UFlourish Week 2015

UFlourish Week is an initiative from Oct. 5 – 9 aimed at building positive mental health at the University of Calgary. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in various activities throughout the week including a wellness fair, mental health trivia night, wellness workshops, yoga and much more.

Learn more by visiting the UFlourish website.

Career Development Program

The Career Development Program will help you develop all the skills you need to effectively plan your career and succeed in your job search, during university and beyond.  This program is a valuable addition to your resume to demonstrate the work you have done to enhance your leadership, professional skills and career opportunities.

Learn more about yourself and identify career aspirations, build valuable employment skills and make yourself more marketable to employers.

Completion of 20 hours (minimum) complies with Co-Curricular Record requirements. Some of the highlights of the Career Development Program include:

Cost:  Free

  • Career Planning & Goal Setting
  • Personal Awareness, StrengthsQuest & Self-Assessment
  • Identifying Skills & Building Competencies
  • Exploring Career Options for your Degree
  • Resumes for Results
  • Job Search/Networking
  • LinkedIn, Social Media & Your Job Search
  • Interview Strategies
  • Employer & Speaker Events

TO REGISTER, send an email to cdc@ucalgary.ca with your name and student ID, expressing your interest.  Registration closes on Monday, October 5.

Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship

The Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship is awarded each year to a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person who will attend an academic or training program at a qualified institution.

In order to meet the criteria for an award, applicants must :

  • Be Deaf or Hard of Hearing (the extent of hearing loss must be significant).
  • Be permanent residents or citizens of Canada.
  • Be residents of Alberta.
  • Be pursuing an academic or training program at a qualified post-secondary or vocational school in Alberta. Alternatively the educational institution could be outside Alberta if it specializes in programming for Deaf or Hard of Hearing students (more detail below).
  • Demonstrate financial need.

In 2014, one award of $2,500 was provided, but number and value of awards may vary. The deadline to apply is October 30, 2015. 

Visit the scholarship website for more information and to apply.