Dietetics Night

Hey UofT!

Want to learn about Ontario’s dietetic programs? Attend NSSA’s Dietetics Night happening at FG 423 on January 29th from 5:10 – 6:30 pm. Learn more about the U of T program as well as accredited dietetic programs.

To make sure your questions are answered please email them at beforehand. We will be serving refreshments so if there are any dietary restrictions please notify us by email.

Hope to see you all there!

Dietetics Night

Journal Club

Are you interested in research or improving your critical analysis skills? Join the Nutritional Sciences Journal Club! Send us an email at if you’re interested.

Journal Club

Student Professor Luncheon

The NSSA is pleased to invite all Nutritional Sciences undergraduate students to a Student Professor Luncheon on November 21st at FG 423 from 12-2 pm. Come out to meet your professors and enjoy some delicious food!


NSSA and CSBSU Games Night

Hey guys!

Feeling all stressed out with the second wave of midterms approaching? Fear not! Come join the games night co-hosted by the NSSA and CSBSU to get to know your fellow lifesci buddies and enjoy the evening with games and free food! The event will take place at RW010 on Friday, November 7th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

If you plan to come please RSVP (on our Facebook page) so we know the approximate portion of food to prepare. Hope to see you all there! :)


NSSA Academic Seminar: Gluten, Celiac Disease and more!

Ever wonder what the gluten-free diet was all about? Why some people can eat gluten while others can’t? Come out to the Academic Seminar on October 28th where graduate student Joseph Jamnik will explain the link between gluten & celiac disease and introduce you to a new domain of research: proteomics. The seminar will be held at FG 423 from 4-5pm and as always food will be provided. Make sure to attend and learn something new about research in the nutrition world!

NSSA Academic Seminar 2014

NSSA Elections Night!

Interested in becoming a member of the NSSA? We are looking to recruit students for the following positions: 
• VP External
• 4th year representative (2)
• 2nd year representative (2)
If you would like to join our team, you must email us at by October 12th and let us know which position you are interested in. Candidates must also prepare a 1 minute speech for elections day which will be held on Tuesday October 14th, from 5-7 pm in FG 423 (located in the Fitzgerald Building on the 4th floor). In order to run for a position or vote you must either be in the Nutritional Sciences Major program, or be taking at least one NFS course. You will be asked to provide proof of this on elections day! Further information about the duties of these positions is posted in our constitution. Good luck to all candidates!


Grad School Info Night

Are you thinking of graduate school? The NSSA is hosting a Grad School Info Night on Wednesday October 1st at FG423 from 5-7 pm. At this event, Professor Hanley the graduate coordinator at the Department of Nutritional Sciences and a speaker from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health will be speaking about graduate programs offered at U of T. As well, graduate students in our department doing clinical, epidemiological, animal, and cell research will be sharing their experiences about what graduate school is like. If there is anything particular you would like the speakers to address please email us at to let us know. We look forward to seeing you there! 


CNS UofT Seminar

The Canadian Nutrition Society is hosting a seminar on Oct 7th at 3pm at FG103. Come hear Dr. Flora Wang talk about the role of sugars in health and disease. Click on the poster below for details.


Sophomore Day Luncheon

Hey Everyone!

We will be hosting a Sophomore Day Luncheon on September 29th at Hart House’s South Dining Hall from 12:30 to 3 pm. Come out to meet your fellow students and enjoy some free food! Non-sophomore students are also welcome to attend. Click on the poster below for details!

DNS Mentorship Program

Want to learn more about opportunities in your field?

Join the Department of Nutritional Sciences Student-Alumni Mentorship Program! This is a great opportunity for you to connect with department alumni and professionals in an informal setting and learn more about your future career path.

Click here to apply now for the DNS Mentorship Program starting in September 2014 or click on the flyer below for more information.

Final UfT-Med_DeptNutSci_Mentee_2014 (1)-page-001

Go to Top