What’s happening online at GCAC in November 2020

During November, the School of Graduate Studies’ Graduate Centre for Academic Communication (GCAC) will continue to provide communications support to grad student through various online vehicles.  While our teaching locales and platforms may be virtual now, our commitment to providing you with expert communications guidance is as strong as ever.  Join us from wherever you are in the world in our virtual classrooms as we offer guidance on how to improve your academic writing and speaking skills!  Below you’ll find information on what we’ll be offering in November 2020.  

Online GCAC Workshops  

Check out GCAC’s online workshops, which are all designed to help you improve your written and oral communication skills. On our website, you’ll find descriptions of a wide range of workshops you can watch anytime – on topics such as becoming a more productive writer, working with sources in your writing, communicating scientific information visually and honing your email etiquette. New workshops are available every week – some of which are presented live, some of which are prerecorded so you can watch them at your convenience. You’ll find a full list of what’s available and how to register to view these sessions at this link.   

GCAC Writing Centre – Online 1:1 Writing Support

Many of you will be having assignments come due as we near the end of term, so remember that throughout November, the GCAC Writing Centre will be offering online individualized one-on-one synchronous writing support through appointments booked though our website. During these appointments, you’ll meet with a writing consultant, who will work with you using audio/video, chat and a document-sharing whiteboard area. Whether it’s your thesis, your research article, your term paper or a reflection paper, GCAC writing tutors are able to offer expert support. Full details on how to book an appointment can be found here

Join the GCAC listserv 

Get weekly updates on all the courses, workshops and services that  GCAC offers!  To subscribe to the GCAC listserv, send an email to listserv@listserv.utoronto.ca (upper or lower case is acceptable). In the BODY of the message, type a command of the form: subscribe gcac-l firstname lastname 

You will then receive a “Command Confirmation Request” email. You must reply to that email with “ok” written in the body of the email. Doing so will complete the subscription process. Please note: If you have an automatic signature in your email, please remove it when sending and replying to listserv@listserv.utoronto.ca


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