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August 2018

Global Grads Academic Year Kick-Off!

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Carolina Union Art Gallery, 209 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Thursday, August 23rd from 5-6:30 pm, Carolina Union Art Gallery, 209 South Rd            REGISTER HERE Join us for an informal social as we kick off the Global Grads Initiative for the academic year! We're bringing together our new and current international graduate students for an evening of community building and networking (and some good food!). A brief welcome will take place at 5:30 p.m.

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CGSF: World Cafe- August First-Gen Friday

August 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join us for the first First-Gen Friday of the year! A UNC World Café, an afternoon of yummy appetizers and good conversations with other first-generation grad students. First-Gen Fridays are a monthly social event for first-generation graduate students at UNC. Come out to enjoy the company of your first-gen peers from across the university, while enjoying free appetizers. This is a great chance to meet new people, share wisdom and advice as first-gen students, and unwind from the daily stresses…

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QGAPS Welcome (Back) Reception

August 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Welcome (back), Queer Graduate and Professional Students (QGAPS)! Queer QGAPS is a collaborative initiative of The Graduate School's Program for Diversity and Student Success and the LGBTQ Center. This event is the first event of the semester. Come learn more about the exciting happenings for the upcoming academic year, meet new friends or reconnect with old ones. Dinner will be provided.  Please register here by Monday, August 27 so we can make sure there is enough food for everyone!

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Global Grads Information Sessions: Academic Success – Lunch and Learn

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Global Grads: Academic Success – Lunch and Learn            REGISTER HERE Friday, August 31st from 12-1:30pm at the Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave What do I need to know about the American culture and expectations in the classroom and research settings at UNC?  This session will include an overview of the Academic and Professional Development workshops and the PITAP (Preparing International Teaching Assistants Program) course.  Staff from the Writing Center (for ESL Courses/Groups) and University Library Resources will…

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September 2018

Global Grads: Finding Funding Workshop for International Graduate Students

September 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Health Sciences Library, Rm 307, 335 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Please join us for this interactive workshop led by Graduate Funding Information Center staff who cover resources for finding and applying for funding.  This workshop is designed specifically for our international graduate students since funding sources are often limited.  Possible funding needs include tuition, travel grants, dissertation research, master’s paper research, stipends, or other costs associated with completing a doctoral or master’s degree. For more information about topics covered, view our workshops page.   Now is an excellent time to…

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Global Grads Information Sessions: Wellness – Lunch and Learn

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Global Grads: Wellness – Lunch and Learn               REGISTER HERE Friday, September 7th from 12-1:30pm at the Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave How do I manage stress and cultural acclimation issues as I begin my graduate education career at UNC?  Staff from the Carolina Student Wellness Center and Thrive Campus Health Services will join us to share information on all the services they offer to our graduate students.  This is also an opportunity to check in with you…

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Global Grads: Finding Funding Workshop for International Graduate Students

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Rm 307, 335 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Please join us for this interactive workshop led by Graduate Funding Information Center staff who cover resources for finding and applying for funding.  This workshop is designed specifically for our international graduate students since funding sources are often limited.  Possible funding needs include tuition, travel grants, dissertation research, master’s paper research, stipends, or other costs associated with completing a doctoral or master’s degree. For more information about topics covered, view our workshops page.   Now is an excellent time to…

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Global Grads Lunch & Learn: Networking & Interviewing Skills

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This Global Grads workshop focuses on support for international graduate and professional students. In this session, participants will learn: how to network and build your connections about the types of interviews (phone, in-person, Skype) and how to prepare what are employers really asking how to use the STAR method to frame answers cultural expectations for the job search in the US Please REGISTER by Tuesday, September 11th to reserve your seat! (Please note--This workshop is a repeat of the workshops…

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Global Grads Information Sessions: Fostering Resilience Through Community

September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Global Grads: Fostering Resilience Through Community     REGISTER HERE Monday, September 17th from 3:30-5pm at the Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave As a Global Grad, coming to UNC to pursue your graduate studies already proves you have a tremendous amount of resilience.  But, how do you foster that resiliency when, at times, you feel alone or homesick, or have had difficulty navigating the American culture?  How, and to whom, do you to reach out and ask for help? …

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October 2018

CWC: Financial Essentials with Fidelity and CESI

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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12pm-1:30pm Hitchcock Multipurpose Room Sonja Haynes Stone Center   UNC Chapel Hill is offering a lunch and learn series of educational workshops through the Carolina Women’s Center. Please plan to attend the following, where you'll learn strategies and tips to help you manage your financial future with confidence. Register Here! Feel more confident about your finances! Join the Carolina Women's Center, Fidelity Investments, and CESI for 4-week series that covers how to take control of your finances, plan for retirement,…

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