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Keep learning and exploring on our virtual hub for U of T alumni, where U of T experts from our three campuses share their insights on everything from cosmology and careers to music and mindfulness. Pumped to get moving? Want to catch up with U of T experts? Just curious? It's all online and we're always adding new webinars, events, concerts, workouts and more.

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Upcoming online events

U of T Alumni Virtual Book Club - The Circus Train

Jan 5 - Mar 8, 2024
Connect with fellow alumni who love books.
Location: Online

Black History Here & Now

Feb 1-29, 2024 | 7:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. EDT
Join Black History Here & Now, a self-guided, virtual tour to discover the experiences of Black Canadian athletes and how they connect to activities in Sport & Rec physical activity spaces.
Location: ONLINE AND IN-PERSON (ATHLETIC CENTRE & VARSITY ARENA)
Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

Lawson Centre Nutrition Digital Series

Feb 8 - Jun 6, 2024 | 4:30PM - 5:30PM ET
Providing physicians and healthcare providers with a comprehensive overview of topics in clinical nutrition relevant to primary care.
Location: ONLINE

Explore the Transformative Power of Leading with Kindness

Wed Feb 21, 2024 | 12pm - 1pm ET: Livestream discussion
Explore transformative leadership with Bonnie Hayden Cheng in conversation with Rotman's Dilip Soman. Redefine your approach, incorporating kindness for organizational success. Discover practical insights from Cheng's latest book.
Location: Online

The Canadian Cyber Security Landscape

Thu Feb 22, 2024 | 6:00PM EDT - 7:30PM EDT
Learn about the current cyber security landscape in Canada and gain valuable insights into effective cyber security best practices.
Location: ONLINE
Presented by: Woodsworth College

Trinbagonian Short-Film Screening and Live Q&A

Thu Feb 22, 2024 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
One night only! Join fellow alumni for a screening of horror/thriller/folklore short films from Trinidad and Tobago.
Location: Online
Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Healing Through Afrocentric Care

Mon Feb 26, 2024 | 6:30PM - 8:00PM EDT
Join the FIFSW Alumni Association for its next lecture in the 2023-2024 Event Series, for a talk by Amma Gyamfowa, BSW, MSW, RSW on "Healing Through Afrocentric Care: Foundations of Afrocentric Care and its Impact on Black Communities and Practitioners"
Location: ONLINE
Presented by: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Robert Rotenberg's "What We Buried"

Tue Feb 27, 2024 | 6-8pm
We launch author-lawyer Robert Rotenberg's (BA ’75 Innis) newest crime novel, What We Buried—a story about troubled legacies, revenge, and the unbreakable bonds of family, inspired by the Forty Martyrs in Gubbio, Italy, during World War II.
Location: Innis Town Hall
Presented by: Innis College

Slave Trade, Witchcraft, Art

Wed Feb 28, 2024 | 4:00PM - 5:30 PM ET; LECTURE AND Q&A; 5:30PM-6:30PM LIGH REFRESHMENT
Get to know the story of two amulet makers and the objects that bore witness to the transatlantic slave trade. Yale University professor Cécile Fromont will explain the material and spiritual histories of the Afro-Atlantic.
Location: ONLINE AND IN-PERSON (HART HOUSE)
Presented by: Faculty of Arts & Science

Alumni Career Series: Financial Literacy for Beginners

Wed Feb 28, 2024 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
In this free webinar, join fellow alumni to learn real-life financial strategies.
Location: ONLINE
Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

University of Toronto Entrepreneurship Week

Mar 4-7, 2024
Join us for U of T’s annual showcase of innovation and entrepreneurship .
Location: Online and In-Person (Schwartz Reisman Innovation Campus)

Success through Balance: An International Conversation with Avivah Wittenberg-Cox (BA 1981)

Wed Mar 6, 2024 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
Join us for an insightful discussion on gender balance, entrepreneurship, and the importance of curiosity in shaping future careers.
Location: Online
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Online resources & activities

 
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Expand Your Mind

Temerty Medicine Talks

Temerty Medicine Talks are intimate, intelligent and inspiring panel discussions on how scientific discovery and collaborative research at Temerty Medicine and our partner hospitals are advancing health care.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Watch Address: President Zelenskyy

Watch this recent address with President Zelenskyy as he discusses how Canada can support Ukraine's fight for survival as Russia's invasion nears its fourth month. Professor Peter Loewen moderated the student Q&A.

