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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 (virtual!) 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!

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Summer 2021 Events

Wednesday, May 19 | 4:00PM (bi-weekly)
Books Over Tea: Academic Social Club’s book club.
Bring your favourite book and drink! We will be choosing a book together from your favourites to read over the summer.
Join Zoom Meeting: Books over Tea

Wednesday, May 26 | 4:00PM
Mindful Art: Zentangle.
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei to artfully create some calm. 
Join Zoom Meeting: Mindful Art

Friday, May 28 | 3:00PM (bi-weekly)
Funky Friday
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei for drinks, chats, and online games.  
Join Zoom Meeting: Funky Friday

Wednesday, June 2 | 4:00PM (bi-weekly)
Books Over Tea: Academic Social Club’s book club.
Bring your favourite book and drink! 
Join Zoom Meeting: Books over Tea

Wednesday, June 16 | 4:00PM (bi-weekly)
Books Over Tea: Academic Social Club’s book club.
Bring your favourite book and drink! 
Join Zoom Meeting: Books over Tea

Friday, June 18 | 3:00PM
Mindful Art: Paint!
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei to artfully create some calm. 
Join Zoom Meeting: Mindful Art

Friday, June 25 | 5:00PM 
Funky Friday
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei for drinks, chats, and online games.  
Join Zoom Meeting: Funky Friday

Wednesday, June 30| 4:00PM 
Speed Debate
Listen to (or participate in) lightening quick mini-debates on wide-ranging topics!  
Join Zoom Meeting: Speed Debate

Wednesday, July 14 | 4:00PM (bi-weekly)
Books Over Tea: Academic Social Club’s book club.
Bring your favourite book and drink! 
Join Zoom Meeting: Books over Tea

Friday, July 16 | 5:00PM 
Cultural Night
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei to share (speak and listen!) your favourite cultural traditions. 
Join Zoom Meeting: Cultural Night

Wednesday, July 21 | 4:00PM
Mindful Art: Line Art Embroidery.
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei to artfully create some calm. 
Join Zoom Meeting: Mindful Art

Friday, July 23 | 12:00-1:30PM **New**
5 Ways to Wellbeing
In collaboration with the Healthy U Crew! Learn how to apply five simple, evidence-based actions in a variety of ways to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. 
Register: Via CLNx by 12:00 on Friday July 23!  Space is limited.

Wednesday, July 28 | 4:00PM (bi-weekly)
Books Over Tea: Academic Social Club’s book club.
Bring your favourite book and drink! 
Join Zoom Meeting: Books over Tea

Friday, July 30 | 3:00PM 
Virtual Coffee House
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei for live online performances presented by accomplished OISE students.  Sign up here to share your talents - Coffee House!
Join Zoom Meeting: Virtual Coffee House

Wednesday, August 4 | 3:00PM
Come and ask a Library Research Skills Expert!
Summer is here, but there’s still lots to prepare before the fall term arrives! Are you ready to take on the next steps in your research?
Have you ever wanted an expert guide to more efficiently find materials via the U of T Libraries? Would you like some help getting a handle on how best to manage your citations within a research paper?
The Academic Social Club and the OISE Library are collaborating to host an online Q&A/workshop.
To signify your interest and receive the link to participate, please complete this form: https://forms.office.com/r/WzuP1C4Rdk.

Wednesday, August 11 | 4:00PM (wrap-up)
Books Over Tea: Academic Social Club’s book club.
Bring your favourite book and drink! 
Join Zoom Meeting: Books over Tea

Friday, August 13 | 5:00PM 
Final Funky Friday
Join co-coordinators Sounia and Lifei to wrap up the summer session with (virtual) drinks, chats, and online games.  
Join Zoom Meeting: Funky Friday