News and events for graduate students

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News Digest

Recruiting Near-Peer Mentors

The Transforming the Field Education Landscape project is recruiting BSW & MSW students to be part of Canada's first social work Near-Peer mentorship program.  


4th year BSW and MSW Students

Field Research Scholars Needed

The Transforming the Field Education Landscape project is recruiting social work graduate students (MSW/PhD) and postdoctoral scholars who are passionate about research in field education! The Field Research Scholars program is a year-long program whose objectives include: transforming graduates into highly qualified personnel, creating professional development opportunities for emerging social work researchers in field education and fostering a network of mentor relationships and peer collaboration.

To apply send your resume and cover letter with a 100-200 word statement detailing why you're interested in this program


New UCalgary Resource on Anti-Black Racism

The University of Calgary's Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has created a great new website: Taking Action Against Anti-Black Racism. The new site includes important information including:

  • Black Albertans You Should Know;
  • Books by & on Black Canadians; 
  • films about Black experience;
  • statistical profiles; and,
  • How to get involved.

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Student News

Recent social work grad wins national essay competition

Jacky Liu wins Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada essay competition based on his thesis showing the benefits newcomers receive from volunteering...

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Class of 2020: COVID-19 couldn’t shake social work grad’s determination to make a difference

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Class of 2020: While the world was shutting down, social work grad was opening possibilities

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Two social work students among TEDxYYC 2020 featured speakers

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Funding & Research, International and Employment Opportunities

Funding & Research Opportunities

Funding & Research Opportunities

International Opportunities

International Opportunities

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