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Grad Connections: Getting involved on Campus

Jan 25, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Connections: Getting involved on Campus

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: Beyond Books: Using the U of T Libraries as a Grad Student

Jan 28, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Talk: Beyond Books: Using the U of T Libraries as a Grad Student

With 44 libraries and a complex digital environment, it can be challenging to navigate library collections and services at the University of Toronto. This talk will highlight library resources important to graduate students with an emphasis placed on digital collections and services. Librarians are here to support graduate student work and this talk will show you how.

 

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Grad Talk: Seeking Striving: Staying Motivated as a Grad Student

Jan 29, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Talk: Seeking Striving: Staying Motivated as a Grad Student

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. Active participation is encouraged. Pizza will be available.

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Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot House of Tea

Jan 31, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot House of Tea

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.

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Grad Talk: Talking to New People as a Grad Student

Feb 7, 2019

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Grad Talk: Talking to New People as a Grad Student

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 lot less awkward and a lot more meaningful. Pizza will be available.

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Grad Connections: Imposter Syndrome

Feb 8, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Connections: Imposter Syndrome

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: Dealing with Your Supervisor

Feb 12, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Talk: Dealing with 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: Panic: An Escape Room Experience at Robarts Library for LGBTQ2S+ Grad Students

Feb 12, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Escape: Panic: An Escape Room Experience at Robarts Library for LGBTQ2S+ Grad Students

Panic: As Escape Room Experience at Robarts Library for LGBTQ2S+ Graduate Students? Tuesday, February 12, 5:00- 7:00pm Tickets: $free Available via bookit.studentlife.utoronto.ca. Panic rises as time runs out! Join UofT Libraries for this fun and challenging escape room game. Dive into the dark corners and bright lights of our LGBTQ2S+ collection while you explore Robarts Library, solve challenging puzzles, win prizes, and work to recover the “lost” scholarship of some of our most important queer and trans theorists.? Presented in partnership with U of T Libraries, the Sexual and Gender Diversity Office, and the UTGSU Queer Cacuss. Pizza will be available.

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Grad Talk: Creating an Inclusive Environment

Feb 19, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Talk: Creating an Inclusive Environment

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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Working in Canada -  INNIS RESIDENCE

Feb 19, 2019

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    • Active Staff
    • Graduate Students
    • Students
    • Undergrad Students

Working in Canada - INNIS 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

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Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot House of Tea and Board Games for Indigenous Grad Students

Feb 21, 2019

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    • Graduate Students

Grad Escape: Games Night at Bampot House of Tea and Board Games for Indigenous Grad Students

Join other indigenous grad students for some board games and tea at this local Toronto board games venue. Offered in partnership with SAGE. Please let us know if you have any food restrictions: jennifer.pinker@utoronto.ca *Vegan refreshments will be available.

This Escape is for INDIGENOUS GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY.

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Working in Canada - Chestnut Residence

Feb 25, 2019

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    • Active Staff
    • 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

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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

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 Coming soon.

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Working in Canada - TRINITY COLLEGE

Feb 27, 2019

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    • Active Staff
    • 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

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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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