ACE Seminar Series: Maximizing Productivity @ Galbraith Building, Room 117
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

With only 24 hours in a day, it can be difficult to strike a balance between coursework, jobs, extra-curricular activities, a social life and other obligations. Time-related stress is a fact of university life.

Students who find ways to effectively manage time are more productive and have an easier time concentrating and thinking critically.

This one-hour interactive workshop will help you think strategically about time management, strategize ways to avoid procrastination and adopt productive study habits with a goal-focused mindset.

Register online to attend.

Information Session: Summer Abroad & U of T Engineering @ Galbraith Building, Room 220
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
U of T Summer Abroad. Spain.

(Credit: U of T Summer Abroad)

Complete an Arts & Science course in an international destination in as little as 3-6 weeks during the summer!

Join us to learn about Summer Abroad courses you can take this summer. Over 20 destinations are available.

Hear from program staff, past participants and instructors to learn more about what you can expect from this exciting opportunity.

This is a timely session as the deadline for applications for this popular program is February 1.

Pizza will be available for attendees.

2018 Daisy Intelligence Hackathon @ Bahen Centre for Information Technology
Jan 27 – Jan 28 all-day

The Daisy Intelligence Hackathon is a 24-hour programming competition. Your challenge is to solve related parallel computing problems in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning. The goal? Beat your competitors for a chance to win an internship and cash prizes.

Create a team of three and join us for 24 hours of hacking. You’ll have access to the best hardware on the market and a team of mentors with years of experience in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning. You don’t have to be a pro to attend: if this is your first hackathon, the hackathon would love to have you! The competition is designed to be completed by participants with a range of programming skills and experience levels.

Open to all Engineering and CompSci students.

Register online to attend.

Women in Tech Toronto
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm

Networkers Technology is partnering with Victoria University and the University of Toronto to present Women in Tech, an evening of discussion, demonstration, and networking on February 1st. The event’s focus is to shed light on the ranging and expansive career opportunities for women in technology in 2018.

All students are welcome and encouraged to attend this event.

Additional information and registration is available online.

WISE National Conference
Feb 3 – Feb 4 all-day

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) is proud to present our 6th Annual National Conference! The National Conference serves to empower and inspire individuals to pursue their passions, explore new opportunities and to make meaningful, lasting connections.

The conference brings together delegates from all across North America to share their experiences and ideas and become inspired over the course of a two-day event dedicated to professional and personal growth.

You will have the opportunity to hear from inspirational leaders from a wide range of STEM fields, expand your skill set in technical and professional development workshops, and challenge yourself in our competitions. The National Conference will provide you with motivation and empowerment to expand your potential and transcend boundaries.

Additional information and registration is available online.

ACE Seminar Series: Engineering Well-being @ Galbraith Building, Room 217
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Coping with the rigours of an engineering curriculum, navigating complex university systems and adapting to a new environment can be exhausting.

Investing in being happy, healthy and well provides a foundation for achieving balance and sustaining success in your academic, professional and personal spheres.

This session on self-care explores what it means to feel good and function well as an engineering student. Drawing on recent evidence from the study of well-being, you will be introduced to (and get to practice) a cluster of activities that promote resiliency and prevent burn-out so you can be at your best.

Register online.

ACE Seminar Series: Beginner’s Guide to Standards, Technical Paper and Patents @ Galbraith Building, Room 117
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Can’t find information you need for your design project?

In this workshop you will learn what standards, technical reports and patents are, what kind of information they contain and where to find them.

Register online.

Family Day holiday: University closed
Feb 19 all-day

Family Day holiday: University closed.

Reading Week: No lectures, tutorials or practicals
Feb 19 – Feb 23 all-day

Reading Week: No lectures, tutorials or practicals.

Last day to drop full-year (Y) courses without academic penalty
Feb 20 all-day

Last day to drop Y (full-year) courses without academic penalty.

A student taking a full-year core course will not be allowed to drop this course in the Winter Session if a recalculation of his or her Fall Session load shows that dropping the course will reduce the F Session course load to fewer than 2.5 credits.