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Submitted by courtney.collins on Tue, 07/21/2015 - 3:17pm

SURE Events & Training

PLEASE NOTE: All summer students are strongly encouraged to participate in all SURE hosted events and to discuss additional training options with their supervisor in order to ensure they are adequately prepared to begin their summer research.

*To register for these events, please indicate your intention to attend on your registration form and email to by Monday April 3, 2017.

May 1, 2017

Welcome Orientation

10:00am to 11:00am

May 5, 2017

SURE Lab Skills Session

8:30am to 4:30pm

May 9, 2017

SURE Library Skills Session

10:00am to 11:00am

August 18, 2017

SURE Research Day

8:00am to 4:00pm

*Please note: to register in these events, please follow the directions provide at each link. Registration for these events is not administered by the UCVM Office of Graduate Education.

For more information please contact:
Courtney Collins
Graduate Education Office Assistant

Additional Training

Safety Training: All summer students are required to have Biosafety and WHMIS Training PRIOR to starting any lab work. Courses are available in late April for current UofC students and early May for all summer students who are not enrolled at the UofC. For more health and safety training courses offered by the University of Calgary, please visit

Institutional Animal User Training Program: this training is offered by the Animal Health Unit and it is required for all individuals using animals or animal-derived tissues in research or teaching at the University of Calgary.