• Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Grad-Focused St. George Campus Tours (SGS Lounge)

    If you’re an incoming grad student, or want to learn more about where grad-specific spaces and offices are located on the St George campus, come to one of our Gradlife […]

  • Gradlife: Transitioning to Grad School – Strategies for Success in a Research Program

    Incoming graduate students (Research Stream): Join this session to help you make the transition to grad life. Learn effective strategies for academic success and personal wellness and talking to people and […]

  • Graduate Award Information Session

    Free. No Registration Required. Graduate Award Information sessions are available to students interested in applying for Federal and/or Provincial awards (to start award in 2020-21 academic year). Information sessions will […]

  • MSW Program In-Person Information Session

    Free event; Registration required This session is designed for prospective applicants to learn more about the Master of Social Work (MSW) Program admission requirements and application process. Location: Room 548, […]

  • Gradlife: Transitioning to Grad Life – Strategies for Personal Development, Academic Success and Making Connections in a Professional Program

    Incoming graduate students (Professional stream): Join this session to help you make the transition to grad life. Learn effective strategies for academic success and personal wellness, learn how to make conversations […]

  • Postdoctoral Fellows: Networking with North American Industries

    In this small group session of postdoctoral fellows we will discuss your experiences making connections outside of academia – either for research collaboration or future employment What you need to […]

  • Grad Step Up

    Are you an international student joining the University of Toronto’s graduate student community in the fall of 2019? Are you new to Toronto and hoping to make lasting connections with […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • SGS Orientation 2019

    Four sessions from 9am-6pm Registration closed. This event has reached capacity. Should space become available at the event, students will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis. Students also are […]

  • Register for Alternative Reading Week

    Program Partner: Centre for Community PartnershipsGPS Credits: 4 in Personal Effectiveness During ARW week, hundreds of U of T students immerse themselves in three days of volunteering on various projects […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Writing NSERC Proposals for Students in the Physical and Life Sciences (2 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 2 in Research-Related Skills

  • CIHR Information Session for Students on Awards in Health Research (online)

    CIHR hosts Interactive Informational Sessions for students about CIHR award programs, including relevant policies, tips for applicants and guidelines on how to submit an application. Two sessions will be held […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Writing CIHR Proposals for Students in the Physical and Life Sciences (3 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Program: 2 Credits in Research-Related Skills This three-week course is open to students who are applying for CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Master’s and Doctoral Research […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Non-Native Speakers (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credit: 4 Credits in Communication Skills Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you like to […]

  • Fundamentals of Effective Research Grant Writing (UTSC)

    Refreshments at 2:00; the workshop begins at 2:30. Presenter: Bernie Kraatz, Vice-Principal Research and Professor, Chemistry Graduate students who attend this session will learn key components of successful research grants. […]

  • Graduate Professional Skills (GPS) Program Information Session

    The Graduate Professional Skills (GPS) program, an initiative of the School of Graduate Studies, is designed to help all graduate students become fully prepared for their future.  GPS focuses on skills beyond […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Professional Master’s Students (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication SkillsDates: September 10th to October 15th This course is designed for professional Master’s students who want to be more effective speakers in their […]

  • Breaking the Ice: How to Start Conversations Effectively

    Workshop taught by Dr. Pejman Habibie This workshop aims to help students better understand how to open and have effective conversations with other members of their academic communities in a […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Native Speakers of English (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication Skills Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you like to present […]

  • CIHR Information Session for Students on Awards in Health Research (online)

    CIHR hosts Interactive Informational Sessions for students about CIHR award programs, including relevant policies, tips for applicants and guidelines on how to submit an application. Two sessions will be held […]

  • Graduate Award Information Session

    Free. No Registration Required. Graduate Award Information sessions are available to students interested in applying for Federal and/or Provincial awards (to start award in 2020-21 academic year). Information sessions will […]

  • Writing a Thesis or Grant Proposal: An Overview

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Graduate students write many proposals – federal grant proposals, travel grant proposals, thesis proposals – and every proposal has a potentially significant impact on […]

  • Strengthening Your Grant Proposal (UTSC)

    This brief, interactive workshop can serve as a follow-up to the “Fundamentals of Effective Research Grant Writing” session held immediately beforehand. Participants are encouraged to bring the current draft of […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Non-Native Speakers of English (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication Skills Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you like to present […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Native Speakers of English (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication Skills Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you like to present […]

  • Graduate Award Information Session (UTM)

    Graduate Award Information sessions are available to students interested in applying for Federal and/or Provincial awards (to start award in 2020-21 academic year). Information sessions will be held at all […]

  • Writing SSHRC Proposals for Students in the Humanities and Social Sciences (3 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 2 in Research-Related Skills This 3-week course is designed for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences who are applying for SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities […]

  • Graduate Award Information Session (UTSC)

    Graduate Award Information sessions are available to students interested in applying for Federal and/or Provincial awards (to start award in 2020-21 academic year). Information sessions will be held at all […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Professional Master’s Students (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication Skills This course is designed for professional Master’s students who want to be more effective speakers in their professional contexts. During the course […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Postdoctoral Appreciation Week: Coffee & Doughnuts at SGS

    No Registration

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowship Seminar

    Open to Award Winners and Invited Guests The School of Graduate Studies assists Delta Kappa Gamma Society International with providing award opportunities for international women to pursue graduate studies at […]

  • Improving Grammatical Correctness: Focus on Verb Tenses

    Workshop taught by Jordana Lobo-Pires This workshop will review English verb tenses and passive verb forms, as well as how to blend tenses in appropriate sequences to convey a clear […]

  • Postdoctoral Appreciation Week: Job Search and Networking

    Registration Required

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Native Speakers of English (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication Skills Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you like to present […]

  • Prewriting Strategies for Developing and Organizing Your Ideas for Students in Humanities and Social Sciences (4 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication Skills This course is designed for graduate students who are conducting research towards a PhD or Master’s degree in the humanities or social […]

  • Postdoctoral Appreciation Week: SGS/FCO Pizza Lunch for Postdoc Families and their Dependents

    RSVP to sgs.postdoc@utoronto.ca by Monday, September 16 The Pizza Lunch is an event for postdocs who have families with them (spouse/partner/children), and an opportunity to meet other postdoc families. When […]

  • Strategies for Clarifying and Organizing Your Ideas Before You Write

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman This workshop is designed to help you clarify in your own mind the content and structure of your next proposal BEFORE you begin to […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Non-Native Speakers of English (6 weeks)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication Skills Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you like to present […]

  • Postdoctoral Appreciation Week: Coffee and Cookies at SGS

    No Registration RequiredDrop in

  • Postdoctoral Appreciation Week: Coffee and Cookies at SGS

    Drop into SGS and enjoy some cookies and coffee with your postdoc colleagues!

