Update For Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Networking: the Secret Ingredient to Getting Your Next Job
In today’s marketplace, networking is essential for landing your next job.
Come to this workshop where you will learn:
- What Networking Is
- The Do’s and Don’ts
- How LinkedIn fits into networking
- How it can benefit you and others
- How to network for success
Date: Thursday, December 4thth or Thursday, December 11th. Please choose one date
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm (Pizza and pop will be served at 5:30 pm)
Place: CGA-BC Office 1867 West Broadway Avenue Broadway, 2nd floor, Vancouver BC
Seating is limited so register early by emailing email@example.com
Resume Writing Workshop
Attend this interactive workshop to learn the essential components for creating a resume that leaves potential employers with a strong first impression. Please bring your resume.
Date: Monday, November 17th, 2014
Time: 6 pm to 8:30 pm
A complimentary pizza dinner will be served at 5:30 pm.
Place: CGA-BC Office
1867 West Broadway, 2nd floor, Vancouver BC
Space is limited, so register early by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you in need of financial support?
The CGA-BC Educational Foundation provides bursaries to help CGA students in need of financial assistance due to extraordinary social or economic circumstances.
Our upcoming deadline to apply for bursaries is Friday, November 7, 2014.
Learn about your eligibility and the application process here – Bursaries
Basic Tuition Fee for 2014-2015
It is of particular importance for you to maintain your CGA-BC student status on the eve of the merger to the CPA Program, since only Active students who are unable to complete their remaining CGA courses by the end of session 4 2014-2015 will be able to bridge to the CPA Program in accordance with the grandfather clause.
The grandfathering clause is a merger policy put in place to allow CGA students to retain recognition of their degree in the transition to the CPA Program, as well retrain recognition of any courses completed beyond 10 years ago in the transition to the CPA Program.
Students who choose to leave the CGA Program and apply to the CPA Program thereafter will not be recognized under the grandfathering clause, but rather the standard admission requirements of the CPA Program at the time of their application.
If you have any questions regarding your plans for the year ahead, please us at Advising@cga-bc.org.
New CGA-BC Association Office Hours
Please be aware that the CGA-BC Association Office hours have changed, effective July 14, 2014.
The Association office will now be open 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
We look forward to assisting you!
Recent Course Assignment Violations
All CGA students are required to act in compliance with the National Academic Integrity Policy and thus must also be aware of what constitutes a violation and its consequences.
Here are some examples of recent course assignment violations to raise your awareness and aid in your understanding of this important policy.
The economy may have slowed but demand for CGA members and students are still strong. For proof, see the Hot Jobs page updated weekly. If you haven’t already signed up to CGAjobs.org, do so. And don’t forget to post your resumé to the site.
Help Us Keep Tabs on Your Successes
Fellow students, members and Association staff want to hear about your successes in school, at work and in other aspects of your life. Tell us all about it to be featured in Outlook, the all-member and student magazine. Or maybe you know of a student who is too humble to blow their own horn. Let us know of [advising#cga-bc,org]story ideas and students to profile for Sessions, the student newsletter that comes in every issue of Outlook.