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Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE)

About EDGE

The Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE) is a comprehensive collection of professional development programs and services that help provide students with the complementary skills required to be successful in their lives after graduate school. Workshops and resources are offered on topics from communication, leadership and intercultural awareness to teaching skills, career development and research skills. Find out more about EDGE and its background here.

For more details on the workshops offered and to register, check out the events listed below!

Events and Resources

Upcoming Events
Ongoing Resources:

Upcoming Events

Connector NL: Graduate Student Networking Initiative
The Connector Program, St. John's Board of Trade
Business mixers and “Gen YYT” networking events offered via this program will help graduate students grow their professional network by connecting them directly with business owners and operators, managers, civil servants and community leaders in Newfoundland. Free attendance is limited to 10 graduate students. Register early!
Next event: Thursday, August 23, 3 – 5 pm @ Jack Astor’s
Register: email
More info:

How to Write a Professional CV – Webinar
It’s important to know the difference between a CV and a resume. A CV is required for academic employment, but it is also useful for other opportunities (such as consulting and research) as well as applying for awards and scholarships. This webinar identifies critical components of a CV and offers tips on presentation and style.
Friday, August 24, 1 – 1:45 pm NST
Click here to register

Thesis Writing Retreat
This retreat is designed to help graduate students make significant progress on or complete their theses. It offers a dedicated time and space free from distractions to help students write and provides them with a supportive and interdisciplinary intellectual community. Writing staff will be available throughout the day to address specific questions.
Monday, August 27  - Friday, August 31, 9 am - 4:30 pm
Science Building, The Writing Centre, SN 2053
Register: email with your name, student number, degree program, and a brief description outlining your current writing stage and the reason you would like to participate by August 10.
Click here for more information

Ongoing Resources

Resume and Cover Letter Drop-In Clinic
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12 – 2 pm
UC-4002, University Centre
12 - 2 pm, QEII Library
Click here for more information

Study Skills Clinic
10 – 11:50 am
Counselling Centre, UC-5000, University Centre
Click here for more information 

1ON1 Tutoring
Tutoring provided for general computing, Microsoft Office, Digital Media editing and Assistive Technology.
Click here for more information

Thesis Hacks from the Commons
Recordings and handbook
Click here for more information

Library Research Assistance
Location: QE II Library
Click here to book an appointment  


School of Graduate Studies

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000