Get Involved

get involved with anthropology on motion blur backgroundWe encourage undergraduate students to get involved in anthropology-related activities beyond the classroom. Participating in these activities can lead to:

  • rewarding experiences,
  • new skills,
  • and new contacts,
  • all of which can broaden and enhance your experience as an undergraduate student.

Check our Events page regularly and connect with the UTM Anthropology Society for the latest event announcements.

Volunteer and gain transferable skills

Participate in the UTM Anthropology Society

  • UTMAS presents a wide variety of fun and inclusive events throughout the year.
  • Consider volunteering to assist at an event.
  • Consider running for a UTMAS Executive Council position. These positions provide the opportunity to develop valuable, transferable skills in:
    • leadership
    • organization
    • communication
    • event planning
    • and more!

Publish your work

  • Did you write a particularly strong course paper?
  • Did you conduct research for a class?
  • Have you participated in an experiential learning opportunity?
  • Would you like to share a book review you wrote or an interview that you conducted?
  • Have you created anthropology-related artwork?

Consider submitting your work for publication with Young Anthropology, the UTM Department of Anthropology's first online, open access and peer-reviewed journal. 

Attend the Anthropology conference at UTM

  • Learn about the various fields of study and student research at the annual Anthropology Conference held at UTM.
  • If you wish to present your research, you can practice your skills in an informal, supportive environment.

Learn about graduate school

  • Learn about further education in Anthropology at the annual UTMAS Graduate School Information Session.
  • UTM Anthropology faculty present valuable information about graduate programs.
  • Check our Events page for announcements.

Attend a special lecture organized by the department

  • U of T faculty and guests from other prestigious institutions lecture on a variety of Anthropology-related subjects.
  • Lectures will be posted on our Events page.

St. George campus Archaeology activities

Join the St. George Archaeology Centre email listserv to receive their updates on news, events, scholarships, and other opportunities.