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Past Events

How Might We Create a More Family-Friendly UofT?  Student Parent Feedback Session

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am Location: Robarts Library, Family Study Space, 9th Floor, Room 9-002. The Innovation Hub​, in partnership with the Family Care Office, is looking to hear from student-parents on how U of T can be more family-friendly.  Join us to learn about the results of a research project … Read More

At Home Alone (P.A. Day)

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 (P.A. Day) Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 A fun workshop to help families prepare their 9 – 14 year old to be home alone safely. This interactive workshop for parents and their 9 – 14 year olds will help: Communicate together … Read More

Mindful Parenting (4 Week Course)

Date: Thursdays, June 6, June 13, June 20 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Building, 214 College St., Room 313 In this Mindful Parenting series, we will apply mindfulness principles to the experience of parenting as a way to build a strong parent-child relationship and increase the well-being of both parent and child. … Read More

From Cohabitation to Divorce: What You Should Know About Family Law

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Building, Room 313 Come hear an experienced family lawyer discuss the following important questions: Common law relationships – what rights and obligations do you have? Cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts – what’s the difference? when do you need one? “I want to … Read More

Family Event: Bike Mechanics for Kids

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Bahen patio (entrance through College St. between the U of T Bookstore and the Fields Institute) Bring your kids (up to 14 yrs. old) to learn how to keep their bikes in top condition, including bike mechanics, maintenance and safety. Stick around after the … Read More

Family Event: Science Rendezvous 2019 at the University of Toronto

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Time: Multiple times, see links below Location: Over 40 locations, please see Tri-Campus locations below The world becomes your laboratory on Saturday, May 11 for the free, annual, all-day Science Rendezvous. Attend Science Rendezvous on the downtown Toronto campus along St. George, U of T Mississauga at the Mississauga Central Library, and U of T Scarborough at the … Read More

Pregnancy/Parental/Adoption/Primary Caregiver Leave Planning Seminar (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Friday, May 10, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: HR Conference Room BV540, U of T Scarborough Please register early. Registration closes 1 week prior to each workshop. Becoming a parent is one of the most monumental experiences in a person’s life. Unfortunately, children do not come with foolproof instructions! Combining a career … Read More

Understanding the Impacts of Learning Disabilities (LD) (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AA160 This workshop will focus on understanding the impacts of Learning Disabilities (LD) on children and their families and will offer strategies for how to help children cope at home, school and play. It will explore the perspectives … Read More

Elder Care: Understanding the System (U of T Mississauga)

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm (presentation for 45 minutes followed by a question and answer period) Location: Davis Building, UTM Room (formerly named Faculty Club), Room 3140 Trying to find the government, community and private resources to assist you to care for your aging relative in the home can be overwhelming. … Read More

Baby & Toddler Talks: Foundations of Positive Parenting (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AA160 This practical and informative presentation helps parents develop a strong foundation of parenting that will help their children (baby to school age) develop skills for social development and well-being. Participants will also learn effective strategies to facilitate … Read More