  • Classroom Management Strategies (UTSC)

    Speaker:  Malama Tsimenis, Associate Professor—Teaching Stream, French Please register for this session at the new TATP registration system. Participants can create a user profile that allows them to register for certificates, […]

  • Postdoctoral Appreciation Week: Converting your CV to a Resume

    Registration Required

  • Intermediate Python (Full–Registration Closed)
  • Oral Presentation Skills for Professional Master’s Students (3 week Saturday Intensive Section)

    Program Partner: GCACGPS Credits: 4 in Communication SkillsDates: September 21 to October 5th This course is designed for professional Master’s students who want to be more effective speakers in their […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Writing a Thesis/Grant Proposal

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Graduate students write many proposals – federal grant proposals, travel grant proposals, thesis proposals – and every proposal has a potentially significant impact on […]

  • Active Listening and Speaking in Academic Settings

    Workshop taught by Dr. Pejman Habibie This workshop aims to help students better understand and participate in academic communication by focusing on the positive actions you can take both as […]

  • Grad Connections: Incoming Grad Students in a Professional Program

    Registration Required Take a break and connect with other grad students at our new bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life […]

  • Grad Talk: Financial Health for New Grad Students

    Free event; Registration Required Need assistance with making a sustainable budget? Not sure about your funding package? Interested in applying for scholarships and awards? Good financial health is vital for […]

  • Graduate Award Information Session

    Graduate Award Information sessions are available to students interested in applying for Federal and/or Provincial awards (to start award in 2020-21 academic year). Information sessions will be held at all […]

  • Writing a Literature Review that Demonstrates the Need for Your Research

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Like research papers and theses, thesis and grant proposals require graduate students to situate their work within the context of other research in their […]

  • Improving Confidence and Effectiveness in Informal Speaking

    Workshop taught by Clare Nippard Informal interactions are an important part of academic life, whether at conferences, in class discussion, or during lab work. The challenges of expressing ourselves fluently […]

  • Grad Escape: Escape Room Robarts Library

    Free; Registration required When Robarts Library comes under a ransomware attack, U of T grad students will have 60 minutes to fight for the survival of one of the world’s […]

  • Grad Speaker Series: Software Development and Information Security

    The Graduate Speaker Series is a monthly event held at Grad Room. It invites graduate students from all departments of the University of Toronto to discuss their research and ideas in […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Grad Talk: Time Management as a Grad Student

    Free event; Registration required  Many graduate students have to learn to balance a lot of competing priorities: their course-work, research and teaching responsibilities as well as personal responsibilities such as […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Five Principles to Improve Your Academic Writing

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Grav If you’ve ever worried that your ideas aren’t flowing together on paper, that your reader might not be getting your message the way that […]

  • Fostering Academic Integrity Among Your Students – TATP (UTSC)

    Speaker:  Sarah King, Associate Professor—Teaching Stream, Writing Centre Coordinator Please register for this session at the new TATP registration system. Participants can create a user profile that allows them to register […]

  • Making Accurate and Supportable Claims in English

    Workshop taught by Dr. Pejman Habibie This workshop aims to help students better understand overstating and understating in academic writing. We will first focus on the significance of claims in […]

  • Working with Messy Data in OpenRefine

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills In an ideal world, any data you collect or obtain would be clean and formatted perfectly for analysis and visualization. But […]

  • SGS Graduate Wellness Workshop

    The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with Health & Wellness, offers a series of free workshops, to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.  […]

  • Interviewing for Work (Flexible Futures)

    GPS Credits: 0.66 in Personal Effectiveness In this workshop you will learn about interviews outside of academia and how to position your graduate and other experiences effectively to potential employers […]

  • Clear Thinking, Clear Writing: Communicating Clearly to Your Target Audience(s)

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Grant proposals require you to communicate a lot of information, in a limited space, to multiple audiences, without ambiguity. Such communication demands clear writing […]

  • Using Small Talk for Networking

    Workshop taught by Clare Nippard Meeting new colleagues, interacting with peers, attending conferences, interviewing for a job; in all of these contexts, small talk helps us establish professional connections. However, […]

  • Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot House of Tea

    Cost: $9; Registration required  Join us for some specialty tea and board games at this local venue. Light vegetarian refreshments provided. Please let us know if you have any food […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Leveraging teaching and TA-ship as professional development opportunities (UTSC)

    Speakers:  Kris Kim, Assistant Professor Teaching Stream – Department of Chemistry, UTSC; David Chan, Educational Developer, Centre for Teaching and Learning Please register for this session at the new TATP registration […]

  • Grad Talk: Talking to New People in Grad School

    Free event; Registration required  Does the idea of walking into a room full of strangers make you want to run in the opposite direction?  Are you really interested in finding […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Making the Most of Oral Presentations

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Grav Whether you are preparing for a graduate seminar, an academic conference, a job talk or a thesis defence, this workshop is designed to help […]

  • Registration Opens for Teaching in Higher Education 500 (THE500)

    Program Partner: Woodsworth College GPS Credits: 4 in Teaching Competency Registration opens for the winter semester of THE500.

  • Career Decision-Making (Flexible Futures)

    GPS Credits: 0.66 in Personal Effectiveness In this small group session of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows we will discuss your processes for making decisions about your next steps. You […]

  • Punctuation in Academic Writing: Improving Sense and Style

    Workshop taught by Jordana Lobo-Pires The accurate use of punctuation can make the difference between a confusing sentence and an elegant, clear one. This workshop will review the trickiest punctuation […]

  • Grad Escape: Cooking on a Student Budget at Loblaws

    Cost: $25; Registration required. Join other grad students at this fun and interactive cooking class where you will be involved in making parts of the menu! A 3 course vegetarian menu […]

  • Basic R – Statistics for Graduate Students (UTSC)

    Speaker: Sohee Kang, Assistant Professor—Teaching Stream, Statistics/Computer and Mathematical Sciences This workshop introduces participants to R programming, statistical analysis and visualization techniques. The focus is on introductory concepts, syntax and usage. […]

  • Introduction to Infographics

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills Infographics are a specific type of data visualization that uses a mix of data, visuals, and text to inform or persuade. […]

  • Grad Connections: Wellness in Grad School

    Registration Required Take a break and connect with other grad students at our new bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life […]

  • Understanding and Applying Email Etiquette

    Workshop taught by Clare Nippard A great number of important academic interactions take place over email. Are you sometimes unsure how to express yourself in these conversations? Using a case-study […]

  • UTGSU Grad Minds Monthly Meeting

    Monthly meeting for Grad Minds committee members, and mental health workshop series.

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Grad Room Thanksgiving

    Join us on October 12th at 6:30PM at the Grad Room for our annual Thanksgiving Potluck!! 😀 Bring your favourite dish to share, and bring your grad student friends! Yay! […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Introduction to Data Visualization

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills Data visualization gives us a better understanding of our data and helps us communicate that to others. It has the potential […]

  • Graduate Student Professional Development Conference (UTM)

    The Graduate Professional Development Conference (GPDC) aims to enhance your transferable skills in order to better prepare you for your studies and for a competitive job market. It is a […]

  • Identifying Transferable Skills (Flexible Futures)

    GPS Credits: 0.66 in Personal Effectiveness You have developed essential skills through your academic, professional, and co-curricular experiences. In this workshop you will learn how to recognize and articulate these […]

  • SGS Graduate Wellness Workshop

    The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with Health & Wellness, offers a series of free workshops, to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.  […]

  • Intermediate R: Statistics for Graduate Students (UTSC)

    This workshop covers principles and tools for working with large data in R. It will teach you how to create data manipulation workflows that are clean, efficient, and comprehensible. Hands-on […]

  • Grad Minds Monthly Meeting
  • Graduate Speaker Series: Bioethics

    The October 2019 session of the Graduate Speaker Series will be held on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 from 6pm – 7pm at the Grad Room. Our topic of discussion will […]

  • Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design – Open House 2019

    Free; Registration required. The Daniels Faculty offers professional graduate programs in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Visual Studies providing students with an unparalleled opportunity to learn from leaders in the […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Dalla Lana School of Public Health – Open House 2019

    This is an opportunity to learn about the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and its graduate programs, as well as our affiliated collaborative specializations. It’s also a great way […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Becoming a Productive Writer

