Events tagged with Current graduate students

Monday, June 1, 2020 (all day) to Sunday, June 21, 2020 (all day)

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival is a family-oriented multi-disciplinary arts festival that attracts over 40,000 visitors a year during National Indigenous History Month. This year it is offering many of the activities, including musical performances, online.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This foundational workshop is designed to give you an understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege. 

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Thursday, June 4, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

How do we maintain healthy relationships during these complicated times? Whether we are physically distanced from our partner(s) or perhaps quarantined with them 24/7, we have suddenly been presented with unique challenges for healthy communication, sustaining our boundaries and providing mutual support. Join the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) for this online workshop.

Audience: Students

Friday, June 5, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion is pleased to have Ela Smith present this two-part workshop where campus community members will gain a deeper understanding of historic and current realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Ontario and Canada.

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Monday, June 8, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This workshop enables participants to prepare in advance, know what resources are available, and build confidence to effectively deal with potentially hostile, angry, or frustrated stakeholders, both internal and external to the workplace.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

At this Lunch and Learn session, you will find out more about the key updates to Policy 42: the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Policy and Procedures.

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

In this Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar, we will discuss the different ways workplaces can provide accommodation to their workers, and how to move the conversation from accommodation to inclusion.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

This virtual panel discussion, hosted by Pride at Work Canada in collaboration with Catalyst Canada, will bring light to the many ways that queer and trans women are instigators of innovation and champions of inclusion in a variety of workplaces.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop explores how to engage critically in anti-racism and enact anti-racist practices on campus. 

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Thursday, June 11, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult conversations when they arise, whether it be with a manager, supervisor, colleague or even family member.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Hosted by the Sexual Assault Support Centre, this workshop is geared towards survivors of sexual violence, and will discuss tips and considerations to have in mind when navigating social media. We’ll explore how we can use social media in a way that supports our healing and how to set limits that work for us.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

The term ageism is a socially constructed way of thinking about older people based on negative attitudes and stereotypes about aging. It can often ignore the needs this demographic has and the valued contributions they can make. In this Canadian Centre for Diversity (CCDI) webinar, we will look at ways of challenging age bias in the workplace.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Conversations around diversity and inclusion can create some discomfort and guilt for those who don’t identify as “diverse”, especially with respect to the notion of privilege. This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar will explore strategies and tools that can be used to contextualize the notion of “privilege” and its historic and systemic origin, while managing and acknowledging individual feelings and experiences.

Friday, July 10, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM EDT
Ask Us Anything

Ask Us Anything: Indigenous Initiatives at UW is hosted by Jean Becker, Senior Director Indigenous Initiatives. Jean will provide a brief overview of her Office’s work, plans for the future, ways to connect, and will then open the discussio

Friday, July 17, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion is pleased to have Ela Smith present this two-part workshop where campus community members will gain a deeper understanding of historic and current realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Ontario and Canada.

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Caring for someone – be it a child or a senior – is a huge responsibility that many employees carry in addition to their professional workload, and can have a huge impact on their ability to bring their full self to work. Join this Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar to discuss best practices to ensure your employees are able to operate at their best while managing the complexity of family life.

Monday, July 27, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult conversations when they arise, whether it be with a manager, supervisor, colleague or even family member.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

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