Training & Events

Check out the Graduate Student Calendar for St. George events on CLNx – Events & Workshops – St. George which aggregates all graduate student specific events and workshops being offered on UTSG campus by the GradCRC (also on our CLNx calendar and here), including Academic Success, Accessibility ServicesCareer Exploration & Education (Flexible Futures), and Leadership, Mentorship and Clubs (Leadership for Grads)


EVENTS & Workshops (all current U of T grad students welcome!)


Better Coping Skills Workshops – Offered by SGS/Health & Wellness – REGISTRATION REQUIRED
March 17, 2020 11:30-1pm  – Balanced Living

Improving Confidence & Effectiveness in Informal Speaking – UTSG – Facilitated by Clare Nippard GCAC – NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
March 5, 2020 4-5:40pm

Essentials of Productive Teams – UTSG – GPS Credit – Mitacs – REGISTRATION REQUIRED
March 17, 2020 9-5pm

Understanding & Applying Email Etiquette – UTSG – Facilitated by Clare Nippard GCAC – NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
March 19, 2020 – 4-5:40pm

GRADLIFE GRADUATE STUDENT EXPERIENCE WEEKMarch 23-27, 2020, including sessions by the G2G Peer Advisors on Navigating Difficult Conversations with your Supervisor (March 26)

Grad Connections – informal facilitated conversations 
Take a break, share your experiences and connect with other grad students at bi-weekly chats facilitated by G2G Peer Advisors (grad students too!) and other facilitators on key grad school topics.
Location: SGS Grad Lounge, 63 St George St. (UTSG)
Tea & cookies: YES!

Tues, March 31, 2020 – G2G Peer Advisors: Managing Conflict in a Lab Environment

Grad Talks – interactive workshops
Join G2G Peer Advisors (and other facilitators) at workshops to build skills and connect with fellow grads.

Location: Grad Room (66 Harbord Street at Spadina – below Second Cup)
Pizza included: YES!

Thurs, March 19, 2020 – G2G Peer Advisors: Learning to Say No & Setting Boundaries in Grad School

GPS Conflict Resolution Fundamentals Series
A series of three workshops for current U of T Graduate Students facilitated by the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (CRC) & G2G Peer Advisors that will help graduate students understand what conflict is, various approaches to conflict, triggers for conflict escalation and the role of effective communication and negotiation in conflict resolution. Students will have an opportunity to practice various strategies for resolving and de-escalating conflict.

Location: Grad Room, 66 Harbord St., lower level (stairs)
GPS Credit: 2 GPS credits for 3 x 2 hour workshops
Part 1 – Introduction to Conflict Resolution
Part 2 – Communication & Conflict Resolution
Part 3 – Introduction to Negotiation


*please note we are working toward all of our handouts being AODA compliant and available to post on our website.  contact us with any requests/questions/issues.*

Grad Chat/Connection: Imposter – Are you a grad imposter HANDOUT 2020

GradStepUp for Incoming International Grad Students – August 2019 HANDOUT “Early & Effective: Tips for managing difficult grad school situations”.

2019 Minds Redefined Mental Health Wellness Conference September 2019 HANDOUT “GradSkills: Effective Communication & Conflict Resolution”