Updated: SU Wellness Centre: Strategies for Exam Anxiety

Update:

This group will now run November 22, November 29, and December 6, 2017. Students can also now register online.


Starting Thursday, November 15, 2017, the SU Wellness Centre is offering a 3 session Cognitive Behavioural Therapy based group for exam anxiety. Included in the sessions will be strategies for improving your test performance, inviting relaxation and ways to increase confidence in test writing situations.

Consult the attached poster for more information. To sign up, visit the Wellness Centre reception desk.

F2017 Flyer Exam Anxiety

Funding for Study Abroad

Have you ever thought about studying abroad but were worried about the cost? Are you already planning to study abroad and looking for funding? We are 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 January 1 – March 31, 2018
  • 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.

Applying is easy. The online application as well as detailed instructions here: www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/travelgrant  

Deadline to apply: Friday November 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

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

Studying abroad is easier (and cheaper) than you think. Find the perfect study abroad program for you:  http://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/abroad/find-program

ODEPD: Step Into My World

On October 17, 2017, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Protected Disclosure hosts film director Nicola Di Capua for a screening of his 8-minute documentary which challenges a hearing person to work in a non-hearing world. The director will give a short presentation following the film and take your questions. Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is required. Refer to the poster for more information.

TOM:CSC Info Session

On September 29, 2017, the Calgary chapter of Tikkun Olam Makers – an organization focused on building devices to solve challenges for people (especially students) living with disabilities – is holding an information session.

Consult the poster for additional details.

Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship, deadline August 31, 2017

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 2016, two awards totalling $10,000 were provided, but number and value of awards may vary.

Priority is given to individuals who demonstrate involvement in Deaf and Hard of Hearing organizations, school or community leadership, commitment to and diligence in studies, and likelihood the program of study will lead to employment or further educational opportunities.

Additional information on eligibility and the application process is available on the scholarship website. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2017.

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