Presented by: Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy

Joe's Basketball Diaries Episode Three: The Model Minority

Anti-Asian and anti-Black racism. Tokenism, xenophobia and a lack of representation in sport. These are some of the topics host Joseph Wong, the University of Toronto’s vice-president, international, explores in episode three of Joe’s Basketball Diaries, presented by University of Toronto Communications and Office of the Vice President International.

28: A Call to Action

Ongoing. 28 is a podcast for law students, professors, lawyers and non-law folks who want to learn more about the truth that is necessary for reconciliation. 28 is part of our work in response to Call to Action #28 from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Presented by: Faculty of Law

Cosmos From Your Couch

Ongoing. Cosmos From Your Couch is a YouTube video series that explores the big astronomy questions, and you can watch from the comfort of your living room! Visit our YouTube channel to watch!

Presented by: Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics

International Alumni Cookbook - The Table We Share

Ongoing. The Table We Share is an easy-to-follow cookbook that celebrates our global community through the universal language of food. Enjoy personal stories, notes and photos while following step-by-step instructions to make over 35 alumni approved dishes from across Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Free Linkedin Learning courses

Registration Full. Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning featuring courses in Business, Technology, Design and Creative. While quantities last.

Russia, Ukraine and China's Long Game

Watch Kevin Rudd and Peter Mansbridge discuss China and Russia's joint declaration that solidified their "no limits" bilateral relationship, outlining their intention to advance “unprecedented” economic and security cooperation.

Presented by: Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy

I'm Pharmacy Podcast - Season Two

How are drugs created? Invented? How did they come to be? Who is involved in producing this innovation? How does innovation in this space even happen?

Presented by: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Between the Pillars: Ukraine Special

Watch this talk about the Fisher Library's rich holdings of Ukrainian materials. Among the items we highlight are the first modern map of Ukraine, printed in the 17th century, and a charming children’s storybook about a cat.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Groundbreakers: Behind the Research

Check out Groundbreakers, a new video series that focuses on unique collaborations launching across U of T, from the Institutional Strategic Initiatives portfolio.

The Discovery of Insulin at U of T

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is proud to present at new permanent virtual exhibition: The Discovery of Insulin at the University of Toronto, explore the remarkable history of insulin and its discovery.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Celebrating Black Voices

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library presents "Celebrating Black Voices" an exhibition that acknowledges and honours the social, cultural, and literary achievements of Black authors and artists in a wide variety of fields.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Well Being Collective

A collaborative Hart House initiative that seeks to create opportunities to connect, explore and examine what it means to live and be well all while centering the experiences and practices of Indigenous, Black and Racialized people.

Presented by: Hart House

Notes From the Music Library

Want to know more about what is happening at the University of Toronto Music Library? Find out in their blog about all the wonderful musical treasures. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Online Exhibitions

View all available online exhibitions from the University of Toronto Libraries and learn about our collections, our history, and our communities.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Spotting Misinformation

With so much information about COVID-19 available, how do we know what to believe? Determine what information is trustworthy and what is misleading with this handy guide from U of T Libraries.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

The Science of Face Masks

U of T alumna, Dr. Samantha Yammine, goes through the science behind using masks to slow the spread of droplet-based viruses like COVID-19.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Living Well Podcast

Tune in any time to Living Well, a new podcast series brought to you by the Well Being Collective @ Hart House.

Presented by: Hart House

Improvisation Games and Skills

Join Hart House to explore the improv skills sets of Yes And, Narration, Character, Scene and Game work ensuring you'll be primed to reconnect with others when the time comes.

Presented by: Hart House

COVID-19 Info Guide

From Canada's largest academic science and health science library, The Gerstein Science Information Centre, a COVID-19 info guide for researchers, healthcare professionals and the general public.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Ethics of COVID Series

Ongoing. Explore the interdisciplinary series by the Centre for Ethics featuring takes on the ethical dimensions of the COVID crisis.

View to the U Podcast

U of T Mississauga professors from a vast range of disciplines share their current research. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the breakthroughs. Updated with new episodes each month. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Let's Talk About Stigma

Hosted by Prof. Carmen Logie, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, this podcast invites a range of weekly guests to talk about all different kinds of stigma.

Presented by: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Evolution of the Kitchen

Watch Innis alum, John Ota, explore the design, origin and evolution of great historic North American kitchens.

Presented by: Innis College

Indigenous Language Exhibit

In recognition of Indigenous History Month, this Hart House exhibition explores Indigenous languages to inspire curiosity about Indigenous culture, history, and the importance of preserving and sustaining endangered languages.

Presented by: Hart House

Theatre from Home

Hart House Theatre showcases the talents of past performers, current stars and emergent theatre giants as they perform, share designs and stories from their very own living rooms.

