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October 2017

In Conservation with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, acclaimed and award-winning international journalist and New York Times best-selling author, speaks about the extraordinary movements that have shaped America over the last 20 years. Co-sponsored by CFRU, College of Arts and College of Social and Applied Science. Tickets available via www.ticketfly.com

Adulting 101: START with strengths

You are your best resource for success. Get to know more about the strengths you already have and learn how you can apply them to your time at UofG.   Audience: First Year Students

SafeTALK Training

SafeTALK is an alertness training that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. The SafeTALK trainer will demonstrate the importance of suicide alertness, assist participants to identify ways people invite help, and connect them with resources to help them when they are at risk. 

Adulting 201: Re-START with Strengths

You are your best resource for success. Get to know more about the strengths you already have and learn how you can apply them to your time at UofG.   Audience: Second Year Students

Connecting to Conservation in Canada

Canadian National Parks, protected areas and ‘wild' spaces have long played an important role in Canadian national imagination. In 2017, residents and visitors alike are encouraged to visit these places and reflect on their importance to Canada during this 150th anniversary of confederation.

Better Sleep Program

Learn how to decrease insomnia, fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily, and get more energy from sleep using proven, drug-free strategies.  This five-session program meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. or can be taken online.  The fee is $20 for U of G students, $25 for members of USW Local 4120 and $50 for all others

Visiting Elder Jan Sherman

Jan Sherman is available at the Aboriginal Resource Centre to provide personal consultation, conversation, guidance and mentorship to First Nations, Métis & Inuit students and the campus community.

Graduate Studies Preview Day

Are you interested in learning more about graduate programs at the University of Guelph? Sign up for an email reminder and we will notify you once the event gets closer! We have more than 90 different graduate programs, world renowned faculty, and state of the art facilities. Graduate Studies Preview Day will give students:
Irene Bloemraad

The Limits of Rights: Claims-making for Immigrants

The Limits of Rights: Claims-making for Immigrants Presented by the Department of Psychology, Political Science and Sociology and Anthropology With Irene Bloemraad, Professor in the Department of Sociology at UC Berkeley and Thomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies.   

Career Paths of IDS graduates in Canada

Dr. John Cameron will present the Canadian and Guelph results of the research survey that examined the career paths of Canadian IDS graduates.  Learn about: Jobs/sectors IDS graduates work in, their salaries, level of job satisfaction...and more!

Study Abroad Fair

Come learn about your study abroad options at our Study Abroad Fair, which includes six semesters abroad and over 100 exchange opportunities. You will have the chance to meet students who have been on Guelph’s study abroad programs, and students who are here on exchange from our partner universities.

Relaxation and Stress Management Skills

Learn to really relax tight muscles, decrease anxiety, settle a busy brain, have more energy and perform better in a busy world. This 12-session program meets at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks. The fee is $40 for U of G students, $60 for members of USW Local 4120 and $120 for everyone else. 

Political Science Society General Meeting

Come join the political science society every other tuesday at 5:30 and hangout with the society's executive members over free pizza!! 

150 Acts: Art, Activism, Impact Discussion & Tour

Join Student Life and the Art Gallery of Guelph for a tour and discussion. Compelled by the powerful historical and geographical dynamics embodied in our relationship to the lands upon which we live, work, and create, 150 Acts: Art, Activism, Impact provides a vital opportunity to re-narrate landscape through art practices that actively engage our collective histories and possible futures.

Climate Change - The Burning Issue Series: The Science Facts with Kent Moore

Kent Moore  Professor of Physics at the University of Toronto, 2017 Fullbright visiting Chair of Arctic Science, University of Washington; Canadian representative to the Atmospheric Sciences working group of the International Artcic Science Committee. 

In Unity - Bringing awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (#MMIW) is a national issue - not just an Indigenous issue. Demonstrate that you are aware and care about #MMIW in Canada by standing for change on 19 October 2017."In Unity" is a community art intiative taking place at the University of Guelph. It is designed to bring awareness to #MMIW. 

Inuit Knowledge Keeper Tauni Sheldon

Tauni Sheldon is available at the Aboriginal Resource Centre to provide personal consultation, conversation, guidance and mentorship to Inuit, First Nations & Métis students and the campus community.

Dial Down Academic Stress and Anxiety

What are the most common anxiety escalators? Learn about these, along with proven tips and strategies that you can use to decrease stress and anxiety in this free, one-hour workshop for university students provided by the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic.

Adulting 102: Learning by Failing

Failure - it happens. Get the inside scoop on how to make success out of failing. Audience: First Year Students

Visiting Elders Dan and Mary Lou Smoke

Dan and Mary Lou Smoke are available at the Aboriginal Resource Centre to provide personal consultation, conversation, guidance and mentorship to First Nations, Métis & Inuit students and the campus community. Mary Lou is very knowledgeable about the arts and traditional indigenous knowledge systems. She has been singing traditionally in many sacred ceremonies and lodges throughout North America. She also possesses great wisdom for women's teachings.

Adulting 202: Learn by Failing

Failure - it happens. Get the inside scoop on how to make success out of failing. Audience: Second Year Students

Trick or Eat

Meal Exchange is a national student-run charity that aims to address issues of hunger in local communities using student-drivensolutions. The Guelph chapter runs four main events each year. The Skip-a-Meal campaign runs each semester and encourages students and faculty to donate cash and meal points to support local organizations.