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The School of Graduate Studies, the Division of Student Life, and the Graduate Students' Union invite you to the annual Graduate Orientation Welcome Event, 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 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 hosted by the GSU and TAUMUN will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Bitters Pub.

 

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

The School of Graduate Studies and the Division of Student Life are giving away a FREE Apple iPad Mini during the Graduate Orientation Welcome Event 2015.

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

 

Tentative Schedule:

Tuesday, September 8 - Graduate Orientation Welcome Event

Event: Time:
Registration, Snacks, and Booth Visits 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Greetings, Dr. Gary Kachanoski 9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
 Welcome, Dr. Cecilia Reynolds 9:35 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
 Keynote Address, Dr. Faye Murrin, Dean Pro Tempore,  Graduate Studies 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
 TAUMUN 10:15 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 p.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.

 

Booth Presenters:

  • Distance Education, Learning and Teaching Support (DELTS)

  • Instructional Development Office (IDO)

  • Graduate Student's Union (GSU)

  • QEII Library

  • The Commons (QEII)

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

  • Department of Health and Safety
  • Research Grant and Contract Services

  • Canadian Federation of Students

  • Writing Centre

  • International Student Advising Office (ISA)

  • Career Development and Experiential Learning (CDEL)

  • Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities

  • Counseling Centre/Wellness

  • Memorial University Chaplaincy

  • Home Share NL

For information regarding other Graduate Orientation events and information sessions, please visit the Graduate Orientation 2015 website.


THE GRADUATE ORIENTATION WELCOME EVENT 2015 WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 IN THE BRUNEAU CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION, FROM 8:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

RSVP FOR THE GRADUATE ORIENTATION WELCOME EVENT 2015 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 Mini, 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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