3MT Competition!

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a preliminary heat to the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition virtually on Wednesday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m. The event is open to all graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from all departments, faculties and graduate programs to present their research in a short competition.

Each graduate student and post-doc will have three minutes and only one static slide to present their research to an audience from all academic backgrounds. The winner of the UTM 3MT competition will advance to the semi-finals at the St. George campus.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three presenters:
Graduate student 1st place prize – $300
Graduate student runner-up prize – $100
Post-doctoral fellow 1st place prize – $100

We encourage all graduate students and post-docs to participate, earn valuable experience and add on to their CVs.

Registration and details of the 3MT can be accessed via this link: https://lnkd.in/dRaXhSx

*** Register by Wednesday, December 9, 2020 ***

Once you have registered, we will send out detailed rules for the competition, but you can check out the 3MT site for more information: https://lnkd.in/d9Nm3YH

We hope to see you all there!

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Coping with Imposter Syndrome in Grad School Event

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with UTM’s Health and Counselling Centre and Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre to bring you an event with guest speakers and panelists to discuss a topic that affects many graduate students – imposter syndrome. The event is on Wednesday, November 25th from 5 to 6:30pm.

Please sign up for the event using this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coping-with-imposter-syndrome-in-grad-school-tickets-129331854057

All event attendees will receive a food voucher for attending ($25 value)!!

Once you register for the event, please fill out this brief survey to find out your unique character strengths! We will be using the results in one of our event activities: https://www.viacharacter.org/

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Halloween Bingo Event

We would like to invite you all to our virtual Halloween Bingo Event 🎃. Our event will be held over zoom on Friday, October 30th from 4 to 5:30 pm.

Please make sure to sign up to get your free bingo card at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/utmags-halloween-bingo-tickets-126593978999. After registering, we will email you your bingo card as well as the zoom link for the event.

Players will have the opportunity to win gift cards from Amazon, Uber Eats, Chapters, Starbucks, and Roots (the choice is yours)! We will have lots of prizes so your chances of winning are pretty high 😉.

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New UTMAGS Logo!

Check out the new UTMAGS logo! Isn’t it awesome ? Congratulations to the designer and winner of the logo contest – Tudor Radu!

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Our annual holiday party will be on Friday December 6th starting at 5:30 pm at the Blind Duck. Entrance by donation to the Food Bank or $5

This year there will be hundreds of dollars worth of prizes to be won from the raffle! Raffle tickets are 5 dollars for 10 tickets
FIRST PRIZE: PS4 with 3 games

SECOND PRIZE: Two Toronto Raptors ticket

THIRD PRIZE: Kindle eReader

FOURTH PRIZE: JBL HeadphonesPlus several gift cards and chocolate prizes!
Want more prizes? The winners of the trivia contest and gingerbread contest will also win prizes!
Caribbean Food for dinner! Including Jerk Chicken, Steamed Vegetables, Macaroni Pie, Coconut Cream Pie, and Bread Pudding!

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UTMAGS new logo is…..

Thank you to all the artists who submitted a design! We are excited to show you all their hard work. Please carefully look through all the options and decide on your favourite logo

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Logo Competition

Hello graduate students! Are you a creative person? Are you interested in getting a $50 gift card? Submit your designs today!

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GRC 2019 is Happening!

Hey grad students,

The GRC is being held again this year on Tuesday, April 30th for posters 4-6pm in the New North Atrium and Wednesday, May 1st for talks 9am-6pm in IB150. Make sure to seize the opportunity to let the UTM community know what you’re working on and learn a little about other work. There will be refreshments and hors-d’oeuvres during the poster presentations and a dinner with awards following the talks. You will need to register using the following link: https://secure.utm.utoronto.ca/grc-2019/ (Registration links are found at the top of the page)

This year, the Associate Dean, Graduate Office will support free poster printing. Please email copy.utm@utoronto.ca for printing your poster.

 Oral talks should be 12 minutes and an abstract submission is required for all presentations. Abstracts are due Friday, April 12th by 5pm. 

Hope to see you all there!

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Pi Day!

Hey Grads!
Pi Day is right around the corner, so come on by the grad lounge on Mar 14 from 12 – 2 pm to celebrate with some pizza and pie!
See-ya there!

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Valentine’s Day is Here!

Hey Grads,

Drop by the grad lounge tomorrow at noon (Feb 14) for our Valentine’s Day event! We will be serving Lasagna, with meat and veggie options, as well as a candy bar with lots of candy! See the attached poster for more information.
Hope to see you there! UTMAGS Valentines Day
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