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Volume 85, february 21 – 27, 2018

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Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night with a great idea? Don’t let it slip by as fast as Reading Week! Write down your creative cogitations and head over to one of the Entrepreneur Week workshops to find out how to transform your idea into a solid plan. Need an energy injection? Consider cheering on a world champion competitive swimmer at the 2018 U SPORTS National Swimming Championships. Or slow it down and spend a fine Friday night enjoying the positive vibes of James Renwick’s guitar stylings.

Study Hubs to the rescue

February 21, 3 – 5 p.m. First Nations House, 3rd floor Reading Week is the perfect time to sharpen your study skills. Attend an Academic Success Study Hub or book individual time with a learning strategist. Study smart and reduce stress!

Grad Escape: Trivia night

February 22, 7 – 9 p.m. GSU Building, Harvest Noon Cafe Bring your team or come by your totally awesome self and meet some great new people. It’s time to take a break from being a grad who studies a lot. And yes, there are prizes!

Cheer on the Varsity Blues!

February 22 – 24, variety of times Athletic Centre The 2018 U SPORTS National Swimming Championships features many international stars, including world champ Kylie Masse. Got your tickets yet?

HealthyU Tip: Listen to more music

February 23, 7:30 p.m. Victoria College Chapel Scientists agree that listening to music benefits your health. That’s one reason to join guitarist James Renwick on a fine Friday night in February. The second reason? He’s fantastic!


February 26 – March 3 Various locations Are you curious about entrepreneurship as a career option? Plan to attend an entrepreneurship workshop and bring your ideas one step closer to reality.

The 5-Buck Lunch is pink February 27, 11:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hart House, Great Hall Positive Space is joining Hart House to commemorate Pink Shirt Day – an annual day to speak out against homophobic & transphobic bullying. Celebrate diversity! Eat lunch!

Hart House happening: Lunch Box Talk

February 27, noon – 1:30 p.m. Hart House, East Common room Chat with Black faculty & alumni to understand their experience of academia. Grab a 5-Buck lunch from down the hall or bring your own. Tea & treats offered.

Student Pitch Competition

Apply by March 5 Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) Want a chance to pitch your ideas to government & education leaders on how to improve the first-year student experience? Apply for this March 24 & April 4 event.

Accessibility Services deadline

Deadline to apply: February 28 A reminder that for many programs, the deadline to apply for the Bursary for Students with Disabilities is fast approaching. Don’t delay – do it today!

Psst! There are so many more cool things going on, but we can’t include them all. Check ’em out and follow us on social media!

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