Break the Stigma Summit 2018

The 2018 Break the Stigma Summit, hosted by the UCalgary Mental Health Awareness Club, will take place on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm in Cassio A/B, MacEwan Student Centre, University of Calgary.

Join us for our third-annual gathering of students, professionals and community members in an engaging evening of dialogue about mental health. The event will consist of an inspiring keynote address, small group discussions, interactive activities, a prize draw, and many more exciting activities to promote mental health and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness. You will hear directly from individuals with both lived and professional experience dealing with mental illness, learn about on-campus and community resources available for those with mental health concerns and their supporters, and be part of creating a growing on-campus support network for those with mental illness. Free dinner and desserts will be provided!

More information can be found here:

Please register using this form:

W2RAP UP 2018

The Student Success Centre, Libraries & Cultural Resources, and the SU Wellness Centre have partnered to run a program called W2RAP UP from April 3 – 4, 2018.

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. Stress-reduction activities 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 website for a full list of events:


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
  • Equipment training
  • General Job training

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

Please RSVP with Tatiana Reynolds at 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 or 403.237.5108

Mercer Consultants Information Session

Available to students in a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences program.

Mercer Consultants, a Health Care and Human Resource firm, will be on campus on February 13, 2018 for coffee chat appointments.

These 15 minute, one-on-one conversations with a Mercer team member provide an opportunity to:

  • Find out more about the firm and make meaningful connections
  • Learn about exciting internship/co-op opportunities and entry level positions as consulting analysts
  • Gain knowledge that can help you when writing your resume, interviewing, and more

This event will take place at Scurfield Hall room 319 from 9:00am to 1:30pm.

If you are interested in attending, please send your resume and preferred meeting times to Susan Basudde, Career Advisor with the Haskayne School of Business. Susan is willing to talk with you to help you prepare for these chats.  There is an expectation that students should be dressed in semi-business casual wear: dark wash jeans; dress pants; a collared shirt; blouse; sweater; cardigan, blazer; clean runners are fine.

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