Graduate Life Myths and Reality


Are you interested in graduate studies and do not know how to get there? Did you hear so much misinformation, and you are confused about it? You are currently a graduate student, and it is overwhelming for you? No worries, IEEE ETS Student Branch is here to help you out!

We present our online webinar entitled 'Graduate life: Myths and realities' that will bring answers to all your questions. You are invited to join us from wherever you are, on August 26th, from 10 am to 13:30 pm. 

  Date and Time




  • Date: 26 Aug 2020
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 01:30 PM
  • All times are EST
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  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Canada

  • Starts 19 August 2020 01:09 PM
  • Ends 26 August 2020 01:00 PM
  • All times are EST
  • No Admission Charge





10:00 – 10:05

Presentation of IEEE ETS Student Branch

Christian Miranda
IEEE ETS chair

10:05 – 10:25

1. How to apply for a graduate position?

Sadia Khaf

IEEE ETS vice-chair

10:25 – 12:00

2. How to succeed in your graduate studies?


2.1. How to approach your course?

Imene Romdhane

IEEE ETS secretary

2.2. How to start your first paper?

Prasun Lala

SARA ETS Director

2.3. How to manage stress? (in French)

Mrs. Francine Brochu

Conseillère en aide et soutien à l'apprentissage

2.4. Experience from a post-graduate student?

Round Table :

Ruben Lopez

Postdoc fellow at McGill University

Sahabul Alam

Postdoc fellow at Carleton University


12:00 – 12:20



12:20 – 12:45

3. How to access material and financial resources?


3.1. How to obtain scholarships?

Christian Miranda
IEEE ETS chair

3.2. How to access IT resources?

Jorge Ramos

IEEE ETS Treasurer

12:45 – 13:05

4. How to get a job after graduation?

Round Table :

Sahabul Alam

Postdoc fellow at Carleton University

Bassant Selim

Data Scientist


13:05 – 13:30

5. Discussion Panel (Q&A)

Prasun Lala

SARA Director

If you are interested please fill the registration form.
Don’t miss out on our event and come join us on 26th August 2020 at 10 AM with your full energy. This event has been prepared by students for students.