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SOGS Graduate Wellness Forum

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International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB) Atrium

Western University

London, ON N6G 2V4

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SOGS' Second Annual Graduate Wellness Forum is a partnership between SOGS, SGPS, Student Experience, and graduate student stakeholders. You can find it listed under the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies' Own Your Future Graduate Professional Development program.

In order to receive a FREE LUNCH and SWAG (Don't Ask Me About My Thesis Mug, highlighter, and buttons), you must register in advance of the event.

11:00am-12:00pm: Keynote: NEW AVP Student Experience, Dr. Jennie Massey. Dr. Massey will present on graduate mental health and navigating the barriers faced by graduate students in graduate school.

12:00pm-1:00pm: LUNCH (assorted wraps, veggies with dip and hummus, coffee, tea, assorted juice) and STAKEHOLDER FAIR (Ombudsperson, Own Your Future, CMHA Crisis Services, Western Dietitian, the International & Exchange Student Centre (IESC), Indigenous Services, Psychological Services, the Wellness Education Centre (WEC), and Learning Skills. Participating in our "passport" activity could win you a $50 Grocery gift card!

1:00-2:30pm: Candid Conversations! Students will be divided into "break out" groups and giving imagined scenarios relating to the student/supervisor relationship (Ombudsperson), TA grievances (PSAC 610), sexual harrassment (Equity and Human Rights), and Imposter Syndrome (Lego Grad Student). Each table will have a trained Graduate Peer Support (GPS) volunteer to help lead discussion. Students will learn how to navigate issues they may experience or witness in graduate school and the resources they can use to support them.

For more information on Graduate Wellness Week and other programming, please see the SOGS website: sogs.ca/graduate-wellness-week.

Questions? Contact services@sogs.ca.

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International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB) Atrium

Western University

London, ON N6G 2V4

Canada

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