Mindfulness Meditation

Grad Room 66 Harbord Street, Toronto

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 […]

Free

Five Principles to Improve Your Academic Writing

Medical Sciences Building 1 King's College Circle, Room 4171, Toronto

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 […]

Free

KnitWits

Grad Room 66 Harbord Street, Toronto

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.

Free

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 […]

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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.

Improving Confidence and Effectiveness in Informal Speaking

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy 144 College Street, Room 255, Toronto

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 […]

Free

Mindfulness Meditation

Grad Room 66 Harbord Street, Toronto

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 […]

Free

Becoming a Productive Writer

Medical Sciences Building 1 King's College Circle, Room 4171, Toronto

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 […]

Free

KnitWits

Grad Room 66 Harbord Street, Toronto

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.

Free