March 10 2014 | Vol. 1, Issue 24                                       Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: Graduating students

 

King's students graduating this Spring 2014 must apply to graduate by March 15th, 2014. Please sign in to your Western student account at student.uwo.caFull details of Convocation on June 10th can be found on our website.

 

 

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Cheers!


King's Communications Team

 
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National Survey of Student Engagement 
 
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King's Charity Fashion Show
 
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Sign up for dining deals on campus!
 
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King's Grad Ball 

 
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Accounting Information Night at King's
 

Wednesday, March 26, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Vitali Student Lounge  

 

CMA Ontario, CGA Ontario and CPA Ontario (formerly Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario) are unifying, to become one organization, resulting in one new designation, the CPA. 

 

Please join us as Marcie Chase from CMA Ontario hosts an Accounting Information Night at King's to learn more about the new designation, CPA. Pizza and pop will be provided and there will be accounting representatives from local companies on site to answer questions and for networking following the presentation. This information is sure to help you to understand the CPA designation and the steps required to become an accountant in Ontario. Space is limited, so please register in advance! Click here to register for the session.

 

Most of your questions will be answered through the presentation and through the Q&A period that follows, but if you cannot attend, you also have the option to book a 20 minute student meeting for March 26, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Western University, SSC 4303. Click here to book an individual appointment.

 
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King's Residence 
 
King's will be offering Intersession and Summer Session residence accommodation. 

Contact kingsres@uwo.ca for more information. 
 
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 Development Day: Free registration to first 10 students!
 
Friday, May 2nd, King Centre 
 
Development Day is an all day event that will give you the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on topics such as leadership, networking, career & personal development coaching, entrepreneurship and social media strategies. 
 
Free registration* for the first 10 students to register for the event. Please contact Kelly Schaus at kschaus2@uwo.ca or 519-433-3491 x4565. 
 
*Student rate is $50. Click here for more details.
 
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Intent to Register Info Sessions
 
This is your last chance to attend an Intent to Register information session!

Held every Monday in March at 3 p.m. in Dante Lenardon 112 
(March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31)
 
The deadline to submit your Intent to Register is March 31st. 
 
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Intent to Register
 

A. Online Intent to Register (ITR), February 3, 2014 to March 31 2014, 4:00 p.m. All returning King's students must submit an ITR online to declare their degree and module choices for September 2014-15 academic year. To complete an online ITR, log in to your Student Services page. Deadline: March 31, 2014, 4 p.m. Students who plan to graduate this year do not need to complete an ITR.

 

Before you submit: 

  1. Attend Academic Dean's Office and departmental information sessions, as well as sessions by Faculties of Law and Education, Post Grad/Career Counselling and Financial Services (February 3- February 14). The schedule and further information about ITR is posted online, and is available in the Academic Dean's Office and Registrar's Office at King's.
  2. Read the Academic Calendar to understand your program and course requirements.
  3. Gather information about your program. See: Degree Check 101 and Program Checklists
  4. Meet full-time faculty members during their office hours.

When registering for courses be sure to check pre-requisites, co-requisites and, anti-requisites carefully (www.westerncalendar.uwo.ca).

 

B. Paper Intent to Register: Students registering in a second degree, a post-degree module, a concurrent degree, diploma and certificate programs; and students not taking any courses in Fall/Winter 2013-2014 must have their paper ITR forms signed by an Academic Counsellor in the Academic Dean's Office (Dante Lenardon Hall, Room 104).

 

C. Social Work: Students currently enrolled in the BSW program (Year III progressing to Year IV and Extended Study students) must complete an online ITR by March 31, 2014. Students who are applying for admission to the BSW program cannot indicate "Social Work" as a program choice on their ITR. They will submit an online ITR for an alternate/backup degree/module combination, and if admitted to the BSW program, their registration will be changed for them.

 

D. Information for Course Selection for Fall/Winter 2014-2015 (students will register for courses in June & July 2014). Please make sure to check Residency Requirements.

 

E. Course Deletions: You may be removed, without notice, from a course for which you are ineligible to be registered (e.g. lack of pre-requisite, course constraints, or residency regulations).

 

F. Special Assistance: Students who will be unable to access web course registration or contact the Registrar's Office by phone during the summer may submit their course selection to the Registrar's Office at King's before they leave for the summer, or consult the Registrar's Office to make alternate arrangements.

 

Check your Student Centre and UWO e-mail regularly to keep track of your courses and registration status. For questions, please contact Claire Hass in DL104, 519-433-3491 ext. 4406, academic.dean@uwo.ca  
 
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Upcoming Events

 
2013 Tuition Tax Receipts 
Tuition Tax Receipts for 2013 are now available online. Log in and select the T2202A link provided.
 
Intent to Register
Feb. 1st - March 31st
Intent to Register must be completed during this time. For more information, please contact Claire Hass in the Academic Dean's Office. 
 

