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Every year, the School of Graduate Studies, the Division of Student Affairs and Services, and the Graduate Students' Union host Graduate Orientation for all new graduate students at Memorial University (those students admitted to graduate programs for the current year, from Winter to Fall semesters).

Graduate Orientation is designed to help graduate students in their unique transition to graduate school.

Students can expect an Orientation Welcome Event on Tuesday, September 2, which will include; a keynote address from the Dean of Graduate Studies, information sessions, booth presentations, free food and giveaways!

A variety of other events, activities and sessions will be offered to graduate students during the first week of classes and throughout the month of September, as part of Graduate Orientation. Check back for updates and a complete listing of all Graduate Orientation offerings.

 

Graduate Orientation Welcome Event
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Register for the Graduate Orientation Welcome Event for your chance to win a FREE Apple iPad

The School of Graduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs and Services are giving away a FREE Apple iPad during the Graduate Orientation Welcome Event 2014.

Students will have to be registered for the event and be present during the draw to be eligible.

 

Tentative Schedule:

Tuesday, September 2 - Graduate Orientation Welcome Event

Event: Time:
Registration, Breakfast and Booth Visits 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Greetings, Dr. Gary Kachanoski 10:00 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
 Welcome, Dr. Cecilia Reynolds 10:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
 Keynote Address, Dr. Noreen Golfman, Dean of Graduate Studies 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
 TAUMUN 10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
 Answers 10:55 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
 Introduction to GSU and Booth Fair 11:05 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Refreshment break and booth visits  11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Session 1: Being Academically Successful 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 Session 2: Graduate Life at Memorial  12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Campus Tour (optional - sign up at registration table) 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
GSU/TAUMUN BBQ - Bitters 1:00 p.m.

 

Booth Presenters:

  • Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS)

  • Teaching and Learning (DELTS)

  • Instructional Development Office (IDO)

  • Graduate Student's Union (GSU)

  • QEII Library

  • The Commons (QEII)

  • The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development

  • Yaffle

  • Mundays

  • Sexual Harassment Office
  • The Teaching Assistant's Union of Memorial University of Newfoundland (TAUMUN)
  • Office of Emergency Management

  • Office of Research

  • Canadian Federation of Students

  • Writing Centre

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • International Student Advising Office (ISA)

  • Career Development and Experiential Learning

  • Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities

  • Counseling Centre/Wellness

  • University Bookstore

  • Memorial University Chaplaincy


THE GRADUATE ORIENTATION WELCOME EVENT 2014 WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 IN THE BRUNEAU CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION, FROM 9:00 A.M.

RSVP FOR THE GRADUATE ORIENTATION WELCOME EVENT 2014 VIA OUR FACEBOOK EVENT'S PAGE.

If you do not have Facebook, please RSVP via aforristall@mun.ca.

(To be eligible for the FREE Apple iPad, RSVP and register on the day of)

To make alternate arrangements for a campus tour, please contact us at sgs@mun.ca.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Memorial University's Graduate Orientation please contact us via email at aforristall@mun.ca or call 709-864-3581.

We strongly encourage you to contact the graduate officer of your academic unit to inquire about any departmental orientation sessions that may be held for new graduate students.

If you are a student with a disability and have questions regarding accessibility, we encourage you to contact the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre.

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