Events

Find out about all the Learning Abroad events!

Learning Abroad Info Sessions: How to Get Started – Academic Year 2024-2025

The sessions are for students who are interested in applying to go on exchange during AY 2024-2025. Come to the session to learn how to apply for an exchange/research opportunities and what are the eligibility to go on exchange. Please attend one of any sessions available in the following. All sessions are offered online via Zoom, and registration is required.  Click on the link below to register.

The 2023 How Get Started Workshops have concluded.

You can review all of the session content through these videos:

How to Get Started: Part 1

How to Get Started: Part 2

How to Get Started for First Year Students

Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 1

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 2

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 3

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 4

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 5

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 6

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Time: 3 pm – 4 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 7

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

How To Get Started Session 8

Date: Friday, March 15, 2024
Time: 3 pm – 4 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

Learning Abroad Student Socials 2023-2024

Are you looking for a way to stay connected to the global community after returning from your time abroad? The CIE is launching a biweekly get-together for St. George students, starting in the 2023 Fall term! Share your adventures and know-how with other students and bond over similar experiences. Enjoy refreshments and a chance to connect with like-minded students every other week at the Cumberland House. 

Fourth Student Social

Date: Monday, December 4, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Location: 33 St George Street, CIE Register here 

Fifth Student Social

Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Location: 33 St George Street, CIE Register here

Sixth Student Social

Date: Wednesday, January 31st, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Location: 33 St George Street, CIE Register here

Special Valentine’s Day Social!

Date: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
Location: 33 St George Street, CIE 2:00pm – 3:00pm Register here
3:00pm – 4:00pm Register here

Eighth Student Social

Date: Wednesday, February 28th, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Location: 33 St George Street, CIE Register here

Testimonials :

Being an exchange student I met a lot of students from all over the world, and the socials have been a great place to continue doing that back home in Toronto! Everyone is open to connecting and making friends, and we are all sharing our experiences. It’s a really fun community event that I look forward to every other week!

Ninth Student Social

Date: Wednesday, March 13th, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Location: 33 St George Street, CIE Register here

Final Student Social

Date: Wednesday, March 27th, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Location: 33 St George Street, CIE Register here

Learning Abroad Application Workshops: AY 2024-25

The sessions are for students who are interested in applying to go on exchange during AY 2024-2025. If you are not sure how to complete your online application, come to this workshop with your laptop. We will go each items of the application with you in a workshop style. All sessions are in-person sessions and registration is required!

Workshop 1

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EST
Location: Cumberland Room. Register here.

Workshop 2

Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EST
Location: Cumberland Room. Register here.

Workshop 3

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EST
Location: Cumberland Room. Register here.

Workshop 4

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EST
Location: Cumberland Room. Register here.

Learning Abroad in Africa: Info Session

Discover destinations in Africa where you can study and complete internships as a University of Toronto student!

Exciting opportunities to learn abroad in Africa are growing! Current exchange opportunities are with Ashesi Univeristy in Ghana and USIU-Africa in Kenya.

Learn more about what these universities have to offer in terms of courses and campus culture, and what it’s like living in these exciting locations. We will cover topics of housing, applications, and support while studying abroad.

Session 2 

Date: March 14, 2024

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm EST

Location: Online. Register here.

Cultural Vistas – Internships in USA Info Session

Through UofT’s collaboration with Cultural Vistas, interning in the USA is possible! Cultural Vistas is a nonprofit exchange organization promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. During this info session, Cultural Vistas will discuss tips on how to find an internship in USA, secure the offer, and apply for your US visa.

Info Session

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Time: 1 pm – 2 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

KGU CCC Summer in Japan Info Session

Cross-Cultural College (CCC) is a collaborative education project jointly run by Mount Allison University, Queen’s University, Western University, University of Toronto and Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU). The program aims to educate students to become world citizens and leaders who can contribute to the growth and sustainability of a globalizing world with cross-cultural understanding and communication skills.

We have a special info session, collaborating with the KGU CCC Office in Japan, to invite all University of Toronto students interested in this program.

Please join the one-time exclusive info session to learn about this amazing opportunity.

