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Orientation workshop for new GAs and TAs

The 2020 annual orientation workshop for new Graduate and Teaching Assistants (GAs and TAs) from all faculties and departments was held as a virtual live event on September 9, 2020.

Watch a recording of the orientation 

September 9th orientation schedule and copies of presentations:

3:00 - 3:15      

Introduction and Welcome: Dr. Patti Weir, Dean of Graduate Studies

Sathish Pichika, President, Graduate Student Society.

3:15 - 3:30      

GA/TA Union Representation and Collective Agreement: Babak Hajimohammadi, 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: Alison Samson, Faculty of Graduate Studies

4:00 - 4:15      

Helpful Hints on Academic Integrity for GAs and TAs: Dr. Debbie Kane, Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies

4:15 - 4:30      

Appropriate Social Media Usage for GAs and TAs: Laura Chittle & Elizabeth Ismail, GA/TA Network, Faculty of Graduate Studies & Centre for Teaching and Learning

4:30 – 5:00     

Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures: Anne Rudzinski, Sexual Misconduct Response and Prevention Office

Review all resources for new GAs and TAs.