• Strategies for Effective Storytelling in Grad School

    Coming.

  • Business Writing for Today’s Professional

    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 level, you can benefit from learning techniques to entice your readers and achieve your goals. This course will help all professionals hone their writing skills using proven techniques and processes.  Objective: […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 campus tours. Tours will run for one hour and start in the first-floor lounge at the School of Graduate Studies, 63 St George St. Drop-in, […]

  • 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 and navigating your supervisor relationship, plus hear tips from current students in research programs. Lunch included. Program: Welcome + Ice Breaker (Gradlife) 12:05-12:15 Talking to New People […]

  • 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 be held at all three campuses and provide general program information including eligibility requirements and application process. Due to the amount of content that needs […]

  • 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, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (see full address below)

  • 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 with other students, and hear how to manage your workload and juggle life as a grad student from current students in professional programs. Light dinner included. Program […]

  • 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 know:• Ensure you register!• Arrive on time (or early). Events start on time and you may be denied entry after the event start time.• If […]

  • 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 fellow grad peers? Do you want to hear directly from current students about navigating the expectations associated with U of T’s academic cultures? If so, […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 welcome to attend the Information Fair. A video recording of the SGS Orientation will be available on the SGS website following the event. Find out […]

  • 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 with local community organizations. Students make meaningful contributions, build relationships and learn more about the City of Toronto.  Alternative Reading Week (ARW) takes place during […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 in the run-up to this year’s competition, one in English and one in French. September 9 session is in English September 11 session in French […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 Awards. In three two-hour classes, we will examine the specific features of successful grant proposals and bring to light common errors that lead to bad […]

  • 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 present your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In this course, […]

  • 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. The session will break down the grant writing and evaluation process from the point of view of a successful research grant holder and an evaluation […]

  • 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 those conventionally learned within a disciplinary program, skills that may be critical to success in the wide range of careers that graduates enter, both within […]

  • 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 professional contexts. During the course we will consider the following topics: strategies for managing nerves, for handling difficult questions, and for designing effective slides, designing […]

  • 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 range of academic settings such as classroom, conferences, and functions. Topics discussed include the following: How do you communicate both verbally and non-verbally? How can […]

  • 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 your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In this course, you […]

  • 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 in the run-up to this year’s competition, one in English and one in French. September 9 session is in English September 11 session in French […]

  • 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 be held at all three campuses and provide general program information including eligibility requirements and application process. Due to the amount of content that needs […]

  • 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 a student’s ability to carry out specific research. The introductory workshop in this series provides an overview of proposal writing designed to get students thinking […]

  • 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 their funding application (OGS, NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR). The session will include tips and resources for structuring and improving this type of proposal, along with time […]

  • 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 your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In this course, you […]

  • 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 your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In this course, you […]

  • 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 three campuses and provide general program information including eligibility requirements and application process. Due to the amount of content that needs to be covered, each […]

  • 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 Research Council of Canada) Master’s Scholarships or Doctoral Awards. While several of the concepts examined will also be relevant to students applying for an Ontario […]

  • 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 three campuses and provide general program information including eligibility requirements and application process. Due to the amount of content that needs to be covered, each […]

  • 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 we will consider the following topics: strategies for managing nerves, for handling difficult questions, and for designing effective slides, designing presentations for a range of […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 the University of Toronto. DKG’s Omicron Chapter meets annually to celebrate former World Fellowship recipients. Please direct questions regarding this competition to:Graduate Awards Office416-946-0808graduate.awards@utoronto.ca

  • 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 sense of the order of events. In addition, we will examine the conventions governing the use of particular tenses in different forms of academic writing.

  • 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 your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In this course, you […]

  • 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 sciences. In order for a research paper to be clear to readers, it must first be crystal clear in the mind of its author. Whether […]

  • 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 you register for the event with the Postdoctoral Office, please indicate how many dependents you are bringing with you.

  • 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 write. Participants will be introduced to a range of strategies for organizing their ideas and will be encouraged to consider which strategy works best given their […]

  • 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 your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In this course, you […]

  • 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, workshops, events and consultations and provides easy access to their attendance records. Create a user profile for TATP Programming: tatp.eve.utoronto.ca Teaching assistants are often faced […]

  • 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 professional contexts. During the course we will consider the following topics: strategies for managing nerves, for handling difficult questions, and for designing effective slides, designing […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 a student’s ability to carry out specific research. The introductory workshop in this series provides an overview of proposal writing designed to get students thinking […]

  • 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 a listener and as a speaker. Topics discussed include the following: How do you interrupt someone for clarification or further explanation? How can you respond […]

  • 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 as a graduate student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme. This is a free event! Coffee […]

  • 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 thriving as a graduate student. Hear about tips for financial survival, learn about best practices for awards and scholarship applications, and find out where to […]

  • 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 three campuses and provide general program information including eligibility requirements and application process. Due to the amount of content that needs to be covered, each […]

  • 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 field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs to be done, […]

  • 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 in these situations include using appropriate grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. However, improving these skills can take time; so what can we do to maximize our […]

  • 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 great library collections. Join U of T Libraries for this fun and challenging escape room game. Dive into the dark corners of our brutalist maze […]

  • 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 an environment that encourages interdisciplinary learning and intellectual dialogue. Every month, Grad Room selects a topic and invites two graduate students to come and present […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 family, friends, health. Students transitioning from undergrad to grad study might find that they need to change the way and amount that they are working; […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 you intended or that your prose style isn’t dynamic enough, this workshop is designed for you. In it, we will examine five principles which can […]

  • 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 for certificates, workshops, events and consultations and provides easy access to their attendance records. Create a user profile for TATP Programming: tatp.eve.utoronto.ca TA hands-on workshop […]

  • 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 academic writing and then look at the following topics: How can you improve the accuracy of supportable claims in English? How do you control the […]

  • 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 the reality is that data can be really messy! Cleaning and reformatting your data can be a time-consuming and tedious task, but there are ways […]

  • 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.  Workshops themes are as follows: October 2 – Balanced ThinkingOctober 16 – Behavioural ChangeOctober 30 – Emotion RegulationNovember 13 – Balanced Living To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and […]

  • 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 in an authentic way.

  • 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 and an active awareness of the needs of both specialist and generalist readers. In this workshop we will examine some of the most common stylistic […]

  • 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, using small talk effectively is challenging: sometimes we are not sure how to initiate a conversation, what to talk about, or how much to say. […]

  • 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 restrictions.

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 system. Participants can create a user profile that allows them to register for certificates, workshops, events and consultations and provides easy access to their attendance […]

  • 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 a mentor but don’t know what to talk to them about? We will teach you the tips and techniques that will make those conversations a […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 you improve your oral presentation skills. Topics discussed will include overcoming nervousness, designing effective visual support and handling questions.

  • 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 will explore ways to enhance resilience when dealing with career ambiguity and confidence in your decision-making process.

  • 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 marks used in academic writing: commas, hyphens, dashes, colons, ellipses, and semi-colons. We will go over common punctuation errors and ways to correct them, as […]

  • 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 will be served as well as non-alcoholic beverages. Please email if you have any food restrictions: jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca

  • 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. Hands-on tutorials will be conducted throughout the session, giving everyone a chance to see R in action. This workshop is geared toward those with little […]

  • 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. They are common in marketing and social media, but are becoming more popular as a way to attract and engage with audiences to share your […]

  • 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 as a graduate student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme. This is a free event! Coffee […]

  • 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 approach, this workshop will address when to use email, what to include in an email, how to open and close an email, and how to […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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! 😀 This event is presented by the Institute of Medical Science & The School of Graduate Studies.

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 to generate insights, communicate findings, and illustrate evidence. Conversely, a poor visualization can undermine an argument or even mislead the reader. Through a combination of […]

  • 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 great place to make meaningful professional connections with staff, faculty, and other graduate students. All of the workshops offered are eligible for GPS credit. You […]

  • 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 competencies, and you will identify future opportunities to demonstrate or enhance your skills.

  • 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.  Workshops themes are as follows: October 2 – Balanced ThinkingOctober 16 – Behavioural ChangeOctober 30 – Emotion RegulationNovember 13 – Balanced Living To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and […]

  • 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 tutorials will be conducted throughout the session, giving attendees a chance to see R in action. This workshop requires some prior knowledge of R, at […]

  • 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 be Bioethics. Saumil Dholakia from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health will be present his research on intersection of Bioethics and Psychiatry which 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 fields of architecture, urbanism and design. On Friday, October 18 we welcome all future graduate students to come and explore our facilities and learn more about what […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 for us to meet you – to learn about your ideas and interests in the diverse field of Public Health Sciences. Come and meet our […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 on your time; every graduate student needs to manage both increased workload and increased autonomy. One of the areas in which you’re most likely to […]

  • 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 while receiving onsite feedback. The focus on extensive practice and feedback is what makes the program meaningful, and is what makes the learning stick. Objective: […]

  • 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 strategies for implementing positive change? Join fellow graduate students and G2G Peer Advisors from the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (CRC) for an interactive discussion about […]

  • 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 as a graduate student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme. This is a free event! Coffee […]

  • 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 clear graphics are needed to summarize complex data, communicate difficult concepts, and to enable you to use fewer words in your publications. With the help […]

  • 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 process, admissions, and scholarships. You will have an opportunity to hear from graduate unit administrators who will highlight their program and specific admission requirements. No […]

  • 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 of financial theory and the economics framework upon which that theory is based. Students are equipped with the knowledge and tools required to build successful […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 to review the literature of your field effectively is an essential skill. The lit review plays many roles ranging from establishing a need for new […]

  • 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 session is led by wendo instructor Deb Parent. Please bring a yoga mat (we have some available) and be prepared to sweat. Come early for free […]

  • 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 design, learn to organize and write poster text, and learn how to use tables and other visuals to present results. This workshop will also provide […]

  • 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.  Workshops themes are as follows: October 2 – Balanced ThinkingOctober 16 – Behavioural ChangeOctober 30 – Emotion RegulationNovember 13 – Balanced Living To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and […]

  • 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 support you, bind you. Perhaps you drink the same coffee, commute on the same road, go to your job or your desk in the same […]

  • 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 process, admissions, and scholarships. You will have an opportunity to hear from graduate unit administrators who will highlight their program and specific admission requirements. Presenters: […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 about the communication and negotiation skills that will help you to say “yes” to what you need, and “no” to what might not be in […]

  • 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 research and reading goals to help you effectively and efficiently make the most of your readings. We will discuss how to scan and skim text […]

