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Subject: You are invited! FAFS Graduate Student Orientation - Mandatory for new students
Apologies to any students who missed seeing this invitation....
You are invited!
Graduate Student Orientation for all FAFS graduate students.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Room 219 Animal Science Building
Are you a graduate student in the Faculty of Agricultural
and Food Sciences? Do you have questions about the services
and resources available to you? Would you like to get to
know your fellow graduate students, departmental program
chairs, and program assistants?
We are offering an in-person morning session that will feature
speakers from Student Advocacy and Accessibility, Student
Support Services, and Faculty Graduate Awards.
Opening Remarks -
Martin Scanlon and Jitendra Paliwal
9:00 - 9:15
Student Advocacy - Julia Osso Margolis
9: 15 - 10:15
Break - Coffee and donuts
10:15 - 10:30
Computer Use - John Schoffner
10:30 - 11:00
Graduate Awards - Breanne Mitenko
11:00 - 11:30
Student Case Management - Jesse Singer
11:30 - 12:15
[Icon Description automatically generated]Registration Required: Click here to Register<https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=C92AT4wzTE6KFJBEaWL3uDC…>
NSERC CGS-D AND PGS-D FALL 2022 Q & A SESSION HOSTED BY NSERC
Date: August 31, 2022 at 11:00am local (Central) time
Level: PhD students or PhD applicants interested in Tri-Agency doctoral awards in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Fields
Prerequisite: NSERC's Q & A sessions are supported by a series of informational videos available on the NSERC YouTube channel. These videos are intended to completely replace the presentation portion of NSERC sessions, thus allowing NSERC staff and applicants to engage in an in-depth and detailed Q & A session. Participants should watch these videos in advance and come to the Q & A session with specific questions in mind: Playlist - Scholarships & Fellowships program application tutorials (English)<https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6ox0GB7vXYlhaAY7mEqwmMqYK9TGCp1E>.
Details: Webinar link for attendees.<https://nsercvideo.webex.com/nsercvideo/j.php?MTID=mab521613564eb133739223a…>
Webinar number (access code):2428 831 1152
Event password: NSERC2022 (67372202 from phones)
From: gs-suppstaff-contacts-bounces(a)lists.umanitoba.ca <gs-suppstaff-contacts-bounces(a)lists.umanitoba.ca> On Behalf Of Dean of Graduate Studies
Sent: Monday, August 29, 2022 9:08 AM
To: Graduate Communications <Graduate.Communications(a)umanitoba.ca>
Subject: [Gs-suppstaff-contacts] Subsidy Opportunity for Part-Time Academic English Courses offered by The English Language Centre
[University of Manitoba Faculty of Graduate Studies]
To All Graduate Students
Deadline: September 2, 2022
To: Department Heads, Graduate Chairs, Graduate Support Staff
The Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Vice-Provost (Students) and the University of Manitoba Graduate Student’s Association (UMGSA) are pleased to offer a $100.00 subsidy on Part-Time Academic English Courses (PTAEC)<https://umanitoba.ca/english-language-centre/part-time-academic-english> offered by The English Language Centre (ELC)<http://umanitoba.ca/student/elc/index.html> delivered both in-person and via remote/virtual learning.
Students will have the opportunity to express their intent to apply for the subsidy of $100.00 via the application form linked below. If successful, the $100.00 subsidy will be applied directly to the cost of one 30-hour Part-time Academic English Course offered in the Fall 2022 term. Once approved for the subsidy, students will be responsible for payment of the additional $50.00 of the ELC course fees above and beyond the $100.00 subsidy. The subsidy is only available for new course registrations and will not be available as a refund for students that have already registered and paid for a course in the Fall 2022 term. Students already registered for a course are welcome to apply for the subsidy if interested in registering for an additional course in the Winter 2023 term.
The Part-Time Academic English Courses are:
* 30 hours in duration, unless otherwise indicated
* One 3-hour class time per week for 10 weeks
* 10-15 students per class provides a considerable amount of one-on-one interaction with your instructor and classmates
* Synchronous and interactive (with modest amounts of asynchronous work)
* Facilitated by highly experienced English for Academic Purposes instructors
* Engaging: Meet other students and practice your English in a supportive environment!
Courses offered in Fall 2022:
1. Oral English for Graduate Students
2. Research Writing for Graduate Students
3. Conversation & Discussion
4. Oral Presentations
6. Effective Academic Writing
View the Fall 2022 Schedule <https://umanitoba.ca/sites/default/files/2022-03/ss22-schedule.pdf> and the PTAEC brochure. <https://umweb-edit.ad.umanitoba.ca/sites/default/files/2022-06/elc-parttime…> To see the course outlines, watch remote classes’ videos, student video testimonials, please go to umanitoba.ca/elc/parttime<http://umanitoba.ca/english-language-centre/part-time-academic-english>.
Graduate students seeking to apply for this subsidy must:
* be a full time Master's or PhD student registered in the Fall 2022 term;
* intend to enroll in a Part-Time Academic English Course offered through the English Language Centre in the Winter 2022 term; and,
* complete the subsidy application and submit it no later than September 2nd, 2022.
A total of 100 subsidies will be offered and preference will be given to students who have not previously received a subsidy. The subsidy will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. If we reach 100 responses, the form will be closed. Application link is found here: https://forms.office.com/r/LwqnLzTLgh
Faculty of Graduate Studies · 500 University Centre · Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/umanitoba/> · Twitter<http://www.twitter.com/umgradstudies/> · FGS Website<http://umanitoba.ca/graduate-studies/>
NSERC CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS - DOCTORAL (CGS-D) & POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS (PGS-D)<http://webapps.cc.umanitoba.ca/gradawards/index.asp?WCI=SearchForm&WCE=brow…>
$35,000 per year for 36 months (CGS-D); $21,000 per year for 36 months (PGS-D) · For PhD students
Details: The NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS-D) programs provide financial support to high-calibre students who are engaged in an eligible doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering.
Deadline: October 2, 2022
Please let me know if you intend to apply for this.
Martha Blouw, Academic Advisor
Department of Plant Science │ Department of Soil Science
226 Agriculture Building
University of Manitoba │Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2