Orientation workshop for new GAs and TAs

The 2023 annual orientation workshop for new Graduate and Teaching Assistants (GAs and TAs) from all faculties and departments

was held on September 6, 2023 

Watch a recording of the 2023 Faculty of Graduate Studies GA/TA orientation (Sept. 6, 2023) 

Review copies of the presentations:

3:00 - 3:10 Introduction and Welcome

Dr. Debbie Kane, Acting Dean of Graduate Studies

Andrew Ward, President, Graduate Student Society

3:10 - 3:30 GA/TA Union Representation and Collective Agreement

Emily Varga, President, CUPE Local 4580

3:30 – 3:45  Policies and Guidelines for GA/TA Appointments

Svetlana Georgieva, Faculty of Graduate Studies

3:45 – 4:00 GA/TA Payment Information

Marie Hawkins, Faculty of Graduate Studies

4:00 - 4:15  Helpful Hints on Academic Integrity for GAs and TAs

Dr. Chitra Rangan, Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies

4:15 - 4:30  Appropriate Social Media Usage for GAs and TAs

Elizabeth Ismail and Sheldon Fetter, GA/TA Network

4:30 – 4:45 Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures for GAs and TAs

Dusty Johnstone, Office of Sexual Violence Prevention, Resistance & Support

Past workshops:

Watch a recording of the 2022 Faculty of Graduate Studies GA/TA orientation workshop (September 7, 2022) 


Review all resources for new GAs and TAs.