• 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 […]

  • 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/927017970?pwd=b3RJaTNydUxiNG5Kc0FFUUJCL2FkZz09

  • 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 […]

  • 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/927017970?pwd=b3RJaTNydUxiNG5Kc0FFUUJCL2FkZz09

  • 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 […]

  • 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/927017970?pwd=b3RJaTNydUxiNG5Kc0FFUUJCL2FkZz09

  • 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 […]

  • 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/927017970?pwd=b3RJaTNydUxiNG5Kc0FFUUJCL2FkZz09

  • 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 […]

  • 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/927017970?pwd=b3RJaTNydUxiNG5Kc0FFUUJCL2FkZz09

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Preparing Poster Presentations

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

  • 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/927017970?pwd=b3RJaTNydUxiNG5Kc0FFUUJCL2FkZz09

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Creating Effective Figures

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

  • 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/927017970?pwd=b3RJaTNydUxiNG5Kc0FFUUJCL2FkZz09

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Writing CIHR Proposals

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Sabatini This workshop will review specific writing features of successful scientific proposals. The writing exercises discussed will use the CIHR trainee funding awards as a framework; however, the concepts discussed can be applied to all proposal writing assignments. The workshop will bring to light common errors that lead […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Becoming a Productive Writer – Online Workshop

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

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

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav In this 30-minute online workshop for students in the humanities and social sciences, we’ll take a look at how we introduce other people’s research into our writing through quotation and paraphrase. We’ll consider the various levels of citation (from short quotations to large generalizations), the pros […]

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

    This online workshop is taught by Dr. Peter Grav All scientific investigation is built upon previous research, which necessitates you introducing and discussing the work of others in your writing. In this online workshop we’ll look at the ins and outs of citing the literature effectively in science writing. Topics covered will include the role […]

  • The Craft of Revision – Online Workshop

    This workshop is taught by Dr. Rachael Cayley Academic writing relies heavily on revision. Most of us are simply unable to create reader-friendly texts that offer highly sophisticated explanations of complex topics without subjecting our writing to extensive revision. Despite the centrality of revision to an effective academic writing practice, many graduate writers are uncertain […]

  • 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 […]

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

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to our calendar and registration system; however, this workshop will be uploaded on July 7 by 1:30 p.m. After this date passes, the workshop will not […]

  • Speaking Up and Being Heard Online

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to our calendar and registration system; however, this workshop will be uploaded on July 7 by 2:00 p.m. After this date passes, the workshop will not […]

  • Using Video to Build Connection

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to our calendar and registration system; however, this workshop will be uploaded on July 7 by 2:30 p.m. After this date passes, the workshop will not […]

  • Representing Yourself Appropriately in your Email Correspondence

    This workshop is taught by Clare Nippard Description TBD This workshop is prerecorded. The date and timing of this workshop is arbitrary to allow us to add this event to our calendar and registration system; however, this workshop will be uploaded on July 7 by 3:00 p.m. After this date passes, the workshop will not […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]