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Monday, October 1st, 2018

10 Things Every U of T Grad Student Needs to Know (VIDEO + Transcript)

In this Facebook LIVE video, grad students Sarah and Amika share their top 10 things that U of T grad students should know. Check out the video below as well as a transcript of the key points & links from the video! KEY POINTS Tip 1: Being a Grad Student Is a Profession, Not an […]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

New Gradlife Ambassador!

    By Samara Moore, Gradlife Ambassador Do you want to make genuine connections in grad school? Are you struggling to figure out how to balance school, work and your personal life? Do you want to get involved and take advantage of the resources on campus, but don’t know where to start? Are you feeling […]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Coming Up in September: Gradlife Welcome Week (Sept 24-28, 2018)

Guest Blogger: Sarah Dolman, Gradlife Program Intern Hoping to get off to a strong start this Fall term? Whether you’re a new or returning student, Gradlife has plenty of exciting activities planned to kick off the term as part of GRADLIFE WELCOME WEEK! Check out all the details below: ALL WEEK (SEPT 24-28) Twitter Challenge […]

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Virtual U of T Grad Campus Tour: Fall 2018

Guest Blogger: Sarah Dolman, Gradlife Program Intern U of T St. George is a huge campus – if you’re a new grad student and feeling totally lost (as I was when I first started out!), you’re not alone! Even if you aren’t new to Toronto, you might not know about many of the grad-specific spaces, […]

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Your Guide to Grad Orientation: Fall 2018

Guest Blogger: Sarah Dolman, Gradlife Program Intern Are you an incoming graduate student at U of T this fall? Feeling excited, nervous, overwhelmed, or some combination of the three? I get you – I’ve been there! I was in the exact same boat when I began my grad program (M.Ed. in Higher Education) a year […]

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Staying healthy during Grad School: My Story

Guest post: Raymond Wong, Ph.D. candidate (Life Sciences) Often times, we take our good health for granted. As grad students, our determination to meet deadlines and appease supervisors generally results in some combination of the following: cutting sleep, skipping meals, and/or reducing exercise. Over a prolonged period (aka your graduate program), this imbalanced lifestyle alongside […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Getting Involved as a Graduate Student: 3 Things I’ve Learned

  Guest Blogger: Sarah Dolman When I started out as a grad student at U of T, I was eager to find opportunities to get involved. Now, one year into my program, I’ve learned quite a few things about what it means to be involved as a graduate student! In this blog post, I’ll share […]

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Lessons from an M.Ed. Grad: Getting involved and finding Community in Grad School

  Guest Blog Post: by Rebecca Hazell, recent OISE grad and G2G Peer Advisor, Graduate Conflict Resoulution Centre On June 12th, 2018, my fellow OISE grads and I walked under University College’s leafy canopies, felt the sun warm our black robes, looked for familiar faces in the audience at Convocation Hall, and visualized walking across […]

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Grad Students. Stop and Recognize your Accomplishments.

At this point in your academic career, there will be expectations of you, whether that comes from your family, your supervisor, your peers, or yourself.  You’ve been developing a CV that lists your professional development and impressive “accomplishments” that may be major or minor. There may not be time in your life now to focus […]

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

10 Recommended Study/Work Cafés for the Busy Grad Student

Need to get some work done over the weekend but at home just isn’t an option? Libraries are great, but they’re not for everyone all the time (i.e. when HUNGRY, since food/drink is often not permitted).  So, I have compiled a list of 10 Recommended Study/Work Cafés that you can explore and hopefully get a productive session […]