Guidance & Teacher Workshop

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022 | Online

As one of the top influencers in the decision-making process for senior students intending to undertake postsecondary studies, we would like to provide you with the opportunity to experience and learn more about the University of Toronto Mississauga at our virtual Guidance & Teacher Workshop!


Event Highlights

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Admissions 101

Things are a little different! Here is what’s new and what’s familiar with admissions during a pandemic.

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Innovating Teaching

We’ve piloted and pivotted to new methods for a new learning reality.

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BAEE@UTM

A leading approach to connecting Black high school students with U of T Mississauga.

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Supporting Students

Our students’ well-being continues to be our top priority, wherever they are.

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Our Schedule

This year, we are offering two different opportunities for you to choose from, all from the comforts of home. When you register for our virtual event, you may choose either the Morning Session, the Afternoon Session, or both – the choice is yours!

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Morning Session (AM): Admissions State of the Union and UTM’s Approach to Welcoming the Class of 2022


9:00am

Welcome to U of T Mississauga!

Presented by:
Marisa Modeski, Associate Registrar & Director, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Office of the Registrar

9:10am

State of the Union: Admissions, Financial Aid & Recruitment

U of T Mississauga updates within recruitment & admissions, and the current state of Ontario university applications for fall 2022.

Transit to BAEE@UTM (Black Access to Educational Excellence), an initiative that provides prospective Black high school students with supports at U of T Mississauga to assist them in their university decision-making process.

Presented by:
Marisa Modeski | Associate Registrar & Director, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Office of the Registrar

9:45am

Break

10:00am

How to Adapt Experiential Learning Activities in the Time of COVID-19

Join us to learn more about the flexible experiential learning opportunities available to students, both remote and in-person when they join us at U of T Mississauga!

Presented by:
Rena Banwait | Manager, Experiential Education, Office of the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean
Stephanie Vega | Experiential Learning Officer, Office of the Vice-Principal Academic and Dean

10:30am

Staying Well During COVID-19

This session will explore common mental health and wellness issues facing University students during the COVID-19 pandemic and in virtual environments; strategies and resources that can be shared with students to support their success and wellbeing in the postsecondary context.

Presented by:
Ravinder Gabble | Health Education Coordinator, Health & Counselling Centre (HCC)

11:00am

Equity Considerations for Guidance Counselling

This interactive session will help you discover and explore unconscious biases and how these influence our interactions. Learn to define and differentiate diversity and equity, and ways to advance intentional and meaningful inclusion personally and professionally.

Presented by:
Nythalah Baker | Director, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, Equity & Diversity Office, Office of the Vice President & Principal
Tee Duke | Assistant Director, Indigenous Initiatives, Equity & Diversity Office, Office of the Vice President & Principal
Deborah Peart, Recruitment/Liaison Officer, Office of the Registrar

Afternoon Session (PM): Preparing Grades 10/11 Students for University


1:00pm

Welcome to U of T Mississauga!

Presented by:
Marisa Modeski | Associate Registrar & Director, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Office of the Registrar

1:05pm

The Art of Applying

We will demystify university admissions and the application cycle at U of T, while you learn about the tools and strategies for high school students and other tangible assets – like our Careers by Major and Program Plans – to guide students towards a successful academic career.

Presented by:
Adam Wu | Manager, Admissions, Office of the Registrar
Emily Mancuso | Assistant Director, International Student Recruitment and Admissions, Office of the Registrar

1:25pm

Get to Know our Forensic Science Program

The University of Toronto Mississauga hosts the oldest forensic science program in Canada. Throughout its development and growth, the program has made significant ties with forensic science institutions worldwide. This program is offered at the UTM campus only and features a house where crime scenes are recreated for study.

Presented by:
Murray Clayton | Program Officer, Outreach Coordinator, Manager, Forensic Science


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