Get Involved with PURC: New Opportunity for Undergraduates in Psychology

Welcome to PURC! The Psychology Undergraduate Research Club is a new community we are seeking to build. We hope it will create a venue for undergraduates to develop professional skills and learn more about psychological research. Depending on interest, this group could meet on a weekly basis, offering a variety of presentation opportunities for undergraduates and incorporating guest speakers to provide career development and exposure to work in the field. For Fall 2020, the group will meet over Zoom and the time will be determined once this survey is completed and a mailing list is generated. We hope the group will span all […]

Seeking Mental Health Speaker

The T1 Agency, just like any other small to large business has been affected in a someway due to COVID-19. T1 employees have been faced with many difficulties in some way within the last few months with wage cuts, quickly adapting to a work from home life, the fear of job loss, and the added stresses for parents.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀We would greatly appreciate having someone of expertise to speak to our team (via zoom) about how to manage/ cope these kind of stresses. As well, offering advice to managers on how to communicate effectively to staff working through this and tips on how […]

Invitation to Canadian Psychology Students to Participate in a National Survey of Research Practices

Dear fellow students, We are looking for Canadian students studying in psychology programs to complete a national survey of student research practices. The purpose of this study is to assess students’ current awareness, knowledge of, and attitudes towards the replication crisis and open science, as well as their attitudes towards and usage of various research practices within the field of psychological science. To be eligible to participate in this study, you must be over the age of 18 years and currently enrolled in psychology program (undergraduate, graduate) or completing a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology at a Canadian academic institution. The […]

Spirit of Life Volunteer Opportunity

The Spirit of Life is looking for volunteers to help out with their social skills program for special needs children. The volunteer will help with classroom management, and assist individual children with special needs. The program runs every Saturday or Sunday, lasting for 12 weeks for each run. Location is Markham. Each session per week is about 3 hours (morning or afternoon). If you have time to spare and want to gain experience working with special needs children, please contact us below by filling out an interest survey:http://solhc.ca/index.php/volunteer

Looking for submissions for Hey, Teach! Magazine

Hey, Teach! Magazine is a student run publication currently looking for submissions for their next issue. The theme of the issue is ‘Barriers to Education & Accessibility’. Submissions could therefore surround topics such as accessibility to mental health resources or learning accommodations. If you are interested in being published please submit either a written piece (of less than 500 words) or any artwork or photography to heyteach@utoronto.ca by OCTOBER 10 at 11:59pm.

Shift Collab Therapy Practice

Did you know undergrad UofT students are covered for 20 therapy sessions per year, and grad students have great coverage as well? Shift is a therapy practice that’s a short 2-minute walk from UofT St. George that helps students get the support they need by offering a special rate that’s just for undergrad and graduate U of T students, so check it out!    

J.F. Walker Lecture in June!

On behalf of the University of Toronto Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association, we would like to invite any interested staff and students to join us for our J.F. Walker Lecture on Friday, June 14th, 2019. This year the topic is Screen Time with Kids and Telerehab with Adults: Navigating the Benefits and Challenges, and we have four very exciting speakers presenting. This event is part of our speech-language pathology masters curriculum and all students attend, but it is also an opportunity for our clinical and student communities to connect and many clinicians and students from other related areas are encouraged to […]

The Represent Student Leadership Conference is coming up soon!

The Represent Student Leadership Conference is hosted by Clubs and Leadership Development in the Division of Student Life on May 1st and May 2nd at the St. George campus! PURPOSE As the largest conference dedicated to elected and appointed student representatives across all three U of T campuses, Represent provides incoming student leaders (i.e. elected/appointed representatives of student unions, college councils, faculty associations, residence council members and student societies) with skills, resources, and connections to make the greatest impact in their roles. The 2019 conference theme is Embracing Possibilities. This theme hopes to encourage student leaders to overcome obstacles by challenging […]