    Workshop taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley Why does it seem like there’s never enough time to write? One of the key challenges of graduate study is balancing the many demands […]

  • Practise Your Presentation Skills

    Program Partner: Mitacs GPS Credits: 2 in Communication Skills In this one-day course, theory is introduced in short bursts and participants spend the majority of time practicing their presentation skills […]

  • Grad Talk: Managing your Supervisor Relationship

    Free; Registration required. Wondering how you can get the most out of your supervisory relationship? Want to know how you can use the Graduate Supervision Guidelines and learn some effective […]

  • Grad Connections: Imposter Phenomenon in Grad School

    Registration required. Take a break and connect with other grad students at our new bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life […]

  • Effective Use of Scientific Illustrations, Graphs and Tables

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Sabatini It is said that “a picture is worth a thousand words”. This is nowhere more true than in the realm of scientific research, where […]

  • Graduate Information Session for Prospective Students

    No registration required. Join the School of Graduate Studies for a free Information Session to learn more about our diverse range of graduate program offerings, the U of T application […]

  • Open House: Master of Financial Economics

    The MFE is a world-class limited-enrollment professional program offered by the University of Toronto’s Department of Economics in collaboration with the Rotman School of Management. It provides a broad understanding […]

  • Postdoc Coffee Hour at SGS

    Drop in, meet other postdoctoral fellows across the University, and enjoy some afternoon coffee! Lisa Haley of the Postdoctoral Office will also be on hand to answer your questions.

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Grad Escape: Get Crafty – Button Making (Equity Focus) at Hart House

    Free event; Registration required Join other grad students for a relaxing and creative night of needle felting with Hart House’s well known Get Crafty Program! No experience necessary.

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Writing Literature Reviews

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Grav For graduate students engaged in a variety of  writing tasks including research articles, course papers or the thesis chapter entitled ‘Literature Review,’ the ability […]

  • Wendo: Women-only self defense workshop

    Wen-Do, a self defence program designed for women, by women has three major goals: AWARENESS, AVOIDANCE, and ACTION. To learn more about wendo please visit the organization’s website. This highly recommended […]

  • Maximizing Your Poster Presentations

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Sabatini In this workshop we will identify the goals and benefits of presenting ongoing research in poster form. We will identify strategies for effective poster […]

  • SGS Graduate Wellness Workshop

    The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with Health & Wellness, offers a series of free workshops, to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.  […]

  • Shift, Alt, Delete: Writing as a way to make changes in your life

    A Workshop for Graduate Students at the University of Toronto About this Event Shift, Alt, Delete: Writing as a Way to Make Change in Your Life, Sometimes the routines that […]

  • Graduate Information Session for Prospective Students

    No registration required. Join the School of Graduate Studies for a free Information Session to learn more about our diverse range of graduate program offerings, the U of T application […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Grad Talk: Learning to Say No – Setting Boundaries as a Grad Student

    Free; Registration required. As graduate students it can often be difficult to say “no” to requests from supervisors, lab/group members or colleagues. Join us for an interactive workshop and discussion […]

  • Reading Efficiently and Effectively

    Workshop taught by Dr. Sara Osenton All graduate students have the challenge of dealing with large volumes of reading material. In this workshop, we will examine strategies for identifying your […]

  • Grad Talk: Becoming a Parent during Grad School (Panel)

    Free; Registration required. University of Toronto students and their partners are welcome.  Many students debate whether they should have a baby in graduate school or wait until their lives and […]

  • Working with Messy Data in OpenRefine

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills In an ideal world, any data you collect or obtain would be clean and formatted perfectly for analysis and visualization. But […]

  • Master of Social Work Information Session

    Registration required. Designed for prospective applicants to learn more about the 2-Year MSW Program, MSW with Advanced Standing and MSW – Indigenous Trauma and Resilience admission requirements and application process. […]

  • Understanding Tone

    Workshop taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley For many graduate writers, finding an appropriate tone is a challenge. In this workshop, we will discuss how to evaluate and adjust the level […]

  • Grad Connections: Navigating as a Racialized Grad Student

    Free: Registration Required Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life […]

  • Grad Escape: Trivia Night at the UTGSU

    Registration required SOLD OUT! Need a study break? Like to socialize with friends, meet new people, and have fun? If you answered yes to all of those questions, come join […]

  • Working with and Presenting Geographic Information (UTSC)

    Presenter: Glenn Brauen, Assistant Professor—Teaching Stream, Human Geography This workshop will provide an overview of geographic information for students who have data they want to map or analyze to understand […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Developing Effective Note-Taking Strategies

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman and Jeff Newman This workshop will be jointly led by Dr. Freeman, Director of GCAC, and Jeff Newman, College Librarian, New College. In the […]

  • SGS Graduate Wellness Workshop

    The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with Health & Wellness, offers a series of free workshops, to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.  […]

  • Managing Flow

    Workshop taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley Managing flow in academic writing requires that we grasp the connections among our own ideas and that we provide readers with what they need […]

  • Graduate Information Session for Prospective Students

    No registration required. Join the School of Graduate Studies for a free Information Session to learn more about our diverse range of graduate program offerings, the U of T application […]

  • Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature – PART I

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related SkillsPart 1: Structured Approach to Searching the Medical Literature for Knowledge Syntheses Audience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health […]

  • Postdoctoral Fellows Immigration Session

    Free; Registration required SGS and Integrated Human Resources are co-hosting an immigration session for current postdoctoral fellows who are interested in applying for permanent residence in Canada. There is an […]

  • Grad Escape: Improv Class at Second City

    Cost: $15; Registration required. Get a taste of what The Second City is all about. Learn how to think on your feet, be in the moment and say YES to […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • IMI Grad Open House

    Free; Registration required Thinking about grad school? Learn more about all of our professional graduate degrees. Meet current students, staff & faculty and tour our beautiful campus! Professional Master’s Programs […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Grad Talk Workshop: Creating an Inclusive Environment as a Teaching Assistant

    Free; Registration required. In this workshop we think about inclusion as a verb, as a key action in doing equity work. We take time to think about what exclusion and […]

  • Developing Your Teaching Philosophy and Dossier

    Speaker:  Mike Kasprzak PhD, Assistant Director – TATP / Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation Please register for this session at the new TATP registration system. Participants can create a user […]

  • Grad Connections: The Supervisory Relationship

    Free; Registration required. Take a break and connect with other grad students at our new bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and […]

  • Writing and Publishing a Research Article (UTSC)

    Mary Silcox, Vice-Dean Graduate and Professor, Anthropology This workshop, offered at the Scarborough campus, enables graduate students to become better prepared for each stage of the academic publication process. The […]

  • Establishing Coherence

    Workshop taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley Academic writing can be dense, unwieldy, and confusing, even to its writer. Given the challenging nature of academic writing, graduate writers often struggle to […]

  • Introduction to Data Visualization

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills Data visualization gives us a better understanding of our data and helps us communicate that to others. It has the potential […]

  • Graduate Information Session for Prospective Students

    No registration required. Join the School of Graduate Studies for a free Information Session to learn more about our diverse range of graduate program offerings, the U of T application […]

  • Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature – PART II

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills Part 2: Beyond MEDLINE: Translating Search Strategies for Knowledge Syntheses Audience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health science […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Foundations of Project Management (2 days)

    Program Partner: MitacsGPS Credit: 4 in Personal Effectiveness or Research-Related Skills Learning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of this session and will work […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Design Your Life (3 weeks)

