Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Graduate Student Life News & Events

1. Graduate Professional Skills Program Announcement/Orientation Sessions - GPS is a non-academic program presented by the School of Graduate Studies consisting of a variety of offerings that provide doctoral stream graduate students a range of opportunities for professional skills development. GPS aims to ensure that our graduates can communicate effectively, plan and manage their own time, be entrepreneurial, understand and apply ethical practices and work effectively in teams and as leaders. Students successfully completing the GPS will receive a notation on their transcripts.

For more information on the Graduate Professional Skills program, please visit:

Or register for one of the following GPS orientation sessions:
Tuesday, May 19, 2009, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2009, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Thursday, May 21, 2009, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

To register for a session, send an e-mail to, and indicate which session you would like to attend.

2. 2009-10 HART HOUSE PROGRAMME INTERNS - If you are passionate about campus life, co-curricular activities and education, and want to contribute to the University of Toronto student experience, then this is the position for you! For more information, visit:

3. Toronto Debate Toastmasters Club
~ Next Meeting ~ Monday 25 May ~ 5:45-8pm

The Faculty Club ~ U of T
41 Willcocks St., at Spadina

. Debate: "Michelle Obama's style influences perception of the U.S."
(All-audience, rapid-fire debate)
. Speech Programme, incl award-clenching speech
(Prepared Speech)
. Table Topics
(Impromptu Speech Exercise)
. Speech & Meeting Evaluation

FREE to all and guests are always welcome, but please RSVP to contact below to respect U of T's max seating caps.

Thank you,

Laura Mitchell ~ DTM
Assistant Area 4 Governor
Home Club:
Toronto Debate Toastmasters Club ~ VP ED
Presidents Distinguished Club:
2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 & 2008-09

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