  • 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 careers are more established. This session will help you make a more informed decision about what it means to start a family during grad school, […]

  • 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 the reality is that data can be really messy! Cleaning and reformatting your data can be a time-consuming and tedious task, but there are ways […]

  • 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. Register online: https://uoftmswinfosession.eventbrite.ca

  • 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 of formality in your academic writing. Informality can come from a range of features in our writing: excessive generality, inaccurate verbs, imprecision, wordiness, and poor […]

  • 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 as a graduate student. A guest facilitator will be available to answer questions related to this week’s theme. Tea and cookies will be available. Space […]

  • 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 us for a Trivia Night at the UTGSU. Don’t worry, no grad student-type questions here! Come as a team already, or bring yourself and we’ll […]

  • 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 if what they are studying demonstrates variability across space (e.g., across an environmental region, between neighbourhoods in a city region).  A wide variety of tools […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 workshop we will consider strategies for note-taking during lectures and in response to written texts, the varying benefits of different formats for note taking (by […]

  • 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.  Workshops themes are as follows: October 2 – Balanced ThinkingOctober 16 – Behavioural ChangeOctober 30 – Emotion RegulationNovember 13 – Balanced Living To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and […]

  • 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 to make sense of those connections. Because of the complexity of this task, many graduate writers find themselves relying on transition words instead of building […]

  • 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 process, admissions, and scholarships. You will have an opportunity to hear from graduate unit administrators who will highlight their program and specific admission requirements. Presenters: […]

  • 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 science research Date: Friday, Nov 15, 2019 Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm Location: Robarts Library Electronic Classroom (4th floor) Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program. In […]

  • 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 interactive part to this session, so please bring your laptops, tablets or other devices. Please reserve your spot by emailing the Postdoctoral Office at sgs.postdoc@utoronto.ca.

  • 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 everyone’s ideas all through fun improv games and exercises. No experience required.

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 in: Accounting Biotechnology Innovation Sustainability Urban Innovation Biomedical Communications

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 inclusion are and how they affect students. We explore some of the different ways exclusion takes place for students and we brainstorm practical strategies specifically […]

  • 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 profile that allows them to register for certificates, workshops, events and consultations and provides easy access to their attendance records. Create a user profile for […]

  • 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 life as a graduate student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to this week’s theme. Coffee and tea will be […]

  • 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 session will focus on the following major topics: – choosing your platform: selecting the journal or other platform according to impact and readership, open access […]

  • 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 construct coherent texts. Even if readers wish to engage with these texts, they may have trouble understanding the overarching structure and argument. In this workshop, […]

  • 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 to generate insights, communicate findings, and illustrate evidence. Conversely, a poor visualization can undermine an argument or even mislead the reader. Through a combination of […]

  • 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 process, admissions, and scholarships. You will have an opportunity to hear from SGS staff and graduate unit administrators who will highlight their program and specific […]

  • 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 research Date: Friday, Nov 22, 2019 Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm Location: Robarts Library Electronic Classroom  (4th floor) Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program. In order […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants to enhance their learning from each other, to experience the development of a strong team, and […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 action and consistently deliver results never decreases. Using team simulation exercises, participants work from a clear understanding of personal strengths and an appreciation of the […]

  • 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 the importance of tone, flow, and coherence in academic writing, we may still be puzzling our readers with our grammatical choices. In this workshop, we will […]

  • 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. They are common in marketing and social media, but are becoming more popular as a way to attract and engage with audiences to share your […]

  • 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 will have two speakers from the department of Molecular Genetics discuss their research on the development novel therapeutics for targeted bacterial killing and generation of […]

  • 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, 2018Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pmLocation: Robarts Library Electronic Classroom  (4th floor) Knowledge syntheses that rely solely on published academic literature are at high risk of publication bias. Searching the grey […]

  • 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: Iran, Syria, Turkey and Egypt. We encourage all interested staff who work on graduate admissions to attend; staff working on admissions to undergraduate and professional […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 that explores strategies to develop and incorporate an anti-racist pedagogy in your teaching practice. Learn about race-related terms and definitions outlined with in the Ontario […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 the lab and walked past them while staring at the ground? Ever attended a department event and asked yourself, “What am I doing here?” Join […]

  • 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 that your teaching plan has fallen flat? What do you do with the knowledge that something isn’t working? How do you look back on both […]

  • 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 to let you in for this event but bring your T-card.) This event will be facilitated by a staff person from MoveU. No experience required.​

  • 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 process, admissions, and scholarships. You will have an opportunity to hear from SGS staff and graduate unit administrators who will highlight their program and specific […]

  • 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 you participate in. What are some practical approaches you can use to mitigate or prevent some of these potential roadblocks? The aim of this session […]

  • 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 life as a graduate student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme. This is a free event! […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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. In this workshop, we will discuss what it might look when supporting someone who is experiencing a mental health challenge in the context of instructor […]

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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 blast decorating. When your masterpieces complete, we’ll wrap it in cellophane ready for you to take home to display! The PC Cooking School is located […]

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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 in Multi-National Federations and The Military and Post-Conflict Governance in Uganda and Rwanda. Our two speakers from the Department of Political Sciences will be discussing […]

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 way.

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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 the end of semester can be challenging. Help yourself stay motivated by joining one (or more!) of our grading jams during the December exam period […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 students to support services and opportunities for engagement and learning outside the classroom. Knowledgeable staff and students will answer your questions and will take you […]

  • 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 will identify future opportunities to demonstrate or enhance your skills.

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 in the humanities or social sciences. In order for a research paper to be clear to readers, it must first be crystal clear in the […]

  • 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 you like to present your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 you like to present your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. […]

  • 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? Would you like to present your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for […]

  • 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 your discussion with your results? How do you get readers to see the importance of your work? How much explaining should you do in your […]

  • 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 integrate your discussion with your results? How do you get readers to see the importance of your work? How much explaining should you do in […]

  • 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 a student’s ability to carry out specific research. The introductory workshop in this series provides an overview of proposal writing designed to get students thinking […]

  • 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 their professional contexts. During the course we will consider the following topics: strategies for managing nerves, for handling difficult questions, and for designing effective slides, […]

  • 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 Military Trail. This free event is co-sponsored by the Centre for Teaching and Learning, the Office of the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, and the GSAS. […]

  • 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 work in the future

  • 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 for proper reporting and management of their review Utilize strategies for turning a research question into a searchable question with inclusion/exclusion criteria Identify databases for […]

  • 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 of science in the news media. Science journalists play a key role in the public understanding of science by reporting on the results and implications […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 workshop will equip students with practical strategies for engaging in conversations with their peers and professors both in and outside the classroom.

  • 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 preferred communication style(s) and brainstorm strategies to adapt when encountering challenges• Create a personalized “toolkit” to incorporate some of the adjustments you will need to […]

  • 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 transitioning from undergrad to grad study might find that they need to change the way and amount that they are working; students advancing in their […]

  • 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 on your goals, and turn your priorities into success stories. Get the important things done and still have a life!

  • 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 write. Participants will be introduced to a range of strategies for organizing their ideas and will be encouraged to consider which strategy works best given their […]

  • 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 experiences.

  • 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 student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme. This is a free event! Tea and cookies will […]

  • 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 published literature. A search strategy often has to be revised for different databases and resources to take advantage of the strengths and unique features of […]

  • 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 speakers in their professional contexts. During the course we will consider the following topics: strategies for managing nerves, for handling difficult questions, and for designing […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 on why participation is a central part of Canadian graduate education, what active participation involves, and how to participate confidently in the classroom.

  • 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 field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs to be done, […]

  • 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 will be available. Registration required.

  • 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 way.

  • 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 research and reading goals to help you effectively and efficiently make the most of your readings. We will discuss how to scan and skim text […]

  • 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 for us to think about what commitments we can make around continuing to learn while putting what we have learned into action. Presented by Mairi […]

  • 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 a yoga mat (we have some available) and be prepared to sweat. Free pizza.

  • 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 literature’ is a nebulous concept, tricky to incorporate into syntheses and difficult to find. Building on the skills we practiced in Parts 1 and 2, […]

  • 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 at the same time all winter. Registration Required.

  • 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 of: History and principles behind research ethics review Procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans UT’s risk matrix for assessing participant vulnerability and research […]

  • 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 in the future

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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: · Understand history and principles behind research ethics review · Describe procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans · Explain UT’s risk […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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: · Understand history and principles behind research ethics review · Describe procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans · Explain UT’s risk […]

  • 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 sense of the order of events. In addition, we will examine the conventions governing the use of particular tenses in different forms of academic writing.

  • 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.  Workshops themes are as follows: February 4 – Balanced ThinkingFebruary 18 – Behavioural ChangeMarch 3 – Emotion RegulationMarch 17 – Balanced Living To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and […]

  • 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 of: History and principles behind research ethics review Procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans UT’s risk matrix for assessing participant […]

  • 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 student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme. This is a free event! Tea and cookies will […]

  • 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 and an active awareness of the needs of both specialist and generalist readers. In this workshop we will examine some of the most common stylistic […]

  • 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 of: History and principles behind research ethics review Procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans UT’s risk matrix for assessing participant […]

  • 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: · Understand history and principles behind research ethics review · Describe procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans · Explain UT’s risk […]

  • 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 from being able to absorb and remember what they hear. This workshop will share findings from recent research on helpful and unhelpful listening habits, and […]

  • 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 on extensive practice and feedback is what makes the program meaningful, and is what makes the learning stick.

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 required.

  • 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 marks used in academic writing: commas, hyphens, dashes, colons, ellipses, and semi-colons. We will go over common punctuation errors and ways to correct them, as […]

  • 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 luncheon and hear about best practices for a speedy time to completion.

