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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

Menu:

Grilled Flat Bread Topped with Grilled Eggplant, Fresh Mint, Goat Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts 

Rigatoni with Lentil Bolognese, Fresh Herb Infused Olive Oil, Grilled Garlic Rubbed Bread

 Vanilla Frozen Yogurt, Grapefruit Curd, Citrus Fruits, Sea Salt and Ginger Crumb 

 

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Grad Connections: Feeling like an Imposter

Oct 26, 2018

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Grad Connections: Feeling like an Imposter

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: Reconnecting with your Motivation

Oct 30, 2018

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Grad Talk: Reconnecting with your Motivation

Losing motivation is normal in grad school. There are many reasons for why grad students become demotivated by the neverending to-do list. In this session you will reconnect with your passion and motivation. Join fellow graduate students for an interactive discussion about the challenges you have as a graduate student and how to reignite your passion. Presented by the Leadership Team and GradLife Team in Student and Campus Community Development. Pizza will be available.

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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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Winter 101 - Learn to Love Winter (for International and Exchange Students)

Nov 2, 2018

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Winter 101 - Learn to Love Winter (for International and Exchange Students)

Feeling unprepared for winter? Want to learn how to love the colder weather? Join us at the Centre for International Experience for a fun and interactive Winter 101 session. Learn more about preparing for the winter season, proper attire, and fun winter activities.

Friday, November 2nd (2:30pm to 4:00pm)

Tuesday, November 20th (5:00pm to 6:30pm)

Winter 101 sessions are open to all international and exchange students. Light refreshments will be provided. Reserve your spot today!

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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 Escape: Get Crafty at Hart House (Wooden Bead Workshop)

Nov 8, 2018

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Grad Escape: Get Crafty at Hart House (Wooden Bead Workshop)

Join fellow grad students to create your own unique keychains or necklaces in our painted wooden bead workshop. A mindful and relaxing project, these painted bead baubles are a stunning and simple way to express your style. All materials provided, just bring yourself and your creativity! Offered in partnership with Hart House.

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Grad Connections: 5 Ways to Wellness as a Grad Student

Nov 9, 2018

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Grad Connections: 5 Ways to Wellness as a Grad Student

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 Escape: Trivia Night at the GSU

Nov 15, 2018

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Grad Escape: Trivia Night at the GSU

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 with some great people. There are awesome prizes to be won, but even if your team doesn’t bring home the “trophy”, this event is still a great way to take a break from studying and have a little fun while you’re at it. Refreshments provided.

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Grad Escape: Escape Room Game at Robarts Library

Nov 20, 2018

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Grad Escape: Escape Room Game at Robarts Library

Brutal. Go head to head with Fort Book. When Robarts Library comes under a ransomware attack, UofT grad students will have 60 minutes to fight for the survival of one of the world's great library collections. Join UofT Libraries for this fun and challenging escape room game. Dive into the dark corners of our brutalist maze and be sure not to lose your way. Time is running out. Presented in partnership with U of T Libraries.

 

Pizza will be available. Please let us know if you have food restrictions: jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca

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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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Grad Connections: First in your family to Attend Grad School

Nov 23, 2018

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Grad Connections: First in your family to Attend Grad School

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: 5 Ways to Well-being as a Grad Student

Dec 5, 2018

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Grad Talk: 5 Ways to Well-being as a Grad Student

Coping with the challenges of graduate studies, meeting expectations, and navigating complex university systems can be exhausting! Investing in being happy, healthy and well provides a foundation for achieving balance and sustaining success. This interactive session explores what it means to feel good and function well as a graduate student. Drawing on recent evidence from the study of well-being, you’ll be introduced a cluster of activities that promote resiliency and prevent burnout so you can be at your best. Presented by Health and Wellness. Pizza will be available.

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Grad Escape: Gingerbread Houses at Loblaws Cooking School

Dec 5, 2018

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Grad Escape: Gingerbread Houses at Loblaws Cooking School

Join us at the Loblaws Cooking School 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 on the second floor of the maple leaf Gardens store, next to the JOE fresh and LCBO. We will have an informal contest for best house with a prize! No outside food allowed in the class. Cost: $10 per gingerbread house. If you are bringing your family and only decorating one house together, you only need to purchase one ticket.

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Grad Connections: Reconnecting to a Passion for Writing

Dec 7, 2018

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Grad Connections: Reconnecting to a Passion for Writing

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. *Special guest facilitator: Ronna Bloom, Poet in Residence.

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Grad Talk: Strategies for Setting Boundaries and Managing Responsibilities in Grad School

Dec 11, 2018

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Grad Talk: Strategies for Setting Boundaries and Managing Responsibilities in Grad School

In grad school, it can be difficult to simply say "no" to fellow peers, advisors, supervisors, and even new opportunities. This workshop will present you with important communication and negotiation skills on saying "yes," learning to say "no," and setting up healthy and beneficial boundaries. Presented by the Conflict Resolution Centre for Graduate Students. Pizza will be available.

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Queen Elizabeth Scholarship - International Internship Program

Sep 12, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018

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Queen Elizabeth Scholarship - International Internship Program

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship International Internship Information Sessions!

Are you searching for a paid Summer Internship? Do you want to gain experience in areas related to social impact and social innovation? Come and find out more about the 2018 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Program (QES Program) opportunities!

The QES program is a great opportunity to complete an internship abroad and gain international work experience in a commonwealth country. Internships are with various organizations, including universities and NGOs, that focus on social impact, literacy, scientific research, education, or Indigenous advocacy.

Available programs:

Inclusive Innovation for Development
Enhancing Health and Science Education
Literacy and Indigenous Language Education

TRINITY: Immunology and Sustainable Partnership
TRINITY: Establishing Right Relations

Please see here for details of the Trinity opportunities: http://www.trinity.utoronto.ca/prospective/scholarships-financial-aid/qetwoschoarships.html#

Internship locations are worldwide, including Australia, Kenya, Rwanda, India, Belize, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the UK.

Scholars receive 7,000$ toward a summer internship.

Applications for Summer 2019 are due January 13, 2019 for CIE programs. Trinity Programs will announce their deadline shortly. 

We have several information sessions this Fall and next Winter. All will be held at the Centre for International Experience:

Fall Dates:

  • October 1, 2018 - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • October 10, 2018  - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • October 24, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • October 31, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • November 7, 2018 - 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Additional dates for the Fall to be announced shortly. Please reserve your space via BookIt!

For more information, visit uoftme/QES.

Questions? Concerns? Please contact Aziza Virani at aziza.virani@utoronto.ca.

If you cannot attend an information session, please contact Aziza to set up an in-person meeting that suits your schedule. Thank you!

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