What’s Happening September 21-25 on Stories from a Distance

Stories from a Distance logo, reading "Stories from a distance, being together while being apart", with the speech bubble with 3 dots.

Stories from a Distance encourages students to find community through conversation. Students can expect to be welcome into a virtual space (over Zoom) created by and for students looking to invest in meaningful connections within their campus community over the Summer.

Here’s what this coming week will look like: 

Resource exchange logo. Hand holding resources.

ResourceXChange: Let’s Talk… Favourite Podcasts!

Monday, September 21 at 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Hosted by Mona

Let’s talk about…your favourite podcast(s)! Are you a podcast enthusiast or trying to get into the podcast scene but don’t know where to start? Do you have some life-changing series that you would like to share with people or hoping to discover some exciting listens? The iHub invites you to a safe space to hang out with other U of T students and share our favourite podcasts and the fantastic stories in them!

Join us here on Zoom (Password: 687532)

Laptop with a campfire on the screen.

Virtual Fireside Chat: Upper Year Ask Me Anything

Wednesday, September 23 at 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Hosted by Sanskriti

The U of T’s Innovation Hub is calling all first year students into our themed Virtual Cafe for an hour of connection-building, casual conversation, and discussion on all things related to navigating the university experience. Students can connect with upper year students and ask their burning questions about navigating the university experience. The I-Hub’s Virtual Fireside Chats are run by and for students looking to invest in creating a virtual judgement-free and inclusive space for the U of T community to continue to gather, connect, and unwind in. The graduate students from Stories from a Distance are invested in encouraging students to find community through conversation.

Join us here on Zoom (Password: 687532)

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FreestyleFriday: Movie Night!

Friday, September 25 at 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Hosted by Ayaan

Welcome to a Stories’ From a Distance Movie Night! Sometimes the shorts played before the movie are better than the real thing. This Friday, come hang out with other U of T students looking to unwind and connect in our virtual space. We will playing some short films over Zoom and have a casual conversation about our thoughts. In all of our sessions, participation is encouraged but never required!

Join us here on Zoom (Password: 995564)

Be sure to join the conversation on our Facebook group and let us know on the Facebook event if you can make it. See you all soon, and have a great week!

For more information, please visit: http://blogs.studentlife.utoronto.ca/innovationhub/stories-from-a-distance/

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