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#UofT has relaunched its Safety Abroad website with a redesigned online registry to support the safety of students traveling internationally for study, work or professional experience. To register & find out more information, visit http://safetyabroad.utoronto.ca/ 


UTGSU’s Race & Ethnicity Caucus Presents “Safe Space for Race: Race and Community”
When: October 29, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave, Room 207
This monthly social gathering space aims to build community and empower racialized students and allies to advance anti-racism work and to address mental health on campus. Upcoming dates announced soon. Learn more.


Are You Ready for the 2020 National Essay Challenge?
Deadlines: November 6, 2019 and January 6, 2020
To promote policy-relevant research by emerging scholars, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is running the 2020 National Essay Challenge for grad students in Canadian universities. Learn more.


Announcing the SGS Sponsorship Fund

Design an event, draft a budget to support your plans, and show how you can significantly engage graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows as collaborators and participants! Learn more.

In Conversation on Student Mental Health

When: October 22, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Hart House Debate Room, 7 Hart House Circle

Hosted jointly by the Hart House Debates & Dialogue Committee and the Hart House Social Justice Committee.
Learn more & register.

Annie Tat + Students

Graduate Wellness Workshops Fall 2019

When: 10:30 am – 12 pm on
October 30 and November 13

Where: 65 St. George, Room 201

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SGS Office, 63 St. George Street

Extended hours

We’re open until 7 pm on Tuesdays beginning August 20 at SGS Student Academic Services, 63 St. George Street!

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Upcoming Featured Events

Graduate Speaker Series: Bioethics
  • October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The October 2019 session of the Graduate Speaker Series will be held on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 from 6pm –…

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Grad Talk: Managing your Supervisor Relationship
  • October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Grad Room
  • 66 Harbord Street
    Toronto, Ontario M5S 1G2 Canada

Free; Registration required. Wondering how you can get the most out of your supervisory relationship? Want to know how you…

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Postdoc Coffee Hour at SGS
  • October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drop in, meet other postdoctoral fellows across the University, and enjoy some afternoon coffee! Lisa Haley of the Postdoctoral Office…

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Wendo: Women-only self defense workshop
  • October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wen-Do, a self defence program designed for women, by women has three major goals: AWARENESS, AVOIDANCE, and ACTION. To learn…

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Shift, Alt, Delete: Writing as a way to make changes in your life
  • October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A Workshop for Graduate Students at the University of Toronto About this Event Shift, Alt, Delete: Writing as a Way…

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Prof. Charmaine Williams

“It's great to be in a role where I have so much contact with current U of T students.”

Prof. Charmaine Williams
Vice-Dean, Students, SGS, Faculty Member, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
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