TheGraduate@Carleton – June 18, 2014


Graduate Student News

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Newsletter – Summer Update

TheGraduate@Carleton will be published once a month during the summer months – on July 23 and August 20.

  Rozita Rashtchi

Technical Writing Toolkit

Writing a technical document such as a conference or journal paper, or your thesis? PhD student Rozita Rashtchi has some tips for you.  More


Two Dates You Won’t Want to Miss

June 24  Registration for Fall and Fall/Winter classes

Aug. 1  Deadline to submit an examination copy of your thesis to your thesis supervisor for Fall graduation.

And new grad students, don’t forget to check our New Grad Student Checklist.


Convocation First

Danuta Sierhuis is one of the first students to graduate from Carleton with a specialization in Digital Humanities. More

  Meaghan Kenny

Making Farmland More Accessible – Grad Research

Alumna Meaghan Kenny hopes that her research will improve access to farmland near Ottawa.  More


Saving The White Pine – Grad Research

Alumna Susan Richardson has a mission – to save millions of hectares of Canada’s white pine forests.  More

  Ukraine election

Monitoring the Ukraine Election

Four master’s students were on the ground floor for the recent Ukraine election.  More

  Samantha Frasz

Carleton 3MT Finalist – Samantha Frasz

Biology grad student Samantha Frasz, a Top 10 Three Minute Thesis finalist, says fungus research is gross and slimy but extremely important.  Watch Video


Media Training

Interested in media training? Check to see if you are eligible for the August 20th session. More

  MIPIS students

“Critical” Certification

Graduates of Carleton University’s Master of Infrastructure Protection and International Security Program (MIPIS) have received professional certification for the first time in the program’s history.  More




June 19 –Final Summer term payment deadline. Any balance owing on your student account will prevent access to registration for future terms.

June 20-26 Early summer examinations may be held.

June 24 – Carleton Central opens at 8:30 a.m. for registration for all graduate students (see Timeticket schedule).

July 1 – Statutory holiday. University closed. Holds will be placed on unpaid summer accounts, which will prevent access to marks and/or registration for the 2014-15 Fall/Winter course selection.

July 3 – Late summer courses begin and Full summer courses resume. Late Registration charges take effect at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) for students registering only in Late Summer courses (July-August courses)

July 10 – Last day for registration and course changes for late summer courses.

July 23 – Last day for a full fee adjustment when withdrawing from late Summer courses (financial withdrawal)

July 25 – Last day to submit to the Paul Menton Centre, for Students with Disabilities, formal examination accommodation forms for August examinations.

Aug. 1 – Last day for graduate students to submit to their thesis supervisor an examination copy of their Master’s or PhD thesis for Fall graduation.

Aug. 4 – Civic holiday, University closed. No CUOL course broadcast

For a complete list of all official academic and financial dates and deadlines, please go to the Registrar’s website.



June 30 Australia’s Endeavour Awards application deadline

July 22 Application deadline for the Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship Plan – New Zealand

August 31 Deadline to apply for a PhD Internship with the Bank of Canada

Note: For information about Carleton awards, go to our awards and funding website.



June 20 – Ottawa’s first bike rave

Summer MonthsO-Train Service Changes


All of our Grad Navigate website professional development training opportunities for the winter session are now complete


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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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