Professional Development

CUPE 3913

Representing GTAs, UTAs, GSA1s & Sessionals. For more information on your rights, you must look at your Collective Agreement. It protects YOU.

Check out your Vision Care Package, your Parental Paid Leave, your UHIP reimbursement, and the other benefits you are eligible for and have a right to.

CUPE 3913 can be found at:
Location: 25 University Avenue East
Phone: (519) 824-4120 x56268
Fax: (855) 278-9359
CUPE 3913 Website

Graduate Student Learning Initiative (GSLI)

The Graduate Student Learning Initiative (GSLI) is a collaborative endeavour that brings together key campus services to support graduate student learning, writing, library research, and use of technology. The GSLI website is your gateway to academic support services for graduate students at Guelph.

GSLI Services:

  • Cooperative education & career services
  • Data resource centre
  • Developing teaching skills
  • Learning services 
  • Library research
  • Services for faculty teaching graduate courses
  • Web resources
  • Workshops 
  • Writing services

If you have any questions or comments about support for graduate students as learners, or suggestions for new services that would help you to develop the academic and professional skills you need for graduate study, please email

For more information, visit the GSLI website

Open Learning and Educational Support

The Teaching Assistant Training & Development Program provides professional development and teaching resources, including: customized workshops, conferences, discussion groups, individual consultations on teaching dossiers and classroom challenges, and UNIV 6800 (0.5 credit University Teaching; Theory and Practice Course).

Contact: Dr. Meagan Troop (Educational Developer), Day Hall 207, (519) 824-4120 ext. 52879


Leadership Education & Development (LEAD)

The LEAD program provides students with a range of experiential learning opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom, that encourage the exploration of one's personal capacity for leadership and the further development of leadership skills and abilities. We also support students in elected and appointed governance positions on campus and, through the Last Lecture, celebrate the many accomplishments of our students to life and leadership at Guelph and beyond.

Career Services

Plan later!  Career Advisors can help with how to market yourself, your skills and your experience to employers both on a resume and in an interview.  See what types of services are offered below! 

Call: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52323  

Services Offered


U of G Human Resources

The Human Resources department practices service excellence and equity in all of its activities, promoting a safe and confidential environment that respects the dignity of all persons.