    GPS Credit: 2

  • Essentials of Productive Teams

    Program Partner: MitacsGPS Credits: 2 in Personal Effectiveness More than ever, organizational success depends on people working together – effectively. The pressure to communicate productively, quickly turn ideas into profitable […]

  • Achieving Correctness

    Workshop taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley In order to produce effective academic writing, we need to follow basic rules of grammatical correctness. Even if we have a good understanding of […]

  • Introduction to Infographics

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills Infographics are a specific type of data visualization that uses a mix of data, visuals, and text to inform or persuade. […]

  • Graduate Speaker Series: Vaccines, Bacteria & the Organization of a Human Cell

    Vaccines, bacteria & the organization of a human cell – Graduate Speaker Series Our November session of the Graduate Speaker Series will be held on Thursday, November 28th, 2019. We […]

  • Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature – PART III

    Program Partner: UofT LibrariesGPS Credit: 1 in Research-Related Skills Part 3: Going Grey and Supplementary Search TechniquesAudience: University of Toronto graduate students and faculty engaged in health science researchDate: Friday,  Nov 29, […]

  • International Credentials Workshop

    The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto will be hosting our 20th Annual Workshop on International Credentials. This year, the workshop will focus on the Middle East: […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • TATP: Deepening Practices: Understanding Racial Discrimination in the Learning Environment

    GPS Credit with completion of a TATP Certificate Are you interested in understanding racial discrimination in the learning environment and deepen your practices? Come and join us for a workshop […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Grad Talk: Dealing with Difficult Conversations during your Grad Program

    Grad school can be full of awkward moments and missed opportunities. Ever walked away from a conversation wondering, “What just happened?” Ever seen a faculty member outside of class or […]

  • TATP: Brown Bag Lunch: Translating our Teaching Lows into Concrete Future Strategies

    GPS Credit with completion of TATP certificate program At this brown-bag lunch, we’ll discuss strategies for transforming our “teaching lows” into future strategies for teaching. What happens when you realize […]

  • Grad Escape: Dodgeball at the Athletic Centre

    Free event; Registration Required Release some stress and join other graduate students for a game of dodgeball at the Athletic Centre in the Upper gym. (Special arrangements will be made […]

  • Graduate Information Session for Prospective Students

    No registration required. Join the School of Graduate Studies for a free Information Session to learn more about our diverse range of graduate program offerings, the U of T application […]

  • TATP: Developing Intercultural Competencies for Use in Culturally Diverse Classrooms

    GPS Credit with completion of TATP certificate program Differences in expectations and styles of communicating can result in misunderstandings in classrooms, labs, and in other collaborative or supervisory spaces that […]

  • Grad Connections: Life as an International Student

    Free; Registration required. Take a break and connect with other grad students at our new bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • TATP: Identify, Assist, Refer Plus Training (IAR+)

    GPS Credit with completion of TATP certificate programs As a helper in our community it is important to know how to support someone who is experiencing a mental health challenge. […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • Grad Escape: Gingerbread Houses at Loblaws

    Cost: $10; Registration required. Join us to decorate your own gingerbread house. You will be provided with the pre-assembled house, royal icing, and all the candies, and you have a […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • Graduate Speaker Series: Comparative Politics

    Comparative Politics – Graduate Speaker Series Our last session of the Fall semester of the Graduate Speaker Series will happen on December 12th, 2019. We will be discussing Party competitions […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • Postdoc Coffee Hour at SGS

    Join your fellow Postdocs some coffee & cookies before we break for the holidays.

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Interviewing for Work

    GPS Credit: 1 In this workshop you will learn about interviews outside of academia and how to position your graduate and other experiences effectively to potential employers in an authentic […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • Grading Jam

    Come grade assignments and exams in the Grad Room Multi-Purpose Space and we’ll help you stay motivated. Coffee and snacks provided! Grading the assignments and exams that pile up at […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Graduate Writing Group

    Registration required. To register, contact Grad Writing Group, Academic Success at gwg@utoronto.ca. A writing space for grad students Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Winter Welcome Graduate Orientation

    School of Graduate Studies Winter Grad Orientation 202011-1:30pm (Doors open 10:30am)Location: Main Activity Hall, 2nd Floor, Multifaith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave, Toronto Winter Grad Orientation 2020 will connect incoming graduate […]

  • Career Decision-Making

    GPS Credit: 0.66 You have developed essential skills through your academic, professional, and co-curricular experiences. In this workshop you will learn how to recognize and articulate these competencies, and you […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Prewriting Strategies for Developing and Organizing Your Ideas (Humanities and Social Sciences) 4 weeks
  • Prewriting Strategies for Developing and Organizing Your Ideas (Humanities and Social Sciences) 4 weeks

    Dates: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Jan. 13 – Feb. 3GPS Credit: 2.66 This course is designed for graduate students who are conducting research towards a PhD or Master’s degree […]

  • Oral Presentation Sk​ills (for non-native speakers of English) 6 weeks

    Dates: Mon. 4:00 – 6:00 Jan. 13 – Feb. 10GPS Credit: 4 Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Oral Presentation Sk​ills (for non-native speakers of English) 6 weeks

    Dates: Tues. 10:00 – 12:00 Jan. 14 – Feb. 18GPS Credit: 4 Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills (for native speakers of English) 6 weeks

    Dates: Tues. 2:00 – 4:00 Jan. 14 – Feb. 18 GPS Credit: 4 Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? […]

  • Understanding the Research Article: Reading Towards Writing (for students engaged in experimental research) 5 weeks

    Dates: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Jan. 15 – Feb. 12GPS Credit: 3.3 What are the typical “moves” made in the Introduction section of a Research Article? Should you integrate […]

  • Understanding the Research Article: Reading Towards Writing (for students engaged in experimental research) 5 weeks

    GPS credit: 3.3Dates: Wednesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Jan. 15 – Feb. 12 What are the typical “moves” made in the Introduction section of a Research Article? Should you […]

  • Writing a Thesis or Grant Proposal: An Overview

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Graduate students write many proposals – federal grant proposals, travel grant proposals, thesis proposals – and every proposal has a potentially significant impact on […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Professional Master’s Students (6 weeks)

    Dates: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Jan. 15 – Feb. 19GPS Credits: 4 This course is designed for professional Master’s students who want to be more effective speakers in […]

  • Graduate Professional Day (UTSC)

    A professional development event for grad students Graduate students: we are excited to invite you to the eighth annual Graduate Professional Day at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus, 1265 […]

  • Job Search and the Labour Market

    GPS Credit: 0.66 In this small group session of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows we will discuss the challenges of making and maintaining professional relationships that will lead to meaningful […]

  • Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature – PART I

    GPS Credit: 0.5In this hands-on workshop we will: Identify the key differences between systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and literature reviews, as they relate to the search Incorporate tools and resources […]

  • Introduction to Science Journalism (4 weeks)

    Dates: Saturdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Jan. 18 – Feb. 8 (4 weeks)GPS Credits: 4 credits This course is designed for graduate students with an interest in the communication […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Stress Management

    Feeling stressed? Learn the causes, positives and negatives of stress and methods to keep your stress at an optimal level for enhanced performance, comfort and calm. 

