Advising Network Announcements

PhD Studentships for Study in the UK and Australia

10 new generous, fully funded PhD Studentships for study in the UK and Australia

The University of Exeter and the University of Queensland are proud to announce 10 new generous, fully funded PhD studentships that will allow successful students to graduate with a joint PhD from the two institutions.

Universal Design Course Has Open Seats

The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute is offering a new undergraduate universal design class in Fall 2017 for students from any discipline. HDI 350: Universal Design is an interdisciplinary course providing students with an opportunity to learn about the foundations and principles of universal design. 

 

Updated University Senate Rules

Good morning, everyone. The University Senate Rules (SRs) have been updated through August 2017 and are available at http://www.uky.edu/universitysenate/rules-regulations.  

At the link above you can find the SRs in Word, in track changes and with changes accepted, as well as in PDF. Please note that the Word version with changes incorporated is the official version of the SRs.

Attached here is a synopsis of the changes to the USR from August 2016 through August 2017.

Save the Date! Nov 9 & 10 MOSAIIC "Who sez...? Know Your Rights!"

Save the date for the MOSAIIC: November 9 & 10. A time for candid and sustained dialogs on diversity and inclusion across higher education institutions in the Bluegrass area, this is a conference that is organized and funded by the Central Kentucky Diversity Consortium every year. This year we are hosting the conference here at UK - registration is required but it will be a free event.

College of Engineering Center for Student Success now open in FPAT

The College of Engineering's student services offices have moved! The James and Gay Hardymon Center for Student Success is located on the 3rd floor of the F. Paul Anderson Tower (FPAT). The offices in the new Center for Student Success include: engineering career development, the freshman advising center, student records, and the office of the Associate Dean.

If you have students that wish to change their major to engineering, please send them to 355-R or 355-S FPAT.

Fall 2017 MyUK GPS Training/Open lab dates

The dates and times for all Fall 2017 MyUK GPS training sessions are listed below.
All sessions will take place in 625 Nursing Building and all must pre-register at least 48 hours prior to the date of the training. All end users must go through a training session to be granted access.

September - 14 from 3-4:30pm
http://events.eventzilla.net/e/new-degree-planning-and-course-registrati...

Updated Composition and Communication Requirement Chart

We have updated the UK Core Composition and Communication requirement chart to include a few new equivalency types that we are seeing (specifically the Cambridge Advanced Level Examinations). 

Please let me know if there are any questions!

 

Thank you,

Sara Price

PAS 120 Fall 2017 - Open Seats

If you have a pre-PA student (or someone who may consider pre-PA) who has not yet taken PAS 120 (PA as a Career), David Fahringer, Associate Director and Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, offers two sections of a one credit seminar for students to get connected with practicing PA-Cs from a variety of specialty areas in UKHealthCare and Prof. Fahringer has been practicing since 1988 himself.

EAP Update

Greetings,

Please read below regarding important updates about the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program, placement testing, and course registration for international undergraduate students. Many thanks for helping ensure that our international students get the high level of support they need to succeed at UK.

Transportation Services to Offer Saturday Office Hours in August

In order to best serve the needs of the student population, University of Kentucky Transportation Services will offer special Saturday office hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, Saturday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 26 to accommodate students who wish to obtain a bicycle permit, purchase a motor vehicle parking permit or ask questions.

The Transportation Services office is located in the Press Avenue Garage (PS #6), found at 721 Press Avenue.

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