Graduate Student Supports

Programs & Opportunities

Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE): EDGE offers over 100 free online workshops and programs for graduate students to foster the development of professional and academic skills.

Entrepreneurship Training Program (ETP): The ETP is an online education program designed for graduate students interested in starting a business or learning the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.

Teaching Assistant Training Program: The TA Training Program is offered to graduate students in thesis-based programs to help them understand TA roles and responsibilities. A certificate of completion is provided.

Teaching Skills Enhancement Program (TSEP): The TSEP is a two-semester program designed to introduce graduate students to teaching at the undergraduate level.

3-Minute Thesis (3MT)
The 3MT competition is a research communication competition in which graduate students present their research concisely to a non-specialist audience.

English Language Skills for University Success: Each semester, 10 free workshops are offered to graduate students interested in improving their speaking and writing skills in academic contexts.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Lunch & Learn sessions
EDI sessions consist of a panel discussion intended to raise awareness and address equity and diversity issues in graduate education.


Resources for Graduate Students
This page is a collection of resources and advice for graduate students who are commencing or continuing their programs remotely.

I want to…
This page is a collection of common requests, forms, and resources for graduate students.

Graduate student newsletter
A biweekly newsletter is emailed to graduate students providing important news, updates and opportunities.

Integrity and Research Ethics - Scholarly Essentials
A collection of resources and advice on ethical standards, guidelines, policies and practices for all graduate students.

Graduate student clubs and societies
A list of current clubs and societies ratified by the GSU open to all graduate students.

Services & Support

Virtual Service Desk
The virtual service desk is available seven (7) days a week for newly admitted graduate students or currently registered graduate students.

Writing support for graduate students
Memorial’s Writing Centre offers online services and resources for graduate students.

Thesis Writing Group
Regular online writing groups are offered for graduate students writing their theses, major research papers, project reports or term papers.

Technical Services
Design, prototyping, fabrication, repair and maintenance of research apparatus, including machining, welding, glassblowing, model fabrication, refrigeration equipment, microscopes, 3D printing and scientific electronics.

Counselling Services for Graduate Students
The Student Wellness and Counselling Centre provides counseling supports specifically for graduate students.

Family Program
Memorial’s Family Advisor provides individual and group advising and programming for graduate students with a spouse and/or children.