Grad Talks

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Grad Talks

Gradlife and The Grad Room partner to offer learning sessions to help graduate students build skills and gain balance; most sessions are held at the Grad Room at 66 Harbord Street. or the Main Activity Hall at 569 Spadina Ave.

Sessions fall in one of these categories:

  • Communication

  • Personal Development
  • Wellness

  • Career

  • Great to Know

  • Academic Support

  • Equity & Diversity



 *Please let us know if you have any food restrictions or accommodation needs:​.

 Applying for Scholarships and Awards: when to start, where to start

Thursday, July 18, 12:00-1:30pm

The Graduate Awards Office (GAO) at the School of Graduate Studies provides administrative support for a wide range of scholarship and financial aid and advising programs. Find out more about the awards and scholarships you may be eligible to apply for as a graduate student here at U of T. Learn about application best practices, deadlines, processes and where to apply. Pizza will be available.


Picking & Getting to Know your Supervisor and Committee

Wednesday, July 24, 12:00- 2:00pm 

Starting grad school without a supervisor or with a supervisor you've never worked with before? Looking to put together a committee that will support your academic work for the years to come? Join us for an interactive workshop and discussion about the challenges and opportunities related to selecting a supervisor/committee members and communication strategies to help you get to know your supervisor and committee in the early days. Presented by the G2G Peer Advisors from the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre. Pizza will be available.


Beyond Books: Using U of T Libraries as a Grad Student

Thursday, August 8, 12:00- 2:00pm

With 44 libraries and a complex digital environment, it can be challenging to navigate library collections and services at the University of Toronto. This talk will highlight library resources important to graduate students with an emphasis placed on digital collections and services. Librarians are here to support graduate student work and this talk will show you how.​ Pizza will be available.