Graduate student orientation: Fall 2022

Congratulations on your admission to the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University! We’re excited to welcome you to a thriving community of high achieving graduate students, outstanding faculty members, leading researchers and dedicated staff. 

For the first time in two years, we are pleased to organize an in-person orientation. This full-day event provides many opportunities to connect with your future peers and to learn about amazing support and resources that will set you up for success during your time at Memorial and beyond.

This orientation offers a unique experience that marks the start of your graduate journey. All incoming students should attend.

Date: Friday, Sept. 9
Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Room BN-2028, Faculty of Business Administration
Register here

Orientation schedule

9-9:30: Check-in & welcome package

Greetings and welcome

  • Travor Brown, Interim dean, Faculty of Business Administration

Succeeding in grad school

  • Dr. Rachelle Shannahan Interim associate dean, graduate programs and research, Faculty of Business Administration

Academic integrity

  • Ryan Lewis, Information Services, Queen Elizabeth II Library
10:50-11: Break

Grad school networking how-tos

  • Julie Bowering, former senior career services co-ordinator
12-1:30: Lunch (RBC Atrium)

Making the most of grad school

  • Alumni/current student panel

Student social and academic clubs

  • Siddanth Sunil Shetty, executive director of external affairs, Graduate Students’ Union

Library essentials

  • Natalia Barykina, graduate studies librarian, Queen Elizabeth II Library

Building tour

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions about your program. We look forward to meeting you soon!