  • Improving Your Confidence and Effectiveness in English Conversations

    Workshop taught by Kimberly Rodda Conversations in the university setting can be intimidating, especially for multilingual students, but are an indispensable part of building relationships, networking, and professional development. This […]

  • Intercultural Thinking for Intercultural Communication (3 weeks)

    Dates: Jan 21st, Feb 5th, Feb 12th 10-12pm During Intercultural Thinking for Intercultural Communication Workshops, you will:• Examine your own cultural value orientations and how they might differ from others’ • Identify your […]

  • Time Management Strategies as a Graduate Student

    Many graduate students have to learn to balance a lot of competing priorities: their course-work, research and teaching responsibilities as well as personal responsibilities such as family, friends, health. Students […]

  • Time Management

    Grad school can bring time management challenges such as competing demands, packed schedules or open, unstructured time. In this practical workshop learn strategies to think strategically about your time, focus […]

  • Strategies for Clarifying and Organizing Your Ideas Before You Write

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman This workshop is designed to help you clarify in your own mind the content and structure of your next proposal BEFORE you begin to […]

  • Applying for Work (All Streams)

    In this workshop you will learn about applications, including how to structure an appealing cover letter and build compelling résumés that effectively communicate the relevance of your graduate and other […]

  • Impostor Phenomenon in Grad School

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate […]

  • Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature – PART II

    GPS Credit: 0.5 In order to minimize bias and base your research on as much evidence as possible, you will have to search more than one journal article database for […]

  • Postdoc Coffee Hour at SGS

    Join your fellow Postdocs for a break and some coffee & cookies

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Professional Master’s Students: Saturday Intensive Course (3 weeks)

    Dates: Sat. 9:00 – 2:00 Jan. 25 – Feb. 8, 2020 (3 weeks)GPS Credits: 4 credits This course is designed for professional Master’s students who want to be more effective […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Class Participation: Why, What and How

    Workshop taught by Kimberly Rodda Class participation often counts significantly toward graduate course grades, besides being the training ground for participation at conferences and in research groups. This workshop focuses […]

  • Writing a Literature Review that Demonstrates the Need for Your Research

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Like research papers and theses, thesis and grant proposals require graduate students to situate their work within the context of other research in their […]

  • Games Night at Bampot House of Tea/Games

    Join other grad students for some board games and tea at this local Toronto board games venue. Please let us know if you have any food restrictions: jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca *Vegan refreshments […]

  • Interviewing for Work

    GPS credit: 1 In this workshop you will learn about interviews outside of academia and how to position your graduate and other experiences effectively to potential employers in an authentic […]

  • Reading Efficiently and Effectively

    Workshop taught by Dr. Sara Osenton All graduate students have the challenge of dealing with large volumes of reading material. In this workshop, we will examine strategies for identifying your […]

  • Equity101 for Grad Students

    We talk a lot about “equity,” but what does it really mean? How does it relate to our everyday lives? This workshop explores these questions while also creating a space […]

  • Wendo: Women-only Self-Defense Workshop

    Wen-Do, a self defence program designed for women, by women has three major goals: AWARENESS, AVOIDANCE, and ACTION. This highly recommended session is led by wendo instructor Deb Parent. Please bring […]

  • Strategies for Systematic, Scoping, or Other Comprehensive Searches of Literature – PART III

    GPS Credit: 0.5Knowledge syntheses that rely solely on published academic literature are at high risk of publication bias. Searching the grey literature is essential for mitigating this risk, but ‘grey […]

  • Grads Get Crafty- Custom Journals

    Join other grad students for a fun Friday evening of making journals and pizza! Offered in partnership with Hart House’s Get Crafty Program. We will be running this session monthly […]

  • Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education

    GPS credit: 1 Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend.  Workshops include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion.  Learning objectives include broadening and deepening understanding […]

  • Networking to Find Meaningful Work

    GPS Credit: 0.66In this small group session of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows we will discuss the challenges of making and maintaining professional relationships that will lead to meaningful work […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Research Ethics in the Health Sciences

    GPS Credit: 1 Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend. Workshops will include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Learning objectives include the following: · […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Research Ethics in the Health Sciences

    GPS Credit: 1 Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend. Workshops will include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Learning objectives include the following: · […]

  • Improving Grammatical Correctness: Focus on Verb Tenses

    Workshop taught by Jordana Lobo-Pires This workshop will review English verb tenses and passive verb forms, as well as how to blend tenses in appropriate sequences to convey a clear […]

  • Registration opens for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

    Be the first to sign up for the Three Minute Thesis competition.

  • Better Coping Skills Workshops

    The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with Health & Wellness, offers a series of free workshops, to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.  […]

  • Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education

    GPS Credit: 1 Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend. Workshops include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Learning objectives include broadening and deepening understanding […]

  • Navigating Grad School and Finding Community as a Racialized Grad Student

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate […]

  • Clear Thinking, Clear Writing: Communicating Clearly to Your Target Audience(s)

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Grant proposals require you to communicate a lot of information, in a limited space, to multiple audiences, without ambiguity. Such communication demands clear writing […]

  • Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education

    GPS Credit: 1 Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend. Workshops include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Learning objectives include broadening and deepening understanding […]

  • Research Ethics in the Health Sciences

    GPS Credit: 1 Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend. Workshops will include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Learning objectives include the following: · […]

  • Improving Listening Strategies for Lectures

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Graduate students need the ability to learn through their ears. Whether listening to course lectures, seminar participants, conference panels, or keynote addresses, students benefit […]

  • Practice Your Presentation Skills I

    GPS Credit: 2.66 In this one-day course, theory is introduced in short bursts and participants spend the majority of time practicing their presentation skills while receiving onsite feedback. The focus […]

  • Searching the literature: Social sciences & humanities

    Explore search strategies and find the literature you need in this hands-on workshop. Bring your own research topic (at any stage) or practice on our sample topics.

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Cooking on a Budget at Loblaws Cooking School

    Join other grad students for an interactive cooking class at Loblaws Cooking School that will include a 3 course vegetarian menu. Any food restrictions can be sent to: jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca Registration […]

  • Punctuation in Academic Writing: Improving Sense and Style

    Workshop taught by Jordana Lobo-Pires The accurate use of punctuation can make the difference between a confusing sentence and an elegant, clear one. This workshop will review the trickiest punctuation […]

  • Congratulations, You Have Reached Candidacy! Now what?

    Congratulations, you have reached candidacy!  This is an important moment in your graduate school journey and for some candidates there are new challenges that arise.  Join us for an informal […]

  • Having Difficult Conversations in Graduate School

    Feb 13, 2020 Restricted To: Graduate Students   Grad school can be full of challenging discussions and missed opportunities. Have you ever walked away from a conversation wondering, “What just […]

  • Developing Effective Note-Taking Strategies

    Workshop taught by Dr. Jane Freeman and Jeff Newman This workshop will be jointly led by Dr. Freeman, Director of GCAC, and Jeff Newman, College Librarian, New College. In the […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Skills of Communication (Hamilton)

    GPS Credit: 2.66 Skills of Communication is a full-day course featuring the tools and tips of better verbal communication. It will test your assumptions and mental models and for many it […]

  • Reading Efficiently and Effectively

    Workshop taught by Dr. Sara Osenton All graduate students have the challenge of dealing with large volumes of reading material. In this workshop for multilingual graduate students, we will examine […]

  • Better Coping Skills Workshops

    The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with Health & Wellness, offers a series of free workshops, to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.  […]

  • Managing your Student Supervisor Relationship

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate […]

  • Grads Trivia Night at the UTGSU

    Need a study break? Like to socialize with friends, meet new people, and have fun? If you answered yes to all of those questions, come join us for a Trivia […]

  • Postdoc Coffee Hour at SGS

    Join your fellow Postdocs for a break and some coffee & cookies

  • Networking Skills

    GPS Credit: 2.66 You’ve all heard the saying “you are only as good as your network,” but have you ever wondered how to get one?This full day course is designed […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Writing Literature Reviews

