Events

Nov
15
Mon
Coffee with Chris @ Online event
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Coffee with Chris

 

The first Coffee with Chris on Zoom for 2021-2022 will be a conversation between Dean Chris Yip and Engineering Society President Jacqueline Fleisig.

All students are invited to send in questions and/or topics for discussion this form. All submissions are anonymous, and we will do our best to include your suggestion in the discussion. Thank you for your participation!

Please submit your questions and/or topics by Wednesday, November 3.

Register for Coffee with Chris here.

See you there!

Dec
6
Mon
Tri-campus National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women @ Online Event
Dec 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

 

graphic of 14 pale blue roses on a dark blue background with text "University of Toronto Engineering, #WeRemember, December 6, 1989

 

This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in Canadian history. The 14 victims, 12 of whom were engineering students, were targeted because they were women in an engineering school. The anniversary of the tragedy has since become a day of remembrance and action against the many ways women continue to experience harm, violence and discrimination — particularly among girls, Indigenous women, two-spirit people, Black women, trans women, racialized women, and women in STEM.

On Monday, December 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, we invite students, staff, faculty, librarians, alumni and partners to attend a virtual, tri-campus commemoration of this important day. The event includes a memorial and panel discussion about the rise of gender-based violence during COVID-19, and how we can integrate prevention strategies into our pandemic recovery. Together, we will re-commit ourselves to reflection, awareness and putting an end to gender-based violence.

Take action and register today at uoft.me/NDRAVW.

This event is co-hosted by the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Community Safety Office, Sexual and Gender Diversity Office, Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre and Hart House.

#MyActionsMatterProgram

  • Opening Remarks
  • Award Presentation for Scholarly Achievement in the Area of Gender-Based Violence
  • Memorial and Reflection
  • Musical Performance by Skule™ Orchestra
  • Panel Discussion with Q&A:  Reflections on ending gender-based violence in a post-pandemic world

Over the 14 days leading up to December 6, U of T Engineering will share one action a day towards ending gender-based discrimination and violence. Join the conversation using #MyActionsMatter.

See the posts on Twitter »

Feb
16
Wed
Skule Lunch & Learn presents Drinking Water and Health – Should we be Concerned About Microplastics? @ Online event
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

U of T Engineering Lunch & Learn

U of T Engineering alumni, join us for this monthly series.

Did you know that the Drinking Water Research Group (DWRG) at the University of Toronto has received funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), as well as the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to investigate microplastics in Canadian drinking water? Efforts by the DWRG over the past three years have led to the development and subsequent refinement of advanced microplastic sampling and analysis techniques, allowing us to focus on the different health impact related issues.

But what exactly are Microplastics and why are they referred to as a “triple threat”?

Read more and register for this free and exclusive event.

Jun
16
Fri
First-Year Engineering Buddy (E-Buddy) Program: Welcome Event
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Are you a new first-year international EngSci student? The First Year E-Buddy Program is here to support you with your transition to the Faculty and the University! 

E-Buddies are upper-year engineering peer mentors who will provide support by answering questions about life at U of T Engineering, sharing their experiences, and providing information about campus resources. They will also provide informal programming and events to build community amongst international students, as well as provide support through structured workshops and events. 

All first-year international U of T Engineering students are eligible to participate in this program. 

Find full details and registration for E-Buddy events here.

Jun
20
Tue
First-Year Engineering Buddy (E-Buddy) Program: Immigration Advising Session #1
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Are you a new first-year international EngSci student? The First Year E-Buddy Program is here to support you with your transition to the Faculty and the University! 

E-Buddies are upper-year engineering peer mentors who will provide support by answering questions about life at U of T Engineering, sharing their experiences, and providing information about campus resources. They will also provide informal programming and events to build community amongst international students, as well as provide support through structured workshops and events. 

All first-year international U of T Engineering students are eligible to participate in this program. 

Find full details and registration for E-Buddy events here.

