Free Breakfast? Oui, Oui!!


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Summer BBQ

Join us for free food and lots of fun at the UTMAGS BBQ on July 24!

Remember to RSVP to utmags@utoronto.caUTMAGSBBQ2

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches!

What do graduate students enjoy more than free food?  We couldn’t think of anything either.  So join UTMAGS next Monday and enjoy the classic favourite, grilled cheese sandwiches!

When: Monday, July 7 from 10am-12pm
Where:  The grad lounge
Why:  Free food and great company!

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Family Care Office: Elder Care Webinar

Elder Care: Exploring Senior Care Options (Webinar)
Date: Friday, May 23
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
This webinar is for family caregivers who are coming to the difficult realization
that their elderly loved one may no longer be able to live in their current home and may have to relocate to a care facility.

Esther Goldstein, social worker and author of the Comprehensive Guide to
Retirement Living and Long-Term Care, will address:

· When you should consider different housing options
· How you might discuss relocating with your loved one
· What are your care choices in home and housing options

Free copies of the facilitator’s book or CD will be available in the Family Care
Office after the session.

Facilitator: Esther Goldstein is a social worker and author of the Comprehensive
Guide to Retirement Living and Long-Term Care. She worked as a hospital
social worker in the GTA for 12 years primarily with the geriatric population and
now currently works full-time on her publication and the affiliated website

Please register early, space is limited! University of Toronto students, staff,
faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and their partners/spouses are welcome. Please
let us know if you have any mobility challenges so we can accommodate your

Register Here:

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Family Care Advisor at UTM

Family Care Advisor at UofT Mississauga
Time: Appointments are available between 10 am and 2pm
Date: Wednesday, May 28
Location: Davis Building, U of T Mississauga

If you are seeking support and advice on any personal family matters, a family
care advisor 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 / parental / adoption/primary caregiver leave
· Child care, schools & other programs for children.
· Services and supports for an aging family member.
· Balancing work, study & family.
· Parenting strategies.
· Bereavement resources.
· Separation & divorce resources.

To book an appointment, please email 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

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Venture Elections: Call for New Exec!

Venture is holding elections for 2014-2015’s exec team on May 2nd at 3pm!

If you or any other grads you know are interested in being an exec please email Venture your statement paragraph ASAP.

Your paragraph should state what position you are applying for, why you would like to join the team and what contributions you will make for the 2014-2015 academic year. You will also need to prepare a 2 minute speech to present at Venture’s election meeting.

For information on Venture and the available exec positions, please refer to their attached constitution. Please note that the position of President requires that the applicant has been a Venture executive member for at least one year.

All Venture members are welcome to join this meeting to help elect the new 2014-2015 Venture team!

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Venture at

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Venture Workshop: How to Prepare for an Interview

Are you graduating soon? Worried about how to prepare and answer interview questions?

Venture is hosting a workshop on “Professional Development and How to Prepare for an Interview” on April 30th at 4pm in IB 210. To register, please email info@venture by April 28th. Refreshments will be served!

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“Communicating Vessels” Exhibit at the Blackwood Gallery

Looking for something to do on campus?

Check out the “Communicating Vessels” exhibition at the Blackwood Gallery curated by a UofT Master of Visual Studies (MVS) Grad! The exhibition is on display now until May 11th. For more information please check out the poster or visit the exhibition’s Facebook page here.

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UTMAGS’ Annual End of Year Party!

UTMAGS is hosting it’s Annual End of Year Fiesta on May 8th, 7pm at Spice Lounge & Tapas.

Join us for some free food to celebrate the start of summer! This event is guest-list only and spots are limited so please RSVP by May 2nd by emailing us at or by signing up using our evite:

Hope to see you all there!

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UTMAGS’ Easter Brunch!

UTMAGS is hosting an Easter Brunch on Monday, April 21st from 10am-12pm in the Grad Lounge (DV 1100). Come out and join us for some FREE yummy food!

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