The School of Graduate Studies, Student Life, and the Graduate Students' Union invite you to the annual Graduate Orientation Welcome Event, on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, for all new graduate students at Memorial University (those students admitted to graduate programs for the current year, from Winter to Fall semesters).
The Welcome Event will include; a greeting from Dr. Gary Kachanoski, President of Memorial University, a welcome from Dr. Cecilia Reynolds, Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies, a keynote address from Dr. Aimée Surprenant, the Dean of Graduate Studies, information sessions, booth presentations, free food and giveaways!
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout the morning. A BBQ will follow the Welcome Event, at Bitters Pub, hosted by the GSU and TAUMUN.
Register for the Graduate Orientation Welcome Event for your chance to win a FREE Apple iPad!
A FREE Apple iPad will be drawn for during the Graduate Orientation Welcome Event 2017.
Students will have to be registered for the event and be present during the draw to be eligible.
Tuesday, September 5 - Graduate Orientation Welcome Event
|Registration, Snacks, and Booth Visits||8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.|
|Greetings, Dr. Gary Kachanoski, President and Vice-Chancellor||9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.|
|Welcome, Dr. Cecilia Reynolds, Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies||9:35 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.|
|Keynote Address, Dr. Aimée Surprenant, Dean, Graduate Studies||9:40 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.|
|Internationalization Office||10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.|
|TAUMUN||10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.|
|Introduction to GSU and Booth Fair||10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.|
|Refreshment break and booth visits||10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.|
|Session 1: Being Academically Successful||11:30 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.|
|Session 2: Graduate Life at Memorial||12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.|
|Campus Tour (optional - sign up at registration table)||12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.|
|GSU/TAUMUN BBQ at Bitters||1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.|
• Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)
• Centre for Social Enterprise
• QEII Library
• The Commons
• Internationalization Office
• Research Grant and Contract Services
• Sustainability Office
• Canadian Federation of Students
• Office of Public Engagement
• Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities
• The Harris Centre/Yaffle
• Entrepreneurship Training Program (ETP)
• Writing Centre
• Office of the Chief Risk Officer (OCRO)
• Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE)
• Graduate Students’ Union (GSU)
For information regarding other Graduate Orientation events and information sessions, please visit the Graduate Orientation 2017 website.
The Graduate Orientation Welcome Event 2017 will take place on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in the Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, from 8:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. RSVP for the Graduate Orientation Welcome Event 2017 by selecting "Going" on our Facebook event's page. If you do not have Facebook, please RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org. To be eligible for the FREE Apple iPad, RSVP and register on the day of. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Memorial University's Graduate Orientation please contact us via email at email@example.com 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.