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Quara-musings: Conflict & Covid

May 11, 2020 – Originally posted on GRADLIFE BLOG QuaraConflict Musings Jump to CommentsBy Hifza, G2G Peer Advisor As G2G peer advisor at the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre I see a lot of examples of the types of academic, professional and interpersonal conflicts that occur in the graduate setting. Recently I’ve been spending a lot … Read More

5 Graduate Podcasts to Listen to During Quarantine

April 14, 2020 ORIGINALLY POSTED ON GRADLIFE BLOG: http://blogs.studentlife.utoronto.ca/gradlife/ by: Hifza Buhari, G2G Peer Advisor (Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre) It has been a few weeks since we all decided to save each other’s lives by going into hibernation in our homes. As graduate students, this could have changed your research trajectory and caused many forms of … Read More

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY): Communication & Negotiation Advice from Inspirational Black Leaders

Many influential Black Canadian and American women have used negotiation and communication strategies that have had far-reaching impacts in society. What can we learn from them as we navigate conflict in our daily lives? As a G2G Peer Advisor with the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre, in workshops and coaching sessions I share techniques about preparing … Read More

Resources at U of T to Help You Transition Into Grad School

Congratulations! You are now pursuing graduate studies at U of T. Although this is an exciting time, you might be experiencing some understandable challenges transitioning into graduate school. You may be trying to understand your course load and academic requirements or maybe you are finding it difficult to adjust to a new environment. Perhaps you’re … Read More

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

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 the stage without tripping. While I was proud to celebrate my academic achievement, there was another aspect of … Read More