The Body Project: Peer Leader Application

Apply to be a Peer Leader for The Body Project!

A Body Project Peer Leader co-facilitates an interactive (activity and discussion based) workshop and plans events to promote the program.  Peer leaders will present The Body Project workshops using a script and activities that have already been developed by The Body Project.  A peer leader is not required to have prior knowledge about body image.

If you would like to be a Peer Leader for The Body Project, please read the position description carefully and fill out the application form.

Application deadline for the winter 2018 semester: Sunday, December 10, 2017

About The Body Project

The Body Project helps women resist cultural pressures to conform to society’s idealized standards of female beauty, and helps them reduce their pursuit of unrealistic bodies. It consists of two, 2-hour sessions facilitated by trained peer leaders who are passionate about promoting body positivity. You can learn more about The Body Project by visiting http://www.bodyprojectcollaborative.com/.

Google Lime Scholarship 2018

Lime Connect is proud to partner with Google to help the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.

The Google Lime Scholarship is an opportunity for current full-time university students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related field to receive $5,000, attend the annual Google Scholars Retreat and be considered for an internship. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, December 10th at 11:59pm PST.

Visit the Google Lime Scholarship page to learn more about this program and how you can apply.

W²RAP UP Fall 2017

The Student Success Centre, Libraries & Cultural Resources, and the SU Wellness Centre have partnered to run a program called W2RAP UP from Nov. 28 – 30, 2017.

This program provides Writing, Wellness, Research, and Academic Support, as well as Peer-Assisted Study Sessions. Through group sessions, you will have an opportunity to receive support for exam-preparation, research, and writing, as well as support for maintaining holistic wellness during the final stretch of the term.  Writing Tutors and Academic Development Specialists will offer one-on-one sessions, and stress-reduction activities such as making stress-balls and receiving free massages will also be offered. This event will provide you with access to services and resources on campus to help you as you wrap up the term!

Consult the full schedule of sessions for more information.

CHHA Scholarships

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is pleased to offer financial assistance to students who live with hearing loss. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you have until March 31, 2018 to apply to any of CHHA’s three scholarships:

Frank Algar Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

The Dr. Charles A. Laszlo Scholarship ($1,000)

Carrell Hearn Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

If you are a post secondary student who lives with hearing loss, you can apply for any of the CHHA Scholarships. To confirm if you meet the criteria to apply, please click on Scholarship program eligibility.

The 2018 scholarship application form is now available online, with a deadline of March 31, 2018 at 3 pm (EST). Please click here to access the application or here for more information on the other scholarships offered by CHHA.

Accessible Housing: Introducing Inclusio

Accessible Housing is a Calgary not-for-profit that serves individuals with limited mobility. They are building a 45-unit home that is fully accessible and affordable for people with disabilities, most of whom are wheelchair users, and who require supports. The home is called Inclusio and it opens in early 2018. The home is beautifully located near the U of C with excellent access to transit.

For additional information and to apply for residency, visit accessiblehousing.ca/inclusio/

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