Events

Thursday, 26 April 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Participants will explore principles of ethical community engagement which will support their endeavors to create meaningful social change. Introducing “ethics” as a continuous process of action and reflection, participants will reflect on concepts such as inclusion, consultation and reciprocity while considering the ways we can enact these principles.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

The goal of this interactive session is to decrease your stress levels and optimize your well-being as you pursue academic success and your career aspirations.

Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

This workshop will introduce participants to some of the concepts that drive perfectionism so that they may have a better understanding of what is going on as well as provide strategies to manage the challenging parts that arise.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

This session is intended for doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) to defend their research findings before an examining board for their Final Doctoral Exam.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This session is intended for graduate students who are preparing to submit their thesis.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

This session is intended for doctoral candidates who are ready (or nearly ready) to defend their research findings before an examining board for their Final Doctoral Exam.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 9:15am to 11:45am

Workshop on Graduate Supervision

Wednesday May 16, 2018, 9:15 -11:45 a.m.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

In this three-part session, Dr. Anne Krook will first review her own path through and out of academics and describe the lessons graduate students and postdoctoral fellows can draw from it.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

In this interactive lunch session graduate students will be introduced to, and practice, techniques that focus on identifying, naming, and dealing with the negative voices in our head that give us bad advice that paralyzes us or leads us down a path that is not in our best interest.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Participants will look at the role that stories play in social change work and will learn about the power of stories as tools for connection and reflection. Participants will learn how to develop and tell their own stories, as a strategy to move people to action. 

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

This interactive workshop will introduce you to the concept of Emotional Intelligence and help you to develop skills to manage your emotions so that you can choose how to respond rather than react impulsively; define and practise assertive empathy and listening; and learn to work with your emotions so that you can communicate with confidence  and act wisely across situations.