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Hello Graduate Students,

 

Here are some important updates and information items for this semester:

 

1. New & Continuing Graduate Student Orientation (Lunch): All new and returning graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to attend the Graduate Student Orientation on January 11th from 1:00-2:00pm in Andy’s Hall (AH100). Free lunch is provided to those who pre-register at https://myexperience.uleth.ca/events.htm?evtId=3979

 

2.  UPass Opt-Out: If you are eligible to opt-out of UPass, please do so on through the Bridge prior to the deadline of January 19th, 2024. If you have any questions about UPass, please reach out to Elena Allard at gsa@uleth.ca

 

3.  GSA Awards & Bursaries: The GSA has various awards and bursaries available to part-time, full-time, and international graduate students in all programs. These include Travel Awards, Emergency Bursaries, and Research Bursaries. Information about our awards and their deadlines are available at https://www.ulgsa.org/awards

 

4.  GSA Study Corrals: Study Carrels in the Library are available for lease by graduate students. Each space includes a private room with a desk and working area. Study Corrals require a fully refundable 25$ key deposit returned to you at the end of your lease. Please contact gsa@uleth.ca for availability if you are interested in your own study corral. More information is available at https://www.ulgsa.org/spaces

 

5.  ULeth Food Bank: There are multiple FREE food bank resources available to graduate students on campus. For information about food hampers, see (https://www.ulethbridge.ca/artsci/indigenous-student-success-cohort/food-bank-resources). 24/7 food pantries are also available across campus (https://www.ulethbridge.ca/food-for-thought/little-library-food-pantries)

 

6.  GSA Council Opportunities: If you are interested in joining the GSA council, please reach out to gsa@uleth.ca for information about available positions.

 

Please keep an eye out for future monthly GSA updates. You can also follow our social media pages for the most current updates (@ulethgsa on Instagram and Twitter)

 

We wish you a wonderful Spring 2024 term!

All the best,

 

Jaxon Reiter, GSA President

 

Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. The University is located in traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well as all Aboriginal peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our University community

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