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3MT - Three Minute Thesis Competition
3MT is a research communication competition where graduate students have 3 minutes or less to present their research and its impact to a panel of non-specialist judges and peers.
Advanced Teaching Program (ATP)
The Advanced Teaching Program (ATP) is a hands-on, 20 hr (6 half day) seminar specifically designed for advanced graduate students who would like to develop the practical skills necessary to teach their own courses.
Communication in the Canadian Classroom
Effective communication is an essential element of good teaching and learning, good research, and success in a university environment. Join us for a 12-hour seminar series, and learn to communicate with greater confidence in the Canadian academic environment.
Continuing Studies Language Courses: Grammar
This course will improve your understanding of grammar and how it can be employed to write and communicate clearly.
Graduate Career Day
This event provides graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with the opportunity to gain valuable information about landing both academic and non-academic positions and will be comprised of a series of workshops on networking to a non-academic position, preparing for academic and non-academic interviews, negotiating first faculty contracts, and alumni panel discussions.
Graduate Student Orientation
SGPS's Graduate Student Orientation is a great opportunity to meet new students and important contacts on campus, in addition to learning about various Western services to help make your graduate experience a memorable one.
Graduate Studies 9500: Theory And Practice Of University Teaching
A 10-week graduate course that introduces students to the theory and practice of university teaching and includes four micro-teaching sessions and preparation of a teaching portfolio.
Graduate Writing Day
A half-day event to address specific graduate writing concerns and an opportunity to learn about best practices from faculty.
Graduate Writing Support Group
A support group for graduate students.
GradWrite: Graduate Writing Workshops
Writing lectures on a variety of topics aimed at helping you gain confidence and success in writing graduate level papers are offered throughout the year.
Group Career Counselling - Just for International Students!
Small group sessions for 15 international graduate and undergraduate students close to graduation. Receive help and guidance from a Career Counsellor and other international students in finding and keeping employment in Canada.
ITA Day: International Graduate Student Conference on Teaching
International TA Day is a half-day introduction to teaching resources and programs for international graduate students preparing to teach in Canada.
Managing Anxiety and Stress
This group is designed to facilitate coping with academic and personal stress. Discussion topics will include effective coping, building a coping repertoire, time management, and self-care.
Post-doctoral Leadership Training and Career Support
Preparing for Non-Academic Employment
Preparing for Non-Academic Employment is a one week program for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars, offered in collaboration with the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Student Success Center.
Professional Certificate in Leadership
This first level of leadership development consists of seven courses designed to present fundamental knowledge that will help new and experienced leaders understand their role and the potential they have to positively influence others.
Put It Into Practice
This conference exposes current and prospective graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to the abundance of opportunity that exists for getting involved in local and global communities.
Reading Strategies for Graduate Students
A 90 minute workshop to help graduate students strengthen their academic reading skills.
Scholars to Leaders Club
The Club offers a unique opportunity to bring scholars together with academic and private-sector professionals who are specifically skilled in mentoring candidates through the preparation of applications to internationally renowned scholarship programs such as the Rhodes Scholarships, the Fulbright Scholarships, the Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, and Canada’s own Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships.
TA Day: Graduate Student Conference On Teaching
TA Day is a one-day conference that introduces new graduate students to teaching at Western and helps them prepare for their role as teaching assistants.
Teaching Assistant Training Program
The Teaching Assistant Training Program is a hands-on, two-and-a-half- day session taught by current Teaching Assistants (TAs) and designed for new TAs embarking on their teaching careers.
Teaching in the Canadian Classroom
Effective teaching is an essential element of being an international teaching assistant and the cornerstone of presentations for all graduate students. Join us for a 20-hour seminar series, and learn to teach and present with greater confidence in the Canadian classroom.
Teaching Portfolio Consultation
Individual coaching and consultation is available for graduate students preparing their teaching portfolios for the Western Certificate in University Teaching and Learning or for those who are putting together teaching portfolios for use in applications for faculty positions.
The Language of Advanced Discussions
This 20 hour workshop is designed for international and new resident graduate students who are already highly effective communicators in English and who would like to enhance their academic, interpersonal, and professional communication skills further.
The Language of Difficult Conversations
This 12 hour workshop will help international graduate students develop the interpersonal and linguistic skills required to engage in difficult discussions in and out of the classroom.
The Teaching Mentor Program For Graduate Students
The Teaching Mentor Program for Graduate Students is a unique opportunity for graduate students to be observed in their personal teaching environment and to receive valuable feedback from peers.
Time Management for Graduate Students
A 90 minute workshop to help graduate students strengthen their time management skills.
Transitionaing to Graduate School
A 90 minute workshop to help students with the transition to graduate school.
Western Certificate in Academic and Professional Communication
This Certificate is designed to enhance the academic and professional communication skills of international graduate students in order to help them make a successful transition to Canadian academia and to prepare them for success in international research and professional settings.
Western Certificate In University Teaching And Learning
The goal of the Western Certificate in University Teaching and Learning program is to enhance the teaching skills of graduate teaching assistants and to prepare graduate students for future faculty careers.
Western Research Forum
The Western Research Forum (WRF) is an annual, multidisciplinary conference organized by the SOGS Academic Committee and held at Western University as an opportunity for the dynamic and prodigious graduate students in all disciplines to showcase their innovative research and creative products to their colleagues and other members of the Western community. Students are encouraged to engage in networking and professional development opportunities at the conference.
What to Expect in a Defense and Submitting your Thesis
This workshop outlines what occurs during the thesis examination and details all significant events involved in the process from initial submission to the final submission of the thesis.
Winter Conference On Teaching
Join us for a day of workshops to continue learning about effective teaching and become re-energized for a second term in the classroom.