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Settling in

You’re two weeks into the semester and time is flying. You’re developing your routine, figuring out the best route to class and getting settled. But before you get too comfortable, remember to keep shaking things up! Get out there and do something you’ve never done before. Why? Because learning doesn’t stop in the lecture hall. Besides, you can learn how to vogue and that’s pretty much the coolest.

1. Language exchange

Kick-off event: September 19, 5 p.m.
Cumberland House, Cumberland Room
Discover a fun program that lets you practice or learn the basics of a new language, while helping other students do the same.

2. Reading scriptures together

Thursdays, starting September 19, 5:10 p.m.
Trinity College, Divinity Common Room

Participate in a close reading of scripture – over pizza! Make friends and form relationships across faiths. Students from all backgrounds are welcome.

3. Financial aid & literacy

September 20, 4 – 7 p.m.
Student Success Centre

First generation students and their parents/supporters are invited to get info on scholarships, funding, financial counselling, saving plans and more.

4. Conflict resolution

September 23, 2 – 3 p.m.
Student Success Centre, Group Room C

Conflict with your roommate? Learn how to manage conflict in living situations and in the rest of your life at a Housing workshop.

5. Drop-in Vogue Dancing

Wednesdays, 7:10 – 7:55 p.m.
Athletic Centre, Dance Studio

Tell your story through the legendary movement of vogueing. Feel the beat, werq the runway and drop with ferocity at this all-levels dance class.

6. Move with Pride: Queers on Ice

September 23, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Varsity Centre, Arena

Join a skating session to meet new friends and kick off the school year. Free skate and helmet rentals while supplies last! An instructor will be available.

7. 5 Buck Lunch

September 24, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Hart House, Great Hall

Enjoy a tasty meal and get ready to vote in the upcoming federal election! Get info about the election, learn what you need to do to vote and more.

8. Global scholars & citizens

Get recognized for seeking global understanding through your course work and co-curricular activities! No international travel required.

9. Mental health feedback

September 24, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Galbraith Building, Room GB202

Share your thoughts and feelings about mental health at U of T. Join an in-person, open consultation session – no registration required.


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