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You have been a student for a short time but once you graduate, you will be part of the alumni family for life.

GradFest provides you with support as you transition from student to alum. Want a shot at speed networking and advice from our alumni? Need some tips and best practices on developing into your professional self?

Alumni Services Presents:

GradFest Schedule

To attend any of the events for the week, register for GradFest to receive the meeting links to join.

When you register for GradFest, you'll have a chance to enter a draw for 1 of 7 degree and diploma frame sets. We’re giving away one set for each program.

Monday, April 25, 2022

1:00pm – 2:00pm
MS Teams

Got burning questions you would like answered before graduating? Not sure what the next steps are before crossing the stage? Wondering what services you still have access to when you join the alumni family?

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

11:00am – 12:00pm
MS Teams

Join Career & Placement Services online to play ‘Career Challenge Cards’ to learn how they can help you focus on challenges and interests in narrowing down your career aspirations. This deck of 30 cards covers challenges in the future of work in the areas of health, technology, society, the environment, and the economy. Find out which challenge(s) excite and motivate you!


Graduating students, check out the @uofghstudents Instagram story for how to enter a draw for two admission tickets to your choice of either Ripley’s Aquarium or Treetop Trekking. The winner of the draw will be announced on Friday, April 29, on the @guelphhumberalumni Instagram account.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

1:00pm – 2:00pm
MS Teams

You're on your way to officially starting your career! Join a Career Services Coordinator at this session to gain tips for continuing your professional development, presenting yourself in the workplace, networking, and finding mentorship.

Instagram Contest:

Graduating students, tag us on Instagram @guelphhumberalumni and @ghworks with a picture of your favourite professional outfit. You’ll be entered into a draw to build your professional wardrobe for a $100 gift card from one of the following stores:

  • Winners & Marshalls
  • Hudson’s Bay
  • Gap, Old Navy, & Banana Republic
  • H&M
  • Reitmans & RW&CO

The winner will be announced Friday, April 29, on the @guelphhumberalumni Instagram account.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Graduating students, this is your time to shine and practice your networking skills with our alumni community. Join Alumni Services and start your next steps towards becoming an alum.

Alumni Package Draw

Graduating students, by attending and participating in the speed networking night, you will be entered into a draw for 1 of 5 alumni swag packages! The winners will be announced on Friday, April 29 on the @guelphhumberalumni Instagram account.

Friday, April 29, 2022


Check out the @guelphhumberalumni Instagram account to see all the perks and benefits you will have access to when you become a part of our alumni family! We will be announcing all winners of the weeks’ contests.

If you have any questions regarding GradFest, please contact Alumni Services at