University can seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Let us help you prepare for your next steps if you're considering a university education. You and your family are invited to join us online for Mapping Your Education: An Evening for Grade 9-11s to learn more about the opportunities available to you and ask questions directly to university representatives.
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
6:00pm – 8:00pm
A few event notes:
- Event will be online and streamed on YouTube (registration required).
- On event day, login to your Google account to ask us questions directly on YouTube.
- No Google account? No problem, you can still enjoy the stream!
Get a glimpse into the life of a student! You'll learn about how students can make the most of their post-secondary experience.
Resources for Students
Transitioning from high school to university can feel daunting, but it doesn't have to be! You'll learn about the many support services available to university students.
How to Apply
We'll give you an overview of the expectations we have of applications and what you can expect during the application process. We'll also show you how students and parents can help each other during the transition to university.
Live Q & A
Take advantage of a live question-and-answer period where you are encouraged to submit your questions for our panelists to answer.
Navigating Your Student Success
Jen Duggan | Student Recruitment Officer
Receive an overview of the expectations we have of applications and what you can expect during the application process. We'll also show you how students and parents can help each other during the transition to university.
University Admissions and the University of Toronto
Lauren Glynn | Manager, Admissions
Learn about how to structure your high school courses to get ahead during the application process, dates and deadlines, and get a preview of the myriad of programs, exciting extracurriculars, and boundless opportunities waiting for you. We'll also discuss money matters including budgeting, scholarships, and financial aid.
Learning about University Writing Expectations
Sarah Seeley & Mark Blaauw-Hara | Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy
We will discuss our first-year writing course, where you would learn about yourself as a writer and explore how academic writing works. This type of course is unique to UTM, and it helps students succeed as writers in their degree programs. We will discuss how the course is taught and seek audience participation to illustrate the community building capability of the course, which is capped at 25 students per section.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UTM
Kwame Diko | Diversity Student Recruitment & Admissions Officer
Join us to listen to student narratives about academic quality, institutional supports, opportunities, student life and their overall journey to/through undergraduate studies. By the end of this session, you will be made aware of the variables central to shaping and gauging your university experience. Our diverse student population is comprised of dynamic leaders that thrive in organizations & clubs across the university. Learn, ask questions, and explore!
Day in My Life
Stella Dos Santos | Current UTM Student
Hi there! My name is Stella and I wanted to give you an inside look at what a typical day in my life is like as a full-time student and a part-time Student Ambassador at UTM.
Michael Gomez | Manager, Student Recruitment Communications
Throughout the stream, our team will be answering your questions as they come in. Before we wrap up, we will put some of your questions directly to our presenters for their insight and input.
If you would like more information or have any questions about this event, please contact:
Manager, Student Recruitment Events & Outreach
University of Toronto Mississauga
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