Jun
28
Wed
First-Year Engineering Buddy (E-Buddy) Program: Off-Campus Housing Workshop
Jun 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Are you a new first-year international EngSci student? The First Year E-Buddy Program is here to support you with your transition to the Faculty and the University! 

E-Buddies are upper-year engineering peer mentors who will provide support by answering questions about life at U of T Engineering, sharing their experiences, and providing information about campus resources. They will also provide informal programming and events to build community amongst international students, as well as provide support through structured workshops and events. 

All first-year international U of T Engineering students are eligible to participate in this program. 

Find full details and registration for E-Buddy events here.

Jul
11
Tue
First-Year Engineering Buddy (E-Buddy) Program: University Health Insurance Plan Session
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Are you a new first-year international EngSci student? The First Year E-Buddy Program is here to support you with your transition to the Faculty and the University! 

E-Buddies are upper-year engineering peer mentors who will provide support by answering questions about life at U of T Engineering, sharing their experiences, and providing information about campus resources. They will also provide informal programming and events to build community amongst international students, as well as provide support through structured workshops and events. 

All first-year international U of T Engineering students are eligible to participate in this program. 

Find full details and registration for E-Buddy events here.

Jul
27
Thu
First-Year Engineering Buddy (E-Buddy) Program: Learning in Engineering Session
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Are you a new first-year international EngSci student? The First Year E-Buddy Program is here to support you with your transition to the Faculty and the University! 

E-Buddies are upper-year engineering peer mentors who will provide support by answering questions about life at U of T Engineering, sharing their experiences, and providing information about campus resources. They will also provide informal programming and events to build community amongst international students, as well as provide support through structured workshops and events. 

All first-year international U of T Engineering students are eligible to participate in this program. 

Find full details and registration for E-Buddy events here.

Aug
8
Tue
First-Year Engineering Buddy (E-Buddy) Program: Immigration Advising Session #2
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Are you a new first-year international EngSci student? The First Year E-Buddy Program is here to support you with your transition to the Faculty and the University! 

E-Buddies are upper-year engineering peer mentors who will provide support by answering questions about life at U of T Engineering, sharing their experiences, and providing information about campus resources. They will also provide informal programming and events to build community amongst international students, as well as provide support through structured workshops and events. 

All first-year international U of T Engineering students are eligible to participate in this program. 

Find full details and registration for E-Buddy events here.

Dec
6
Wed
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women @ In-person and online
Dec 6 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

watercolour painting of a rose in shades of dark blue on a pale blue background

Care, Healing, and Justice: Addressing Transmisogyny and Ending Gender-Based Violence for All

On December 6, U of T joins communities across Canada in remembering the 14 women killed in a devastating act of misogyny at the engineering school at Montreal’s École Polytechnique in 1989.

AGENDA

All students, staff, faculty, and librarians are welcome to attend this tri-campus event to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Our program includes:

  • In-Person Only: Sign-In Opens at 11:30 a.m.
    • Please arrive between 11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. to facilitate sign-in (registration for the in-person event is required in advance)
  • In-Person Only: Welcome Lunch, 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • In-Person and Virtual: Opening Remarks and Welcome, 12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
  • In-Person and Virtual: Awards Presentation and Memorial, 12:50 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
  • In-Person and Virtual: Keynote Presentation, 1:20 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
  • In-Person and Virtual: Closing Reflections, 2:10 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
  • In-Person: Optional Decompression Activity, 2:20 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Register to attend in person in the Great Hall at Hart House or join virtually on YouTube.


MEMORIAL

This memorial, led by the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, will honour the lives of women impacted by gender-based violence. It will include a musical performance.

Keynote Presentation: care, healing, and justice: addressing transmisogyny and ending gender-based violence for all

This event will include a keynote presentation from a Toronto-based writer and performer on the rise in transmisogyny and violence against queer and trans women globally. Together, we will co-create a space for healing, and move towards meaningful, intersectional action that prioritizes an end to gender-based violence for all.