SOGS Update, the official monthly electronic newsletter from SOGS, keeps you up to date on issues and events affecting graduate students at Western University.
IN THE MAY ISSUE OF SOGS UPDATE:
SUMMER TERM DEADLINES:
- Health Plan Opt-In/Out:
- Deadline is May 31, 2018. Full-time students can submit online. Part-time students are required to submit forms along with payment to the SOGS office. [sogs.ca/member-services/health-dental-coverage/]
- Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF) & Out of Province/Country (OOP) Bursaries
- Deadline is May 31, 2018. Full-Time Students can apply online at grad.uwo.ca/student/index.cfm. More info on these bursaries at sogs.ca/member-services/financial-support/#bursaries
- Child, Travel and Placement Subsidies
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Breezing Through Graduate School @ UCC 147 A & B, May 3, 1 PM
- SOGS LGBTQIA+ Board Games and Jazz Night @ The Grad Club, May 9, 6:30 PM
- UniQ SupporT – LGBTQIA2S+ support for Graduate Students, May 10 – June 14, 9-11 AM.
- Stitch ‘N Bitch @ The Grad Club, May 14, 7 PM
- Mindfulness for Graduate Students, May 15 – June 26, check event for specific times
- SOGS LGBTQIA+ Discussion Group @ SOGS Office MC 8, May 16, 2PM
- Board Game Night – Summer Orientation Edition @ The Grad Club, May 16, 7 PM
- SOGS-IGSIC Summer Orientation – Global Cafe @ IGAB Atrium, May 17, 3-5 PM
- Yoga on UC Hill, May 22, 7 PM
- SOGS LGBTQIA+ Pride Social event @ The Grad Club, May 30, 6:30 PM (more details to come)
- Call for SOGS committee members & volunteers
- SOGS Services
CAMPUS & COMMUNITY EVENTS
- Call for Applications for the Africa Institute Graduate Student Research Fund – Receive up to a maximum of $2,000 CAD
- Western University’s smoking policy is changing
- Rise and shine with a Grad Club breakfast for only $5!
- Want to visit new places, learn about new cultures and gain valuable global experience today’s employers are seeking? Western’s international exchange program is still accepting applications for Winter 2019. Make the world your classroom.
SOGS TRIVIA & CONTESTS
- SOGS trivia contest winners
- Juweiriya Ahmed
- Khadija Ahmed
- Natalie Hon Man Au
- Trivia question for May:
- What SOGS group is hosting three events this month and what are the events?
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