Grad Wellness


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The Health & Counselling Centre offers a number of initatives and resources to support the health and wellness of graduate students. These initatives are open to all UTM-based graduate students.

To learn more, please contact Veronica Marchuk, Mental Health Promotion and Program Assistant at


Grad Self-Care Challenge 

This annual initiative aims to inspire graduate students to embed self-care strategies into their daily routine by featuring a unique challenge daily on our social media platofrms. All strategies in the challenge are contributed by current graduate students. 

Click here for more information.


Grad Wellness Retreat 

This in-person campus event provides an intentional space for graduate students to come together to engage in a restorative break and to prioritize their wellness. 

Watch this space for updates regarding the next scheduled Grad Wellness Retreat. 


Grad Specific Workshops 

UTM graduate student departments and student groups may request health education workshops based on topics that are important and relevant to graduate student wellness. These workshops can be delivered by both professional HCC staff and graduate student peers. Previous topics of interest have included: "Social Wellness", "Sleep Hygiene", "Imposter Syndrome" and "Radical Self-Care". 

To request a workshop, please complete our Workshop Request Form.


Grad Wellness Peer Collective (NEW) 

The Grad Wellness Peer Collective (GWPC) provides a forum for graduate students at UTM who are interested in supporting graduate student wellness. This initiative aims to create a supportive community for graduate students with shared interests, while fostering inter-departmental collaborations for health and wellness programming. 

Watch this space for updates regarding the next call for GWPC applications.


Check out these additional helpful grad-specific resources: 

UTM's Association of Graduate Students | Supports social and education opportunities for grad students to connect

IMI Grad Wellness Resource for Students | Features tips, strategies and resources for wellness while navigating the virtual learning environment 

GradMinds | UofT Graduate Student Mental Health Committee promoting positive mental health and well-being for UofT graduate students