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Welcome Class of 2020 to our Alumni Family!

On behalf of the Faculty of Arts & Science, we welcome you to our remarkable alumni family.

You are now part of a global community of more than 190,000 outstanding alumni, taking your place among leaders and contributors in arts, sciences, business, government, public service, social justice, the not-for-profit sector and so much more. We are proud of all our graduates and wish you well on your career journey.

You won’t want to miss any news about A&S networking and panel events as part of the award-winning Backpack to Briefcase programs, or the services available to you as an A&S graduate. In these challenging economic times, we encourage you to leverage your alumni benefits and connections to facilitate next steps.

Please take a moment now to update your contact information with us and you could win one of five pairs of AirPods! (Contest runs until July 31, 2020.)

Check out an upcoming summer Backpack to Briefcase event on August 10, with alumnus Rajeev Chib. Read why he believes mentorship is “a valuable asset.” Be sure to register for this b2B event and stay tuned for future opportunities.

Convocation Memories
Congratulations once again on your resilience and adaptability throughout the pandemic lockdown. You deserve to be very proud of completing your last few months at U of T under extraordinary circumstances.

If you haven’t done so already, take a look at our Convocation coverage here and the many ways the A&S Class of 2020 celebrated at home.

Keep showing your pride in your education from U of T, one of the world’s top universities. Enjoy a free U of T alumni email for life and share your connection to your alma mater with the world.

Career Assistance
We are here to help you in this next stage of your life. As a new A&S graduate, you continue to have access to career counselling services for up to two years after graduation.

You can also spruce up your LinkedIn profile with Mastering LinkedIn, free for U of T alumni.

And you might be interested in MBA Essentials Online: Your Bridge to Business— with an exclusive 50 per cent discount for new alumni! Gain key insights from Rotman MBA professors in just nine online sessions over three weeks, starting August 10.

How to Stay in Touch
Now more than ever, it’s vitally important to stay connected. The A&S Office of Advancement is your link to a remarkable and influential alumni network. Join us this fall for online professional development workshops as well as virtual mentorship programs and volunteer opportunities. Enjoy a variety of panel discussions and lecture events on the latest issues of the day throughout the academic year (we won’t grade you — we promise!), and network with other alumni from a variety of fascinating career areas.

These are all excellent ways to stay connected with the Faculty of Arts & Science, your classmates and your growing network of contacts.

Wait, there’s more!
U of T offers a host of benefits exclusive to our amazing alumni, including:

  • A $550 credit toward a course during the five years following your graduation at the School of Continuing Studies, offering more than 600 non-degree courses and 80 specialized certificate programs, such as project management, leadership, digital strategy, business communications, innovation, languages and more

  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning from August 20 to December 17, 2020 (while quantities last and maximum one registration per alum), with online courses from industry experts in business, technology, design and creative topics

  • Ten Thousand Coffees, an online tool that allows U of T students, recent grads and alumni to connect virtually over coffee (or tea!)

  • Events, workshops and lectures in the GTA and around the world

  • Free massive online open courses (MOOCs) on a variety of topics in partnership with Coursera and EdX

  • Preferred-rate financial products and retail discounts

  • Various volunteer opportunities, from mentoring to serving on Governing Council
And much more.

Once again, our heartfelt congratulations on your recent graduation. You are now an esteemed member of U of T’s alumni group. To learn more about the noteworthy benefits of being a U of T alum, here’s a site dedicated to new grads. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me should you have any questions or ideas for alumni events and engagement. I would be delighted to hear from you. Enjoy a safe and healthy summer.

With warm regards,
Jennifer Wells
Manager, Alumni Engagement
jennifer.wells@utoronto.ca

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