Graduate Speaker Series

The Graduate Speaker Series presents talks by three doctoral students in Human Geography: Michael Chrobok ("Disrupting the Food Desert/Oasis Binary: Ethnic Grocery Retailers and Food Access in Humbermede, Toronto"), Isa Urrutia ("Eating disorders in the margins. On troubled eating experiences in the Latinx community"), and Roxana Escobar ("Afro-Peruvians and Citizenship in Peru").

Listen and share ideas in this informal event open to the U of T community. Learn more.

Upcoming workshops: GPS Conflict Resolution Fundmentals

Do you want to gain insight into conflict, and learn how to de-escalate or resolve it? Register for this three-part workshop series. To earn a GPS credit for these workshops, be sure to attend all three sessions:

Aug. 10 - Introduction to Conflict Resolution
Aug. 17 - Communication & Conflict
Aug. 24 - Introduction to Negotiation

Completion of this workshop series or equivalent training is a prerequisite for graduate students wishing to apply for the G2G Peer Advisor team in 2017/2018.

Calling New International Students!

Grad Step Up is a full-day orientation event designed to connect incoming international graduate students to key communities, resources, and information. All sessions are presented through an intercultural lens.

You will have the chance to take part in sessions facilitated by U of T advisors, instructors, and student leaders. The interactive format of the sessions will provide you opportunities to ask questions and have discussions about the graduate student experience. For this reason, the number of participants is capped to ensure an intimate and relaxed learning environment.

Learn more and register today!

SGS Orientation 2017

This year's Graduate Orientation event, "Making the Most of Your Graduate Experience," is your opportunity to learn about all of the services and resources available to you through the School of Graduate Studies and at the University of Toronto. From current students and knowledgeable staff, you'll also learn valuable tips that will help you make your time at U of T both productive and rewarding. Bring your questions -- we will be happy to answer them!

To ensure that the discussion best meets your needs, the School of Graduate Studies will host three separate orientation sessions. We'll also host an information fair and offer campus tours throughout the day.

Learn more and register.