New funding website
Early last week, Brock University launched a new website that houses funding opportunities for staff and faculty to access. These opportunities are intended to provide individuals with funding that is relevant to their field of work. The range of options is quite vast, including funding for research, international activity, industry partnerships and general university operations. The site is user-friendly, with an easy-to-use search engine that narrows down the options by subject, type of sponsor or area of focus. Visit the site at brocku.ca/funding-sources to start finding these opportunities now.
UNICEF Brock to host Valentine’s Day event
UNICEF Brock is hosting their third annual Valentine’s Day Roses event on Feb. 12 and 13 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. All funds that are raised from this event will be going towards supporting causes for which that UNICEF is advocating. Students are free to choose between 750 unique roses of various colours, priced at $3 each. The location of this vendor is still being determined, so make sure to follow this student-run club on Twitter @UNICEFBrock and like them on Facebook at facebook.com/unicefbrock.
Gateway Suites residence
Applications for Gateway Suites are now open and can be accessed through students’ my.brocku.ca portal. This 86-bed residence, located on the east side of campus in front of Quarry View residence, is reserved for upper-year (second-year and above) and graduate students. Students are able to choose between an eight or 12-month lease and rent will be due on a monthly basis. Applying as an individual or within a group of three or four is accepted. More information can be found at brocku.ca/residence/buildings/b_desc/gateway-residence
Brock Alternative Reading Week Niagara
Are you staying local next week? Student Life and Community Experience (SLCE) is hosting Brock Alternative Reading Week Niagara, providing students with volunteer opportunities across the region. Volunteer as an individual or with a group of friends and get involved with community partners such as Learning Disabilities of Niagara, Start Me up Niagara, the Humane Society, Heartland Forest and John Howard Society/Job Gym. Students can choose to volunteer for 9:00 a.m. shifts from Feb. 18 to Feb. 20, or on Feb. 21 at 3:00 p.m. Volunteer hours can be credited towards students’ Campus Wide Co-Curriculum Progress transcript. For more information, visit experiencebu.brocku.ca/organization/studentlife/calendar/details/28628
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