Strategies for Exam Anxiety Group

The Wellness Centre is running a Strategies for Exam Anxiety group beginning March 28, 2018.

Who is this group for?

If you are experiencing anxiety and fear and it’s impacting your test performance, this group is for you.

What happens in this group?

The Strategies for Exam Anxiety Group looks at your thinking, emotions and test performance to understand how they are connected. You will be introduced to ideas from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help reduce your anxiety and improve your test performance. Included in the sessions will be strategies for improving your test performance, inviting relaxation and ways to increase confidence in test writing situations.

Group sessions run weekly. We recommend that participants complete all three sessions with their group. 

Dates: Wednesdays, March 28-April 11, 2018
Time: 2-3:30pm
Location: Wellness Centre Classrom (MSC 370).

Registration is available online or through staff at the Wellness Centre.

 

Company Connector Event with Canadian Property Stars

Prospect Human Services is hosting a Company Connector (Hiring Event) with Canadian Property Stars on March 22, 2018.

  • Date: March 22, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm to 4 pm (1 hour presentation & 1 hour interviews to follow)
  • Location: Prospect Human Services (915 33 St. NE, Calgary)
  • Parking/Transportation: Available anywhere around the building (free)/accessible via Calgary Transit

What to bring to the event:

  • Resume
  • Government ID to complete the application
  • Enthusiasm!

Dress professionally & be ready to interview right after the presentation.

Ideal candidate will be:

  • Physically fit, capable of labour work
  • Likes to work outside
  • Confident English speaker
  • Friendly with strong interpersonal skills
  • Directly interacting with customers and prospects
  • Handling money, making change
  • Competitive, motivated by bonuses

Additional information:

  • No experience is required, but having worked outdoors before is an asset
  • Required to be working on feet for the entire shift
  • No driving license required
  • Criminal record check not required
  • Safety equipment on the job: sturdy, closed-toed shoes and clothing suitable for all weather conditions
  • Season: April – October
  • Shuttles are provided for staff to transit them to/from work

What Canadian Property Stars provides its staff:

  • Steady pay
  • Training provided including:
  • Company Health & Safety Policies
  • WHMIS
  • Equipment training
  • General Job training

Part-Time and Full-Time positions with flexible scheduling are available.

Please RSVP with Tatiana Reynolds at Tatiana.reynolds@prospectnow.ca or call/text (403) 815-0594.

The Worx Open House

The Worx is an innovative Career and Employment Service developed by Prospect Human Services to increase career and employment opportunities for job seekers with disabilities.

On Friday, March 16 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, The Worx is having an OPEN HOUSE at its new downtown location!

Come down and check out the accessible services, assistive technology demonstrations, food, refreshments and more!

Location: #130, 910 7 Avenue SW

RSVPinfo@theworx.org or 403.237.5108

Mental Health Alliance Steering Committee Application

The University of Calgary Mental Health Alliance was founded in 2015 by the Mental Health Awareness Club and Distress Centre on Campus Club. Now, the Alliance has close to 20 member organizations and is supported by the Students’ Union, SU Wellness Centre, and Campus Mental Health Strategy. The mandate of the alliance is to improve communication among on-campus groups interested in mental health, foster opportunities for collaboration on mental health initiatives, and advocate for campus-wide mental health awareness using its wide reach and unified voice.

The Mental Health Alliance is seeking a Chair, Communications Coordinator and External Coordinator for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year.

Consult the application form for more information. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 9, 2018.

International Study Travel Grant

Have you ever thought about studying abroad but were worried about the cost? Are you already planning to study abroad and looking for funding? University of Calgary International is pleased to announce that the International Study Travel Grant competition is now open!

The eligibility requirements are simple:

  • You must be a University of Calgary degree-seeking student, participating in a University of Calgary study abroad program, earning at least 1 course (3 units) of academic credit.
  • Your study abroad program must commence between April 1, 2018  – March 31, 2019
  • You need a minimum 2.80 GPA over your last 8 courses
  • You cannot have previously received funding through the International Studentship or International Study Travel Grant competitions.

The online application as well as detailed instructions can be found here: www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/travelgrant

Deadline to apply: Sunday March 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM.

For details on this and many other potential sources of funding:  http://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/funding

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