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Transitioning to Grad Life: Tips, Strategies, and Making Connections

Students can begin registering on Monday, July 11, at 10:00am.

Are you an incoming graduate student? Join us for a day of programming to help you make the transition to grad life. Learn how to navigate campus services, learn effective strategies to deal with academic challenges, learn how to develop career networks, and hear tips for success from current students. You will also have the opportunity to make new connections during the day.

Lunch included! Please let us know if you have food restrictions:


Welcome (David Newman, Senior Director, Student Experience, Division of Student Life)

Gradlife Supports and Resources (Jennifer Pinker, Student Life Coordinator, Graduate Student Life, Divison of Student Life)

Starting Grad School: Top Ten Tips for Academic Success (Eugenia Tsao, Learning Strategist, Academic Success Centre)

Developing Your Career Network at Grad School (Erika Bailey, Career Educator, Career Centre)


Navigating Graduate School: Charting a clear course in your first month (Heather McGhee-Peggs, Manager, Conflict Resolution Centre for Graduate Students)

Tips for Success: Graduate Student Panel (Facilitator: Kat Clark, Gradlife Assistant and Master of Teaching candidate)

Closing Activity  





Monday, August 29, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Main Activity Hall
Multi-Faith Centre
569 Spadina Ave (2nd Floor)
Toronto, ON
M6S 3V7


Jennifer Pinker 946-0148

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ticket 1 Aug 29, 2016
9:00 AM
Aug 29, 2016
5:00 PM
Jul 11, 2016
9:00 AM
Aug 26, 2016
9:00 AM
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