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An Unexpected Opportunity: Shaping Canada’s Changing Cannabis Landscape

Partnerships for Change Seminar

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: October 13 2018 – 1:00PM to 5:00 PM

Where: Room G 201 (G Block)

Registration: https://leadinggreen.com/calgary

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.

To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 8000 students pass their respective exam at a 100% pass rate. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name!

This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career! If you are worried about your busy schedule, fear not, as the course is entirely recorded and you can watch the part that you cannot attend or take the whole course online.

This professional designation never expires and you will never have to retest if you pass now!

Early-Bird Cost: $300 ($200 for full time students)

To register for the class please visit: https://leadinggreen.com/calgary

Please contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions at info@leadinggreen.com

Curious about innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Calgary?

Paid Note Taking Opportunity

Student Accessibility Services is recruiting paid notetakers for the Fall 2018 semester to provide notes in various courses, including MATH, Business, ENGG, EDUC, and the Sciences. A paid notetaker is hired to attend each class, take notes, and provide these notes to the student as soon as possible (suggested turnaround time is 48 hours).
Additional information is available here: https://ucalgary.ca/access/notetakerFAQ
Pay is 16$/hour. Notetakers can choose as many or as few classes as they wish.
For more information on available courses, please send an email to Rob Blake with SAS: rjblake@ucalgary.ca

Sustainable Development Goals Alliance (SDGA) Youth Training Day

Code Design to Win Challenge

We are looking for computer science, engineering, arts, or business students to compete. The virtual challenge dates run from October 6th - 17th. After the virtual challenge, we invite the top 75 students (50 coders and 25 designers) to Waterloo Region in January for the finals weekend. During this weekend, students get to check out the Waterloo Region tech ecosystem, interview with local tech companies and win up to $5000. This is a great opportunity for students to network and interview with our sponsor companies (Google, Sonova, TD Lab, Deloitte, Manulife, ZTR Control Systems, Axonify, Oracle NetSuite, Consensys, and Thalmic Labs). The preliminaries will be held online at UCalgary. Participants can begin the challenge at any point throughout this time period, but once they begin they only have 2 hours to complete the challenge. You can find a video recap from last year's finals and the registration link up on the CDTW page.

Engineering Empowerment Scholarship

Tacuna systems is rewarding $1000 to one female engineering student in either Canada or the USA at the end of each year as part of our Engineering Empowerment Scholarship. The aim is to get female students to think about ideas on how to improve representation for females in STEM subjects.

More details can be found here:


Past Events

Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Advisory Committee

The Honourable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks, is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a Member on the Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Advisory Committee. There are two member positions that need to be filled:

  • One faculty member that conducts training related to municipal water supply and wastewater operations.
  • One municipal government employee in a managerial position (not elected) responsible for potable water supply and/or wastewater system.
Appointments are for a term of up to three years, and Members may be eligible for re-appointments at the end of the term. An individual may serve for up to 10 consecutive years.  

Visit www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunities.cfm to learn more about this opportunity and to apply online. Competition #571. Closing date: July 2, 2018