  • 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 happened?” Ever felt stressed planning an important meeting with your supervisor or a faculty member? Nervous about requesting more help or resources from your colleagues […]

  • 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 workshop we will consider strategies for note-taking during lectures and in response to written texts, the varying benefits of different formats for note taking (by […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 may be the first time you learn about the Ladder of Inference, the Johari Window and more.  The goal is to make you more aware […]

  • 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 strategies for identifying your research and reading goals to help you effectively and efficiently make the most of your readings. We will discuss how to […]

  • 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.  Workshops themes are as follows: February 4 – Balanced ThinkingFebruary 18 – Behavioural ChangeMarch 3 – Emotion RegulationMarch 17 – Balanced Living To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and […]

  • 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 student. An expert staff facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme. This is a free event! Tea and cookies will […]

  • 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 Night at the GSU. Don’t worry, no grad student-type questions here! Come as a team already, or bring yourself and we’ll make you a team […]

  • 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 to provide insight and interaction along with the know how to build and stabilize business relationships through effective networking.We will cover who-what-where-when and why to […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 to review the literature of your field effectively is an essential skill. The lit review plays many roles ranging from establishing a need for new […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 you like to present your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. […]

  • 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 to enhance their learning from each other, to experience the development of a strong team, and to develop a model of the culture that they […]

  • 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 like to present your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In […]

  • 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 when the finish line is nowhere in sight. This session will involve reflection, discussion, and creative exercises. Facilitated by Jasjit Sangha, Academic Success Centre. Active […]

  • 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 like to present your ideas more clearly and more confidently? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this course is for you. In […]

  • 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 contexts. During the course we will consider the following topics: strategies for managing nerves, for handling difficult questions, and for designing effective slides, designing presentations […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 you intended or that your prose style isn’t dynamic enough, this workshop is designed for you. In it, we will examine five principles which can […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 full-day course builds awareness of the current Canadian entrepreneurial landscape and resources available to those looking to start their own business. Using the tools and […]

  • 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.  Workshops themes are as follows: February 4 – Balanced ThinkingFebruary 18 – Behavioural ChangeMarch 3 – Emotion RegulationMarch 17 – Balanced Living To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and […]

  • 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 statements, and teaching dossier that effectively communicate your research, teaching, service, and other (industry, clinical, etc.) experiences.

  • 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 on beginner skills. Finding your personal storytelling voice, the hard and fast rules of an enthralling story, stage presence, characters, and story structure. Discover ways […]

  • 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 in these situations include using appropriate grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. However, improving these skills can take time; so what can we do to maximize our […]

  • 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 mindfulness techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Mindfulness meditation is about being aware in the present moment. We spend a lot of time […]

  • 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 on your time; every graduate student needs to manage both increased workload and increased autonomy. One of the areas in which you’re most likely to […]

  • 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) who is happy to teach.

  • 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 the humanities or social sciences. In order for a research paper to be clear to readers, it must first be crystal clear in the mind […]

  • 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 academic labour market.

  • 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 your convocation. This workshop given jointly by the School of Graduate Studies and the Library staff will guide you through: • Thesis formatting in MS […]

  • 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, using small talk effectively is challenging: sometimes we are not sure how to initiate a conversation, what to talk about, or how much to say. […]

  • 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. We will also discuss how to find and assess source materials and how to read them critically. Other topics will include the rhetorical patterns in […]

  • 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 help unstick them. It offers a creative way to explore challenges and perhaps show the possibility of new directions. In the workshop, a brief talk […]

  • 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 your income may be impacted in the near future? Worrying about our health along with our finances can be scary, stressful and can create a […]

  • 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 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 the daily Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. Our April […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 panel will share thoughts on how to both navigate the university’s systems and how you can advocate for yourself and your family at the end […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 to appropriately express ourselves when communicating, for example, with a supervisor, or a student if you are a TA. This workshop takes a case-study approach to address practical […]

  • 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 of Academic Scientists Change the Rate and Direction of Research? “ This is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with invited speakers, learn […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 on your career goals and develop a plan to explore and search for opportunities.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 research in their field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs […]

  • 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 the daily Grad Room Virtual Afternoon Tea starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 by Jennifer Pinker, Student Life Coordinator, Gradlife and Outreach. Those interested in participating should contact Jennifer at: Jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca for full details. Registration required.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 and Ben Walsh for a look at the many ways the library can support your research from a distance. Registration required via CLNX.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 G2G Peer Advisors from the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre for an interactive online chat about navigating difficult conversations online and offline. We will share tips and […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 to appropriately express ourselves when communicating, for example, with a supervisor, or a student if you are a TA. This workshop takes a case-study approach to address practical […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 diagramming more effective) and then connect those to a sequence of three diagramming techniques to use when clarifying your thinking. These techniques are designed 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 mindfulness and will assist participants in practicing practicing techniques that can be implemented into everyday life at work and at home. Register online and you […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 positive change? Join G2G Peer Advisors from the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (GCRC) for an interactive online discussion about the challenges of working with a […]

  • 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 Cell and System Biology) and Nirvana Nursimulu (PhD candidate, Department of Computer Science) will discuss their work on how to read the meaningful lines of […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 at the University of Toronto as the Reach Project, a student-led, faculty-driven, multi-disciplinary research initiative dedicated to investigating the pathways to success for innovative development programs that are reaching […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 experiences. GPS Credits: 0.33 in Personal Effectiveness What you need to know.• Ensure you register! Registration will provide you with the link and instructions 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 to be in the lab on campus, the issues they dealt with previously can carry over into their work from home and with colleagues online. […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 work together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants to enhance their learning from each other, to experience the development of a strong team, […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 you use the words and work of others to support your arguments without losing your own voice? How do you introduce and incorporate a theoretical […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 in their professional contexts. During this time of social distancing, we will be experimenting with a new format for the course. The course will include […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto) will discuss his study on how Brazilian e-commerce firms’ strategize toward favelas and non-favelas. In particular, their […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 this session and will work together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants to enhance their learning from each other, to experience the development […]

  • 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 experiences & identify strategies for navigating the current academic labour market. This is an open session (i.e. there will be no presentation) and will be […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 by Jennifer Pinker, Student Life Coordinator, Gradlife Programs and Outreach. 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 COVID-19. This interactive session introduces a cluster of activities that promote resiliency and reduce stress. Please note that this session is for Graduate Students and will include […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Postgraduate scholarships (PGS M and PGS D). While several of​ the concepts examined will also 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 applying for SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Master’s Scholarships or Doctoral Awards. While several of the concepts examined will also be […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 in the online environment? 2) How do you foster community with your students, fellow TAs, and Course Instructor? And 3) Where can I find additional […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 level, you can benefit from learning techniques to entice your readers and achieve your goals. This course will help all professionals hone their writing skills […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 applying for Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral and Master’s Research Awards. In four one-hour online classes, we will review the evaluation criteria for […]

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. Our May […]

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 is an opportunity to engage in an informal discussion with your fellow grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 U of T grad students and help combat stress and isolation.

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 in their field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs to […]

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 workplace as well. Join us to learn the techniques and core considerations that may help optimize your chances of giving a professional level presentation in […]

  • 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 competencies, and you will identify future opportunities to demonstrate or enhance your skills. What you need to know.• Ensure you register! Registration will provide you […]

  • 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 in their field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 linking ideas–all without relying heavily on the traditional words and phrases you may be unknowingly misusing in your work. Registration for online GCAC workshops is […]

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 diagramming more effective) and then connect those to a sequence of three diagramming techniques to use when clarifying your thinking. These techniques are designed to […]

  • 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 form of identity? Join us as we critically discuss, reflect and learn more about what it means to be an ally and to stand in […]

  • 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 the first time you learn about the Ladder of Inference, the Johari Window and more.  The goal is to make you more aware of 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 us as we discuss different techniques and strategies parents can engage in to discuss current events and overall conversations about the reality of race and […]

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. Our June […]

  • 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 G2G Peer Advisors from the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre for an interactive online chat about navigating difficult conversations online and offline. We will share tips and […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 positive change? Join G2G Peer Advisors from the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (GCRC) for an interactive online discussion about the challenges of working with a […]

  • 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 Psychology Association (IPPA) and Chancellor Award from the University of Toronto. Rebeckah Price, Founder of i rise yoga + wellness as a way to connect, […]

  • 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 this 1.5-hour workshop, we’ll discuss the writing choices that help to make us more accurate and credible academics. Registration for online GCAC workshops is required. […]

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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. In the workshop we will consider strategies for note-taking during lectures and in response to written texts, the varying benefits of different formats for note […]

  • 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 to be in the lab on campus, the issues they dealt with previously can carry over into their work from home and with colleagues online. […]

  • 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 in an authentic way. What you need to know.• Ensure you register! Registration will provide you with the link and instructions for accessing the online […]

  • 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 know how to appropriately express yourself when communicating, with a supervisor, or a student if you are a TA. This workshop takes a case-study approach to address practical […]

  • 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 to gather, reflect, acknowledge, recognize, express and be heard. Click here to view all events in series

  • 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 fun. Show off your creative flair and fabulous colours by decorating your office or student space in support of Pride!

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 to gather, reflect, acknowledge, recognize, express and be heard. Click here to view all events in series

  • 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 Asian communities, which we acknowledge are diverse with varied experiences. The Webinar will also explore tensions within the Asian diasporas/transnationals.

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 brief while communicating substance. Registration for online GCAC workshops is required. Once you register, you will receive a link to join the live workshop at […]

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 time! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81088896765?pwd=MnVQS1pyalRvZE1oQ0V5YndyT1V6UT09

  • 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 be presented by Academic Success and is open to all graduate students. Registration required.

  • 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 using video to build connection and speaking up and being heard online, this workshop will identify simple steps and review best practices to help you […]

  • 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 join @UofTGCAC by using the hashtag #GCACWrites. These sessions will be hosted by Rachael Cayley, who will also be available to answer your writing questions. All you need […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81088896765?pwd=MnVQS1pyalRvZE1oQ0V5YndyT1V6UT09

  • 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 different online platforms (websites, blogs, and social media) that will help you connect with your audience. What you need to know.• Ensure you register! Registration […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81088896765?pwd=MnVQS1pyalRvZE1oQ0V5YndyT1V6UT09

  • 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 interesting conversations with new people and are open to taking a first step towards future goals, then could be for you. 

  • Online Chats for New Graduate Students

    To assist graduate students who have already been accepted to the University of Toronto with their transition to graduate school, the School of Graduate Studies will be hosting a series of web chat sessions in July. The web chat sessions are administered by SGS Student Academic Services; in addition to enrolment, registration and graduate awards […]

  •  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 by artist and theatre instructor Matthew Rossof.  In the four-part series he will offer a seamless combination of Kristin Linklater-inspired vocal technique and restorative body […]

  • 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 papers for academic journals all call for graduate students to offer clear and effective assessments of another scholar’s work. Yet offering feedback is more complicated […]

  • Virtual Grad Escape Games Night

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

  • 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 joining this program, you will be invited to participate in four live webinars facilitated by current international teaching assistants and will have access to a […]

  • 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 conversations with new people and are open to taking a first step towards future goals, then could be for you. 

