GSLI June Newsletter

There is plenty of information, events and workshops for grad students in the new Graduate Student Learning Initiative GSLI Newsletter.  

Johnston Hall at night with UofG written in sparklers

2018 Graduate Photo Competition


The Office of Graduate Studies is excited to announce the return of the Graduate Photo Competition. Enter for your chance to win one of three $500 prizes (1st Place) or one of three $200 prizes (2nd place). Winning photos may appear in the future Graduate Studies View Book, or in other print/online publications from OGS.

This year we want to showcase how Grad Studies at UofG improves life. Enter your images under one of these three categories:

GSLI May/June Newsletter

Check out the latest issue of the Graduate Student Learning Initiative (GSLI) Newsletter for May/June.

Kate, Lisa, Brianne

U of G Grad Students Sweep AAFC Competition

The University of Guelph was well represented at the 2018 Annual Canadian Agri-Food Policy Conference, where three University of Guelph graduate students placed in the top three for the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Agricultural Policy Briefing Note contest.

Sweeping the competition was Kate Jones (MSc FARE) placing first; Lisa Wong (MSc FARE) placing second; and Brianne Chan (MSc FARE) placing third.

Rachana Devkota

U of G PhD Student Awarded Prestigious Award

Congratulations Rachana Devkota, PhD student in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD), on winning a prestigious award from Canada's premier global development research agency: the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The David and Ruth Hopper and Ramesh and Pilar Bhatia Canada Fellowship Recipient is awarded to the top female candidate from among the IDRC Doctoral Research Awardees for 2017.

Upcoming February Deadlines - Graduate Scholarships

Reminder of upcoming graduate scholarships with February deadlines:


Mackenzie King Open & Travelling Scholarships - Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

There are two types of Mackenzie King Scholarships: the "Open" Scholarship and the "Travelling" Scholarship. Both were established to support graduates of Canadian universities who are pursuing graduate studies.

CITI Program Courses

University of Guelph is a member of Network of Networks (N2). Through this membership, the University of Guelph has gained free access to the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), an online education program.

Select CITI Canada courses are available free of charge to all members of the University community with a valid University of Guelph email account, including faculty, students and staff. Course completion is documented by a completion certificate.

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