 

Mindfulness Meditation Student Group 
Feb. 26th - March 19th
Reflection Room, King Centre 
Practice meditation and develop a non-judgmental awareness of what is happening in the present moment to reduce stress and improve concentration. This is a 4 week group session for students only. Please register at csd@kings.uwo.ca
 
 
Learning Skills Workshop: Digital Life & Organization with Doug Mantle
March 11th, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
KC119
Credit towards yourKing's Co-Curricular Record
 
 
Species Rights: The New Paradigm
March 12th, 7 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge
The King's Animal Rights Club presents Harold Brown, founder of Farm King and an advocate for social and environmental justice.
 
 
Knowing the Other: The Basis of Human Rights
March 12th, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty of Law, Rm. 38
A lecture by The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson (Former Governor General of Canada)
 
 
Dr. S. Bangarth - Colloquium
March 13th, 4 p.m.
SSC 5220, Western
'Ann Nisei' and 'Sue Sada': Negotiation Race, Gender, and Family in the Nikkei Press of Canada and the United States. Refreshments served at 3:30 p.m.
 
 
Deadline to nominate Resident or R.A. for Pat O'Brien Memorial Award 
March 14th
Email kingsres@uwo.ca to nominate someone who has made your residence experience great at King's.
 
 
Career Sessions for International Students 
March 19th, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Instruction Room, Cardinal Carter Library 
Click here to register.
 
 
A Whisper in the Ear of the Condemned: Photographing Guatemala after the War
March 19th, 5 p.m.
Conron Hall, UC, Western
A lecture by Jorge Uzon.

 

 

To Catch a Killer: Cold Cases

March 19th, 6 p.m.

Vitali Student Lounge

A lecture by Dr. Michael Arntfield.

 
SSD Accommodations for April 2014 Exams
March 21st 
W157
Last day to meet with a SSD counsellor  to arrange academic accommodation for the April 2014 exam period.
 
 

Backpack 2 Briefcase: The Brand Called You

March 25, 2014 

5-6:30 p.m.

Mustang Lounge East
The event features Derek Kent, BA'92, Canadian Olympic Committee's Chief Marketing Officer. Derek will return to campus to share insights on his career and delve deeply into the Canadian Olympic Team's marketing strategies. The event will showcase creative executions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games campaign '#WeAreWinter', as well as the award-winning 'Give Your Everything' campaign from the London 2012 Olympic Games.
 
 
Application due to study at Dongbei University of Finance & Economics 
March 29th
King's is offering summer study opportunities at Dongbei University of Finance & Economics. Intermediate Microeconomics I and II run from May 5th - June 13th, and Organizational Behaviour is offered from May 19th - June 2nd. Courses are taught in English by King's professors. The deadline to apply is March 29th. For more information contact Linda Weber in King's International.
 
 
OSAP Repayment Presentation 
April 2nd, 3 - 4 p.m.
Vitali Student Lounge 
This is an excellent opportunity to have your questions answered on the repayment process and is being brought to you by the National Student Loan Service Centre. Any and all students are welcome  to attend!
  
 
2nd Annual John Sullivan Memorial Basketball Tournament - NEEDS VOLUNTEERS 
April 12th, 5 - 10 p.m.

Regina Mundi Catholic Secondary School Gym, 5250 Wellington Rd.

Contact sara.ferreira@td.com if you are interested in volunteering. 

 

Considering Catholicity in an Evolving World

April 27th, 2 - 4 p.m.

Kenny Theatre

A lecture by Ilia Delio, OSF, Director and Professor, Catholic Studies Program, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 

 

 

Development Day: Connect. Lead. Grow.
May 2nd
King Centre 
Development Day is an all day event that will give you the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on topics such as leadership, networking, career & personal development coaching, entrepreneurship and social media strategies. Students receive a special student rate of $50. Click here for more info. 
 
 
2014 Canadian Archaeological Association annual meeting
May 14th-18th
This conference is an excellent learning and networking opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines, including anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, geography, geophysics, GIS, etc. Click here for details. For questions, email caa2014aca@gmail.com


Noon Hour Yoga
Every Tuesday
12:15 - 1:15 p.m., 
Reflection Room, King Centre 
Please join us for a hatha yoga class taught by a certified yoga instructor. Comfortable, non-restrictive clothing is recommended. If you have any questions please email Kate.  


Campus Ministry's Catholic Social Teaching
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
W149b
This group provides an opportunity for students to learn more about Catholic social teaching, reflect on how it does, or could, impact their lives both today and in the futures, and build community with like-minded people. All are welcome. Please note there is no meeting on Feb. 24th. There will be one on Feb. 26th.


Critical Reading Tutor Office Hours

Mondays, 1-4 p.m.

Wednesdays, 12-3 p.m. 

Study Room C, Main Floor of Cardinal Carter Library

Conquer your mountain of reading with The Reading Tutor. Drop in or book an appointment at The Write Place. Email bmcquaid@uwo.ca 

 

 

Liturgy Schedule
 
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
Eucharist:
March 11-13, 14, 12 p.m.

Sunday Eucharist: 
10:30 a.m., 'The Chapel' at Windermere on the Mount, 1486 Richmond
5 p.m., Labatt Hall
 

 

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