Calendar

Sep
21
Thu
ACE Seminar Series: Resources Available for International Students @ Galbraith Building, Room 117
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you an international or new-to-Toronto student? Come meet your Transition Advisor, Asim, from the Centre for International Experience (CIE). After meeting Asim in this seminar, students will:

  • Learn ways to navigate and negotiate issues of cultural transition, such as general immigration, health care and insurance, managing relationships (peers, parents, and professors), employment and coping with stress
  • Enhance their on-campus experience with a global mindset, such as developing inter-cultural skills, getting involved in volunteer or leadership experiences and taking up summer research opportunities

Asim hosts office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays in GB 141 for students to drop-in to ask any questions they have about their transition to U of T.

Register today.

Oct
5
Thu
Learning to Learn: ACE Seminar Series @ Galbraith Building, Room 117
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Do you get anxious about your assignments, exams and deadlines? Do you find that there is just not enough time to get everything done? Do you find yourself getting distracted as you are about to start your homework?

Come join U of  T Engineering’s Learning Strategist and learn about effective learning strategies that can help you ace your academic performance. In this session you will gain a stronger understanding of how to read actively, take effective notes based on your learning style and manage and balance your time effectively.

Register today.

The ACE Seminar Series provides opportunities that will accelerate, cultivate and empower student success.

Through ACE, you will have the opportunity to engage with staff, faculty and peers to learn and apply academic strategies, life skills and co-curricular opportunities in order to maximize your university experience.

Oct
26
Thu
Better Coping, the Art & Science of Well-being: ACE Seminar Series @ Galbraith Building, Room 117
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Coping with the rigor 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 maintaining success in your academic, professional and personal spheres.

This session 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 activities that promote resiliency and prevent burn-out so you can be at your best.

Register today.

The ACE Seminar Series provides opportunities that will accelerate, cultivate and empower student success.

Through ACE, you will have the opportunity to engage with staff, faculty and peers to learn and apply academic strategies, life skills and co-curricular opportunities in order to maximize your university experience.

Nov
1
Wed
Help! I Need to Find _____________ (Insert Type of Information Here) For My Design Project @ Galbraith Building, Room 117
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Do you know about standard and technical reports? What about patents and the kind of information they contain? Do you know how to find them? A librarian can help you. In this session we will look at resources available to help you succeed.

Register today.

The ACE Seminar Series provides opportunities that will accelerate, cultivate and empower student success.

Through ACE, you will have the opportunity to engage with staff, faculty and peers to learn and apply academic strategies, life skills and co-curricular opportunities in order to maximize your university experience.

 

Nov
23
Thu
Applying Citation and Personal Content Management Tools: ACE Seminar Series @ Galbraith Building, Room 117
Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

As the name implies, citation management tools help you manage citations but they can be useful in other ways. In this session we will look at tools like Zotero, Mendeley, Evernote and a few others that will help you get started on organizing that virtual clutter you have been meaning to deal with.

Register today.

The ACE Seminar Series provides opportunities that will accelerate, cultivate and empower student success.

Through ACE, you will have the opportunity to engage with staff, faculty and peers to learn and apply academic strategies, life skills and co-curricular opportunities in order to maximize your university experience.