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. This week, […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81088896765?pwd=MnVQS1pyalRvZE1oQ0V5YndyT1V6UT09

  • Webinar: Study Permits and Other Immigration Related Questions

    Students can join one of the following times for our immigration webinar, where representatives from the Centre for International Experience and the School of Graduate Studies Office of Student Academic Services will discuss immigration issues relevant to incoming international graduate students.Wednesday, July 15 (9:30-11:00 am EST)Monday, July 20 (9:30-11:00 am EST) How to Participate Student […]

  • 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 joining this program, you will be invited to participate in four live webinars facilitated by current international teaching assistants and will have access to a […]

  • 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 times of uncertainty. This is an open session (i.e. there will be no presentation) and will be based on the questions raised from the group. […]

  • Online Chats for New Graduate Students

    To assist graduate students who have already been accepted to the University of Toronto with their transition to graduate school, the School of Graduate Studies will be hosting a series of web chat sessions in July. The web chat sessions are administered by SGS Student Academic Services; in addition to enrolment, registration and graduate awards […]

  • Webinar: Study Permits and Other Immigration Related Questions

    Students can join one of the following times for our immigration webinar, where representatives from the Centre for International Experience and the School of Graduate Studies Office of Student Academic Services will discuss immigration issues relevant to incoming international graduate students.Wednesday, July 15 (9:30-11:00 am EST)Monday, July 20 (9:30-11:00 am EST) How to Participate Student […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81088896765?pwd=MnVQS1pyalRvZE1oQ0V5YndyT1V6UT09

  • Online Chats for New Graduate Students

    To assist graduate students who have already been accepted to the University of Toronto with their transition to graduate school, the School of Graduate Studies will be hosting a series of web chat sessions in July. The web chat sessions are administered by SGS Student Academic Services; in addition to enrolment, registration and graduate awards […]

  • 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 joining this program, you will be invited to participate in four live webinars facilitated by current international teaching assistants and will have access to a […]

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. Our speakers […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81088896765?pwd=MnVQS1pyalRvZE1oQ0V5YndyT1V6UT09

  • 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 joining this program, you will be invited to participate in four live webinars facilitated by current international teaching assistants and will have access to a […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81088896765?pwd=MnVQS1pyalRvZE1oQ0V5YndyT1V6UT09

  • Grad Escape: Virtual Grad Games Night

    Join other new and continuing grad students for some virtual games! No experience necessary. Register.

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. This week, […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 work in the future. This is an open session (i.e. there will be no presentation) and will be based on the questions raised from the […]

  • Grad Talk: U of T Libraries: Supporting your Research (Virtually)

    With over 12 million books in 341 languages and 1,500,000 electronic resources, it may be overwhelming to figure out where to begin conducting research. This online talk will showcase library resources and services, many of them available online, that are of particular interest to grad students. Join U of T librarians Heather Buchansky and Ben Walsh […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. Details TBA!

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Submit & Publish Your Thesis

    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 your convocation. This workshop will be most beneficial for those who are in the process of writing their thesis or getting close to submission. This 2- part workshop is offered […]

  • 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 relevance of your graduate and other experiences. What you need to know.• Ensure you register! Registration will provide you with the link and instructions for […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Transitioning to Gradlife: Strategies for Academic Success, Campus Resources, and Building your Experience (Research stream)

    Incoming graduate students (Research Stream): Join this session to help you transition to grad life. Learn effective strategies for academic success in a research program, hear about grad student life supports and programs available and learn how to get involved in campus activities to enhance your graduate experience. Space is limited. Some sessions may be […]

  • Transitioning to Gradlife: Strategies for Academic Success, Campus Resources, and Building your Experience (Professional stream)

    Incoming graduate students (Professional stream): Join this session to help you transition to grad life. Learn effective strategies for academic success in a research program, hear about grad student life supports and programs available and learn how to get involved in campus activities to enhance your graduate experience. Space is limited. Some sessions may be […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Applying for Work (Masters, PhDs & PDFs)

    In this session, you will learn strategies for approaching and optimizing your job search strategy, with a focus on how to create effective applications (resumes and cover letters). 

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Writing a Thesis or Grant Proposal – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 a student’s ability to carry out specific research. The introductory workshop in this series provides an overview of proposal writing designed 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Strategies for Clarifying and Organizing Your Ideas Before You Write – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 write. Participants will be introduced to a range of strategies for organizing their ideas and will be encouraged to consider which strategy works […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. This week, […]

  • Grad Speaker Series

    David DeGrow, PhD Candidate at the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies, will be sharing his insights on Not-For-Profit Theatres in Toronto and COVID-19, while Sheragim Jenabzadeh, PhD Candidate at the Department of History, tells us about Iranian Student Activists in Interwar Berlin.

  • Grad Escape: Grad Games Night

    Join other graduate students for some virtual games! No experience necessary. Hosted by our Gradlife ambassador. Register

  • Improving Effectiveness in Online Academic Interaction – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Clare Nippard For the time being, a large portion of our academic interactions are happening online. For many of us, the transition from in-person to online interaction has been challenging. In this workshop we will review best practices for improving effectiveness in the virtual space through outlining strategies for […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Writing a Literature Review that Demonstrates the Need for Your Research – 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 research in their field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Grad Connection: Incoming Grad Students Chat

    Join other incoming graduate students and share your questions, and experiences so far! Register.

  • Career Exploration & Education info session

    Do you have career questions and wonder about available programs & resources?  Join us for this interactive session with Career Educator, Natasha Jamal.  She will describe the resources available to support your career development during your time in graduate school.

  • Improving the Flow of Your Writing – Online Workshop

    This online 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 linking ideas–all without relying heavily on the traditional words and phrases you may be unknowingly misusing in your work. This is the first of […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Grad Talk: Creating an Inclusive Environment as a Grad Student

    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 inclusion are and how they affect students.  We reflect on some of the different ways exclusion takes place for U of T students in everyday life and we […]

  • Clear Thinking, Clear Writing: Communicating Clearly to Your target Audience(s) – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 and an active awareness of the needs of both specialist and generalist readers. In this workshop we will examine some of the […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Service Canada-Services and Updates Webinar

    Service Canada is hosting a live webinar for International students. Join us to learn about the services at Service Canada, including the issuance of Social Insurance Numbers. Service Canada will also provide an overview of updates of programs, services and available benefits. Please note that staff cannot determine an individual’s eligibility for benefits during this […]

  • Grad Talk: 5 Ways to Wellness as a Graduate Student

    Learn how to apply five simple, evidence-based actions in a variety of ways to promote positive mental health and wellbeing in everyday life. This interactive session introduces a cluster of activities that promote resiliency and reduce stress. Register.

  • Graduate Experience (Professional Master’s)

    What does a great graduate experience look like and how do I get it?  Hear from senior graduate students and recent alumni share insights into how to overcome challenges, what to look out for, and how set yourself up for success.

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • Graduate Experience (Research Master’s)

    What does a great graduate experience look like and how do I get it?  Hear from senior graduate students and recent alumni share insights into how to overcome challenges, what to look out for, and how set yourself up for success.

  • Permanent Residency in Canada Webinar

    Are you an international student interested in staying in Canada permanently after graduation? Join us to learn about the different permanent residency programs.Staff members from Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be on campus to give an information session about the Express Entry Program. The IRCC presentation will cover: The Express Entry system The […]

  • Graduate Experience (PhD)

    What does a great graduate experience look like and how do I get it? Hear from senior graduate students and recent alumni share insights into how to overcome challenges, what to look out for, and how set yourself up for success.

  • Building An Online Presence (Masters, PhDs & PDFs) – Online (Flexible Futures)

    Having an online presence is important in the current labour market.  A large percentage of networking and recruiting takes place online and having an online presence allows you to communicate your professional identify to employers, mentors, collaborators and recruiters.  In this session, you will identify the key elements of your professional identity (your research, expertise, […]

  • Making Claims with Confidence and Accuracy – Online Workshop

    This online 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 this 1.5-hour workshop, we’ll discuss the writing choices that help to make us more accurate and credible academics. This is the second of 11 […]

  • 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. We invite all UofT graduate students to attend, engage with speakers, learn about academic disciplines other than their own and build new connections. Register here. […]

  • Writing Effective Emails – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Clare Nippard At a time when we are becoming ever more reliant on email for much of our academic communication, it can be daunting to try to work out if our emails are appropriately professional and respectful. Using a case-study approach, this workshop will take a practical look at […]

  • Postdoc Experience

    What does a great postoc experience look like and how do I get it?  Hear from postdocs and recent alumni share insights into how to overcome challenges, what to look out for, and how set yourself up for success.

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • Graduate Professional Development Conference

    Graduate Professional Development Conference – October 14 Registration link for October 14 (Links to an external site.) On Wednesday, October 14th, sessions will run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sessions are hosted by UTM and will include: 10:10 am – 12pm: Creating a Plan for your Graduate Professional Development 12:10 am – 1pm: Staying Well […]

  • Massey Dialogue: Mental Health and Psychosis

    Please join us in commemorating World Mental Health Day this week by tuning into this week’s Massey Dialogue. It’s what you can’t see: Mental Health and Psychosis. We welcome Dr. Elyn Saks to reflect on the broader difficulties of living with a mental illness and Dr. Andrea Levinson to reflect on the changing landscape of Canadian mental […]

  • Graduate Professional Day: Inclusion and Diversity in STEM

    On Thursday, October 15th, sessions will run from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sessions are hosted by UTSC and will include: 2:10pm – 3:05pm: A Workshop on Finding a Career in STEM 3:15pm – 4:30pm: Keynote Address: Unconscious Bias and Challenges to Fair Assessment & Inclusion 4:45pm – 6:00pm: Panel discussion: Grad Career Development and Equity

  • Building Community Through Small Talk – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Small talk helps us establish professional connection and build rapport in many situations, including meeting new colleagues, interacting with peers, attending meetings or conferences, and interviewing for jobs. However, using small talk effectively is challenging; sometimes we are not sure how to initiate a conversation, what to […]

  • MSW Program Question and Answer Webinars

    FIFSW MSW Program – Online Q & A *Advanced Standing* FIFSW MSW Program Question and Answer webinars area designed for prospective applicants who have reviewed the recorded MSW Information session.

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Skills of Communication

    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 the first time you learn about the Ladder of Inference, the Johari Window and more.  The goal is to make you more aware of the tools […]

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • EduCanada Virtual Fair in Latin America

    EduCanada Virtual Fair is dedicated to helping students to discover the numerous educational opportunities available at U o f T, you can explore all the possibilities and discover the right program for you! This fair is for students located in Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.

