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Grad Activities

Join other grad students for social outings around the city through Grad Escapes as well as other initiatives such as conferences to support student wellness and build skills.

Grad Talks

Attend Grad Talks to build skills, gain knowledge, and offer balance on varied topics relevant for grad students. All talks are held at the Grad Room.

Grad Connections

Connect with other grad students at a bi-weekly chat forum at the SGS Lounge. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions.

Grad Conflict

Talk with a Peer Advisor at our Conflict Resolution Centre about any academic issue from disagreements with a supervisor to disputes with a lab mate.

Grad Academic Support

There are extensive services to support your academic needs. Meet with a learning strategist or attend a writer's group session.

Grad Career

Start thinking about your career goals or talk to a career educator about new career directions. Attend a workshop or an informational interview.

Grad International

Learn about support for international grad students to deal with transition issues, cultural differences, and obtaining residency status. Connect with a peer mentor.

Grad Leadership

Attend workshops and learn about topics such as leadership vs management, facilitation and more.

Grad Family

Visit the Family Care Office to learn about balance, and obtain daycare, pregnancy, or eldercare information. Student family housing is available.

What is Gradlife?

We are a hub to help support your grad life, through co-curricular programs, events, resources and engagement specifically for grad students. Follow us on social media to receive daily updates.




Gradlife Orientation Week SEPT 24-28 ✳️

Welcome new graduate students and welcome back returning grads! We are so excited to be offering plenty of activities to help you get off to a great start during GRADLIFE WELCOME WEEK!

🔹 TWITTER CHAT & CONTEST - #UofTNewGradChat (Sept 24-28)
Join our week-long conversation on twitter about your experiences transitioning to grad life & enter to win some fun giveaways! Follow us here: https://twitter.com/UofTGradlife

Incoming students are invited to join a day of programming to help you make the transition to grad life. Register here: uoft.me/gradtransition

🔹 FACEBOOK LIVE - Ten Things U of T Grad Students Should Know (Sept 26, 2pm) 
Find out the TOP TEN things current grad students wish they would have known when starting out and get YOUR questions answered in this live video event! More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/510664439382115/

🔹 GRAD CONNECTIONS - Welcome to Grad School Chat (Sept 28, 2-3pm *registration full) 
Share your experiences and connect with peers in an inclusive and supportive setting - happening bi-weekly! More info: http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/grad…/Pages/Grad-Connections.aspx

🔹 GRAD ESCAPE - Games Night (Sept 28, 6:30-8:30pm) 
Take a break from grad studies to enjoy some boardgames and tea at Bampot House of Boardgames with fellow grads! More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2142932329311874/

More details on Gradlife Welcome Week in our NEW BLOG POST from Gradlife Program Intern, Sarah: http://blogs.studentlife.utoronto.ca/…/coming-up-in-septem…/


Essential Guide for Grads

Check out the NEW 2018/19 Essential Guide for Grad Students to find out all you need to know about navigating U of T grad life!several programs to support your grad life experience and provide community.

Grad Wellness Portal

There are extensive campus resources and services to support student wellness on our NEW student wellness portal.

Other Upcoming Events:

Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot Teahouse- September 28

Grad Connections: Welcome to Grad School- September 28

Time Management for Grad Students- October 9

Questions, or Program Feedback   

Contact: gradlife@utoronto.ca


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