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Step Up 2018

Aug 27, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

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Step Up 2018

Are you a new first-year student who completed secondary school outside of Canada?

Register for Step Up today!

ELIGIBILITY

Step Up is open to first-year undergraduates at the St.George campus who are either international students or who did their secondary level education outside of Canada and are beginning in one of the following U of T faculties in September 2018:

* Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
* Faculty of Music
* John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design

REGISTRATION

Registration is by invitation only. If you are eligible, you will have received an invitation by email. If you believe you are eligible but did not receive an email please contact us at the address listed below.

Payment should be made only AFTER REGISTRATION has been processed.

DATES & DETAILS

When: Monday August 27 - Friday August 31, 2018
Move-in: Monday August 27, 2018 (afternoon)
Move-out: Friday August 31, 2018 (morning) *Anyone moving in to a U of T residence will be granted an early move-in on Friday.

Please see the CIE website for more details about the Step Up program.

Price: $350.00 CAD

Please use your JOINid/UTORid and password to log in to BookIT. Do NOT register as an external user.

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<b>CIE Services Expo</b>

Aug 31, 2018

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CIE Services Expo

Are you a new international student who has just arrived in Toronto? Get all of the information you need in one place at the Centre for International Experience's Services Expo. Connect with a variety of service providers to learn more about phone plans, banking choices, food options, Toronto attractions, and more!

Confirmed service providers include:
CIBC
Rogers
U of T Bookstore (cell phone plans)
Hart House
Harbourfront Centre
ISX Canda
...and more!

No need to register - drop on by!

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CIE Campus Services Tours

Sep 4, 2018 - Sep 7, 2018

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    • Students
    • Registered Students
    • Undergrad Students

CIE Campus Services Tours

Are you a new international or exchange student? Join our student-led CIE Campus Services Tours as we explore various resources available to you on campus!

Tour groups will meet at the CIE (33 St. George Street) at 2pm and then depart about 5 minutes later. These tours usually run 70 to 90 minutes depending on the size of the group, walking time, and questions/conversations. The tour will finish at the last location; participants do not need to return to the CIE.

There will be a different tour each day:

Tues, Sept 4th: Academic Success, Career Exploration & Education, Housing, and nearby resources

Wed, Sept 5th: Multi-Faith Centre, Centre for Community Partnerships, and First Nations House

Thurs, Sept 6th: Health & Wellness Centre, Accessibility Services, and nearby resources

Fri, Sept 7th: Hart House, Hart House Fitness Centre, and U of T Athletic Centre

Please register ahead of time, if possible! If there are open spots, we may be able to accept walk-on's the afternoon of the tour. If you are signed up but unable to attend, please cancel your registration so someone else may join.

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CIE Neighborhood Walking Tours

Sep 4, 2018 - Sep 7, 2018

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    • Registered Students
    • Undergrad Students

CIE Neighborhood Walking Tours

Are you a new international or exchange student who has just recently arrived in Toronto? Join one of our student-led Neighborhood Walking Tours to explore and learn about St. George Campus's surrounding neighborhoods.

Tour groups will meet at the CIE (33 St. George Street) at 4pm and then depart about 5 minutes later. These tours usually run 70 to 90 minutes depending on the size of the group, walking time, and questions/conversations. The tour will finish at the last location; participants will not be returning to the CIE.

There will be a different tour each day:

Tues, Sept 4th: Northeast area of Yorkville & Yonge

Wed, Sept 5th: Southeast area of Yonge & Dundas

Thurs, Sept 6th: Northwest area of Annex & Koreatown

Fri, Sept 7th: Southwest area of Kensington Market & Chinatown

Please register ahead of time, if possible! If there are open spots, we may be able to accept walk-on's the afternoon of the tour. If you are signed up but unable to attend, please cancel your registration so someone else may join.

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Transitioning to Gradlife:Strategies for Personal Development, Academic Success & Making Connections

Sep 24, 2018

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Transitioning to Gradlife:Strategies for Personal Development, Academic Success & Making Connections

Incoming graduate students: Join a day of programming to help you make the transition to grad life. Learn effective strategies for academic success and personal wellness, talking to people and making connections, and navigating campus services, as well as tips for success from current students. Lunch will be included!