Info Session

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm – 7 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

TeamWork Virtual Internship Programme Info Session

The University of Toronto has engaged with top universities around the globe, to offer a unique opportunity, the TeamWork Virtual Internship Programme to deliver a 4-week unpaid summer internship that will help you boost your employability on the global work market. This program will provide you with the opportunity to also develop your international experience, intercultural & communication skills and improve your project management techniques.

You will be working with students from around the world on an international project proposed by a company or NGO for 4 weeks starting at the end of June into July . Your participation will require a few hours of your time per week, including both synchronous online international activities, and personal activities.

Info Session

Date: Monday, February 26, 2024
Time: 1 pm – 2 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

Application Deadline: March 4, 2024

Learning Abroad Q&A Sessions: AY 2024-2025

The sessions are for students who are interested in applying to go on exchange during AY 2024-2025. Come to the session to learn how to apply for an exchange/research opportunities and what are the eligibility to go on exchange. Please attend one of any sessions available in the following. All sessions are offered online via Zoom, and registration is required.  Click on the link below to register.

Q&A Session 1

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

Q&A Session 2

Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

Q&A Session 3

Date: Thursday, January 11, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

Q&A Session 4

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 1 pm EST
Location: Online. Register here.

NOC Internship Exchange Info Session: AY 2024-2025

Live, work, and study among entrepreneurs in Asia’s hottest innovation ecosystem!

The NOC program is a rigorous program where students will participate in a full-time internship at a start-up or established but innovative company in Singapore and take entrepreneurship-focused courses.  

If you are interested, register for this info session and learn about the NOC Internship Exchange Program. Before coming to the session, review this webpage first to come up with few questions to ask at the session.  

Session 1 

Date: Monday, November 27, 2023

Time: 9am – 10am EST 

Location: Online. Register here

Summer Research is an exciting opportunity for students to gain hands-on research experience at an international partner university while working towards UofT degree requirements. Successful program applicants are placed at one of 20+ partner institutions based on their discipline, research interest match, and general preference.

Find out more about destinations, research areas and programs requirements by attending a departmental info session at your study field:

Program Specific Summer Research Information Session by Departments

Cell and Systems Biology – an info session for CSB397Y0

Date: Friday, October 20, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Online register here

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Human Biology – an info session for HMB496Y1

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Online register here

Pharmacology and Toxicology – an info session for PCL397Y0

Date: Wednesday, November, 1, 2023
Time: 11:00 am – 12.00 pm
Location: MSB4227

Register here

Engineering

International Opportunities for Engineering Undergraduate Students: Learning Abroad and Summer Research

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: 33 St George Street,CIE

Register here

International Opportunities for Engineering Undergraduate Students: Learning Abroad and Summer Research

Date: Monday, November 20, 2023
Time: 1.00 – 2.00 pm
Location: Online register here

General Summer Research Information Session 1

Date: Monday, October 23, 2023
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Online register here

General Summer Research Information Session 2

Date: Friday, November 10, 2023
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Online register here

General Summer Research Information Session 3 

Date: Friday, November 24, 2023
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Online register here

Can’t come to the information sessions listed above? Participate in any of the Learning Abroad Information Session: How to Get Started and learn more about the Summer Research Program.

Killam Fellowships Program Info Session: AY 2024-2025

If you are interested in exchange to the United States, register for this info session and learn about Killam Fellowships Program. Before coming to the session, review this webpage first to come up with few questions to ask at the session.  

Session 1 

Date: Monday, October 16, 2023 

Time: 12pm – 1pm EST 

Location: Online. Register here

Partner University Info Sessions

Join us to learn more about our partner institutions.  These sessions are for: 

Students who are interested in applying to go on exchange
Students who have already been nominated and are preparing for their departure

Click on the link below to register.

University of Leeds

Date: Monday, January 29, 2024
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am EST
Location: Online. Register here.

Inbound Exchange – Orientations, Info Sessions and Events

All inbound exchange students are required to attend one of the orientation sessions. There are additional info sessions and events to help inbound exchange student transitions to U of T.

Stay tuned for upcoming events!