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Grav For graduate students engaged in a variety of  writing tasks including research articles, course papers or the thesis chapter entitled ‘Literature Review,’ the ability […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills (for native speakers of English) 6 weeks

    Dates: Mon. 6:00 – 8:00 Feb. 24 – Mar. 30GPS Credit: 4 Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would […]

  • Foundations of Project Management I (Two Days) full

    Feb 25-26 9-5pmLearning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of this session and will work together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants […]

  • Oral Presentation Sk​ills (for non-native speakers of English) 6 weeks

    Dates: Wed. 10:00 – 12:00 Feb. 26 – Apr. 1GPS Credit: 4Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you […]

  • Seeking, Striving: Staying Motivated in Grad School

    Graduate school, as the saying goes, is more of a marathon than a sprint—but what does this mean in practice? In this workshop, we’ll explore the challenge of staying motivated […]

  • Oral Presentation Sk​ills (for non-native speakers of English) 6 weeks

    Dates: Fri. 10:00 – 12:00Feb. 28 – Apr. 3GPS Credit: 4 Does the thought of standing in front of an audience to present your work make you nervous? Would you […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Professional Master’s Students (6 weeks)

    Dates: Fri. 1:00 – 3:00 Feb. 28 – Apr. 3GPS Credit: 4 This course is designed for professional Master’s students who want to be more effective speakers in their professional […]

  • Get Crafty: Geometric Watercolour Stiched Cards

    Join other grad students for a fun Friday evening of making watercolour stiched cards and pizza included. Offered in partnership with Hart House’s Get Crafty Program. Registration Required.

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Five Principles to Improve Your Academic Writing

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Grav If you’ve ever worried that your ideas aren’t flowing together on paper, that your reader might not be getting your message the way that […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Discovering the Entrepreneur Within

    GPS Credit: 2.66Discovering the Entrepreneur Within has participants analyze successful entrepreneurial ventures and identify what it took for those entrepreneurs to reach their goals. Using an interactive, team-based approach, this […]

  • Better Coping Skills Workshops

    The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with Health & Wellness, offers a series of free workshops, to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.  […]

  • Applying for Faculty Positions

    GPS Credit: 0.66Interested in becoming a professor? In this workshop you will learn about the academic application process, including how to structure an effective cover letter, CV, research and diversity […]

  • Strategies for Effective Storytelling in Grad School

    Whether it’s a corporate setting, a stage performance, or just coffee with a good friend – knowing how to tell a compelling story matters. This two hour workshop workshop focuses […]

  • Improving Confidence and Effectiveness in Informal Speaking

    Workshop taught by Clare Nippard Informal interactions are an important part of academic life, whether at conferences, in class discussion, or during lab work. The challenges of expressing ourselves fluently […]

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Registration optional Drop-in every Monday at noon in the Grad Room for mindfulness meditation with Liam O’Leary. Would you like to be more calm, confident and connected? Learn to practice […]

  • Becoming a Productive Writer

    Workshop taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley Why does it seem like there’s never enough time to write? One of the key challenges of graduate study is balancing the many demands […]

  • KnitWits

    No Registration Drop-in knitting! Join us to knit and chat or, if you want to learn to knit, we have the materials and an experienced knitter (also a PhD student) […]

  • Prewriting Strategies for Developing and Organizing Your Ideas (4 weeks)

    Dates: Tues. 10:00 – 12:00 Mar. 10 – Mar. 31GPS Credit: 4 This course is designed for graduate students who are conducting research towards a PhD or Master’s degree in […]

  • Career Planning for Faculty Positions

    GPS credit: 0.66This small group session is for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are currently applying for faculty positions. We will discuss your experiences on the uncertain and challenging […]

  • Submit and Publish Your Thesis

    GPS Credit: 1 (Research-Related Skills) As part of the graduation process, you will be submitting an electronic copy of your thesis or dissertation that will become publicly available online upon […]

  • Using Small Talk for Networking

    Workshop taught by Clare Nippard Meeting new colleagues, interacting with peers, attending conferences, interviewing for a job; in all of these contexts, small talk helps us establish professional connections. However, […]

  • Thinking about Citation and Sources

    Workshop taught by Dr. Peter Grav In the opening workshop we will consider fundamental aspects of working with sources including why we work with them before, during and after writing. […]

  • Grad Talk: Writing your Way out of a Paper Bag: (Poet in Community Ronna Bloom)

    At grad school and in our personal lives, we often get stuck and are not sure how to move forward. This workshop uses reflective writing to target stuck places and […]

  • CANCELLED – Postdoc Coffee Hour at SGS

    Join your fellow Postdocs for a break and some coffee & cookies

  • Webinar: Managing Finances during the Pandemic and Planning for Afterwards (Evening Session for Students and Student Partners)

    Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. Have you or your family been impacted financially by Covid-19? Are you worried that […]

  • Grad Connections- Virtual Edition: How are you adapting to the pandemic and what campus resources are you finding helpful?

    Grad Connections- Virtual Edition Grad Students: How are you coping/adapting to the pandemic and what campus resources are you finding helpful? Wednesday, April 8, 2-3pm Join other grad students for […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • KnitWits Virtual Edition

    Join Grad Room Community Animator Paula on Mondays from 5:00–6:00 p.m. for an online knitting and chat session with other U of T graduate students. Then continue the conversation at […]

  • Virtual Graduate Speaker Series

    Graduate Speaker Series is a bi-weekly series for UofT students featuring UofT graduate students from all academic backgrounds presenting their research and ideas to a general audience of graduate students. […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Navigating the End of Term Challenges & Advocacy – A Conversation for Students with Family Responsibilities

    Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. Join us for a conversation based on your questions during this unprecedented time. The […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Understanding and Applying Email Etiquette – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Clare Nippard. We are increasingly reliant on email for our academic interactions, and this can be problematic. It can be challenging to know how […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Graduate Speaker Series

    Join us online for our monthly Graduate Speaker Series event! Our invited speaker, Amir Sariri (PhD Candidate, Rotman School of Management), will discuss his work on “How does Industry Affiliation […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Job Searching in the COVID-19 Labour Market (Masters, PhDs & PDFs)

    Navigating the job search during COVID-19 can be complex and dynamic. In this workshop, we will review reliable sources of labour market information specific to graduate students. You will reflect […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Writing Effective Literature Reviews – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Jane Freeman. Like research papers and theses, thesis and grant proposals require graduate students to situate their work within the context of other […]

  • KnitWits Virtual Edition

    Join Grad Room Community Animator Paula on Mondays from 5:00–6:00 p.m. for an online knitting and chat session with other U of T graduate students. Then continue the conversation at […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Connections- Virtual Edition: How are you coping/adapting to the pandemic?

