Academic Success Workshop

Academic Success Workshop Poster
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

You're invited to a workshop on academic success!

What you will learn:
- How to identify the roadblocks holding you back from academic success

- Where you can find support on campus and how we can help you overcome the barriers to your academic success

- How to effectively navigate academic policies and options

- How to manage your time and deal with procrastination

- What are the top two things you can do immediately to get back on track

Presented by Claire Bartleman, Program Assistant, First Year Student Initiatives, Writing & Learning Centre along with James Morrow and Leiko Shimizu, Student Advisors from the Student Advising Centre.

Lunch will be provided!

Please let us know you are coming by following the link provided by December 4, 2014

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University, Writing & Learning Centre, Room 1510a, 113 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/services/academic-advising/academic-success-session.htm
Email: 
advising@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext 4022
Cost: 
Free!

Flu Clinic and Wellness Fair

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 3:00pm to 7:30pm

Open to all members of the OCAD U Community (students and staff).

Vendor Services:

You will have the opportunity to speak to many health professionals, gather literature, as well as pick up health promotional samples at displays that will be set up for you including:

  • Flu-clinic -  in partnership with IDA, Pharmacy by Grange Rexall
  • Toronto Public Health – Nurses will be available to speak with you on sun safety, tobacco cessation, nutrition promotion, physical activity, sexual health, and injury prevention
  • University Ave Dental Clinic -  promoting oral health
  • Heritage Safety -  Conducting respirator fit testing; students and staff can bring in their existing respirators and get fit-tested.  We will also have some respirators and PPE available as give-aways
  • Employee EAP/Benefits (RBC Insurance) - Come learn about the services covered under the employees benefits program, including the new Perkopolis program
  • Student Union - Leave the Pack Behind (smoking cessation)
Venue & Address: 
OCAD University 49 McCaul St
Cost: 
Free

Housing Fair

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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Stop by! Get helpful tips! Find Roommates! Important info!

Finding appropriate student housing takes dedication and time.

In an effort to make this process as easy as possible, a variety of housing information services will be on campus.

Venue & Address: 
Main Lobby, 100 McCaul Street Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/housinginfo
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free

Call for Student Nominations to OCAD U Senate

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 4:00am

Nominations are now being accepted for several student positions on the OCAD University Senate.

The Senate is the primary academic governing body of the university and, along with its many committees, it is in charge of all matters pertaining to OCAD U’s academic strategic planning, academic standards, student affairs, and any other such matters relating to academic issues. The membership of Senate consists predominantly of senior faculty but also includes student representation and members of the academic administration.

Students play a very important role at Senate.
Your voice is needed in all academic matters at OCAD University.
Participate. Represent Your Peers. Have Your Voice Heard.

Eligible candidates may submit a nomination for these positions until Friday, September 19, 2014.

For information on the nomination and election process, please visit the Senate Elections page.

For questions about the Senate Elections, feel free to contact Natalie Nanton, Coordinator (Academic Governance) and Interim Secretary to Senate, Office of the Vice-President, Academic at 416-977-6000 Ext. 2856.

Mental Wellness Open Dialogue for Students

Mental Wellness Open Dialogue for Students
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 10:30pm

Mental Wellness Open Dialogue for Students

How can we create a campus that not only supports mental wellness, but a campus that also allows for students, faculty and staff to thrive? We want students to direct our work in making positive changes on campus. And we want those changes to work for students.

The OCAD U Mental Health Steering Committee invites all OCAD U Students to join us for refreshments and an in-depth conversation about Mental Health on campus at our Open Dialogue where students can safely express their vision and ideas for a healthy and vibrant campus.

The vision of OCAD U’s Mental Health Steering Committee is to inspire and nurture healthy and imaginative learners, educators and cultured citizens of the world. We are composed of students, faculty and staff of OCAD University.

This event will be facilitated by spoken word/dub poet, writer, artist, activist and OCAD University creative writing professor Lillian Allen. There will be food, good people and good vibes. Join us for the conversation!

 

www.ocadu.ca/students/health-wellness/mentalhealthinitiative.htm

 

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

Mental Health Awareness Fair

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 2:00pm

Learn more about mental health and ways of coping with stress in order to maintain a healthy, creative mind.

Having a healthy mind requires balance, taking time for ourselves, connecting
with others and taking part in physical activity. A healthy mind leaves
room for imagination and creativity!

 

Free

 

Venue & Address: 
Lobby 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

Enhance Your Presentation Skills

Enhance Your Presentation Skills
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 8:00pm

Practical communication tips for immediate use!

This session will provide students and recent alumni with the tools necessary to deliver compelling presentations and communicate effectively...for an audience of one or one-hundred.

We will address the challenges surrounding public speaking at OCAD U during critique, job interviews and how to make that strong first impression in a professional setting.

Room 240

100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor

Toronto, Ontario

416-977-6000 x3843

www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment

zfarber@ocadu.ca

Free

Venue & Address: 
Room 240 100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor Toronto, Ontario

Mental Wellness Open Dialogue for the OCAD U Community

 Mental Wellness Open Dialogue for the OCAD U Community
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 5:00pm

Mental Wellness Open Dialogue for the OCAD U Community

How can we create a campus that not only supports mental wellness, but a campus that also allows for students, faculty and staff to thrive? We want students to direct our work in making positive changes on campus. And we want those changes to work for students.

The OCAD U Mental Health Steering Committee invites all OCAD U students, faculty and staff to join us for refreshments and an in-depth conversation about Mental Health on campus at our second Open Dialogue where everyone can safely express their vision and ideas for a healthy and vibrant campus.

The vision of OCAD U’s Mental Health Steering Committee is to inspire and nurture healthy and imaginative learners, educators and cultured citizens of the world. We are composed of students, faculty and staff of OCAD University.

This event will be facilitated by spoken word/dub poet, writer, artist, activist and OCAD University creative writing professor Lillian Allen. There will be food, good people and good vibes. Join us for the conversation!

 

www.ocadu.ca/students/health-wellness/mentalhealthinitiative.htm

 

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Room 187 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

Enhance Your Presentation Skills

Enhance Your Presentation Skills
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 8:00pm to Friday, December 6, 2013 - 8:45pm

Practical communication tips for immediate use!

This session - a repeat offering from Nov. 6 - will provide students and recent alumni with the tools necessary to deliver compelling presentations and communicate effectively...for an audience of one or one-hundred.

We will address the challenges surrounding public speaking at OCAD U during critique, job interviews and how to make that strong first impression in a professional setting.

 

416-977-6000 x3843

 

www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment

zfarber@ocadu.ca

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Room 1516 113 McCaul St., 5th Floor Toronto, Ontario

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