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.ca. Full details of Convocation on June 10th can be found on our website.
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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.
King's will be offering Intersession and Summer Session residence accommodation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-433-3491 x4565.
*Student rate is $50. Click here for more details.
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.
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:
- 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.
- Read the Academic Calendar to understand your program and course requirements.
- Gather information about your program. See: Degree Check 101 and Program Checklists.
- 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, email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning Skills Workshop: Digital Life & Organization with Doug Mantle
March 11th, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
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
Email email@example.com 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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in volunteering.
Considering Catholicity in an Evolving World
April 27th, 2 - 4 p.m.
A lecture by Ilia Delio, OSF, Director and Professor, Catholic Studies Program, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
Development Day: Connect. Lead. Grow.
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
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 email@example.com.
Noon Hour Yoga
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
March 11-13, 14, 12 p.m.
10:30 a.m., 'The Chapel' at Windermere on the Mount, 1486 Richmond
5 p.m., Labatt Hall
24/7 Post-Secondary Student Helpline - free & confidential professional counselling service
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