Academic Social Club (AcSoc)

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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Academic Social Club (AcSoc)

OISE's Academic Social Club is a peer-led group that organizes social events, curated academic and professional development activities, hosts student-focused discussions, and leads excursions throughout Toronto. This student community also shares information about activities, events, and services relevant to graduate students at OISE. Events are low or no-cost and membership is free!

Schedule of Events

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The Academic Social Club takes a road trip to Hart House for "Get Crafty"!
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Hart House | University of Toronto (Meet at OISE)
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Mindful Mondays

These sessions will help you plan out the week ahead of you with a guided, structured, and mindful approach.
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Online
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Métissage

Métissage is an arts-based research method that weaves or braids together different accounts of lived human experiences.
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OISE 5-230
Students attending an OISE Orientation event.

Board Game Night

These sessions will allow you to explore some new games from different countries.
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OISE 5-230
A student attending OISE orientation.

International Potluck Night

Do you want to jump out of your comfort zone and make some new local friends? Come and meet some people and enjoy famous traditional food from around the world!
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OISE 5-230
A student sitting outside the OISE building on a bench.

Mindful Mondays

These sessions will help you plan out the week ahead of you with a guided, structured, and mindful approach.
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Online
Students attending an OISE Orientation event.

Board Game Night

These sessions will allow you to explore some new games from different countries.
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OISE 5-230