    Join other grad students for an informal virtual chat to share challenges and learn what resources are available to stay on track during the pandemic. The session will be facilitated […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Talk: U of T Libraries- Supporting your Research Remotely

    Although U of T Libraries are physically closed, there is a wealth of online resources and services that you can still access remotely. Join U of T Librarians Heather Buchansky […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Grad Connection: Difficult Conversations

    Avoiding a difficult conversation with a supervisor or fellow grad student because you don’t know where to start? Worried about how to articulate your interests or assert an academic boundary? Join the […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Understanding and Applying Email Etiquette – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Clare Nippard. We are increasingly reliant on email for our academic interactions, and this can be problematic. It can be challenging to know how […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Diagramming Strategies for Clarifying Your Thinking Before You Write – Online Workshop

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Jane Freeman This workshop has two parts. We’ll start by talking about Aristotle’s topics of invention (explicit critical thinking strategies that help in making […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Mindfulness and Mitigating the Stress Response to COVID-19

    Mindfulness helps to decrease stress, increase resilience, improve personal productivity, develop connections with others, and augment the ability to experience more joy and peace. This webinar will focus on understanding […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Grad Connection: The Supervisory Relationship

    Wondering how you can get the most out of your supervisory relationship? Want to know how you can use the Graduate Supervision Guidelines and effective conflict resolution strategies to implement […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Graduate Speaker Series

    Our Virtual Graduate Speaker Series event continues! Join us on Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 6.00-7.00pm. During this session, our invited graduate students Gurdeep Singh (PhD candidate, Department of the […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Deadline: Reach Alliance 2020-21 Recruitment Call

    The Reach Alliance is recruiting for the 2020-21 cohort. Applications will be accepted from all current undergraduate and graduate students on a rolling basis until May 1st, 2020. The Reach Alliance began in 2015 […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Applying for Work

    In this session, you will learn about applications, including how to structure an appealing cover letter and build compelling résumés that effectively communicate the relevance of your graduate and other […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Connection: Challenges and Resources available during the pandemic and beyond.

    Join other grad students for an informal chat to share challenges and learn what resources are available to stay on track during the pandemic. Register via CLNX.

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Grad Connection: Managing Conflict (Online) in the Lab Environment

    The lab is a complex working and research environment where simple miscommunication can often lead to difficult working relationships and disrupted research. While many grad students are no longer able […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Foundations of Project Management (2 days)

    Duration: 2 days May 12-13, 2020GPS Credit: 4 in Personal Effectiveness Description: Learning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of this session and will […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Understanding the Research Article: Reading towards Writing (5 weeks)

    Duration: May 12 to June 9 (5 weeks) GPS Credits: 2.33 in Research-Related Skills What are the typical “moves” made in the opening section of a Research Article? How do […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Oral Presentation Skills for Professional Master’s Students (4 weeks)

    Duration: May 13 to June 3 (4 weeks) GPS Credit: 2 in Personal Effectiveness This online course is designed for Professional Master’s students who want to be more effective speakers […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Graduate Speaker Series

    Our Virtual Graduate Speaker Series event continues! Join us on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 6.00-7.00pm. During this session, our invited graduate student Leandro S. Pongeluppe (PhD candidate in Strategic […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Foundations of Project Management (2 days)

    Duration: May 20-21, 2020 9-5pm (NDT) or 10-6pm (EST) GPS Credits: 4 in personal effectiveness Description: Learning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of […]

  • Planning for Careers in Academia

    GPS Credits: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness This is small group advising session is for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are currently exploring careers in academia. We will discuss your […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Grad Connections: How are you coping with the pandemic and what campus resources are you finding helpful?

    Join other grad students for an informal chat to share challenges and learn what campus resources are available to stay on track during the pandemic. This session will be facilitated […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Talk: 5 Ways to Wellbeing

    Learn how to apply five simple, evidence-based actions in a variety of ways to promote positive mental health and wellbeing while practicing physical distancing and managing new stressors related to […]

  • Postdoc Coffee Hour at SGS

    Join your fellow Postdocs for a break and some coffee & cookies

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • Writing NSERC Proposals (for students in the Physical and Life Sciences) 4 weeks

    Duration: May 25 to June 15 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm GPS Credits: 1.33 in Research-Related Skills This four-week online course is open to students who are applying for […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Writing SSHRC Proposals (for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences) (4 weeks)

    Duration: 4 weeks from May 25 to June 15 GPS Credit: 1.66 in Research-Related Skills This 4-week course is designed for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences who are […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Talk: Remote Teaching Tips for Teaching Assistants

    In this webinar, two TATP staff members will discuss some best practices for remote teaching as a teaching assistant. Topics covered will include: 1) What are important considerations for teaching […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Business Writing for Today’s Professional

    GPS Credits: 2.33 in Personal Effectiveness Description: No matter what field you’re working in, written communication is a critical part of your day-to-day duties. Regardless of your comfort or skill […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Writing CIHR Proposals (for students in the Physical and Life Sciences) 4 weeks

    Duration: 4 weeks from May 28 to June 18, 2020 GPS Credits: 1.33 in Research Related Skills This online course is open to students in the Biomedical Sciences who are […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Virtual Graduate Speaker Series

    Graduate Speaker Series is a bi-weekly series for UofT students featuring UofT graduate students from all academic backgrounds presenting their research and ideas to a general audience of graduate students. […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea

    Stay connected to the U of T grad student community! Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators Mondays to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. for a virtual afternoon tea. This […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Grad Room Virtual Coffee Hour

    Join one of our Grad Room Community Animators daily at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual coffee hour. This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Writing Effective Literature Reviews

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Like research papers and theses, thesis and grant proposals require graduate students to situate their work within the context of other research […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Making the Most of Oral Presentations

    This workshop is taught by Ostap Soroka Oral presentations are a fact of life for all graduate students and are a part of one’s regular tasks in the modern professional […]

  • Identifying Transferable Skills

    GPS Credit: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness You have developed essential skills through your academic, professional, and co-curricular experiences. In this workshop you will learn how to recognize and articulate these […]

  • Writing Effective Literature Reviews

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Jane Freeman Like research papers and theses, thesis and grant proposals require graduate students to situate their work within the context of other research […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • Improving the Flow of Your Writing

    This workshop is taught by Lina Balsamo Creating flow can be a challenge for student writers. In this 1.5-hour workshop, we’ll explore strategies for effectively navigating transitions, organizing details, and […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Diagramming Strategies for Clarifying Your Thinking Before You Write

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Jane Freeman This workshop has two parts. We’ll start by talking about Aristotle’s topics of invention (explicit critical thinking strategies that help in making […]

  • Let’s Talk Allyship and Solidarity

    Open to students, staff, faculty, librarians, chaplains, community What exactly do the words solidarity and allyship mean? What tools are needed to be an effective ally? Can allyship be a […]

  • Graduate Professional Development Mini-Conference

    Professional development and career planning in uncertain times. Click here to view the mini-conference program.

  • Skills of Communication

    Description: Skills of Communication is a full-day course featuring the tools and tips of better verbal communication. It will test your assumptions and mental models and for many it may be […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Talking about Racism at Home

    As conversations about racism impacting Black, Indigenous, Asian and many racialized communities increase in mainstream media, how are we translating this discussion into our personal lives particularly with children? Join […]

  • Virtual Graduate Speaker Series

    Graduate Speaker Series is a bi-weekly series for UofT students featuring UofT graduate students from all academic backgrounds presenting their research and ideas to a general audience of graduate students. […]

  • Grad Connection: Managing Difficult Conversations In an Online Context

    Avoiding a difficult conversation with a supervisor or fellow grad student because you don’t know where to start? Worried about how to articulate your interests or assert an academic boundary? Join the […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • Grad Connection: Managing the Supervisory Relationship Online

    Wondering how you can get the most out of your supervisory relationship? Want to know how you can use the Graduate Supervision Guidelines and effective conflict resolution strategies to implement […]

  • Faith, Spirituality and Wellbeing

    Discover how faith and spirituality contribute to our overall wellness and mental health with expert panelists: Dr. Tayyab Rashid, Clinical Psychologist, Recipient of the Outstanding Practitioner Award from the International Positive […]

