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/

The Body Project

The Body Project is a program aimed at helping young women feel better about their bodies. All female-identified students are invited to take part in these peer-led sessions that will help you challenge and resist societal pressures to conform to an unrealistic standard of beauty.

To register, visit:

ucalgary.ca/wellnesscentre/thebodyproject

Career Development Program

The Career Development Program offered by Career Services will help build your resume, demonstrate your leadership skills and can open up new and unexpected career opportunities. The whole program takes approximately 20 hours to complete. You work through it at your own pace to submit all modules by April 30 to receive co-curricular credit.

The deadline to register is November 9, 2017.