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Student Engagement

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Get involved

Looking to connect with fellow graduate students? Interested in developing your skills and competencies for future opportunities? Ready to make the most of your graduate experience?

The Yeates School of Graduate Studies hosts a number of student engagement events for the graduate community throughout the semester. Learn more about each opportunity and ways to get involved below.

 

Build skills

Future Smart

A professional skill development program designed to equip graduate students with the skills needed to transition into successful careers

Graduate Leadership Institute

An exciting learning opportunity for graduate students looking to transform from scholars into influencers

GRADSkills

A workshop series to help build your toolbox of skills and competencies as a graduate student

GRADFlix

A digital narrative competition challenging students to tell the story of their research in a two-minutes-or-less video

Connect

GRADCafé

A visioning and networking event held each term to engage graduate students in an ongoing conversation about graduate education

GRADCentral

Explore Ryerson's D2L hub for support services and student engagement opportunities for grad students

Participate

GRADTalks

Each semester GRADTalks invites expert speakers from diverse backgrounds for an interactive discussion on topics  relevant to graduate students

3MT® Competition

Ryerson's annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges graduate students to communicate their scholarly research and creativity in under three minutes

GRAD Contests

Get creative and enter our annual graduate student contests, with cash prizes!

GRAD Breather

Join YSGS and fellow grad students for a series of 30-minute mindfulness practice sessions

Special Events and Opportunities

Find additional partnership events and opportunities here