GSO is an important event to learn everything from your rights as a student to how to best take advantage of the opportunities around you.
This year GSO activities will take place throughout the month of September. Please see a teaser of the theme of each week below and watch your inbox for more details about the individual activities and other information. Please note all activities will be available for streaming online.
Graduate Teaching Assistant Professional Development Teaching Bootcamp*: Monday August 30 – Friday September 3
Welcome Week: Tuesday, September 7 - Friday September 10
Taking Advantage of The Journey: Monday, September 13 - Friday September 17
Resources to Help You Get Ahead: Monday, September 20 - Friday, September 24
Registration opens Tuesday August 10. More info coming soon!
Graduate Teaching Assistant Professional Development Bootcamp
The GTA-PD Teaching Bootcamp will provide training and support for graduate students entering Teaching Assistantships in the Fall 2021 semester. A combination of online modules, daily live Zoom sessions (2:00pm-3:30pm), and group discussions will be delivered over 5 days. Please register for all 5 events. Visit the Events & Workshop calendar to register.
Topics covered will include:
Aug. 30: Building community and engagement
Aug. 31: Teaching as a Professional Responsibility
Sept. 1: Facilitating Learning
Sept. 2: Feedback and assessments
Sept. 3: Diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom
There will also be some focus on tech tools, tips, and tricks
July Town Hall
Thursday, July 8
The School of Graduate Studies, Graduate Students’ Association and the International Centre discuss important updates to the University of Lethbridge’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it relates to graduate studies.