room 235, Library

Tues. March 13 15:00 – 16:00 Room 235, Library

Wed. March 21 16:30 – 17:30 Room 235, Library

Fri. March 30 09:00 – 10:00 Room 235, Library






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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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