  • Practice your Presentation Skills

    Description: 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 on extensive practice and feedback is what makes the program meaningful, and is what makes the learning stick. Objective: To create opportunities for participants to build and […]

  • Navigating UofT Systems, Resources and Your Own Expectations

    Join us for a session that will help you navigate your experience at UofT as a new international graduate student. Gain valuable tips and insights from returning and new international students on where to find what you need and learn from their experience. You will have the opportunity to reflect on your own expectations and […]

  • Planning for Careers in Academia (Masters, PhDs & PDFs)

    This small group session is for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are currently exploring careers in academia. We will discuss your experiences & identify strategies for navigating the current academic labour market. This is a discussion based session (i.e. there will be no presentation). The content will be based on the questions and topics […]

  • EduCanada Virtual Fair in Mexico

    EduCanada Virtual Fair is dedicated to helping students to discover the numerous educational opportunities available at U o f T, you can explore all the possibilities and discover the right program for you! This fair is for students located in Mexico.

  • Grad Talk: Ask us: Get to Know Campus Resources and Ways to Get Involved as a Graduate Student

     Back to Calendar Event Detail Did you miss our orientation session in September? Join this session to learn more about student life resources for grad students and ways to get involved in campus activities. This session will focus on supports that have moved online. We will have a dedicated time for students to ASK student […]

  • UofT Music Technology & Digital Media Info Session

    Join us for an online info session about the University of Toronto’s masters program “Music Technology & Digital Media” (MT&DM) on either October 22 or October 24, 2020. Links to join the session are below. Content is the same in both sessions.  Faculty and students from MT&DM will be there to give a presentation and […]

  • Grad Connection: Navigating Grad Life as a Racialized Student

    Join other graduate students to discuss experiences as a racialized grad student. Register.

  • Grad Escape: Doodling

    Join us for a fun and low stakes opportunity to meet your graduate peers, unwind, and explore their artistic side! No experience is necessary, and all you need is a pen and paper. Gradlife Ambassador Georgia will take the group through a series of doodle challenges that are fun and easy. Register.

  • UofT Music Technology & Digital Media Info Session

    Join us for an online info session about the University of Toronto’s masters program “Music Technology & Digital Media” (MT&DM) on either October 22 or October 24, 2020. Links to join the session are below. Content is the same in both sessions.  Faculty and students from MT&DM will be there to give a presentation and […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Grad Escape: Recipe Share

    Are you the chef amongst your friends? Do you love to cook but are still learning? Or maybe you hate cooking but are tired of eating the same thing five days a week! If this is the case, you should check out our Recipe Share Night, where Grad students will be coming together to share […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • Grad Talk: Time Management as a Grad Student

    Grad school can bring time management challenges such as competing demands, packed schedules or open, unstructured time. We all face new challenges during the pandemic with physical distancing and remote work.  In this practical workshop learn strategies to think strategically about your time, focus on your goals, and turn your priorities into success stories.  Get the […]

  • Create & Connect

    Create & Connect: An Arts-Based Wellness Program at the University of Toronto  Create & Connect provides a variety of arts-based experiences that help students develop their self-awareness, recognize their strengths, and cultivate a sense of autonomy and agency over their holistic well-being.  Each 90 minute event is led by two facilitators and designed to help students de-stress while engaging with others and the arts to support their social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual […]

  • Making Effective Oral Presentations – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Ostap Soroka Oral presentations are a fact of life for all graduate students and are now a part of one’s regular tasks in the modern academic workplace as well. Join us to learn the techniques and core considerations that may help optimize your chances of giving a professional level […]

  • mitoFUTURES Workshop – Career Development

    MITO2i pleased to bring to you our first mitoFUTURES Workshop – Career Development to be held on Wednesday October 28th, 2020 at 1pm EST.  More details on the event, list of speakers and registration are found below.  We hope you can join us for this interactive session with breakout rooms to get to know our presenters and ask […]

  • Strategies for Dealing with Writing Anxiety – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Kathleen Ogden Whether it’s writer’s block, chronic procrastination, or crippling paralysis when faced with a writing assignment, many people are affected by writing anxiety at some point in their academic careers. In this 90 minute workshop, we will discuss a variety of strategies that can help ease writing anxieties, […]

  • Grad Connection: Impostor Phenomenon in Grad School

    Join other graduate students to discuss impostor phenomenon in grad school and hear about ways to overcome this. Facilitated by Academic Success staff. Register.

  • Navigating UofT Systems, Resources and Your Own Expectations

    Join us for a session that will help you navigate your experience at UofT as a new international graduate student. Gain valuable tips and insights from returning and new international students on where to find what you need and learn from their experience. You will have the opportunity to reflect on your own expectations and […]

  • Applying to Graduate Studies: Information Session for the Humanities

    Is graduate study right for you? What kinds of programs are on offer? What does it take to get in? Join staff from the School of Graduate Studies and representatives from graduate programs in the humanities for more information. Click here to register, and to log in on the day.

  • Grad Escape: Games Night

    Connect with other graduate students across campus and play some virtual games. No experience necessary! The event will be facilitated by our Gradlife Ambassador. Register.

  • Graduate (Online) Open House: Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design
  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Oral Presentations in the Online Environment – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Cristina D’Amico In this workshop, participants will review key considerations and best practices for presenting in the online environment. Topics covered will include maximizing clarity, increasing audience engagement, effective use of visuals, and strategies for tech troubleshooting.  This is the fifth of 11 workshops in the Getting Through Graduate […]

  • Networking Strategies (Masters, PhDs & PDFs)

    In this small group session for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows we will discuss the challenges of making and maintaining professional relationships that will lead to meaningful work in the future This is a discussion based session (i.e. there will be no presentation). The content will be based on the questions raised from the group. […]

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • Create & Connect

    Create & Connect: An Arts-Based Wellness Program at the University of Toronto  Create & Connect provides a variety of arts-based experiences that help students develop their self-awareness, recognize their strengths, and cultivate a sense of autonomy and agency over their holistic well-being.  Each 90 minute event is led by two facilitators and designed to help students de-stress while engaging with others and the arts to support their social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual […]

  • Searching the Literature: Humanities and Social Sciences

    Note: this workshop will include pre- and post-readings and exercises, which will be (approx.) one hour in addition to the online workshop  Learn how to plan and conduct a search process within the Humanities and Social Sciences literature. This online workshop will discuss conceptual and provide practical examples related to literature searches and help you:  Apply advanced search principles to meet research needs  Evaluate authority and accuracy of information sources  Critically reflect on research practices, dispositions, and attitudes  […]

  • 9th Annual Recruitment Fair in Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Medicine

    Explore the any graduate programs offered in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto at this online event. Six sessions over two days offer prospective students wealth of information about research and professional graduate degree programs. For sessions on November 4, click here to register. For sessions on November 5, click here […]

  • Student Success Symposium: Debriefing the New Normal – Impacts to Student Success and Colonial Ways of Knowing

    The Academic Advising & Career Centre at the University of Toronto Scarborough will be hosting its 2nd annual Student Success Symposium on Thursday, November 5, 2020 (9:00am-1:00pm ET). Within the larger context of Change, Disruption and Access, this year’s theme is “Debriefing the New Normal – Impacts to Student Success and Colonial Ways of Knowing.”  This free virtual symposium is […]

  • Writing a Thesis or Grant Proposal – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 a student’s ability to carry out specific research. The introductory workshop in this series provides an overview of proposal writing designed to […]

  • Time Management

    Description: This energetic, intensive one-day course will sharpen your professional time management skills and optimize your working week. Building on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) best practices, methodologies, and productivity tactics, the workshop provides tools and techniques that can be applied to a partner industry project or employment-based role. Whether you’re handling dynamic timelines alone or within […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Strategies for Developing a 3MT Presentation – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Cristina D’Amico The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition has become increasingly popular in postsecondary institutions, especially to communicate research to the public and non-specialist audiences. This workshop discusses strategies and approaches to delivering a successful 3MT in three key areas: writing, presenting, and slide design.  This is the seventh […]

  • Winter 101

    Are you a new international student? Planning on coming to Toronto soon? Learn everything you need to know about how to stay warm, comfortable, safe, healthy and happy during a Toronto winter! Be prepared and learn to love Canadian winters! The session will be hosted on Zoom and a link will be shared with you […]

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • Create & Connect

    Create & Connect: An Arts-Based Wellness Program at the University of Toronto  Create & Connect provides a variety of arts-based experiences that help students develop their self-awareness, recognize their strengths, and cultivate a sense of autonomy and agency over their holistic well-being.  Each 90 minute event is led by two facilitators and designed to help students de-stress while engaging with others and the arts to support their social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual […]

  • Applying to Graduate Studies: Information Session for the Social Sciences

    Is graduate study right for you? What kinds of programs are on offer? What does it take to get in? Join staff from the School of Graduate Studies and representatives from graduate programs in the social sciences for more information. Click here to register, and to log in on the day. Representatives from the following […]

  • Punctuation in Academic Writing: Improving Sense and Style – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 marks used in academic writing: commas, hyphens, dashes, colons, ellipses, and semi-colons. We will go over common punctuation errors and ways 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 research in their field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs […]

  • Applying to Graduate Studies: Information Session for the Physical Sciences

    Is graduate study right for you? What kinds of programs are on offer? What does it take to get in? Join staff from the School of Graduate Studies and representatives from graduate programs in the physical sciences for more information. Click here to register, and to log in on the day. Representatives from the following […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • Applying to Graduate Studies: Information Session for the Life Sciences

    Is graduate study right for you? What kinds of programs are on offer? What does it take to get in? Join staff from the School of Graduate Studies and representatives from graduate programs in the life sciences for more information. Click here to register, and to log in on the day. Representatives from the following […]

  • Create & Connect

    Create & Connect: An Arts-Based Wellness Program at the University of Toronto  Create & Connect provides a variety of arts-based experiences that help students develop their self-awareness, recognize their strengths, and cultivate a sense of autonomy and agency over their holistic well-being.  Each 90 minute event is led by two facilitators and designed to help students de-stress while engaging with others and the arts to support their social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual […]

  • Optimizing Effective Data Visualization – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Ostap Soroka This workshop will explore the best practices concerning the essential elements and common problems of effective, professional-level visual communications in the academic presentation context, with particular focus on the composition and design of data visualizations. This workshop will examine why some figures, charts, and graphs that work […]

  • Improving Grammatical Correctness: Focus on Verb Tenses – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 sense of the order of events. In addition, we will examine the conventions governing the use of particular tenses in different forms […]

  • Grad Step Up – Effective Communication for Diverse Platforms and Environments

    Join this session for new international students where you will have the chance to explore your communication styles and preferences, and develop strategies to adapt them for different in-person and online platforms and environments. You will have the opportunity to reflect on your own experience and share your concerns and questions. This session will be […]

  • Permanent Residency in Canada Webinar

    Are you an international student interested in staying in Canada permanently after graduation? Join us to learn about the different permanent residency programs.Staff members from Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be on campus to give an information session about the Express Entry Program. The IRCC presentation will cover: The Express Entry system The […]

  • Becoming a Productive Writer – Online Workshop

    This online 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 both increased workload and increased autonomy. One of the areas in which you’re most likely to struggle is being productive as a writer. In […]

  • Applying to Graduate Studies: Online Information Session

    Is graduate study right for you? What kinds of programs are on offer? What does it take to get in? Join staff from the School of Graduate Studies and representatives from graduate programs in all divisions for more information. Click here to register, and to log in on the day.

