October 23, 2018, November 6, 2018, November 20, 2018, December 4, 2018

Personal Discovery Course for Graduate Students

A course on values, goals, and living fully engaged. This program is offered exclusively to graduate students.

Event Details

Date & Time:

October 23, 2018
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Date & Time:

November 6, 2018
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Date & Time:

November 20, 2018
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Date & Time:

December 4, 2018
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Event Contact:

Open Circle McMaster

Self-development series free from cost, stress, and research.

Explore personal values
  • Who am I?
  • What gives my life meaning?
  • Where do I want to go?
  • What do I want to get out of my life, look back and be glad that I did it?
  • How can I make a difference?
  • Create your own life mission statement.

Course features four 1.5-hour workshops with interactive group exercises, community support of other graduate students, Personal Discovery coach (at least one meeting with staff coach), and personal reflection exercises for every session. 

Space is limited to 25 registrants.

Personal Discovery Course will cover an exploration of the following in relation to the questions:
  • What are my values and principles which I wish to live by?
  • How do I integrate these into my life and school?
  • How do I care for myself?
  • How can I keep a long-term perspective?
  • How can money help or hinder me in my life mission?
Course Schedule

Week 1: What is success to me? 

Week 2: Values, Dreams and Self-Care 

Week 3: Create your Life Mission Statement; Financial Literacy and Values 

Week 4: Living your Personal Mission Statement and Finding Support 


Sponsored by McMaster School of Graduate Studies and Student Open Circles. Free for McMaster Graduate Students.