# 9 PhD iWeekly e-newsletter

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Welcome Colin Anderson, Associate Registrar, Admissions, Enrolment Management and Financial Aid

Join us in welcoming Colin Anderson, our new Associate Registrar, Admissions, Enrolment Management and Financial Aid!
Colin has 12+ years of graduate and undergraduate student admissions, counselling and financial aid experience at the University of Toronto and Lakehead University. He will be working with Barb Brown, Assistant Dean, Registrarial & Student Services, and the Student Services team to help manage all aspects of academic programming and enrolment here at the Faculty of Information. He will be assisting with the move to the new website, streamlining services like the HelpHub, improving student support and helping you with student issues.
Colin can be reached at cd [dot] andersonatutoronto [dot] ca and he is located within the Student Services Office (BL211). You’ll see him out and about – feel free to say hi and chat!

Reminder: Winter 2017 Course Enrolment

Information may be found here.

Reminder: SGS conference grant deadline coming up soon.

See http://current.ischool.utoronto.ca/announcements/2016/sgs-conference-grant-fall-2016-application-cycle for details


The HelpHub is up and running! Remember to COPY (cc) helphub [dot] ischoolatutoronto [dot] ca when emailing the person listed under “Who to Contact” on the HelpHub PDF.
We look forward to seeing you on the Hub – and helping you resolve issues and find answers more readily.

Embedded Counsellor at iSchool: Jaylin Bradbury

A reminder that we now have an embedded counsellor, Jaylin Bradbury on Tuesdays and Thursdays! To book an appointment with Jaylin, email: capsatmail [dot] studentlife [dot] utoronto [dot] ca - Please be clear to identify that you wish to book an appointment with the embedded counsellor at the Faculty of Information.

Upcoming English Language and Writing Support (ELWS) Workshops

Next Monday November 7, 2016: Thinking about Citation and Sources
Time: 4 pm – 6 pm (Note the early start!)
Location: Bissell Building, 140 St. George Street, Room 205
Instructor: Dr. Peter Grav
See full descriptions, locations, and a complete list of upcoming workshops and course offerings on the ELWS website: http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/English-Language-and-Writing-Support.aspx

iSchool Presidential Election Pub Night

All are welcome! MI, MMSt, Doctoral, Alumni, even Faculty and staff! And feel free to bring your friends.Reading week is coming up and North America's fate lies out of our hands. So let's take a break from our assignments, and drink as we wait for America to decide - Trump or Clinton?!
What: iSchool Presidential Election Pub Night
When: Tuesday, November 8 at 7 pm till midnight (feel free to come whenever, and stay as long or short as you please)
Where: Artful Dodger Pub - 10 Isabella St, Toronto (off Yonge, right between Bloor and Wellesley)
The Artful Dodger has a decent menu and some great craft brews and ciders. We'll be upstairs in the back room on the right, where there is also a pool table!

Reel Heritage: Project and Protect - Invitation to free, public panel on film projection

Reel Heritage: Project and Protect - Friday November 18, 2016 11am at TIFF; details here:

Digifest 2017 Presents 5th IT’S A START Pitch Competition

The rewards of being your own boss are endless. The IT’S A START Pitch Competition provides space, support, and mentoring for emerging entrepreneurs. Is your business ready? Are you the entrepreneur who will rise to the top? You have 5 minutes to convince our judges.
What is IT’S A START?  Details here.
Digifest 2017--Three day conference on creativity + entrepreneurship--April 27-29, 2017 www.torontodigifest.ca