Re-orientation Event for First-Year and Incoming POL Students

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Sidney Smith Hall

100 Saint George Street

Rm 3130

Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

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The purpose of this event is to help you re-orient yourself in your undergraduate studies now that you have chosen to study our discipline.

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11:30 – 12:15 p.m.

Lunch and ‘Mingle’

Students, faculty and participants are invited to a buffet lunch. An opportunity for you to have lunch and meet with fellow students in our introductory first-year course, incoming students to the POL programs, executive members of the Association of Political Science Students (APSS), faculty and staff.

12:30 – 1:55 p.m.

Opening Plenary Session

i) Professor Dickson Eyoh, Associate Chair and Undergraduate Director

ii) Professor Antoinette Handley, Chair, Department of Political Science

iii) Professor Andrew McDougall, POL Alumnus & Professor, Department of Political Science

iv) Mr. Abdi Aidid, POL Alumnus & Lecturer, Faculty of Law

v) Ms. Kiana Shahbazi, 4th year POL Specialist

Workshops

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

A) Effective Essay Writing Strategies

Mr. Daniel Sherwin, POL PhD Student

2:35– 3:05 p.m.

B) How to Research Using our Library Resources

Ms. Margaret Wall, Communications & Reference Librarian, University of

Toronto Libraries

Students are advised to bring their laptops or mobiles with them to help make the sessions interactive.

3:10 – 3:40 p.m.

Speed Mentoring

Upper-year POL Undergrads –

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Second Plenary Session

Professor Dickson Eyoh, Associate Chair and Undergraduate Director

Q and A

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. APSS Q and A

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Sidney Smith Hall

100 Saint George Street

Rm 3130

Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

Canada

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