Workshops for faculty & staff

Every year, GPS and Teaching and Learning Services offers a series of free workshops and panels to help faculty and staff navigate everything from the admissions process to successfully supervising graduate students.  Please check back frequently for updates and links to upcoming sessions. 

2013 Tri-Council Funding webinars

The video presentation for the Tri-Council Funding webinars for 2013 applicants applying to the 2014-15 funding cycle are available for your reference. These user-friendly sessions  are for faculty and staff to help you best advise your students as they undergo the NSERC PhD, SSHRC PhD, and  CGS Mater’s award submissions. These sessions will be followed by presentations geared towards students to help prepare their applications. Please visit our webinar page for a full listing of sessions and to register.  

2014-2015 Schedule

Presentations Registration link Date & Time
Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships Register here

August 28
10 am - noon

Supervisory Alliance Workshop Register here October 16
10 am - noon
Clarifying Expectations in Graduate Supervision Register here February 25
13:00 - 15:00

Please check back later for an updated schedule of 2014-2015 offerings or follow the Teaching @ McGill workshop schedule page.

2013-2014 Schedule

Presentations Registration/archive link Date & Time
Writing Effective Reference Letters for Student Fellowships Minerva August 28
Clarifying Expectations (A pilot development project) Minerva February 25
The Right Start: Building a Healthy Student-Supervisor Relationship Minerva October 25

2012-2013 Schedule

Past presentations Registration/archive link
GPC Information Session Minerva
Writing effective reference letters Minerva
GPC Information Session 2* Minerva for session 2 
GPC Information Session 1* Minerva for session 1
Help, My Supervision (Supervisee?) Is in Trouble Workshop TLS/GPS presentation
Graduate Student Supervision in Biomedical Research Workshop TLS/GPS presentation
Beginning the Supervisory Alliance Workshop Graduate_Supervision_TLS/GPS presentation
Staff and faculty: Natural Sciences & Engineering (NSERC) Staff and faculty: NSERC presentation
Staff and faculty: Health & Medical Sciences (CIHR) Staff and faculty: CIHR presentation
Staff and faculty: Social Sciences & Humanities (SSHRC) Staff and faculty: SSHRC presentation

*Session 1 and 2 are identical but offered at different times. Please only register for one session.


How to register

To register for an upcoming in-person workshop, please sign into Minerva, click on "Registration for GPS Graduate Workshop" and follow the instructions provided on screen. It's as simple as that! 

To register for an upcoming webinar follow the step by step instructions on how to register and attend a webinar

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