Presented by: Hart House

Queer Peel Oral History

What’s it like to be LGBTQ2+ in Canadian suburbs? Discover 25 oral history interviews with activists, students, and alumni in Peel region. A student-driven initiative at U of T Mississauga.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Two Spirit and LGBTQIA

Celebrate the Two Spirit and Indigenous LGBTQIA+ communities! Read and watch to learn more about their stories. Curated by University of Toronto Libraries.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Visit The Art Museum Virtually

The Art Museum at University of Toronto has gone virtual! Explore behind-the-scenes stories, watch artist talks, and browse over 7,000 objects from their permanent collections.

Fourteen Days on the COVID Ward

Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, shares his experiences caring for infected patients at Sunnybrook Hospital.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Food Guides Around the World

Canada has a new and improved food guide, but how does this compare to others around the world? Curtis D’Hollander, Department of Nutritional Sciences, explores global food guides.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

The Ergo Minute Podcast

Julia and Madison, MScOT students, bring you advice from U of T experts on how to apply ergonomics so that you can work more comfortably at home and reduce the risk of stress and injury on your body.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Happy Birthday, Toronto

Join the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library to celebrate Toronto's birthday with this incredible album of original sketches and watercolours done by two visitors to the city between 1854 and 1856.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Free Lecture: The Myth of Meritocracy

Must workplaces choose between diversity and a system based on merit? Sarah Kaplan, a professor at U of T’s Rotman School of Management, exposes the issue in this video lecture.

Presented by: Rotman School of Management

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

This incredible resource at U of T Libraries has gone virtual. Explore the lectures, exhibitions, manuscripts and other material—now available to the public.

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Coping with Anything

Watch Drs. Robert Maunder and Jon Hunter, faculty members in U of T's Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatrists at Mount Sinai, describe an approach to coping during times of extraordinary stress.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
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Eat, Dream, Sweat

Move Anywhere!

Looking for a quick, high-intensity workout that can be easily done at home? Check out these quick and modifiable body-weight exercises that you can do anytime, anywhere from the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education.

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

Stay Healthy

Physical therapy students in the U of T's Temerty Faculty of Medicine have put together a range of short videos to help keep alumni healthy during COVID-19. There is something for all fitness levels.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

U of T Virtual Fitness Studio

Workout, dance or meditate with the U of T fitness community from the comfort of your own home. Access more than 30 weekly virtual fitness classes and over 150 on-demand videos. Join anytime.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga | Hart House

Running for Beginners

Taken up running instead of baking? Check out tips and advice from Terry Radchenko, U of T track and field coach, and start out on the right foot.

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

Measure Your Health

Prof. Kang Lee, OISE, has developed Anura, an app that measures your stress, anxiety, and assesses your risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Food Guides Around the World

Canada has a new and improved food guide, but how does this compare to others around the world? Curtis D’Hollander, Department of Nutritional Sciences, explores global food guides.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Exercise Q&A With U of T Faculty

How do you stay fit without a gym? Does exercise build immunity? Professors from the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education help with your at-home workouts.

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

Coping with Anything

Watch Drs. Robert Maunder and Jon Hunter, faculty members in U of T's Department of Psychiatry and Psychiatrists at Mount Sinai, describe an approach to coping during times of extraordinary stress.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

The Ergo Minute Podcast

Julia and Madison, MScOT students, bring you advice from U of T experts on how to apply ergonomics so that you can work more comfortably at home and reduce the risk of stress and injury on your body.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

OISE Library Care Package

The librarians at OISE are care-mongering online with wellness resources, recipes, crafts, plant & gardening tips, and much more.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education
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For Kids and Their Adults

How to Talk to Your Children About Vaccines

U of T experts share child-friendly explanations on vaccines and practical resources to prepare your child for a positive vaccine experience to increase their comfort and confidence.

Presented by: Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing | Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

I am...a Scientist

"I Am...A Scientist" is a multi-social media platform initiative that aims to bring science to kids of all ages. Check out Science Rendezvous @UofTSR on all media platforms for more!

Music Library Colouring Pages

University of Toronto Libraries have created colouring pages from their Canadian Sheet Music collection. When you have finished your work of art, post it on social media and tag @uoftmusiclibrary. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Toronto Early Cognition Lab Studies

The Toronto Early Cognition Lab have many fun and educational online studies for kids, ages 1-8. Play games, read picture stories and watch short videos with us on Zoom.