  • Applying for Work (Masters, PhDs & PDFs)

    In this session, you will learn strategies for approaching and optimizing your job search strategy, with a focus on how to create effective applications (resumes and cover letters). 

  • Searching the Literature: Humanities and Social Sciences

    Note: this workshop will include pre- and post-readings and exercises, which will be (approx.) one hour in addition to the online workshop. Learn how to plan and conduct a search process within the Humanities and Social Sciences literature. This online workshop will discuss conceptual and provide practical examples related to literature searches and help you:  Apply advanced search principles to meet research needs  Evaluate authority and accuracy of information sources  Critically reflect on research practices, dispositions, and attitudes  […]

  • Application deadline: IMI Big Data & Artificial Intelligence Case Competition for U of T Graduate Students

    Registration is free, and open to anyone enrolled in a grad program across all U of T campuses. Online team applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 Sponsored by the BIGDataAIHUB at the Institute for Management & Innovation at the University of Toronto Mississauga, in collaboration with Scotiabank, STEMFellowship and […]

  • Grad Step Up – Toronto Tips

    Are you a new international graduate student? Are you hoping to come to Toronto soon or have you just moved here? Join our session to help you prepare and get the most out of living in Toronto! Returning international graduate students will share their tips, experiences, and general info related to living in Toronto (weather, […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Congratulations, you have achieved candidacy! Now what?

    Are you a PhD student who is about to achieve candidacy, or has recently, and wonder about the next step? Hear from PhD graduates and experts in the field about how to overcome commonly experienced challenges. This session will be particularly useful for humanities and social science PhD students.  

  • Graduate Wellness Workshops

    Better Coping Workshops for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you… worry constantly about worst-case scenarios? blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well? feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate? avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you’ll […]

  • Create & Connect

    Create & Connect: An Arts-Based Wellness Program at the University of Toronto  Create & Connect provides a variety of arts-based experiences that help students develop their self-awareness, recognize their strengths, and cultivate a sense of autonomy and agency over their holistic well-being.  Each 90 minute event is led by two facilitators and designed to help students de-stress while engaging with others and the arts to support their social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual […]

  • Developing Effective Note-Taking Strategies – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. 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 workshop we will consider strategies for note-taking during lectures and in response to written texts, the varying benefits of different formats for note […]

  • Webinar: Building an Effective Grad Student-Supervisor Relationship

    This webinar is part of a 3-part lunchtime webinar series: Best Practices in Graduate Supervision: Setting Your Students Up for Success. Webinar 1: Building an Effective Grad Student-Supervisor Relationship Have you wondered about what supervisory approach you might take to assist you in creating a rewarding graduate experience for both your students and yourself? Supervision […]

  • Safe Space for Race – Race and Disability

    UTGSU’s Race and Ethnicity Caucus presents “Safe Space for Race: Race and Disability.” The event will be an open discussion on disability in marginalized communities facilitated by executive members of the Race and Ethnicity Caucus. We are excited to create a safe (virtual) space for students and community members to share their stories of disability and […]

  • The Craft of Revision – Online Workshop

    This online 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 complex topics without subjecting our writing to extensive revision. Despite the centrality of revision to an effective academic writing practice, many graduate writers are […]

  • The Legacy of Insulin Discovery: Origins, Access, and Translation

    As a kick-off to the 100 year anniversary of the discovery of insulin, U of T is hosting a virtual symposium on November 26, 2020, entitled The Legacy of Insulin Discovery: Origins, Access, and Translation.  The symposium is part of the Royal Society of Canada’s Celebration of Excellence and Engagement (COEE) which will take place […]

  • U of T Professional Graduate Students Caucus Annual General Meeting and Networking Event

    A Different Kind of Networking Event! Are you interested in expanding your professional network by meeting other Graduate Students at U of T? Come and join the Professional Graduate Student Caucus (PGSC) on November, 26th at 6:00pm EST for fun and networking.  This is a busy time for all students and our event will be an opportunity for […]

  • 7th Annual UofT Most Understandable Scientist Competition (UTMUST)

    UTMUST is an annual, university-wide academic competition in which students present their research in five minutes to a general audience. Participation is open to graduate students whose first language is not English. The event is organised by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) Top three prizes include iPad Air, Nintendo Switch, and AirPods. How […]

  • Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) Open House

    On behalf of the Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), we would like to invite interested students to our 7th annual IMI Grad Open House via Zoom. Learn more about all of our professional graduate degrees. Current students, staff & faculty will be there to give a presentation […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Postdoctoral Fellows: Career Decision Making

    In this small group session postdoctoral fellows we will discuss your approaches and strategies for making decisions about your career. This session will support you with increasing your confidence in making decisions when faced with career ambiguity and uncertainty. This is a discussion based session (i.e. there will be no presentation). The content will be […]

  • MPK Virtual Session

    U of T’s Graduate Department of Kinesiology is hosting virtual information sessions on Wednesday December 2, 2020.  These sessions are excellent opportunities to gain insight and knowledge into the graduate programs available at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education. You will learn important information about the opportunities for the MSc, PhD and […]

  • Webinar: Navigating the Landscape of Supervisory Relationships

    This webinar is part of a 3-part lunchtime webinar series: Best Practices in Graduate Supervision: Setting Your Students Up for Success. This webinar series is intended for faculty who are supervising graduate students and who are interested in enhancing their supervisory practices. Webinar 2: Navigating the Landscape of Supervisory Relationships The student-supervisor relationship is a […]

  • MSc/PhD Virtual Session

    U of T’s Graduate Department of Kinesiology is hosting virtual information sessions on Wednesday December 2, 2020.  These sessions are excellent opportunities to gain insight and knowledge into the graduate programs available at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education. You will learn important information about the opportunities for the MSc, PhD and […]

  • Grad Escape: Snowflake Social

    Whether you love winter, or just want a study break, our Snowflake Social is the event for you! Grab some tea, hot chocolate or coffee, and join your fellow Grad students in trying out some crazy snowflake designs that are sure to impress, and look great on your window or wall! For the event, all […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Webinar: Supporting Students to Completion and Beyond

    This webinar is part of a 3-part lunchtime webinar series: Best Practices in Graduate Supervision: Setting Your Students Up for Success. This webinar series is intended for faculty who are supervising graduate students and who are interested in enhancing their supervisory practices. Although encouraging a student’s completion of program requirements is at the heart of […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Grad Escape: Virtual Games Night

    Virtual Games Night is the perfect event for those who love to play games and want to get to know other Grad students! No experience is necessary, and all you have to bring is yourself! For the event, Gradlife Ambassador Georgia will plan a series of fun online games for the group to try out […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Toronto Tips for New Grad Students

    Are you a new international graduate student? Are you hoping to come to Toronto soon, or have you just moved here? Join our session to help you prepare and get the most out of living in Toronto! Returning international graduate students will share their tips, experiences, and general info related to living in Toronto (weather, […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Understanding Your Health Insurance Plans

    Are you a new international graduate student? Do you want to learn more about your different health insurance plans and how to get the most out of your benefits? Join our session that will go over the basics of your UHIP and supplementary Health and Dental plans, as well as some elements of the health […]

  • Grad Connection: Incoming Graduate Students (Admitted Winter Semester)

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly virtual chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. An expert peer facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme.  https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=28672

  • Writing a Thesis or Grant Proposal – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 a student’s ability to carry out specific research. The introductory workshop in this series provides an overview of proposal writing designed to […]

  • Immigration Orientation Q&A for New International Graduate Students

    Are you a new international graduate student? Do you have questions related to your immigration status as an international student? Watch an Immigration Orientation session to get an overview of the following topics: Highlights from the Federal Government/IRCC’s Website Studying Online Deferral of Start Date Study Permit Approval and Next Steps Travel Restrictions and Exemptions […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • How to break into VC as a grad student

    Front Row Ventures (frontrow.ventures) is the first Canadian student-run venture capital fund managed entirely by students that invests only in student-led startups. In partnership with Real Ventures since 2016, FRV has successfully run a $600K Quebec-focused pilot fund over the past two years. Operating across 20+ university campuses in Quebec and Ontario, FRV’s active investment […]

  • Improving Grammatical Correctness: Focus on Verb Tenses – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 sense of the order of events. In addition, we will examine the conventions governing the use of particular tenses in different forms […]

  • Strategies for Clarifying and Organizing Your Ideas Before You Write – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 write. Participants will be introduced to a range of strategies for organizing their ideas and will be encouraged to consider which strategy works […]

  • Design Your Professional Life (3 week course)

    Thursdays from 10-11:30am February 4th – 18th This three-week course is a shortened version of the Stanford “Design Your Life” course. We still apply design thinking principles to the question of how to live a meaningful life, but we do it in fewer classes. The number of participants per session is kept small so that […]

  • Income Taxes in Canada for International Students

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting a live webinar for international students. Join us to learn about the Canadian income tax system, your responsibilities as an international student, what tax credits, refunds or benefits you might be eligible for, and how income taxes are filed in Canada. Staff from the Canada Revenue Agency will […]

  • Grad Escape: Virtual Games Night

    Virtual Games Night is the perfect event for those who love to play games and want to get to know other Grad students! No experience is necessary, and all you have to bring is yourself! For the event, Gradlife Ambassador Georgia will plan a series of fun online games for the group to try out […]