  • Making Claims with Confidence and Accuracy

    This workshop is taught by Lina Balsamo An important part of mastering academic writing is being able to present claims with the appropriate balance of confidence, caution, and precision. In […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Job Prospects Post COVID-19

    Learn about careers in the technology industry and gain insight on the job market post Covid-19

  • Developing Effective Note-Taking Strategies

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Jane Freeman and Jeff Newman This workshop will be jointly led by Dr. Freeman, Director of GCAC, and Jeff Newman, College Librarian, New College. […]

  • Grad Connection: Managing Conflict in the Online Lab Environment

    The lab is a complex working and research environment where simple miscommunication can often lead to difficult working relationships and disrupted research. While many grad students are no longer able […]

  • Interviewing for Work

    GPS Credits: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness In this session, you will learn about interviews outside of academia and how to position your graduate and other experiences effectively to potential employers […]

  • Understanding and Applying Email Etiquette

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Email is playing an increasingly important role in our academic interactions, and this can be problematic. For example, it can be challenging to […]

  • BLACK/BIPOC Virtual Table Talk

    The last few weeks have been particularly challenging for students, more specifically for Black students and BIPOC students (Black, Indigenous and people of colour). Please join us for this time […]

  • Display Your Pride 2020

    All three campuses of U of T will be celebrating Pride Month with the annual #DisplayYourPride event! Staff, students, alumni and faculty are all invited to join in on the […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • BLACK/BIPOC Virtual Table Talk

    The last few weeks have been particularly challenging for students, more specifically for Black students and BIPOC students (Black, Indigenous and people of colour). Please join us for this time […]

  • Addressing Anti-Asian Racism During the Pandemic

    COVID 19 has resurfaced underlying Anti-Asian sentiments and xenophobia in Canada and globally. This Webinar provides space to explore multiple perspectives and address heightened concerns around exclusion and violence against […]

  • Grad Escape: Grad Games Night

    Connect with other grad students and play fun virtual games! No experience required. Facilitated by our Gradlife ambassador. Registration required.

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • Writing Concisely for Abstracts and Short Documents

    This workshop is taught by Lina Balsamo Less is more, especially when writing short documents. In this 1.5-hour workshop, we’ll discuss tips for crafting abstracts and short documents, keeping words […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • Grad Talk: Building your Productivity Toolkit

    Building Your Productivity Toolkit Join us for this 1-hour workshop to reflect upon, share, and learn new ways to increase your productivity during physical distancing and beyond. The session will […]

  • Building Confidence and Competence in Online Academic Meetings

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Have you found the switch to online classes challenging? Do you lack confidence when participating in virtual meetings? Through addressing topics such as […]

  • GCAC Twitter Write Along #GCACWrites

    During this time of physical isolation, GCAC would like you to come and write with us! We’ll be having two Twitter Write Along sessions each week: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00. Please feel free to […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • Building an Online Presence

    GPS Credit: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness In this session, you will develop a personal brand (your research, your expertise, etc.) that you would like to represent online. We will discuss […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • Designing Your Professional Life (3 weeks)

    Tuesdays from 10-11:30am July 7-21, 2020 Based on Stanford’s “Design Your Life” course, we apply design thinking principles to the question of how to live a meaningful life.  If you like […]

  • Addressing the Challenges of Transitioning from In Person to Online Meetings

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to […]

  • Speaking Up and Being Heard Online

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to […]

  • Using Video to Build Connection

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to […]

  • Representing Yourself Appropriately in your Email Correspondence

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to […]

  •  Voice and Speech: Ground Breath and Elevate Connection (4 sessions)

    Wednesday and Friday from 11:30am-1:00pm. July 8, 10, 15, 17, 2020 (4 day x 90 minute class) This Hart House workshop series, Voice and Speech: Ground Breath and Elevate Connection, is […]

  • Giving Better Feedback

    This workshop is taught by Katherine Shwetz Graduate school requires students to offer feedback in a wide range of situations. Grading students papers, participating in peer writing groups, and reviewing […]

  • Grad Escape Games Night!

    Join other grad students for some fun virtual games! No experience required!

  • E-Orientation for International TAs

    Are you an incoming or current international graduate student who is interested in teaching at U of T in roles such as teaching assistants (TAs) or course instructors (CIs)? By […]

  • Designing Your Professional Life (3 weeks)

    Thursdays from 10-11:30am July 9-23 Based on Stanford’s “Design Your Life” course, we apply design thinking principles to the question of how to live a meaningful life.  If you like interesting […]

  • Graduate Speaker Series

    Graduate Speaker Series is a bi-weekly series for UofT students featuring UofT graduate students from all academic backgrounds presenting their research and ideas to a general audience of graduate students. […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • E-Orientation for International TAs

    Are you an incoming or current international graduate student who is interested in teaching at U of T in roles such as teaching assistants (TAs) or course instructors (CIs)? By […]

  • Career Planning During Covid 19

    GPS Credit: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness In this small group advising session for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows we will discuss strategies for engaging in career planning and exploration during […]

  • Mindful Moments with Liam

    Mindfulness is a practice of being aware of yourself, your body and your surroundings in the present moment.Rooted in Buddhism as a spiritual practice, it is also used in clinical […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • E-Orientation for International TAs

    Are you an incoming or current international graduate student who is interested in teaching at U of T in roles such as teaching assistants (TAs) or course instructors (CIs)? By […]

  • Graduate Speaker Series

    Graduate Speaker Series is a bi-weekly series for UofT students featuring UofT graduate students from all academic backgrounds presenting their research and ideas to a general audience of graduate students. […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • E-Orientation for International TAs

    Are you an incoming or current international graduate student who is interested in teaching at U of T in roles such as teaching assistants (TAs) or course instructors (CIs)? By […]

  • KnitWits

    Knitters and other crafters get together to chat and share projects. Currently meeting online through Zoom, KnitWits merges with the Afternoon Tea Hour to continue until 7. Drop in any […]

  • Postdoctoral Fellows: Networking in North America

    GPS Credit: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness In this small group session of postdoctoral fellows we will discuss the challenges of making and maintaining professional relationships that will lead to meaningful […]

  • Graduate Speaker Series

    Graduate Speaker Series is a bi-weekly series for UofT students featuring UofT graduate students from all academic backgrounds presenting their research and ideas to a general audience of graduate students. […]

  • Applying for Work

    GPS Credit: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness In this session, you will learn about applications, including how to structure an appealing cover letter and build compelling résumés that effectively communicate the […]

  • Becoming a Productive Writer – Online Workshop

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley One of the key challenges of graduate study is balancing the many demands on your time; every graduate student needs to manage […]

  • Quoting and Paraphrasing: Working with Sources in the Social Sciences and Humanities – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav In this 30-minute online workshop for students in the humanities and social sciences, we’ll take a look at how we introduce […]

  • Citation and Working with Sources in the Physical and Life Sciences – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav All scientific investigation is built upon previous research, which necessitates you introducing and discussing the work of others in your writing. […]

  • The Craft of Revision – Online Workshop

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley Academic writing relies heavily on revision. Most of us are simply unable to create reader-friendly texts that offer highly sophisticated explanations of […]

  • Preparing Poster Presentations

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Sabatini In this workshop we will identify the goals and benefits of presenting ongoing research in poster form. We will identify strategies for […]

  • Creating Effective Figures

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Sabatini It is said that “a picture is worth a thousand words”. This is nowhere more true than in the realm of scientific […]

  • Writing CIHR Proposals

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Sabatini This workshop will review specific writing features of successful scientific proposals. The writing exercises discussed will use the CIHR trainee funding awards […]