3MT Registration Extended - ACT NOW

You can still register for the preliminary heats for ALL divisions.  Please contact Sarah Pickering at by March 16 to request registration.


March 16, 2:30-5 pm Division IV Life Sciences - Bissell Building (Faculty of Information), Room 205

March 21, 2:30-5 pm Divisions I & II Humanities & Social Sciences - Jackman Humanities Building, Ground-floor multi-purpose room

March 23, 2:30-5 pm Division III Physical Sciences - Bissell Building (Faculty of Information), Room 205



Winners of each division will present in the U of T-wide competition on April 10, 6-8 pm.


Winners of the final will compete at the provincial competition at York University on April 19, 2018, 10 am-12 pm.



Registration is open to University of Toronto open to doctoral students who have achieved candidacy (i.e. completed all course requirements) by April 2018.

For more information on the 3-Minute Thesis Competition at the University of Toronto, visit


Watch U of T's own 3MT Ontario winner Richard Kil, win back U of T's top spot at the Ontario 2017 3MT® Provincial.

For more information on the 3-Minute Thesis Competition in Ontario, visit

For more information on the 3-Minute Thesis Competition in Canada, visit  

Grad Meditation

Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Attend these drop-in sessions for graduate students. You'll learn secular mindful meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation, resiliency and focus.

March SGS Wellness Workshops

Just announced: a series of workshops designed to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life in 2018!

March 12, 2018 - Emotion Regulation
March 26, 2018 - Balanced Living  

To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 or contact your intake counsellor/clinician.

2018 Massey College Open House (March 5-20)

Massey College, a graduate students' residential community affiliated with, but independent from, the University of Toronto, opens its doors to prospective Junior Fellows this March.

These Open Houses are a chance for prospective Fellows to answer questions, tour the facilities, and meet one another!

Register for March 5 at 5 pm:

Register for March 17 at 11 am:

Register for March 20 at 5 pm:

Beginning on March 5 at 5pm, an ongoing Virtual Open House is also available:

The application process will start on April 2 and the deadline will be May 7, 2018.

Are you a grad student ready to apply your skills and expertise to pressing development issues?

​Applications are now open for the United Nations Association in Canada's International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP). Gain invaluable work-integrated learning and professional experience through disciplined placements and accelarate your career.

Learn more:

AstroTours Earth Hour Event

​On March 24 at 7pm, enjoy a free lecture by Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar, Companion of the Order of Canada and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and U of T Professor in Earth Sciences.

After the lecture, enjoy planetarium shows and telescope observing from 8 pm to 10 pm!

About the lecture
"Where Captain Nemo Got It Right, and Wrong – Life in the Deep Earth"

From Jules Verne's Captain Nemo, to Astronaut Mark Watney stranded on Mars, we remain fascinated by the theme of Exploration. Fact can be stranger than fiction however as we discover that even here on Earth, there are parts of the planet we have only begun to probe for new habitable domains and microbial ecosystems.

Today we will journey with explorers past, present and future as we descend into some of the places on Earth where life ekes out an existence far from the energy of sunlight. We will discuss microorganisms that draw their energy for life not from the sun but from the power of chemistry in the deep dark places of the Earth - in subsurface habitats ranging from the black smoker vents of the ocean's hydrothermal fields, to deep fracture waters bubbling up 3 km below the surface of northern Canada and in the gold mines of South Africa. What does exploration of Earth's subsurface habitats tell us about the search for habitability (and life) on Mars or on the moons of Saturn and Jupiter?

Read about Dr. Sherwood Lollar