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    August 2021

  • Celebrating Latin Culture
    • 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM

    Do you enjoy Spanish music, culture, or meals? Join us for an exciting session celebrating all things Latin. Participate in our quiz to see how much you know about Hispanic culture. Learn about some of the amazing food, music, icons, and traditions that have shaped Latin culture to what it is today. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn about some of the important social issues the Latin community faces. Feel free to share your own background and traditions…

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  • Introduction to PREP 1000
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Join us for intro to PREP 1000! This session will introduce you to our online first-year experience course by providing an overview of the various units and a quick introduction on navigating DC Connect platform. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-prep-1000-tickets-162445319323

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  • Navigating your First-year
    • 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

    Excited to start your first year? Attend an informative session which will help you successfully navigate your first year at Durham College. Learn how to access your class schedule, student benefits, how to get support from your peers and school services, and discover some tips and tricks to thrive while at DC. You will also hear from upper-year students as they share what they wish they knew in first-year. Additionally, you will have an opportunity to ask questions. We can’t…

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  • Intellectual Supports
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Get connected! Join us for part-one of this four-part Preparedness and Well-being series where we explore campus services available to support your holistic wellbeing. Part 1 will examine campus services dedicated to supporting your intellectual wellbeing. This session will provide an opportunity to meet representatives from Student Academic Learning Services (SALS), Access and Support Centre (ASC), the Library, and Academic Advising. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intellectual-supports-sals-asc-academic-advising-tickets-162051828381

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  • Getting to Know DC’s Online Platforms
    • 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM

    Do you know how to use all of Durham College’s platforms? Join us for an informative session which includes: a demonstration of MyCampus, DC Connect, and will provide you with tips for being successful in an online learning environment. The goal of this session is to help you get prepared for online learning. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and view all of the resources available to you. Get prepared for your first-year the right way! To register…

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  • Transitions for Indigenous Students Part 1
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Suswaaning Endaajig: The First Peoples Indigenous Centre (FPIC) want to ensure that you are prepared for your first day of classes. Join us as we explore topics such as housing, accessing financial supports, and navigating DC’s online platforms. Building a community of support is key to success in post-secondary education. FPIC connects you with the people and places on campus that will support you throughout your academic journey. This session will also introduce you to departments on campus dedicated to…

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  • Academic Writing in College
    • 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM

    This workshop will introduce you to the various styles and types of writing you will need at college. Writing Specialists will share top tips for academic writing including how to meet your professor’s expectations, proper grammar etiquette, and common mistakes. You will also learn about valuable resources and have the opportunity to ask questions about academic writing. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-writing-at-college-workshop-registration-158613347793

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  • Physical Preparedness
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    Join us for part-two of our Preparedness and Well-being series where we will be taking a look resources available to guide your journey to healthy living, financial literacy and career development. Representatives from Athletics and Recreation, Financial Aid + Awards, and Career Development will be on hand to answer your important questions. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/physical-preparedness-athletics-faid-cd-tickets-162044947801

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  • Academic Reading in College
    • 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM

    Academic Reading is an important part of many college courses as it helps students deepen understanding and provides context for them to engage in topics during class discussions.  This workshop will help you discover strategies for approaching your college reading in a positive way with the goal of saving time and reducing stress.  Get prepared for first year the right way!  To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-reading-at-college-registration-158615899425

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  • Time Management and Study Strategies
    • 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM

    Having difficulties staying productive? This workshop will explore how to start your semester off properly. You will learn numerous strategies to help you organize your time and resources. You will be introduced to common study behaviours and strategies for efficient and effective studying. Techniques for overcoming procrastination will also be discussed. Attending this workshop will help you to become a more efficient student who has more free time and less stress. Get prepared for first year the right way!  To…

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  • Academic Welcome Session with School of Hospitality and Horticultural Science (HHS)
    • 9:00 AM — 10:00 AM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-welcome-session-school-of-hospitality-horticultural-sciences-tickets-161795932991

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  • Academic Welcome Session with School of Health and Community Services (HCS)
    • 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-welcome-session-with-school-of-health-community-services-hcs-tickets-161794745439

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  • Indigenous Learning Circles
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    Indigenous Learning Circles are intended to enrich the Indigenous Histories and Reconciliation Module experience by providing the staff/students opportunity to ask questions about the content to increase learning and have meaningful conversations that are necessary for our increased understanding and intercultural competency. Together we will explore ideas, share resources and best practices in a safe supportive environment. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at indigenous@durhamcollege.ca so that we can discuss…

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  • Academic Welcome Session with School of Media, Art and Design (MAD)
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-welcome-session-with-mad-tickets-161789417503

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  • Ask a Student
    • 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM

    As a first-year student, you may feel a little overwhelmed with the amount of information you need to know before starting school. Who is better to ask than experienced students at DC? Join us for an informational Q&A session with student leaders and upper year students to learn more about navigating campus, tips for online learning, and everything you need to know about being a first-year student! To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ask-a-student-tickets-161678176779

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  • Academic Welcome Session with the School of Science and Engineering Technology (SET)
    • 9:00 AM — 10:00 AM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-welcome-session-with-set-tickets-161785904997

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  • Academic Welcome Session with Business, IT and Management (BITM)
    • 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-welcome-session-with-bitm-tickets-161782117669