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Writing Effective Academic Emails – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Clare Nippard To be effective, emails need to both achieve their purpose and leave a good impression of the sender. As many of our academic interactions now take place over email, it is more important than ever to make sure that we are expressing ourselves appropriately and avoiding miscommunication. […]

  • Grad Talk: Self-Awareness in Equity

    Addressing systemic oppression exits both within and outside of ourselves. We often talk about “doing the personal work” but what work are we to do?  How do we do it?  This workshop will give you the opportunity to do some of this reflection in community with both the support and challenge of fellow students as […]

  • Punctuation in Academic Writing: Improving Sense and Style – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 marks used in academic writing: commas, hyphens, dashes, colons, ellipses, and semi-colons. We will go over common punctuation errors and ways to […]

  • Talking to New People – Grad Student Edition

    Do you find talking to new people difficult?Do your fears hold you back from making connections?Are you finding it hard to build meaningful connections in online environments? You’re not alone! Talking and connecting with new people is a challenge that everyone faces (even for Graduate students) and we created this workshop to help you develop […]

  • Writing a Literature Review that Demonstrates the Need for Your Research – 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 research in their field(s). A well constructed literature review will help you to clarify key points for your reader such as why your work needs […]

  • Grad Connection: Navigating Grad School as a Racialized Graduate Student

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly virtual chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. An expert peer facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme.  https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29294

  • Safe Space for Race: Race and the Pandemic

    UTGSU’s Race and Ethnicity Caucus presents: “Safe Space for Race: Race and the Pandemic”The event will be an open discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on racialized communities, facilitated by executive members of the Race and Ethnicity Caucus. We are excited to create a safe (virtual) space for students and community members to share their race-related experiences […]

  • Service Canada Webinar for International Students

    Service Canada is hosting a live webinar for International students. Join us to learn about programs and services at Service Canada, including the issuance of Social Insurance Numbers. Service Canada staff will also provide an overview of updates to programs, services and available benefits. Please note that Service Canada staff cannot determine an individual’s eligibility […]

  • Permanent Residency in Canada (webinar)

    Online (link will be emailed) Registration Deadline: Jan 28, 2021 12:00 PM Are you an international student interested in staying in Canada permanently after graduation?Join us to learn about the different permanent residency programs.Staff members from Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be on campus to give an information session about the Express Entry […]

  • Developing Effective Note-Taking Strategies – Online Workshop

    This online 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. In the workshop we will consider strategies for note-taking during lectures and in response to written texts, the varying benefits of different formats for […]

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Design Your Professional Life (3 week Course)

    Tuesdays from 10-11:30am February 2nd – 16th This three-week course is a shortened version of the Stanford “Design Your Life” course. We still apply design thinking principles to the question of how to live a meaningful life, but we do it in fewer classes. The number of participants per session is kept small so that […]

  • How to Transition to Graduate Writing – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Monica Gagnon The transition from undergraduate to graduate writing can be daunting, and students may not always know what is expected. This workshop is designed to offer an overview of academic writing in graduate school, and to provide students with resources that can support them throughout their graduate writing […]

  • Making Claims with Confidence and Accuracy – Online Workshop

    This online 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 this 1.5-hour workshop, we’ll discuss the writing choices that help to make us more accurate and credible academics. This is the third of 3 […]

  • Clear Thinking, Clear Writing: Communicating Clearly to Your target Audience(s) – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 and an active awareness of the needs of both specialist and generalist readers. In this workshop we will examine some of the […]

  • Navigating UofT Resources

    Are you a new international graduate student? Join us for a session that will help you navigate your experience at UofT. Gain valuable tips and insights from returning international students to find what you need and learn from their experience. You will have the opportunity to share your concerns and questions with other international graduate […]

  • Giving Better Feedback – Online Workshop

    This online 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 papers for academic journals all call for graduate students to offer clear and effective assessments of another scholar’s work. Yet offering feedback is more […]

  • Grad Escape: Virtual Games Night

    Virtual Games Night is the perfect event for those who love to play games and want to get to know other Grad students! No experience is necessary, and all you have to bring is yourself! For the event, Gradlife Ambassador Georgia will plan a series of fun online games for the group to try out […]

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • “Be Good to Yourself, Whoever You Are” by Ronna Bloom

    Be Good to Yourself, Whoever You Are Sometimes at school and in life your energy moves easily towards projects and people but there’s little left for your own restoration. In this session, through the use of poems and prompts, you will be nudged into writing and reflecting on what sustains you, what you love and […]

  • Speaking Up and Being Heard in Academic Settings – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Being able to speak convincingly in a variety of informal academic contexts demands more than the one-way delivery of information. Communication is a two-way process, so what do we need to do to make sure our message is understood? How do we speak with confidence and authority […]

  • Income Taxes in Canada for International Students

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting a live webinar for international students. Join us to learn about the Canadian income tax system, your responsibilities as an international student, what tax credits, refunds or benefits you might be eligible for, and how income taxes are filed in Canada. Staff from the Canada Revenue Agency will […]

  • How is The Pandemic Impacting You – What Resources Have You Found Helpful?

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly virtual chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. An expert peer facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme.  https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29954

  • Grad Escape: Improv Night

    Improv night is a fun and low-stakes event where Grad students can come and explore their imaginative side! Whether you’re an improv expert or have never done it before, if you like to be silly and put yourself out there, improv night is the event for you! For the event, Gradlife Ambassador Georgia will lead […]

  • Service Canada Webinar for International Students

    Service Canada is hosting a live webinar for International students. Join us to learn about programs and services at Service Canada, including the issuance of Social Insurance Numbers online. Service Canada staff will also provide an overview of updates to programs, services and available benefits. Please note that Service Canada staff cannot determine an individual’s […]

  • Writing Concisely for Abstracts and Short Documents – Online Workshop

    This online 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 brief while communicating substance. This is the fourth of 9 workshops in the Getting Through Graduate Work workshop series.  This workshop will be offered live […]

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • Registration for 3MT opens today

    Registration for the Three Minute Thesis competition opens today.

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Graduate Professional Development Conference (GPDC) 2021

    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 great place to make meaningful professional connections with staff, faculty and other graduate students. All of the workshops offered are eligible for GPS credit. You […]

  • Grad Escape: Virtual Games Night

    Virtual Games Night is the perfect event for those who love to play games and want to get to know other Grad students! No experience is necessary, and all you have to bring is yourself! For the event, Gradlife Ambassador Georgia will plan a series of fun online games for the group to try out […]

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Understanding Tone – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 of formality in your academic writing. Informality can come from a range of features in our writing: excessive generality, inaccurate verbs, imprecision, […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Income Taxes in Canada for International Students

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting a live webinar for international students. Join us to learn about the Canadian income tax system, your responsibilities as an international student, what tax credits, refunds or benefits you might be eligible for, and how income taxes are filed in Canada. Staff from the Canada Revenue Agency will […]

  • Grad Connection: Navigating Grad School as a Racialized Graduate Student

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly virtual chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. An expert peer facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme.  https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29959

  • Strategies for Creating an Effective 3MT Presentation – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Cristina D’Amico In this workshop, we’ll cover three key areas for the development of a successful Three Minute Thesis (3MT): planning and writing, slide design, and delivery in the online environment. Participants will come away with strategies for concision, editing, and most importantly, for effective presentation. The session will run […]

  • UTGSU’s Race and Ethnicity Caucus presents: “Safe Space for Race: Race and the Workplace”

    UTGSU’s Race and Ethnicity Caucus presents: “Safe Space for Race: Race and the Workplace”The majoritarian narrative of research on racialized people in the workplace typically identifies deficits in the racialized community. However, critical race scholars have explored the experiences of racialized communities and shared counternarratives that identify skills and knowledge that are undervalued or misrecognized in […]

  • Grad Talk: Understanding & Responding to Microaggressions

    This session will explore what microaggressions are and how understanding them can help us to create more inclusive environments.  We will also learn ways to address them in everyday situations.  *Registration is required so that the morning of the event we can send you the meeting link. Please ensure to read your Registration Confirmation email for more details. A […]

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Managing Flow – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 to make sense of those connections. Because of the complexity of this task, many graduate writers find themselves relying on transition words […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Tools for Building Community through Communication in the Online Environment – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Cristina D’Amico This workshop is designed to support graduate students who are looking build connections in various online contexts (courses, practicums, work-study, etc.). We will discuss the role of Netiquette in online communication; how to improve peer to peer communication online; and finally, review strategies for creating lasting […]

  • Session for Domestic and International Students considering course-based Professional Master’s Programs
  • Managing Imposter Phenomenon Feelings During Graduate School

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly virtual chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. An expert peer facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme.  https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29956

  • Grad Escape: Trivia Night

    If you love trivia, or have been wanting to give it a try, Grad Escape: Trivia Night is the event for you! Each Trivia Night will have a different theme and will be a fun and low-stakes opportunity for Grad students to connect and take a break! https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29968

  • Income Taxes in Canada for International Students

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting a live webinar for international students. Join us to learn about the Canadian income tax system, your responsibilities as an international student, what tax credits, refunds or benefits you might be eligible for, and how income taxes are filed in Canada. Staff from the Canada Revenue Agency will […]

  • Build your Productivity Toolkit to Support Working Remotely as a Graduate Student

    This is part of the program of offerings for: Optimize your Graduate Student Experience Week: Connect and Thrive as you Work Remotely Join us for this workshop to reflect upon, share, and learn new ways to increase your productivity during physical distancing and beyond. Facilitated by Andrea Graham, Learning Strategist. This session is intended for St […]

  • Staying on The Path – An offer from an indigenous perspective on self-care and wellness

    This is part of the program of offerings for: Optimize your Graduate Student Experience Week: Connect and Thrive as you Work Remotely Indigenous Learning Strategist, Bonnie Jane Maracle presents using a Medicine Wheel model for planning and maintaining a balance of Self as a student to get through the coursework and staying focussed. Includes a short […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Establishing Coherence – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 construct coherent texts. Even if readers wish to engage with these texts, they may have trouble understanding the overarching structure and argument. […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Talking to New People Online for Graduate Students

    This is part of the program of offerings for: Optimize your Graduate Student Experience Week: Connect and Thrive as you Work Remotely  Talking and connecting with new people is a challenge that everyone faces (even for Graduate students) and we created this workshop to help you develop the skills you need to not only make new connections, […]

  • Watch 3MT UofT Preliminary Heat

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • IDP Group Paid Remote Internship Opportunity Info Session

