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Working in Canada - Chestnut Residence

Feb 25, 2019

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    • Graduate Students
    • Registered Students
    • Undergrad Students

Working in Canada - Chestnut Residence

Are you an international student who would like to work in Canada? If so, join us to learn about:

 

  • Your legal rights and obligations when it comes to working in Canada.
  • The different types of work permits/work authorizations.
  • The eligibility criteria for on-campus employment.
  • The eligibility criteria for off-campus employment.
  • The eligibility criteria for the co-op work permit.
  • The eligibility criteria for the post-graduation work permit.
  • The maximum hours that an international student is allowed to work.
  • The required documents.
  • Conditions related to working during scheduled breaks.
  • Amending your study permit if it does not authorize you to work.
  • Getting a social insurance number (SIN).


This session is for you!  Come learn from our Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) about how to work in Canada as an international student.

Registered participants will be given priority in seating

*A minimum of 10 registrants is required for this session to proceed

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

Feb 26, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

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

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.

Menu: 

Roasted vegetable and beet root salad

Wild mushroom risotto with stuffed portabella mushrooms

Torta Di Mele

Please email if you have any food restrictions: jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca 

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Working in Canada - TRINITY COLLEGE

Feb 27, 2019

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    • Graduate Students
    • Registered Students
    • Undergrad Students

Working in Canada - TRINITY COLLEGE

Are you an international student who would like to work in Canada? If so, join us to learn about:

 

  • Your legal rights and obligations when it comes to working in Canada.
  • The different types of work permits/work authorizations.
  • The eligibility criteria for on-campus employment.
  • The eligibility criteria for off-campus employment.
  • The eligibility criteria for the co-op work permit.
  • The eligibility criteria for the post-graduation work permit.
  • The maximum hours that an international student is allowed to work.
  • The required documents.
  • Conditions related to working during scheduled breaks.
  • Amending your study permit if it does not authorize you to work.
  • Getting a social insurance number (SIN).


This session is for you!  Come learn from our Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) about how to work in Canada as an international student.

Registered participants will be given priority in seating

*A minimum of 10 registrants is required for this session to proceed

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SGS Grad Chats: Staying Well: Resources for Grad Students

Mar 4, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

SGS Grad Chats: Staying Well: Resources for Grad Students

As part of Graduate Student Experience Week, join fellow grad students at the School of Graduate Studies Lounge for some FREE morning refreshments and learn about campus resources for staying well. Facilitated by Lorie Atkinson, SGS Wellness Counsellor.

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SGS Grad Chats: Finances and Funding

Mar 5, 2019

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SGS Grad Chats: Finances and Funding

As part of Graduate Student Experience Week, join fellow grad students at the School of Graduate Studies Lounge for some FREE morning refreshments and learn about Finances and funding. Facilitated by Alice Brummell, Coordinator, Student Support and Financial Aid, SGS.

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SGS Grad Chats: How Can SGS Academic Services Help You?

Mar 6, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

SGS Grad Chats: How Can SGS Academic Services Help You?

As part of Graduate Student Experience Week, join fellow grad students at the School of Graduate Studies Lounge for some FREE morning refreshments and learn about how SGS Academic Services can help you. Facilitated by Victoria Hurlihey, Manager, Front-line Student Academic Services, SGS.

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SGS Grad Chats: Services & Supports for International Grad Students

Mar 7, 2019

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SGS Grad Chats: Services & Supports for International Grad Students

As part of Graduate Student Experience Week, join fellow grad students at the School of Graduate Studies Lounge for some FREE morning refreshments and learn about services and supports for international grad students. Facilitated by Yaseen Ali, Transition Advisor, CIE.

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Soup n' Social

Mar 7, 2019

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    • Graduate Students
    • Students
    • Undergrad Students

Soup n' Social

Looking for a relaxed opportunity to meet other students and escape the colder weather? Join us at the Centre for International Experience for a Soup n' Social. We'll be serving hot soup and refreshments while you network with peers and make new connections. Reserve your spot today!

Please note: Event begins at 12:15 and will run until there is no more food. Please register in advance so that we order enough for everyone!