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  • Fit4Sport – Exercise and Health Habits with Vickie Grierson
    • 11:30 AM — 1:30 PM

    This session is perfect for anyone wanting to start-up or reconnect with their physical movement and fitness! This event is being hosted as a part of our Better Together Series of events aimed at helping students make connections and it is open to all Durham College and Ontario Tech students. We are pumped-up to offer this informative, get-you-moving webinar by Vickie Grierson, registered physiotherapist and founder of Fit 4 Sport. This session will help participants gain a clear idea for…

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  • Access and Support Centre Presents: A Virtual Summer Transition Session
    • 1:00 PM — 3:30 PM

    Learn about the services and supports available for students with exceptionalities to help you succeed when you attend Durham College. We will answer your questions about accessing accommodations and how to register with the Access and Support Centre (ASC), and about all of the other services available at our college. Also, there will be current ASC students who will share their personal experiences. Attend our session to ease your transition to post-secondary and pave the way for success!

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  • Academic Welcome Session with Skilled Trades, Apprentice and Renewable Technology (START)
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-session-with-skilled-trades-apprentice-renewable-technology-tickets-161781377455

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  • Get Hired – Start Building your Career Path
    • 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

    The Career Development office at Durham College is your career hub on campus. This department is here to help you identify your specific career goals, and the steps you can take to get there! Join this session to learn about the amazing career supports and resources available to students and alumni! Visit the Hired portal to get started today. Check out our testimonial highlight on Instagram and see what other students have to say. To register please see the link…

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  • Academic Welcome Session with Justice and Emergency Services (JES)
    • 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-welcome-session-with-school-of-justice-and-emergency-services-tickets-161771624283

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  • Academic Welcome Session with Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    Each program is part of a larger school within Durham College. The school office is where you will find your Dean, Associate Dean, and Student Advisors. Join the staff from your program's school office for an overview of supports, roles, and school specific information. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/academic-welcome-session-with-interdisciplinary-studies-tickets-161770745655

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  • Spiritual Connections
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Join us for the final session in our Preparedness and Well-being series as we explore opportunities for spiritual connections on campus. This session will bring together representatives from the First People's Indigenous Centre (FPIC), the Student Development office, and the International Education office who will share information about their services as well as opportunities to find spiritual connections on campus. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/spiritual-connections-fpic-sd-international-tickets-162217233111

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  • Transitions for Indigenous Students Part 2
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Please join Suswaaing Endaajig: The First Peoples Indigenous Centre (FPIC) via Zoom for part two of our Transitions for Indigenous Students series. We will explore emotional and spiritual supports that are available to you as an indigenous Student at DC and introduce you to the FPIC team, services available through our department as well as other services here to support your emotional and spiritual well-being. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/transitions-for-indigenous-students-part-2-tickets-163570101577

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  • Navigating Your Personal Wellness
    • 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

    Life can be stressful when you are juggling numerous deadlines, family, relationships, work and just life. At times, every day stress can build and become overwhelming and deplete our energy. This session will provide you with resources and tips on recognizing your needs and how to cope when times are challenging. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/navigating-your-personal-wellness-tickets-161681847759

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  • Cooking Class
    • 11:30 AM — 1:30 PM

    Join Christine, a culinary program alumnus, as she takes you through the steps to create some simple and delicious recipes. This event is being hosted in partnership with Durham College's Centre for Food as a part of our Better Together Series of events aimed at helping students make connections and it is open to all Durham College and Ontario Tech students. Stay tuned for more details. Registration Closes: August 18 at noon Register by visiting - https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cooking-class-tickets-165042605877 and using your…

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  • Emotional Supports
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    We're here for you! Part 3 of our Preparedness and Well-being Series as we hear from team members from our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion office (OEDI), the Student Development office, First People's Indigenous Centre (FPIC), Durham College Student Association (DCSA) and the Campus Health Centre. Join us to learn more about these services and resources to support your emotional well-being. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/emotional-supports-edi-sd-fpic-dcsi-well-being-centre-tickets-162272209547

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  • Parent Session
    • 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM

    Are you a parent of a student who is starting their first year of college? Join this session to learn all about what to expect in your child’s first year of school. During this session, you will learn more about costs, resources, important dates and gain an overall understanding of how to support your child through the school year to help them be the most successful. To register please see the link below with further details: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/parent-session-tickets-162274257673

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  • Indigenous Learning Circles
    • 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

    Indigenous Learning Circles are intended to enrich the Indigenous Histories and Reconciliation Module experience by providing the staff/students opportunity to ask questions about the content to increase learning and have meaningful conversations that are necessary for our increased understanding and intercultural competency. Together we will explore ideas, share resources and best practices in a safe supportive environment. If you require accessibility accommodations for this event, please feel free to connect with us beforehand at indigenous@durhamcollege.ca so that we can discuss…

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  • September 2021

  • Chakra Bracelet Making Workshop
    • 11:30 AM — 1:30 PM

    Students will have an opportunity to learn about Chakra’s, experience a Chakra Meditation and make their own aromatherapy Chakra bracelet. This event is being hosted as a part of our Better Together Series of events aimed at helping students make connections. This event is open to all Durham College and Ontario Tech students. During this Chakra bracelet making session, you will learn about the main Chakras and their energies all while also creating your own bracelet. Chakra bracelets are said…

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