Annual General Members Meeting

As the semester comes to a close, it is time for the Annual UTMAGS General Members meeting.  A hot, delicious, and FREE catered lunch will be provided!  So mark your calendars and join us on April 7 @ 12:00 pm in the grad lounge (DV1100).

General Members Meeting

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UTMAGS Christmas Party!

It’s time to celebrate the end of another year at the UTMAGS annual Christmas party!

PLEASE RSVP to utmags@utoronto.ca BY DECEMBER 14

That is not an error on the poster – there will be over ONE THOUSAND dollars in prizes! (Did someone say “iPad”?). Raffle tickets are $2 each, $10 for 10 tickets, or $20 for 30 tickets. The donation of a non-perishable food item for Food Banks Canada will earn you an additional ticket.

If your lab is interested in participating in the gingerbread house competition, email utmags@utoronto.ca to let us know, and we will follow up with details.

Christmas party

 

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MUST2014 Event on Nov 21

Most Understandable Scientist (MUST) will take place on November 21, 2014 at University of Toronto. This is the first time that UTCSSA (University of Toronto Chinese Student and Scholars Association) and UTGSU join hands to host such a large-scale academic event.

After a selection round by the advisory committee, a total of twelve (12) graduate students from different disciplines will stand on the final stage in Koffler House to share their fresh thoughts and findings with each other and the audiences. Each of the contestants will finish their presentations within 5 minutes, in the most vivid and understandable way. The contestant who gets the most appreciations from judges and audience will be the winner.

MUST is not only a competition but a platform for graduate students from different majors and research fields to communicate, to share and to explore the possibilities of cooperation and interaction.

We have prepared special gifts for lucky audience. We are looking forward to seeing you this Friday afternoon. Food, drinks, and coupons for a sponsor cafe will also be provided.

Judges confirmed:

Vice-Provost in Academic Programs (Sioban Nelson)

Director of CIE (Miranda Cheng)

Director of ELWS (Jane Freeman)

Vice President of Royal Ontario Museum (Chen Shen)

Time and Venue:

3:00 – 5:00 pm, November 21, 2014.

Room 108, Koffler House, University of Toronto (Free Admission)

Please register through:

http://goo.gl/X2Bd9P

Come and vote for your favorite scientist!

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Halloween Lunch!

halloween lunch

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FREE Pancake Breakfast

pancake

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Board Game Night!

boardgame

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Tremblant Ski & Snowboard Trip

skitripposter

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Family Care Advising at UTM

If you are seeking support and advice on any personal family matters, a family care adviser will be available on the UTM campus to meet with students, staff and faculty for individual confidential consultations.  Book an appointment to discuss the following:

  • Planning for a child, pregnancy, resources for new parents
  • The University’s maternity/paternal/adoption/primary caregiver leave policies
  • Child care, schools and other programs for children
  • Services and support for an aging family member
  • Balancing work, study and family
  • Parenting strategies
  • Bereavement resources
  • Separation and divorce resources

Appointments are available between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

Dates:  Wednesdays;  September 24, October 22, and December 10

Location:  Davis Building, UTM

To book an appointment, please email family.care@utoronto.ca with the following information:  your student or staff number, UofT employee group and/or your union affiliation if applicable, and a brief explanation of your inquiry.

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UPASS Distribution

UPASS Distribution

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Info Session on Provincial and Federal Awards

NSERC SSHRC OGS Awards

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