Please let us know if you have any food restrictions or accessibility needs: sarah.dolman@utoronto.ca

9:00-9:05am Welcome
Heather Kelly – Senior Director, Student Success

9:05-9:15am Icebreaker

9:15-9:30am Gradlife Programs and Resources (Jennifer Pinker, Student Life Coordinator, Graduate Student Life and Outreach)

9:30am-10:00am Starting Grad School: Strategies for Academic Success & Resilience (Kathleen Ogden, Learning Strategist, Academic Success)

10:05- 10:35am The Wellness Factor (Chad Jankowski, Health Education Coordinator, Health & Wellness)

10:40- 11:40am Talking to New People (Erin Clifford, Lead Coordinator, Mentorship and Peer Programs)

11:45-12:45pm Lunch

MoveU Movement Break

1:00-1:30pm Navigating Gradlife G2G Peer Advisors, Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (GradCRC)

1:35-1:50pm Accessibility Accommodations for Graduate Students, (Rahul Bhat, Learning Strategies Specialist, Accessibility Services)

Break

2:00-3:00pm Graduate Student Panel: How to Start off Strong and Stay the Course

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Grad Connections: Welcome to Grad School Chat

Sep 28, 2018

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Grad Connections: Welcome to Grad School Chat

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 and tea will be available. Register on Bookit. Space is limited to 25 students.

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Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot House of Boardgames

Sep 28, 2018

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Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot House of Boardgames

Join us for some specialty tea and boardgames at this local venue. Light vegetarian refreshments provided. Please let us know if you have any food restrictions.

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Grad Talk: Time Management for Graduate Students

Oct 9, 2018

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Grad Talk: Time Management for Graduate Students

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 programs might realize that they need to change the way that they are using their time. This workshop will address some of the main concerns that new and returning graduate students have, and will introduce time management strategies that can help students to achieve that balance. Pizza will be available.

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Grad Escape: Thomas Fisher Library Tour

Oct 11, 2018

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Grad Escape: Thomas Fisher Library Tour

Have you ever held a book that’s over 400 years old? Or seen the U of T’s founding document? Or read Leonard Cohen’s notebooks from the 1960s, where he drafted some of his early songs? What about the math used by U of T professors to rescue the Apollo 13 mission? Come to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, one of the most beautiful and inspirational indoor spaces on campus! Meet staff from the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections and the University Archives, where they will take you on a tour of some of the rich treasures held right here on campus. Come for the view and the stories and discover how you can incorporate this one-of-a-kind research material into your own academic work.

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Grad Connections: Students with Family Responsibilites

Oct 12, 2018

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Grad Connections: Students with Family Responsibilites

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 and tea will be available. Space is limited to 25.

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Grad Talk: Creating an Inclusive Environment as a Grad Student

Oct 16, 2018

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Grad Talk: Creating an Inclusive Environment as a Grad Student

In this workshop we think about inclusion as a verb, as a key action in doing equity work. We take time to think about what exclusion and inclusion are and how they affect students. We explore some of the different ways exclusion takes place for students and we brainstorm practical strategies specifically for graduate students to create more inclusive environments in their communities and in their work. Pizza will be available. Presented by Mairi McKenna Edwards, Student and Campus Community Development.

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Grad Talk:Making the Most from your Supervisor

Oct 24, 2018

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Grad Talk:Making the Most from your Supervisor

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 the challenges of working with a supervisor, how to use the guidelines to your advantage, and tips and tricks for getting the most out of your supervisory relationship. Pizza will be served. P.S. Want to read the guidelines before you come? Check them out here: https://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/innovations/bestpractices/Pages/Section-1--Introduction.aspx

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Grad Escape: Cooking on a Student Budget at Loblaws Cooking School

Oct 24, 2018

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Grad Escape: Cooking on a Student Budget at Loblaws Cooking School

Come to this 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

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CCSL: Sponsorship

Aug 20, 2018 - Nov 1, 2018

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CCSL: Sponsorship

The Canadian Conference on Student Leadership offers an opportunity to promote your company to a diverse group of influential student leaders and professional staff from across Canada. Our emerging student leaders are eager and ready to change the world, and we would love for you to be a part of that journey! Invest in the minds of today to better the decisions of tomorrow. Our sponsorship packages range in price from $150 - $5000. All sponsors contributing a value of $150+ will be featured on our website. Customizable partnership opportunities can be offered and in-kind donations are graciously accepted. To discuss this opportunity further, please contact publicrelations@theccsl.org.

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Grad Escape: Improv at Second City

Nov 2, 2018

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Grad Escape: Improv at Second City

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.

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Grad Talk: Money Matters for Grad Students

Nov 21, 2018

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Grad Talk: Money Matters for Grad Students

Need assistance with making a sustainable budget? Not sure about your funding package? Interested in applying for scholarships and awards? Hear The SGS Financial Aid and Advising Team speak about funding at the University of Toronto and provide tips for financial survival. They will also share best practices for awards and scholarships you may be eligible to apply for as a graduate student. Learn more about application best practices, deadlines, processes and where to get help when you need it. Presented by the SGS Financial Aid and Advising

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