Innis StudentLife

Tour Innis College and Residence

Leadership
Mentorship
Community Outreach
Life Skills

What's Happening Now Around Innis

PathsPOSt_white
GRAD EXPO & EMPLOYMENT EXPO – JANUARY 2015

This year’s Grad Expo and Employment Expo, in collaboration with Woodsworth College, is being offered as a special initiative through the Faculty of Arts and Science’s STEP Forward: Paths Beyond Your POSt. These events are specifically geared towards second year students, but all students are welcome to attend! These full day events are meant to help you explore your options for life after undergrad and help you to prepare for further studies or the working world.

Grad Expo – January 12th
Innis Residence, Events Room and Woodsworth College, Kruger Hall

This year’s Grad Expo will feature the following sessions:

  • Life After Undergrad
  • Resumes for Graduate School
  • Is Grad School Right for You?
  • Reference Letters: Who, how, and when to get them
  • Grad School Panels & Info Booths:
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences & Education
  • Life Sciences
  • Math & Physical Sciences, Computer Science

Employment Expo – January 16th
Innis Residence, Events Room and Woodsworth College, Kruger Hall

This year’s Employment Expo will feature the following sessions:

  • Writing Resumes & Cover Letters
  • Making the change from Academic Writing to Workplace Writing
  • Networking & Social Media
  • Interview Bootcamp
  • Alumni Panel: Social Sciences
  • Alumni Panel: Humanities

Registration will open in December

xmas-market
Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH
2:15PM
Meet in the Innis Residence Lobby, 111 St. George Street

The Arts & Culture committee brings you the Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery District. This event is a street market celebrating the different sights and sounds of Christmas along with food vendors, boutique shops, and outdoor fire pits. The Distillery District is a must-see historic site filled with culture located South of U of T campus near the Lakeshore. It is an event that really brings out the holiday spirit in Toronto and is a great experience especially for those who have never been!

For more information and to stay in the loop, join our Innis Arts & Culture Facebook group today!

hollywood
Free Friday Films!

EVERY FRIDAY
7:00PM
Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph Street

On Friday, November 21st, CINSSU’s Free Friday Film presents Deepa Mehta’s Bollywood/Hollywood (2012). A woman pretends to be the girlfriend of a successful businessman in order to ease tensions in his family.

Then, on November 30th, CINSSU is excited to present a free screening of First Position (2011). A documentary that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.

All are welcome at CINSSU’s Free Friday Films!

fine-arts
Upcoming Fine Arts Club Gatherings

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH and SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH
8:00PM – 10:00PM
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George Street

Come and join the Innis Fine Arts Club! We supply the supplies, and you just come and let your imagination run wild! Pastel, pencil, charcoal, watercolour, and many other media all at your disposal. It’s a great way to de-stress, no experience necessary. ALL ARE WELCOME!

For more information and to stay in the loop, join the new Innis Fine Arts Club Facebook group today!

mic_01
Harold’s House

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH
9:00PM
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George Street

Come out and join us for Heralds House happening November 20th. Show off your talent, or just come and support your fellow peers! It will be a great time with food and friends. You can sign up on this Google Doc to perform, or let one of the MCs know the day of the event. Hope to see you there!

To keep in the loop, join the Herald’s House event group. If you have any questions email revati.tilokani@mail.utoronto.ca

araln-bernstein
An Evening with Dr. Alan Bernstein

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH
5:30PM – 7:30PM
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George Street
Register: http://alumni.innis.utoronto.ca/event/speaker-series-alan-bernstein

Join us for an intimate talk with an internationally renowned scientific leader and innovator, and one of Canada’s leading health researchers. Dr. Alan Bernstein, an Innis alumni of ’68, will share his remarkable career story from his early days as an undergraduate student at U of T to his current work as President and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

herald_hiring
The Innis Herald Newspaper is back!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH
6:00PM
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George Street

The Herald is being revived, and we need YOU to help us make the newspaper an important part of Innis life again. We are looking for a team of editors and writers to join us. Please come to the general meeting in the Innis Events room at 6 pm on Wednesday, November the 5th.

Email us at herald@innisicss.com if you can’t make the meeting, or for more information on how to get involved!

santa_parade
Toronto’s 110th Santa Claus Parade!

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH
12:15 PM
Meet in the Innis Residence Lobby, 111 St. George Street

Join the Arts & Culture Committee in watching Toronto’s annual Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, November 16th. We will be walking up to St. George & Bloor at 12:30pm, so meet in the Residence Lobby at 12:15 for snacks and hot drinks!

You can find more information about the Toronto event on the Santa Claus Parade website.

innis_rom
Innis Goes to the ROM!

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH
3:45 PM
Meet in the Innis Residence Lobby, 111 St. George Street

The Innis Arts & Culture committee is visiting the ROM for FREE on November 18th. We’ll be meeting in the Residence Lobby at 3:45pm to walk over together.You only get in free with your T-Card, so don’t forget it!

b2b
The Faculty of Arts & Science Presents: Backpack to Briefcase!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29TH
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.

ALUMNI SPEAKERS:
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.