Graduate Research Day

Big ideas. Creative solutions. Global impact. Learn more about where a degree from Civil+Mineral Engineering will take you.

From Feb 23rd to 25th, 2017, we will host select MASc and PhD applicants for Graduate Research Days, an expenses-paid trip to U of T to learn more about our research-stream graduate programs.  This exclusive event will give you an opportunity to meet with faculty one-on-one, get to know our graduate students and their research, tour our labs and facilities, and meet fellow applicants.

Apply by January 9th to be considered!

Should I apply for this event?

We encourage all senior undergraduate or master’s students who are interested in pursuing a research degree, and who are currently attending a Canadian or American university, to apply for this event.

Please visit our graduate studies admissions criteria page to determine your admissions eligibility.

Invited applicants will arrive in Toronto on Thursday, February 23, 2017 and depart on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

How do I apply for this event?

 There are two ways to apply for an invitation to this expenses-paid trip to U of T Civil + Mineral Engineering (CivMin):

Option One:    Apply to the MASc or Ph.D program in CivMin by Monday, January 9, 2017
Option Two:    Complete the application below and include a copy of your official transcript and CV by Monday, January 9, 2017.

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Questions regarding PhD and MASc applications should be sent to if they are not found on our FAQ

Graduate Research Days application


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(e.g. Queen’s University, University of British Columbia, etc.)

Current/most recent level of study:*

Current/most recent program of study:*

(e.g. environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, chemistry, etc.)

Area(s) of research interest:

Official Transcript:*

Please upload the most recent copy of your official transcript in PDF format.


Brief statement about your interest in your area of interest or U of T (optional):

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What students are saying about Graduate Research Days:

" Its an all-expense paid trip and a unique experience. After the opportunity to meet with various professors and students during the two days, I had no doubts that U of T would be the right place for me!"sais Chibulu Luo about Graduate Research Days

"I want to be at a school where I can be excited about my work and know that I am being supported. Graduate research days showed me how much U of T values its students.” said Sarah Larlee, past participant of Graduate Research Days.

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