The Faculty is looking for two graduate students with excellent technical writing skills to be hired as tutors for other graduate students in the Faculty. The job description is attached with this email. Working as writing tutor would involve about 16 hours of initial training (which is paid) and then 2 hours / week of tutoring through Fall and Winter. .
It is mandatory that the selected candidates are available to attend all of the following training sessions (which are paid):
* Tuesday, Aug 28, 9:30 - 12:00
* Thursday, August 30, 1:00 - 3:30
* Saturday, September 8, 9:30 - 12:30
* Saturday, September 29, 9:00 - 3:00
Training covers topics such as writing tutor roles, principles and strategies, resources, FIPPA, Accessible Customer Service.
From: Claudio Stasolla
Sent: August-15-18 4:33 PM
To: Bev Godard
Subject: Fw: Conference Sponsorship Program - October 15, 2018 deadline - Call for Applications
Bev can you please circulate among faculty and graduate students. Thanks
From: Heather Wiebe
Sent: August 15, 2018 3:49:07 PM
To: Jared Carlberg; Graduate Agriculture; Research Agriculture; Harminder Dhanjal; Crystal Jorgenson; Michele Rogalsky; James House; Claudio Stasolla; Martin Nyachoti; Danny Mann; Derek Brewin; Francis Zvomuya; Robert Currie
Cc: Dean Agriculture; Kimberley Stefaniuk
Subject: FW: Conference Sponsorship Program - October 15, 2018 deadline - Call for Applications
This message is forwarded on behalf of Karin Wittenberg, Dean:
Good afternoon Faculty Executive,
Please share the information below and documents attached with the appropriate people in your units. Note that the deadline is October 15, 2018.
Confidential Assistant to the Associate Deans
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
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Sent: August 15, 2018 2:23 PM
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Subject: Conference Sponsorship Program - October 15, 2018 deadline - Call for Applications
This message is intended for Deans, Directors, Associate Deans and Department Heads (and respective Administrative Assistants):
On behalf of Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International), please be advised that the Call for Applications, updated FACULTY and STUDENT Application Forms, and the CSP Guidelines have been uploaded to the Research website for the October 15, 2018 deadline of the Conference Sponsorship Program and Student Travel Support to Competitions - and may be found at:
Please distribute this information as necessary to your respective Faculty Office and Student bulletin boards.
Office of the Vice-President (Research & International)
University of Manitoba
202 Administration Building
Phone: 204 474-6915 | 204 261-1318
Dear fellow graduate students,
Please plan to attend FAFS graduate student orientation if you are new student or industry speaker if you are returning student. See email below for details:
From: agriculture-gradstudents-bounces(a)lists.umanitoba.ca <agriculture-gradstudents-bounces(a)lists.umanitoba.ca> on behalf of Crystal Jorgenson <Crystal.Jorgenson(a)umanitoba.ca>
Sent: August 15, 2018 2:00 PM
Subject: Save the Date - Graduate Student Orientation and AgVision Speaker event
Please mark Thursday, September 6 on your calendar and RSVP today for the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Graduate Student Orientation and AgVision Speaker event.
Newly admitted students (Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and Winter 2019) students are encouraged to attend the morning session from 9 am to 11 am.
All graduate students are welcome to attend the AgVision Speaker at 11 am. Special guest is Curtis Sparrow from Enns Brothers.
There will be a free pizza lunch at 12 noon.
Poster is attached with details. Registration is required!
Please RSVP by September 4, 2018 @ https://tinyurl.com/y87sboq3
FAFS Graduate Student Orientation and AgVision Industry Speakers Talk 2018<https://tinyurl.com/y87sboq3>
Date: September 6, 2018, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Senate Chamber. Room E3-262 Engineering Building Note: All students are welcome to attend AgVision Speakers Talk Please RSVP by September 4, 2018.
The following message is being sent on behalf of the International Centre:
GET YOUR SOCIAL INSURANCE NUMBER (SIN) ON CAMPUS
Wednesday, September 5 & Thursday September 6 // 9am to 3pm (both days)
UMSU University Centre, Room 521 A/B
Service Canada will be coming to the U of M's Fort Garry campus to issue Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) to qualifying international students.
Saves you a trip to their office.
Students will be seen on a drop-in basis (first come, first served).
We anticipate that waiting times could be long and we cannot guarantee that all students will be able to receive their Social Insurance Numbers on September 5th and September 6th.
Students coming to the SIN card sessions must bring the following documents:
If you DO NOT have a valid Work Permit:
* U of M student card
* Original Study Permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) that states the permit holder "may accept employment" or "may work" in Canada.
NOTE: If your Study Permit does not contain either of these statements, you must bring a study permit and a "confirmation to work off-campus" letter issued by IRCC (previously called Citizenship and Immigration Canada - CIC) prior to February 6, 2015.
If you have a valid Work Permit:
* Original Work Permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
* U of M student card (if you are a student)
There is no fee to apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN).
For more information contact:
People can also visit the IC website for all of the information above at: http://umanitoba.ca/research/international_centre/events/index.html
On Thursday, August 16, 2018, there will be a Department of Plant Science Special Seminar:
"Pathogens in the Air - Harms our Crops"
Professor Malgorzata Jedryczka
Polish Academy of Sciences
Institute of Plant Genetics
Carolyn Sifton Lecture Theatre, Room 130
Refreshments at 3:00 pm
Quick reminder for the upcoming PSGSA events:
Tomorrow (Friday) - Movie in Assiniboine Park (Jumanji) - We will be meeting near the Lyric Theater at 8:30pm. Remember to bring snacks/lawn chairs or blankets.
Sunday (August 12th) - Folklorama - If you’re interested in attending please sign up in the lounge or email me. More details will be provided once we have a better idea of numbers!
Thursday (August 16th) - Charity BBQ - The PSGSA’s Annual Charity BBQ will be held in the Plant Science courtyard starting at 12:00pm. All staff and students are invited to attend! Donations and non-perishable food items for Winnipeg Harvest will be accepted.
M.Sc. Student, Department of Plant Science
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
University of Manitoba
Plant Science and AGRI 1500 Teaching Assistant and Grader Marker positions are now posted at https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/default.aspx
Search for courses beginning with “PLNT” and for “AGRI 1500” to view specific postings.
Postings close August 19 – 22 (check each course for closing date).