Lunch with 30 Strangers – Alumni Events

I met people from across all three UofT campuses in varying disciplines who had come to UofT from Ethiopia, America, India and Cameroon, to name a few. Half of us stayed to help the host, Paul on kitchen-duty while the other half explored the trails and ponds of the 150 acre property. I learnt that Paul was a New College student like me! Everyone kept asking him which year he graduated but he never gave a straight answer.

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Look Before You Leap – Advanced Courses

A perk was the Course Community (CC) component in which we met with an upper-year student bi-weekly. There was one rule: We were not to discuss any course materials. The purpose of CC was for us to meet industry speakers, current grad students and tour the laboratory facilities and be able to ask questions about the research being done in the department.