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Exam Jam – Dec 2014

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8TH – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19TH
Innis Residence Events Room

Join us for some exam time relief weeknights starting December 8 – 19 for an hour at 8pm in the Events Room! Whether its yoga, gingerbread houses, arts and crafts or video games there will be something for everybody who needs an hour to get away and meet up with Innis friends.

Schedule of events will be posted outside the Events Room at the bResidence soon!

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Innis Christmas Potluck

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6TH
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George Street

The Innis Residence Christmas Potluck is an annual event brought to you by the IRC every Christmas. It’s really easy to participate! Just bring some food – homemade or bought! This is an excellent to chance to get out and spend time with your neighbours during this festive season.

To keep in the loop, join the Christmas Potluck event group on Facebook!

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Submit your Creative Works to the Innis Review!

Deadline: SATURDAY, JANUARY 10TH, 2015

The Innis Review is seeking essays, creative writing, photography and artwork for its upcoming Spring edition! Submissions are open to all Innis College students, students enrolled in Innis College courses or programs (ex. Writing and Rhetoric, Cinema Studies), and any students living at Innis Residence. For essay submissions, please include an abstract, course code/name, instructor’s name, and citations. For photography submissions, please ensure that neach photo file is high-resolution and under 6 MB.

All submissions should be sent to innisreview@gmail.com no later than January 10, 2015. There will be prizes for the best written piece and best photo/artwork! Good luck!

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ICSS Presents: Therapy Dogs!

DECEMBER 8
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Innis College Commuter Lounge, 2 Sussex Avenue

ICSS Community Outreach is happy to announce that just in time for exams, Therapy Dogs from St John Ambulance will be visiting Innis College! Stop by before or after your exam and de-stress with puppies! Donations are encouraged, so bring some spare change if you have it. Help these pups out and give them anything you have, even if it’s just some love.

To keep in the loop about the event, join the therapy dog event page on Facebook!

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Apply Today to take part in the Inaugural Innis College Mentorship Program!

Deadline: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

A first-of-its-kind mentorship program is coming to Innis College. We are looking for enthusiastic upper-year students of Innis College, the Cinema Studies Institute, or the Urban Studies Program. As a student mentee you would be paired with an alumnus/alumna of the Innis community, whose career reflects your interests and aspirations upon graduation. This is an excellent opportunity for you to gather valuable and individual career advice from someone who has been in your shoes.

PROGRAM DETAILS:

  • One-to-one pairings of students and alumni
  • Program runs from late Jan to early Apr 2015
  • Monthly interactions with your Mentor (expected minimum)
  • Multiple modes of interaction are possible (e.g., in-person, email, live chat)
  • Mentee Orientation & Launch Reception on Thurs 29 Jan 2015
  • Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, December 17th

For more information and to apply visit: alumni.innis.utoronto.ca/mentee-application
Or contact us at: alumni.innis@utoronto.ca

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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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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