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Graduate Student Conversations & Connections Panel Event: Strategies for Graduate Success & Beyond

Mar 7, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Graduate Student Conversations & Connections Panel Event: Strategies for Graduate Success & Beyond

 

Graduate Student Conversations and Connections Panel Event:  Strategies for Graduate Success & Beyond

6-8:30pm Hart House Music Room

Learn tips and tricks on how to make the most of your time as a grad student and beyond. Hear about the importance of career planning early led by a career expert followed by a student panel. Panelists will share strategies on how they have navigated graduate school challenges including imposter syndrome and being on the verge of quitting, to navigating conflict, accessing resources and getting involved. Connect with graduate peers and enjoyrefreshments. Space limited. Please let us know if you have food restriction or accessbility needs: jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca

Program:

6:05pm Opening remarks: Heather Kelly, Senior Director, Student Success

6:15-6:35pm: The importance of career planning early (Jonathan Turner, Career Education and Exploration)

The best time to start planning your career is when you are prepared to make the move from intention to action. The earlier in your graduate studies you begin this process, the more time you will have to explore possibilities and reflect on your career interests. Jonathan will address steps you can take in career planning depending on the stage you are at, focusing particularly on resources available to you.

6:45-8:00pm Concurrent Research and professional stream panels

Graduate Student Research Panel
Facilitator: Annalissa Cristostomo, M.A.candidate, OISE
Paula Karger, Ph.D.candidate, Comparative Literature
Yusuf Bulbulia, M.A. candidate, Political Science
Leonardo José Uribe Castaño, Ph.D. candidate, Physics
Manu F, Ph.D. candidate, Social Work
Franco Saccucci, M.A. OISE, (beginning Ph.D. this fall)

Graduate Student Professional Panel 
Facilitator: Tony Luong, Master of Public Health candidate, Public Health
Samara Moore, MSW, candidate, Social Work
Humbert Sin, M.Eng candidate, Civil Engineering
Ashley Mah, Master of Public Health candidate, Public Health
Sarah Badun, MBA candidate, Rotman School of Management
Lily Zhang, M.Ed. candidate, OISE

8:00-8:30pm Reflections/Mingle/Refreshments

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SGS Grad Chats: Learning about the Art of Academic Communication

Mar 8, 2019

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SGS Grad Chats: Learning about the Art of Academic Communication

As part of Graduate Student Experience Week, join fellow grad students at the School of Graduate Studies Lounge for some FREE morning refreshments and learn about the art of academic communication. Facilitated by Rachael Cayley, Acting Director, GCAC.

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Grad Connections: Maintaining your Well-being as a Grad Student

Mar 8, 2019

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Grad Connections: Maintaining your Well-being 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: Improv at Second City

Mar 8, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

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: Beginner Dodgeball at the Athletic Centre

Mar 12, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Escape: Beginner Dodgeball at the Athletic Centre

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.

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Grad Talk: Telling Compelling Stories

Mar 13, 2019

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Grad Talk: Telling Compelling Stories

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 to emphasize the strengths while minimizing the weaknesses. Pizza will be available.

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Grad Talk: Financial Health for Grad Students

Mar 14, 2019

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Grad Talk: Financial Health for Grad Students

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 get help when you need it most.

 

Pizza will be available.

Presented by Alice Brummell, Coordinator, Student Support and Financial Aid (SGS Financial Aid and Advising Team)

 

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Grad Escape: Trivia Night at the UTGSU

Mar 21, 2019

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Grad Escape: 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 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 Connections: Navigating Grad School as a Racialized Student

Mar 29, 2019

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Grad Connections: Navigating Grad School as a Racialized 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 Talk: What to do when you don’t know what’s next: Navigating your Next Steps after Grad School

Apr 16, 2019

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Grad Talk: What to do when you don’t know what’s next: Navigating your Next Steps after Grad School

After the end of your grad program, are you thinking of heading off to work? To another degree program? To vacation forever in Bali? Not sure yet? Come hang out with some other grad students and talk about it! We’ll discover our personal values and talk about ways to use those values to guide our next steps (and learn about some handy resources, too). This talk will be facilitated by the Peer Leadership team. Pizza provided.

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