Explore Education at the Cumming School of Medicine

The department of Physiology & Pharmacology is dedicated to advancing research and education at the Cumming School of Medicine

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Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cumming School of Medicine is home to approximately 200 postdoctoral fellows. Learn more about being a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary.

Discover Opportunities

International Students

Where do I start?

 

International Student Services has Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) and a Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor (RISIA) on staff to assist with student immigration questions. Contact them at: international.advice@ucalgary.ca

Apply for a Study Permit

A Study Permit is issued to students by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and authorizes an individual to study at a designated educational institution in Canada for the duration of the program of study.

How to Apply

Contact HR

You will need to send copies of your study permit, passport and confirmation letter to HR immigration. 

Open a Bank Account

Open a bank account as all stipends and expense reimbursements are received by direct deposit.

Get a UCID

Once HR has received your forms, they will issue you a UCID (University of Calgary ID number). With this, you can apply for an email account and eID by contacting IT at (403) 220-5555.

Tools for Trainees


Student Success Centre

Register for workshops or book an appointment to get the help you need to succeed

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UCalgary Student Wellness Services

Visit the on-campus health and wellness centre for medical and mental health services

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Graduate Awards

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) administers a wide variety of awards for graduate students at the University of Calgary

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Postdoctoral Funding

The University of Calgary has online access to Pivot, a searchable database of research funding opportunities.

Access Pivot

Graduate Students' Assocation

Visit the GSA

Department Funding

The department will now be funding a travel award for postdoctoral scholars.

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Available Trainee Positions

Explore the opportunities to work as a graduate trainee or postdoctoral fellow in our department. 

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Physiology & Pharmacology Trainee Awards

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David Proud Award

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David Severson Award

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J.S Davison Award