Presented by: Faculty of Arts & Science

OISE Stay at Home Club

Keep connected and the learning experience thriving with interactive lessons – for children and adults alike! Join live on Twitter - @OISEUofT.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

TECL Live for Kids

Join the U of T's Toronto Early Cognition Lab for virtual circle time for kids (ages 7 and under). Every Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET, enjoy sing-alongs, read-alongs, games, crafts and more!

Presented by: Faculty of Arts & Science

Teaching Kids Through Play

Play learning expert Dr. Angela Pyle, OISE, recommends 10 ways to better stimulate and support children's learning at home, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Nurturing Anti-Racism

Wondering how talk to kids about race and educate them to be anti-racist?  This OISE Library guide helps parents and teachers find the resources they need.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Pandemic Pregnancy Guide

Get reliable and current information about COVID-19's effects on pregnant women and their babies.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
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Career Kick-Starts

New! Virtual Interview Prep Tool

Ongoing. Ace your next job interview with Big Interview. Get hands-on practice with mock video interviews. This new career resource is available when you need it. Hosted by the Division of University Advancement. 

Alumni Innovators Hub

Harness the power of U of T’s entrepreneurship community. Explore the Alumni Innovators Hub, where you can sign up for a newsletter and access entrepreneurship resources, upcoming events, news and opportunities to get involved across U of T’s vast entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem. 

Free Linkedin Learning courses

Registration Full. Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning featuring courses in Business, Technology, Design and Creative. While quantities last.

Alumni Career Series Webinars

Hear from alumni across a wide range of industries as they share their insights, expertise and experiences. These webinars can help you to hone your skills and knowledge and set you up for success. Join the U of T Hub community to get updates about upcoming webinars.

Build Your Legacy: Olympians Fireside Talk

Varsity Blues Women's Basketball interim head coach, Tamara Tatham chats with Olympians Miranda Ayim, Lizanne Murphy, Kia Nurse, Alisha Smith and NBA/WNBA training coach, Justin Alliman, about paths as athletes, philanthropists, and more!

Presented by: Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

Write a Compelling Personal Statement

Applying for graduate or professional school? Learn how to make your personal statement stand out with this session lead by University of Toronto Mississauga alum, Teo Salgado,  founder VerveSmith Ltd.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Join UTM on LinkedIn

Connect and network with other UTM alumni, learn about UTM events, and read interesting stories about UTM alumni, faculty and students.

Presented by: University of Toronto Mississauga

Free Online Course: Mastering LinkedIn

Two former LinkedIn employees show you how to turn your profile into a recruiter magnet. Regularly $130, free for U of T alumni. Register by June 2024.

Exclusive video: An Insider's Guide to LinkedIn

Take an hour for yourself and learn the hidden powers of LinkedIn. In this webinar, two former LinkedIn staffers give you the inside scoop.

Join U of T on LinkedIn

Tap your network of well-connected U of T alumni.  Search LinkedIn by faculty, city, employer, skill set and even degrees of separation.

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Stay Connected

Announcing Defy Gravity: Campaign for the U of T

Watch the announcement video for the bold new campaign. This extraordinary effort will engage our worldwide community, strengthen the University’s commitment to excellence, equity, and inclusion, and accelerate our efforts to address the biggest challenges of our time.

Temerty Centre AI Newsletter

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine invites you to subscribe to the e-newsletter for T-CAIREM, the new Temerty Centre for AI. Learn about the future of health care.

Presented by: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Latest Education News from OISE

Subscribe to OISE's alumni newsletter for the latest news and research in education across all levels. Meet the educators who have risen above COVID-19 to help the community at the U of T and beyond.

Presented by: Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Music Library Colouring Pages

University of Toronto Libraries have created colouring pages from their Canadian Sheet Music collection. When you have finished your work of art, post it on social media and tag @uoftmusiclibrary. 

Presented by: University of Toronto Libraries

Ten Thousand Coffees

Attend webinars, give career advice to U of T students and get career advice from fellow alumni—all online, if you wish.

Volunteer From Home

The world needs volunteers more than ever these days. Why not mentor a student or share your expertise with a U of T alum?  Find out how.

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U of T Alumni on Social Media

Follow U of T Alumni on Facebook, Twitter, InstagramLinkedIn and Weibo. Get inspiring stories, helpful how-to’s, news, entertainment and other alumni content.

There's more to come!

We’re updating this hub all the time so check back often! Follow U of T Alumni on Facebook, TwitterInstagram and Weibo for stories, tips, news and entertainment. Questions or suggestions? Please contact us and we'll be happy to help.

 

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