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The Faculty of Arts & Science Presents: Backpack to Briefcase!

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
JH 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

Do you have questions about career options as you near graduation? Who better to answer those questions than alumni who graduated with your degree! Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) is an event meant for all Arts and Science undergraduates where they will host a panel of alumni. Past students will discuss their U of T education, the value of an Arts & Science degree, and their pursuit of successful careers. There will be time to network with fellow students, alumni, faculty, and staff after the panel discussion and Q&A session. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided.

Jennifer Dewar, President, Dewar Communications
Dani Legault, Writer for The Top 20
Daniel Perry, Senior Clearance Analyst, Advertising Standards Canada

Participation in the b2B program could be listed on your Co-Curricular Record (CCR).

For more information and to register, go to the Faculty of Arts & Science website.

Woodsworth & Innis Grad Session: Everything You Need to Know to Graduate

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Kruger Hall in Woodsworth College, 119 St. George Street

Hey Innis Grads! Come to the Woodsworth/Innis Grad Session if you have any questions about anything concerning graduation! Whether it be about student loans, alumni relations or just the general graduating process this info session is here to help!

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM – The Grad Process (What You Need to Do to Graduate)
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM – Alumni Benefits (How to Stay Connected & What It Means to be an Alum!)
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM – Paying Back Student Loans (Financial Options & Responsibilities after Graduation)

Remember to RSVP on the Woodsworth website as soon as possible and contact if you have any questions. To stay in the loop and receive updates, join the Grad Expo event page!

Innis Knitting!

8:00PM – 9:30PM
Innis Residence Lobby, 111 St. George Street

Do you have a yarn problem? Or countless half-finished scarves? Would you like to have these problems? The Innis Knitting and Crochet Club invites you to come join fellow fibre artists Tuesdays from 8:00 to 9:30pm in the events room for some quality crafting and socializing. Bring your projects weekly, and attend monthly workshops. Our first workshop is October 29th: Learn to Knit. Whether your craft is knitting, crochet, tatting, embroidery or more, all are invited!

For more information, email us at For updates and knitting tips and tricks, join the Innis Knitting facebook group!

Innis Celebrates Diwali

7:30 PM
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George Street

Join the Office of Student Life in celebrating the Hindu/Sich/Jain Festival of Lights: Diwali. Come take part in the rich cultural fun and activities such as henna, Bollywood dancing and sparklers! There will be food and a great chance to make new friends.

Please RSVP on the Innis Diwali event page so that there are enough goodies to go around!

If you have any questions email Aakash Arora at for more information.

CINSSU Presents: Me and You and Everyone We Know Screening and The Halloween Double Bill!

Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph

On Friday, October 24th, CINSSU is excited to present Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)! A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.

Then, on Friday October 31st CINSSU presents a double bill! Our first screening of the night is 1988 classic Beetle Juice. A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a “bio-exorcist” in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.

Later for the braver crowd, CINSSU is excited to present Trick ‘r Treat (2007). Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college girl might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband.

Ghosts of U of T – Muddy York Walking Tours

6:45 PM
Innis Residence Lobby, 111 St. George Street
$5, RSVP:

Join Innis on The Ghosts of the University of Toronto guided tour around St. George. Spooky urban myths and haunted tales of the old buildings on our very own campus. The tour will be subsidized to five dollars for your convenience – pay when you sign up. Come celebrate Halloween with your Arts & Culture Committee on October 22nd. Meet in the Innis Residence lobby at 6:45 pm to walk to the tour for 7 pm!

For more information about the tour visit the Muddy York Walking Tours website. Sign-up by emailing

The Center for International Experience Presents: The Exchange Fair

11:00AM – 3:00PM
Cumberland House, 33 St. George Street

Look outside the classroom — imagine having the chance to earn credits toward your degree while living in Hong Kong, Buenos Aires, Sydney or Berlin.

The Centre for International Experience (CIE) makes it possible! Come join the CIE and over 140 prestigious exchange universities at our upcoming Student Exchange Fair. Meet students who went on exchange as well as students here on exchange and will share their insights on opportunities you never knew existed.

This is your chance to learn about life changing opportunities abroad and learn what an exchange can do for you. Visit the CIE website for further information at:

Ulead Presents: Student Leadership Conference

11:00AM – 7:00PM
Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle

The Office of Student Life along with other campus organizations are offering workshops to help executives and members of student clubs, groups and organizations to develop and grow into their leadership positions. Individual students who attend 6 Ulead workshops in 4 of the 5 categories are eligible for CCR recognition and a framed Ulead certificate. Any one of these Ulead workshops will also satisfy requirements for CCR validation in your role as a board or committee member, club organizer, or team captain here at Innis too.

The first Student Leadership Conference is Ulead on Sunday October 26 from 11 AM-7 PM at Hart House.

More information and registration can be found on our Student Life Programing website. This event is free and includes a full dinner.

Mindful Moments

Would you like to be more calm, confident, and connected?
Join weekly opportunities Mondays through Thursdays to practice secular mindfulness meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation and resiliency. Participants are welcome to drop in at any point during the school year. No experience necessary – beginners are welcome! Locations vary across campus.

For locations and times, visit U of T’s Health and Wellness website.

Salsa for Beginners at Innis

Innis Events Room, 111 St. George Street

Isaac Fox and the Health and Wellness Committee invite you to explore the world of Salsa dance. If you’ve ever been interested in learning Salsa, this introduction class is free and for you. Learn basic moves and enjoy refreshments while having a great time with friends! Join us on Tuesday September 30th at 9:00pm in the Events Room.