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Co-Curricular & Extra-Curricular Programming for Graduate Students

The FEAS Graduate Studies Office is pleased to off the following co-curricular and Extra-Curricular programs.

To register, please log into Connect RU from your my.ryerson.ca apps. Then go to the FEAS Graduate Studies Office events. All workshops will be held in ENG-106 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Lunch will be provided. 

Get Writing: Learning to Communicate Clearly
Thursday, September 14

Student Learning Support is a group of services and programs aimed at helping students engage more effectively in their academic studies. Want to build confidence in your academic writing skills? Join us for an interactive writing workshop led by one of Ryerson's Writing Consultants. Tailored to the needs of FEAS graduate students, this workshop will help you develop your writing and editing skills to set you up for success. Get discipline-specific tips for getting started and learn more about on-campus resources to support your writing.

Get Teaching: Facilitating Effective Labs
Thursday, September 21 

The Learning & Teaching Office (LTO) is the leader in learning and teaching at Ryerson. As the primary support for the teaching community at Ryerson, the LTO fosters a culture of excellence and innovation in teaching, working to continually enhance student learning across the university. This specialized workshop for FEAS TA/GAs expands on the general concepts learned in the orientation for application in engineering laboratory tutorials. These laboratory environments require unique tactics for full student engagement to facilitate them effectively.

Get Knowledgeable: Maintaining Academic Integrity
Thursday, September 28

The Academic Integrity Office are a neutral party and information resource that seeks to promote a culture of integrity and educational excellence by informing, inspiring and educating the members of the Ryerson Community.The Academic Integrity Office (AIO) exists to ensure that Policy 60: Academic Integrity is carried out in a fair and transparent way and to provide educational resources to the Ryerson community regarding academic integrity and misconduct. Please come out to the Get Going Workshop Series to learn more about your role in academic integrity and the "nitty gritty" details. Remember, the value of your degrees and/or certificates depend on each of us taking responsibility for academic integrity.

Get Balanced: Managing your Stress Effectively
Thursday, October 5

The Centre for Student Development and Counselling (CSDC) offers free, confidential counselling services in a professional and friendly environment. Our services, programs and resources are intended to assist students not only to solve immediate problems, but also to define their personal, educational and career goals, and to acquire the self-confidence and transferable skills necessary for professional success and individual growth. Please come out to the Get Going Workshop Series: "Get Balanced" to learn some strategies on how manage stress more effectively and add more well-being to your life without compromising your career goals.

Get Understanding: Learning to be Inclusive
Thursday, October 19

Ryerson's International Student Support creates cultural programming that celebrates global perspectives and engagement that includes the Glocal Links program, an intercultural dialogue program that promotes acceptance of others and cultivates a deeper understanding of diverse perspectives and practices that increase sociocultural competencies. This workshop will help participants understand how to be inclusive and respectful of the diversity at FEAS and Ryerson.

Keep Writing: Writing Research Proposals
Thursday, January 18

Ready to write a research proposal but not sure where to start? Join us for another interactive writing workshop led by one of Ryerson's Graduate Writing Consultants. Tailored to the needs of FEAS graduate students, tips and best practices for writing a successful research proposal in the engineering and architecture disciplines.

Keep Achieving: Applying for Awards & Scholarships
Thursday, February 1

Applying for scholarships and awards may seem overwhelming. We have to overcome our own urge to understate our achievements. Being able to tactfully promote oneself is essential for your success. Please come out to the Keep on Workshop Series to learn more about the basics of applications, tips and tricks for applying and how to promote yourself.

Keep Working: Finding Meaningful Work
Thursday, February 8

The Ryerson Career Centre are focused on empowering and encouraging students to maximize their potential at Ryerson. They support all students, from pre-arrival through to professional life. The Learning & Teaching Office (LTO) is the leader in learning and teaching at Ryerson. As the primary support for the teaching community at Ryerson, the LTO fosters a culture of excellence and innovation in teaching, working to continually enhance student learning across the university. Led by our FEAS Career Education Specialist, Fenella Amarasinghe and Curtis Maloley, Educational Developer at the LTO, this workshop is designed to provide the fundamentals of pursuing either an academic or industry career. Participants should come prepared to talk to others in a practical hands-on session.

Keep Connected: Creating your Personal Brand
Thursday, February 15

Personal branding is how you choose to present yourself to the world. Having a good personal brand is essential to your long-term success. Learn the fundamentals of personal branding and marketing through our interactive workshop by Wayne Harris of Harris Marketing Inc.

Keep Licensed: Learning the Steps to Licensing
Thursday, April 5

Need to get licensed? Not sure of the process? Come to our special presentation from the Professional Engineers of Ontario on licensure requirements. Get all your questions answered directly from the source.

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To register, please log into Connect RU from your my.ryerson.ca apps. Then go to the FEAS Grad Ambassadors events.

Orientation Networking & Social
September 7

Bowling 
September 29

Pumpkin Carving
October 27

Pub Night
November 17

Santa Claus Parade
November 19

 

Pub Night
January 19

Archery Tag
February 9

Ontario Science Centre
March 9

BBQ
May 16

 

 


We have partnered with Page One Café (106 Mutual Street) for the upcoming FEAS Technical Writing Group. Participants will get coffee or tea and snacks with essential writing mentorship. Registration is required and spaces will be limited. Please be sure to log into your ConnectRU account to register.

Want to make real progress on your writing, while supported by a quiet distraction free atmosphere? FEAS Technical Writing Group is three hours of silent writing, beginning with a goal-setting session and ending with a check-in on writing strategies, reflection on accomplishments, obstacles, and strategies for future goals.

Join us in the weekly FEAS Technical Writing Group, which provides students with a weekly dedicated writing time, fosters a sense of community, and promotes accountability, while combatting the isolation of independent graduate work. Drop-in engineering writing/revision support will be available.The group is open to all FEAS graduate students and is facilitated by a writing consultant, Dr. Afshin Rahimi.

Mondays 6:10-9pm starting October 16, 2017. To register, please log into Connect RU from your my.ryerson.ca apps. Then go to the FEAS Graduate Studies Office events.