    Are you looking for professional experience in the field of international development? The IDP Group (IDB, IDB Invest, and IDB Lab) is offering a remote internship program in their Washington D.C. offices open to graduate-level students and students who have recently graduated from graduate-level programs. Students who are located near other local offices can apply through the other streams listed […]

  • Watch 3MT Preliminary Heat

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • 9 Ways to find Community as a Graduate Student while Working from Home

    This is part of the program of offerings for: Optimize your Graduate Student Experience Week: Connect and Thrive as you Work Remotely  Do you want to hear about some cool Student Life programs where you can come together with other grad students and find community? We will highlight 9 examples and welcome your suggestions. https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=30624

  • Watch 3MT Preliminary Heat

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • Watch 3MT Preliminary Heat

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • How to Be a 3D Person in a Flat-Screened World for Graduate students

    This is part of the program of offerings for: Optimize your Graduate Student Experience Week: Connect and Thrive as you Work Remotely  This is a very unembodied time. We’re disconnected physically and plugged in overwhelmingly. Distressed. We miss things: people, places, rituals that comfort. This session will offer poems that aim to speak to this moment we’re […]

  • How to Facilitate Teams Online Effectively During Grad School (Leadership for Grads (Workshops))

    Workshop Description:Good facilitation and coordination skills can make the difference between an ineffective meeting, workshop, or event or a highly productive, participatory one. As a result of participating in this workshop you will learn: (a) About the role of a group facilitators and its impact on group dynamics; (b) Strategies to encourage individual participation and […]

  • Virtual Speed Networking for Graduate Students

    This is part of the program of offerings for: Optimize your Graduate Student Experience Week: Connect and Thrive as you Work Remotely  The Virtual Networking Event is an exciting way to meet new people and a great way to end our Grad Week! We will cycle students through breakout rooms so that they can meet new […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Achieving Correctness – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is 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 the importance of tone, flow, and coherence in academic writing, we may still be puzzling our readers with our grammatical choices. In […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Watch 3MT Preliminary Heat

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • Watch 3MT Preliminary Heat

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • Strategies for Dealing with Writing Anxiety – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Kathleen Ogden Whether it’s writer’s block, chronic procrastination, or crippling paralysis when faced with a writing assignment, many people are affected by writing anxiety at some point in their academic careers. In this 90 minute workshop, we will discuss a variety of strategies that can help ease writing anxieties, including […]

  • Watch 3MT Preliminary Heat

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • Grad Escape: Trivia Night

    If you love trivia, or have been wanting to give it a try, Grad Escape: Trivia Night is the event for you! Each Trivia Night will have a different theme and will be a fun and low-stakes opportunity for Grad students to connect and take a break! https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29969

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • How Are You Finding Community as You Write Your Dissertation?

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly virtual chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. An expert peer facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme.  https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29958

  • Making the Most of Oral Presentations – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Rachael Caley Whether you are preparing for a graduate seminar, an academic conference, a job talk or a thesis defence, this workshop is designed to help you improve your oral presentation skills. Topics discussed will include overcoming nervousness, designing effective visual support and handling questions. This is the […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Protect Yourself: Avoid Financial & Investment Scams and Fraud

    Have you recently become more interested in investing after hearing news of people getting rich fast? Before jumping into investing yourself, join this session offered by UofT’s Investor Protection Clinic to learn about examples of common types of financial scams and fraud. You will learn what steps to take to protect yourself to protect your […]

  • Grad Connection: Navigating Grad School as a Racialized Graduate Student

    Take a break and connect with other grad students at our bi-weekly virtual chat forum. Share your experiences in an informal setting, talk about your challenges and life as a graduate student. An expert peer facilitator will be available to answer questions related to each week’s theme.  https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29960

  • Watch 3MT Semi-Finals

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • Income Taxes in Canada for International Students

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting a live webinar for international students. Join us to learn about the Canadian income tax system, your responsibilities as an international student, what tax credits, refunds or benefits you might be eligible for, and how income taxes are filed in Canada. Staff from the Canada Revenue Agency will […]

  • Watch 3MT Semi-Finals

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • Thesis Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences – Online Workshop

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Rachael Caley This workshop will give an overview of thesis writing in the humanities and social sciences. Thesis writing is a unprecedented challenge in the life of a graduate student; the task of writing a full-length work based on one’s own research requires new and different skills. In […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Building Your Academic Vocabulary – Prerecorded Workshop

    This prerecorded workshop is taught by Lina Balsamo Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. This workshop will be available by March 31 at 5:00 p.m. Please register and the workshop link will be sent to you by email as soon as it is available. If you are not able to register online or if you […]

  • Academic Idioms Part 1 – Prerecorded Workshop

    This prerecorded workshop is taught by Lina Balsamo Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. This workshop will be available by March 31 at 5:00 p.m. Please register and the workshop link will be sent to you by email as soon as it is available. If you are not able to register online or if you […]

  • Academic Idioms Part 2 – Prerecorded Workshop

    This prerecorded workshop is taught by Lina Balsamo Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. This workshop will be available by March 31 at 5:00 p.m. Please register and the workshop link will be sent to you by email as soon as it is available. If you are not able to register online or if you […]

  • The “RD” in IMRD: Strategies for Successful Results and Discussion Sections – Prerecorded Workshop

    This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav Description TBD This is the fourth of 4 workshops in the Writing IMRD (Introduction – Methods – Results – Discussion) Research Articles (for students in Divisions 2,3 and 4) workshop series. This workshop is prerecorded. This workshop will be available by March 31 at 5:00 p.m. Please […]

  • Watch 3MT Finals

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition is open to all graduate students enrolled in Canadian universities. Participants have three minutes or less to present their research to a panel of non-specialist judges, and competitions are held at local, provincial, and national levels. The challenge is to present complex research information in an engaging, accessible, and […]

  • Grad Escape: Trivia Night

    If you love trivia, or have been wanting to give it a try, Grad Escape: Trivia Night is the event for you! Each Trivia Night will have a different theme and will be a fun and low-stakes opportunity for Grad students to connect and take a break! https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/gradlife.htm?eventId=29977

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Grad Escape: Coffee and Crafts

    For the winter semester, Gradlife is very excited to offer our newest event: Coffee and Crafts Hour! The event will be held at the same time each week, and it will be a fun low-key environment to sip some coffee (or tea) and hang out, do some crafts, and above all, get to know your […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • Becoming a Productive Writer – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded 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 both increased workload and increased autonomy. One of the areas in which you’re most likely to struggle is […]

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

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded 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 other people’s research into our writing through quotation and paraphrase. We’ll consider the various levels of citation (from short […]

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

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded 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. In this online workshop we’ll look at the ins and outs of citing the literature effectively in science writing. […]

  • The Craft of Revision – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded 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 complex topics without subjecting our writing to extensive revision. Despite the centrality of revision to an effective academic […]

  • Preparing Poster Presentations – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded 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 effective poster design, learn to organize and write poster text, and learn how to use tables and other […]

  • Creating Effective Figures – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded 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 research, where clear graphics are needed to summarize complex data, communicate difficult concepts, and to enable you to […]

  • Writing CIHR Proposals – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded 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 as a framework; however, the concepts discussed can be applied to all proposal writing assignments. The workshop will […]

  • Writing Titles and Abstracts – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav Unfairly or not, your title and abstract will often be what determines whether other researchers will read your work, so we shouldn’t underestimate the importance of these two key textual elements. In this workshop we consider strategies for writing effective […]

  • The “I” in IMRD: Writing Effective Research Article Introductions – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav Description TBD This is the second of 4 workshops in the Writing IMRD (Introduction – Methods – Results – Discussion) Research Articles (for students in Divisions 2, 3 and 4) workshop series. This 50-minute workshop is prerecorded. Please register to receive […]

  • Setting Up Your Argument: Writing Effective Introductions – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav In the humanities and social sciences, the introduction to the research article plays a pivotal role as it must argue convincingly for the research’s rationale, as well as provide context so your reader can both understand and appreciate what’s at […]

  • The “M” in IMRD Crafting Your Methods Section – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav To many academic writers engaged in reporting experimental research, the Methods section looks like the easiest part of a research article to write.  In this workshop, we’ll complicate that impression a bit by considering all the variations found across the […]

  • Writing Your Arguments and Conclusions – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav In this follow-up workshop to Writing RA Introductions in the Social Sciences and Humanities, we consider how to go about constructing arguments that address the situation and support the hypotheses we’ve established in the introduction.  Building upon the work of […]

  • Writing Titles and Abstracts – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav Unfairly or not, your title and abstract will often be what determines whether other researchers will read your work, so we shouldn’t underestimate the importance of these two key textual elements. In this workshop we consider strategies for writing effective […]

  • Best Practices for Effective Online Interaction – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Clare Nippard This short, recorded workshop will review best practices for improving effectiveness in online academic interactions. This 40-minute workshop is prerecorded. Please register to receive a link to view the workshop. If you are not able to register online or if you […]

  • Writing Emails with Your Audience in Mind – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Clare Nippard This short, recorded workshop will review tips for writing emails that are appropriately professional and respectful for the audience, purpose and situation at hand. This 40-minute workshop is prerecorded. Please register to receive a link to view the workshop. If you […]

  • Strategies for Developing Your 3MT Presentation – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Dr. Cristina D’Amico In this workshop, we’ll cover three key areas for the development of a successful Three Minute Thesis (3MT): planning and writing, slide design, and delivery in the online environment. Participants will come away with strategies for concision, editing, and most importantly, […]

  • Making Requests Appropriately – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Making requests appropriately involves accounting for audience, context and level of imposition. This workshop considers what may be considered polite or impolite, and suggests strategies for introducing, phrasing, and adding information to soften and support requests. This 25-minute workshop is prerecorded. […]

  • Disagreeing Respectfully – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Clare Nippard A practical review of strategies for disagreeing respectfully in the academic context. This 20-minute workshop is prerecorded. Please register to receive a link to view the workshop. If you are not able to register online or if you are not a […]

  • Understanding Email Etiquette – Prerecorded Workshop

    Available on demand until April 30 This prerecorded workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Email is a widely used means of communication in academic settings. However, a lack of awareness of email etiquette can adversely impact interpersonal relationships and perceptions of competence. This workshop addresses the challenges of achieving appropriate levels of formality, clarity and […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 time! *No crafting experience or projects needed; you can join us just to chat too! https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ohUMMP5aRnu7PpAdELDy8A

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]

  • 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 psychology to help treat patients with chronic anxiety and stress. By learning to incorporate principles of mindfulness in your life through meditation and yoga, or […]