TheGraduate@Carleton – July 30, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Purrfect Thesis Topic

Ever wonder if your pets get bored with eating the same thing every day? Jen Wrye did and turned it into her thesis topic.   MORE


Grad Talk

We need your help to launch a new ongoing feature called Grad Talk.   MORE


New African Studies Grad Program

Carleton is launching a new one-of-a-kind collaborative master’s program in African Studies.  MORE


Arctic Adventure

Where do you go to study icebergs? The North of course. And that’s where grad student Anna Crawford is right now.  MORE



Auto-Forwarding Your New Carleton Email Account

Not getting all your emails?  Maybe you forgot to auto-forward your new Carleton Email account.  MORE


What They Haven’t Told You About Grad School

The GSA is looking for submissions for their workshop “What they haven’t told you about grad school: advice and stories to help you through your degree.”   MORE


Orientation Sept. 4

The schedule of events for Fall Orientation for new grad students is now available.  Current grad students and PDFs are welcome to attend the social events.   MORE


New Grad Admissions Website

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs  has launched a dynamic new website for prospective grad students at Carleton. MORE


Safety First

You might be surprised by all the services University Safety provides that can help you.  MORE

  Two Banting Fellows looking into a lens

Banting Fellowships

PDFs and senior PhD students, find out about how to apply for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program. MORE







Aug. 1 – Media Training Workshop


Now  – Aug. 30FGPA renovations continue.

Aug. 6-16TRIUMF Summer Institute

Sept. 5  – Save the Date:  Faculty of Public Affairs special event



Sept. 4Application deadline for the CIFAR Junior Academy Fellowships program

Sept. 12Application deadline for the IDRC Research Awards



Now –Thinking about your course selections for the upcoming 2012 fall and 2013 winter terms? A listing of course offerings (with scheduled dates and times) is available in Carleton Central and the Public Class Schedule for students to view.

Now – Sept. 19 – Fall Registration:  Graduate Students (including transfers) can register effective this date for Fall 2012 and Fall/Winter 2012-13 classes. Please note that times for graduate student registration are staggered by student ID on this date. More information about registration assistance for new grad students is available here.

Aug. 1 – Last day for submission to your thesis supervisor of six examination copies of your Master’s or your PhD theses for Fall graduation.

Aug. 1 – Extended payment charge (EPC) is charged on all accounts with an outstanding balance.

Aug. 6 – Civic Holiday. University closed.

Aug. 15Last day of late and full summer term classes

Aug. 15 – Last day for academic withdrawal from late summer and full summer courses and any other courses that end this term.

Aug. 18-23Final exams for full summer and late summer courses

Aug. 31 – Final payment deadline for your entire student account for Fall 2012. Late charges may be applied to your student account any time after this date.

Sept. 1Application deadline for Fall graduation

Sept. 3 – Stat Holiday. University closed.

Sept. 4FGPA Orientation and TA Orientation for new graduate students

Sept. 6 – Fall and Winter classes begin. Late charges now apply.



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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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