The 2014 Senate Review of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) recommended that the structure of Faculty Council be changed. Following discussions and consultation with Faculty Council and the broader community, a revised structure and Terms of Reference (TOR) for council and its sub-committees (see hyperlink for new structure) was approved by FGS Faculty Council and the Senate Planning and Governance Committee in spring 2018.
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program is designed to support world-class students pursuing doctoral degrees at Canadian institutions. The scholarship awards $50,000 per year for three years. The program is open to both Canadian and international students. Students must be nominated by the Canadian institution at which they plan to study.
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program (NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC) has been announced for the fall 2018 competition. In order to facilitate the university review process, the deadline for submission of completed applications (including reference letters) to the Faculty of Graduate Studies is 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 1st.
FGS is seeking nominations for the position of Chair of FGS Faculty Council. The Chair of Faculty Council provides oversight over the business of Faculty Council, chairs Faculty Council meetings, and sets the agenda for Faculty Council in consultation with the Dean and the Associate Dean(s).
To provide a more accurate conversion of Chinese grades FGS has been using the Chinese Government’s Project 985 top 39 universities. The national government of China did a major revision, and the 985 have been rolled into the "Double First Class University Plan".
Global Affairs Canada, in collaboration with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), is pleased to announce the third edition of the International Policy Ideas Challenge, designed to identify concrete innovative solutions to emerging international policy challenges faced by Canada.
Are you finding it a challenge to start a graduate writing project? Or finish one? Are you working on a paper for publication or perhaps you’re contemplating that first chapter of your dissertation or thesis? Whatever the situation, we thought that you might like a few days dedicated to writing in a supportive environment.