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Book Recommendations for Reading Week

Reading Week is coming up and what better time is there for sharing book recommendations? So we’ve asked our staff to share some of their all time favourite books to share! Have any you like to share? or have a favourite book in common with one of staff? Share with us on Instagram by tagging…

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Congratulations! IFP’s Dr. Alexandra Guerson is the 2020-2021 recipient of the June Larkin Award

IFP’s Dr. Alexandra Guerson is the 2020-2021 recipient of the June Larkin Award The International Programs team would like to congratulate Dr. Alexandra Guerson on receiving the 2020-21 June Larkin Award for Pedagogical Development! Dr. Guerson is receiving the award for her proposed project “Creating a Community of Care in an Online Course,” where she…

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It’s not goodbye, but see you later

Moving Forward This week, one of our long standing colleagues will be leaving our team onto an exciting new opportunity. Tim Clarke has been with the International Programs team for 16 years. He first started as a Summer Camp Counsellor back in 2005 when there was only the Youth International English Program. He later joined…

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Celebrating the Holidays

This holiday season will definitely be different this year, so we thought we’d reach out to members of our team to see how they normally celebrate this season but also how they will be changing their traditions for this year. Let us know how you celebrate by sharing with us on Instagram at @ifp_life or…

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Winter Break BINGO

As we start to wind down for the winter break, we thought we’d give you some activity ideas for the break in a Bingo format! We’ve also included some examples below for each activity to get your started.   How to play: Download the image on the right. Whenever you do the activities of one…

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9 Tips to Level Up Your Online Learning

1 | Set Up your Workspace (Away from your bed) Staying productive in an online class starts with your workspace! Be honest – are you working on your sofa or bed? That might not be the best place for making sure that you can stay awake and focus while you listen to a lecture or…

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Meet the 2020 IFP Committee!

Meet the 2020 IFP Committee Meet the IFP Committee! They will be hard at work creating awesome events for all IFP students throughout the year. Get to know them a little better below and if you have any ideas or suggestions for fun events, please let them know! Nora IFP Representative, New College Student Council…

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Connecting with your U of T Community

We may not be on campus, but you can still connect with the UofT community virtually! These opportunities are available to enhance your experience throughout the program and beyond. Take a few minutes to learn about them! Career Learning Network (CLNx)   The CLNx is a lot more than job postings. On this website you can…

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Meet the IFP Student Services Team!

We may not be on campus, but our Student Services team is still here and as active as ever! Our amazing community of staff and instructors are excellent resources for academic and co-curricular support. Working together, they can provide guidance, refer you to helpful campus resources, and recommend social events and activities to enhance your…

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Unsung Heroes: Pet Edition

The International Programs community is full of vibrant students, staff and instructors. But there is one group of individuals who don’t get the spotlight they deserve. This week’s post is about our unsung heroes. Meet them below! Matilda   Alias(es): Baby Bird; Tilda-Bear Human: Kendra What is your favourite thing to do at home? Play…

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