All events include light food and beverages, are wheelchair accessible and are LGBTTI2SQQ+ positive.

Past events

See previous events from this academic year.

Indigenous, Black & Racialized Students Get Ready For Exams!

Due to the University's recommendation in response to COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Date: Friday, March 13, 2020

Time: 3 – 5 p.m.

Location: Centre for International Experience, 33 St. George St.

Indigenous, Black and Racialized students are invited to prepare for exams with a supportive BIPOC community of learning strategists, professors and mentor navigators. Join us to de-stress before exams by meeting new people over food and beverages.

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First Generation Students & Families Talk About Choosing Programs & Academic Plans

Date: Friday, March 6, 2020

Time: 3 – 5 p.m.

Location: Centre for International Experience, 33 St. George St.

Choosing your program of study is a big decision. Are you aware of the specific enrollment and completion requirements that apply to you? Do you have a "plan B" in case you don’t get into your first choice? Bring your questions and concerns. This how-to workshop is for first generation students and their support team, including parents/guardians.

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

First Generation Students & Families Talk About Choosing Programs & Academic Plans: Positive career planning, Plan B, Degree explorer, Advice

Black Futures: Let’s Talk Careers in Tech

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Location: Hart House, 2nd floor

Times:

5 – 6 p.m. Resume Consultation and LinkedIn Photos & Profile Review (drop-in)

6 – 8 p.m. Black Tech Professionals Panel & Table Group Discussions

Technology is pervasive across all career fields and job sectors. This event offers Black students industry knowledge, access to Black professionals and pathways to careers in tech.

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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Indigenous, Black & Racialized Students Confront Imposter Syndrome

Date: Friday, January 31, 2020

Time: 2 – 4 p.m.

Location: Centre for International Experience, 33 St. George St.

Are you an Indigenous, Black or Racialized (BIPOC) student who has been made to feel like you’re not smart enough, and don’t deserve to be at university? Why are BIPOC more likely to call out micro/macroaggressions we experience, but rarely talk to each other about the anxiety, depression and “impostor syndrome” that accompanies discrimination? Join us for a talk with BIPOC students, staff and profs.

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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Navigating Faith & Career Decisions

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Time: 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave. (south of Willcocks)

Join us for a discussion about choosing a career pathway that aligns with your faith and values and creates a greater sense of purpose, fulfillment, and happiness.

Register on the CLNx (Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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Engaging in Research as Indigenous, Black & Racialized Students

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Multi-Faith Centre, 2nd Floor

Hear from a panel of Indigenous, Black and Racialized faculty, and network with them about their research experiences. Discover research opportunities offered by different departments (Computer Science, Math & Physical Science, Commerce, Social Science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Engineering).

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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Accessibility Services Presents Hitting the Midterm Slump: Catching Up & Using Reading Week Productively

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Time: 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Location: Multi-Faith Centre, Main Activity Hall, 569 Spadina Ave., 2nd floor

When you're behind on your work or feeling overwhelmed, how can you use Reading Week to catch up? With assignments, essays and exams on the horizon, the middle of the semester can be overwhelming. This workshop will discuss strategies for managing and planning your time, resources and energy during a busy time of the year to make the most of your Reading Week.

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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First Generation Students Get Ready for Midterms

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

Time: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Centre for International Experience, 33 St. George St.

With only 24 hours in a day, it can be difficult to strike a balance between course work, jobs, co-curriculars, social life and much more. Time-related stress is a fact of life in post-secondary education. First generation students who find ways to manage time effectively are more productive and have an easier experience.

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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Black Students Talk With Black Profs!

Date: Friday, October 4, 2019

Time: 12 – 2 p.m.

Location: Centre for International Experience, 33 St. George St. (just north of College St.)

Black students networking with Black professors from a variety of departments. Connect with Black faculty around their teaching, and shared experiences of race and racism.

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

Black students meet with Black professors

Indigenous Corn Husk Doll Making Workshop

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Time: 12 – 2 p.m.

Location: First Nations House, 563 Spadina Ave., 3rd floor (south of Wilcox, accessible entrance on Bancroft Ave.)

Indigenous students will be provided an experience in Indigenous ways of learning. Participate in a cultural and community building event providing awareness of traditional pedagogical techniques of storytelling and experiential learning. Make and take home a creative activity.

Weekly Indigenous Lunch & Learn, wheelchair accessible, LGBTTI2SQQ+ positive.

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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Financial Aid & Financial Literacy for First Generation Students & Their Parents/Guardians/Supporters

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Time: 4 – 7 p.m.

Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, Student Success Centre, 214 College St.

Get information on:

  • Scholarships, bursaries and awards
  • How to access funding from the government and U of T
  • Financial counselling and spending/saving plans

Register on the CLNx (under Events & Workshops Calendar > Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs).

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