Master’s iWeekly e-newsletter

#29-4 | SGS Wellness Workshops

Do you have trouble coping with everyday situations? Do you...

  • worry constantly about worst-case scenarios?
  • blame or criticize yourself, even when things are going well?
  • feel like your emotions are overwhelming and difficult to tolerate?
  • avoid situations or activities because they make you nervous or because you think you'll fail?
  • push yourself to do things perfectly, but still feel like a failure?

SGS is offering a series of Wellness Workshops to help you develop coping skills to meet the demands of university, work, and personal life.

Where: The School of Graduate Studies, 65 St. George Street, room 201.
When: Mondays from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm on the following dates. Bring your lunch!

April 10, 2017: Emotion Regulation
April 24, 2017: Healthy Behaviours
May 8: Balanced Thinking
May 22: No workshop on Victoria Day
May 29: Balanced Living

To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 or contact your intake counsellor/clinician.

Registration is limited to 15 participants; register early. If you have accessibility accommodation needs, please advise during your registration.

If you can't make it in person, you can complete the workshop series by registering online for the webinar series.

The UofT Health & Wellness Centre also offers workshops on Better Coping Skills help you build the skills you need to thrive. Read more »

#29-5 | Mentoring @ iSchool Program 2017-18

Did you participate in the 2016-17 student mentoring program? Would you like to get more involved this year and help welcome next year’s new iSchoolers? What we're looking for: two or three MI, CRO and MMST individuals interested in facilitating or co-facilitating the iSchool mentoring program for the 2017-2018 school year.

What's involved: recruiting mentors, promoting the program to incoming students, and matching mentors with mentees. Most of the time commitment is in mid-to late-summer and the early weeks of the Fall term.

How to apply: if you are interested in helping to lead this great student-run initiative, please submit a brief (200-300 words) statement of interest explaining why you're suited for the role to mentoring [dot] ischoolatgmail [dot] com by Friday April 14th.

For more information please email mentoring [dot] ischoolatgmail [dot] com

#29-6 | Bye-School - End of Year Party

iSchool, Bye-School, get it? Sick of this theme already? Well, sorry but our year end party is approaching fast and we're getting excited and iSchool patriotic! For some, school's going to be out forever; for others, school's just out for the summer. But whatever category you fall under, come and celebrate the start of summer at The Pilot (22 Cumberland St, Toronto - 2nd floor "Stealth Lounge") on Saturday, April 8th at 8:30 pm! This event is free for all - MI, MMSt, alum, and guests included. Some appetizers will be provided (courtesy of MISC and FIAA). All the fun will be had. So be there or be iSquare.

No RSVP is required but feel free to check out the Facebook event as we count down with fun memes, gifs and YouTube clips: https://www.facebook.com/events/250177838760339/

Best of luck with the rest of your semesters and we look forward to celebrating with you all!

#29-7 | Help Raise Awareness of Mental Health

We need your help to raise awareness of mental health!! A Guinness World Records attempt will be held at the University of Toronto St. George Campus on April 8th, 2017. In partnership with CAMH’s One Brave Night, MoveU, KPE and Hart House, the UofT community will be raising awareness for mental health through a series of planned events. Speakers at 9:30am, 1 km walk / 5 km run at 10am and The World Record Attempt will take place at 11:00 am on the Back Campus fields (Southwest corner of Tower Rd. and Hoskin Ave.) where everyone will create the longest chain of people making heart-shaped hand gestures.

Registration is free and you can register on
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/188940734937428/
Or Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/SgKOsZCUaalRY0Xd2

Website www.onebravenight.ca/uoft
Everyone is welcome! Faculty, Staff, Students, and friends and families!
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email us at uoftonebravenightatgmail [dot] com

Thank you! Hope to see you there!

#29-8 | AMIA@UofT Elections

April 10, 2017, Bissell 728
The Association of Moving Image Archivists is looking for students to join their 2017/2018 executive team. Our chapter works to organize a variety of professional and social events to raise awareness about moving image preservation. We are looking for a President, Vice Pres, Treasurer, Secretary, and Social Media executive. If you want to get involved and learn more about moving image archives (no prior knowledge needed to join!) email us at amiaatuoftatgmail [dot] com to nominate yourself.

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