Incoming Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to a uLethbridge graduate program!

We understand you have a lot of questions about beginning your graduate program and we're here to support you every step of the way. 

Next Steps for Graduate Students


Upcoming Events & Information Sessions

Fall Graduate Studies Orientation (GSO)

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

Past Events

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. 

Missed it? View Recording
Questions? Contact your graduate program office

International Graduate Q&A

Monday, June 28

Missed it? Please visit the International Centre's webpage for information for incoming international students and additional weekly drop-in sessions.
Questions? Please contact

Funding Q&A

Thursday, June 24

Missed it? View our Funding Your Graduate Education Webinar
Questions? Fill out our Funding Inquiry Form