Orientation Week

Useful Resources

UTGSU 2020-2021 Resource Guide: https://utgsu.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020-UTGSU-Resource-Guide.pdf

The Varsity’s Declassified U of T Survival Guide: https://handbook.thevarsity.ca/


The UTGSU has lots of exciting events planned for our Virtual Orientation Week this year! Below is a list of our events and the registration links. Please note that registration is required for many of the events so be sure to RSVP. We are also giving our $50 food and grocery gift cards for each event, so be sure to RSVP!

WHat i wish I knew in first year panel discussion
September 2 at 6pm

Do you have questions about starting out in grad school at UofT? Are you interested in hearing tips from the UTGSU as you begin grad school? Join us as the UTGSU Executives talk about what they wish they knew in first year! The first 50 people to register to this event will receive a free gift card! Please note that to receive this gift card you will also need to attend and participate in the event. 
Registration is Required at: https://utgsu-panel-discussion.eventbrite.com
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/3284410501619533/ 

MOVIE NIGHT WITH THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CAUCUS
September 3 at 6pm

The UTGSU International Students’ Caucus (ISC) would like to welcome you to our first Movie Night of the year! We will be watching ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ Come and socialize with new and current students at the University of Toronto as we all get ready for school again. Several $50 gift cards will be given out at the end of the movie! This event will be taking place through Zoom. Once attendees have registered they will be sent the Zoom link to join the event. If you have any questions or accessibility needs please contact isc@utgsu.ca 
Registration is Required at: https://movie-night-with-isc.eventbrite.com
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/692923084591128/

Queer Caucus trivia night
September 8 at 7pm

Join the UTGSU Queer Caucus for Queer Trivia! Test your knowledge against your queer peers, and meet or catch up with members of the Queer Caucus and the UTGSU. This is a great way to get involved in the queer community at UofT to get to know your queer peers! The Trivia Night will be hosted on Zoom and the winners will be getting $50 gift cards so don’t miss out on this fun and exciting event! 
Registration required here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/116248982837
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/737688440359348/

Yoga with Gradminds
September 9 at 12pm

Join the UTGSU and Gradminds for a free yoga class live-streamed on the Gradminds Facebook Page! The first 20 people to comment on the livestream will win a $50 gift card! To participate go to their Facebook page on Sept 9th at 12pm: https://www.facebook.com/gradminds/
Register here: https://yoga-with-gradminds.eventbrite.com
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2668163470125154/

Race and ethnicity Caucus recing ball: virtual welcome party
September 9 at 6pm

Come meet fellow grad students at the UTGSU Race and Ethnicity Caucus’ *virtual* RECing Ball! Join us from the comfort of your couch, desk or kitchen table for a fun evening of BINGO and awesome PRIZES. This event will be taking place on September 9th, 2020 at 6pm through Zoom. Once attendees have registered they will be sent the Zoom link to join the event. Attendees will have the chance to win $50 gift cards! For any questions please email info@utgsu.ca 
Registration Required here: https://utgs-recing-ball.eventbrite.com
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2925358307697113/

Professional grad students meet and greet
SEPTEMBER 10 AT 12PM

Who says working/studying from home makes networking impossible? Meet your fellow professional graduate students and kick off your semester strong with your Professional Caucus at a lunch hour mixer. Attendees will have a chance to win $50 gift cards!
Registration required here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sgsgsu-orientation-meet-your-fellow-pro-grads-tickets-116635236131
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/310196526853495/

Equity seeking approaches to covid-19: town hall
September 10 at 6pm

As the University reopens this fall under COVID-19 Grad Students are faced with new and unique challenges. Do you have questions or concerns about what the fall semester will look like? Are there additional supports you may need? The UTGSU would like to hear from you! Join us to see what our Executive Committee has planned for the coming year under COVID-19. The first 50 people to register to this event will receive a free gift card! Please note that to receive this gift card you will also need to attend and participate in the event. 
Registration is Required at: https://utgsu-covid-19-town-hall.eventbrite.com
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/236665284118203/