​​​​​​​​​​​gradlife. building your grad student experience.

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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.

Graduate Student Experience Week 2019​

 March 4-9

Join us for a fun week of special programming for all grad students! Highlights include an evening panel and daily coffee events in the SGS grad student lounge. Build your community and learn about strategies & resources to ​help you define your own path to success as a graduate student.

Panel: G​raduate Student Conversations & Connections

Real grads talk about real strategies for success within and beyond grad school!

Thursday, March 7, 6-8:30 pm, Hart House Music Room

Learn tips to stay on track and make the most of your time as a grad student! Panelists will share strategies about how they have navigated common graduate school challenges such as the imposter syndrome, how they managed conflict, how they started career planning, and more. Connect with your graduate peers and enjoy some refreshments! Space is limited. ​Register.

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.

Essential Guide for Grads

Check out the 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.

​Other Upcoming Events:

Grad Connections: Managing your Supervisor Relationship- February 22

Grad Talk: Creating an Inclusive Environment- February 19

Grad Escape: Games Night for Indigenous Grad Students- February 21

Questions, or Program Feedback   

Contact: gradlife@utoronto.ca


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