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Grad Minds Social: Distillery Winter Village 

Join us for a walk through the Distillery Winter Village. The Distillery Winter Village is an intimate, picture-perfect holiday experience, where friends and family gather to explore the rich history of The Distillery District, take-in the timeless romance of the holidays, and enjoy a curated selection of Toronto’s finest craftspeople, local shops, restaurants and cafes. More information on the Distillery Winter Village can be found here.  

Date: Tuesday, November 30th @ 4:30 PM, EST 


Power Yoga Vinyasa Class with Gabrielle 

Gabrielle’s Zoom Power Yoga classes with Grad Minds and the Yoga Outreach Project are Power Yoga vinyasa classes, with a short meditation at the beginning or the end. These classes are designed for all levels. All are welcome! In a Power Yoga class, you will move, breathe, flow, sweat, challenge yourself, and become stronger. Take the class at your own pace, and modify, upgrade, or take breaks as needed. These 60-minute classes allow you to step out of your day and onto your mat for an hour of movement, mindfulness, and fun! 
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 @ 7:30 PM, EST 

Grad Minds Peer Support Initiative Ice Skating Social 

Join the Grad Minds Peer Support Initiative for an evening skate at the Habourfront Centre Natrel Rink! All skating levels are welcome! Feel free to bring your own skates if you have a pair. If you don’t have a pair of skates and need support with skate rentals, please register for the event and then send an email to Hope to see you there! 

Date: Thursday, December 9th, 2021, 6:00-10:00 PM, EST 

Location: Harbourfront Centre Natrel Rink, 235 Queens Quay West 


Grad Minds Peer Support: For Grad Students by Grad Students! 

Be sure to check out the Grad Minds Peer Support Initiative! We aim to provide a supportive and confidential online space for all University of Toronto graduate students. Our peer support team consists of dedicated and passionate graduate students who are well-equipped to listen and connect with you. Our peers provide a judgment-free, safe, and inclusive environment for students who simply need to talk or who are seeking additional resources. Fill out this form to be connected with a peer within a few days. 

UTGSU Annual General Meeting 

You are invited to join the UTGSU at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 7th, 2021. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m EST. Please register by December 2nd at 5 PM using your U of T email address. The Zoom link will be sent after your registration is confirmed. If you are a UTGSU member who would like to submit a motion, Member Motions are due November 26th by 5 PM, please submit to and

Date: December 7th, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST. Please register by December 2nd, 2021 


Launch of the Centre for Graduate Mentorship and Supervision 

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to conflict management and resolution. That’s why we have created a person-centered, solution-oriented approach to graduate mentorship and supervision support. We take a personalized approach to helping you navigate the U of T’s support systems. That means you can call or email us – personally – for confidential support regarding your mentorship or supervisory relationship. No issue is too small. We’re here for you. No forms and paperwork. No need to send multiple emails or coordinate between departments. Just call us or send an email and we will be there.  


Food Bank Opening in Student Commons 

The UTSU is pleased to reopen the campus food bank in our new home, the Student Commons.  

Location: Student Commons, 230 College Street, Room 136 

Date: December 3rd from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

Registration: Register online for your appointment at 48 hours before the Friday service. Appointments open up on Wednesday morning starting at 9 am and close on Friday morning at 9 am. Please bring a valid T-card and a grocery bag for carrying food. Please contact if you have any questions. 

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