The Jeopardy of the academy

I came to Ottawa/Gatineau a year ago to do a doctoral program in Religious Studies.  It was a four year program and I was guaranteed both full tuition and support in the form of TAships, predicated on my Summa Cum Laude graduation, just past, and my earlier graduate work in a different field.   But, after…

Advertisement

Relocation from Toronto to Ottawa/Gatineau

Just over a year ago, I took the risk of relocating to Ottawa/Gatineau from Toronto.  And risk it certainly was, although predicated on a bit of good fortune – I had been accepted back into a doctoral program at the University of Ottawa on full scholarship, including tuition and TAships for the duration (the tale…