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Dear third- and fourth-year Innis students: As you move toward the next stage of your academic or professional lives, Innis and the University can support you in these important ways:

  • WORKSHOPS: The FAS writing centres and the Career Centre offer two-hour workshops on admissions letters and personal statements. Check out the site: Fall dates: Mon. Sept 21, 2-4 pm / Wed. Sept 30, 2-4 pm / Mon. Oct 26, 4-6 pm Spring dates: Thurs. Jan 21, 4-6 pm
  • WRITING CENTRE APPOINTMENTS: You may book up to two one-on-one appointments this year at the Innis College Writing Centre for help with your admissions letters. Book appointments at the Innis College Writing Centre site:
  • CAREER ADVICE: Kate Bowers, a career educator with the Career Centre, is available to talk to INNIS students about employment opportunities on campus, resume help, interview skills, and other employment information. Kate is available for both commuter students and residents in the lobby of the Innis Residence every Monday from 5 PM to 7 PM. Contact for more information or to book an appointment.
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Is academic life stressing you out? Would you like to be more calm, confident, and connected? There are opportunities Monday through Thursday throughout the St. George campus to practice secular mindful meditation techniques that will help you with your relaxation, resiliency and focus. All sessions are on a drop-in basis, and no previous experience is necessary.
You can visit their website for when and where every session is held.


Interested in working with Toronto youth? Want to share your university experience and give back to your community? Applications are now open to all students for Pumped for Post-Sec, a New College and Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto mentorship program.
The program will run on Tuesdays from 4:30pm-6pm from October through to April.
Visit their website if you are interested in additional information.


Are you new to Toronto? Do you want to explore the city we study in? The Arts, Culture and Diversity Committee is offering City Tours from 4pm to 5pm on October 1st.
More information to come, keep an eye out!


InSight is a mentorship program at Innis that aims to provide a platform for personal and academic growth for students. If you want to have an upper-year mentor from your program of study, come to our orientation on Sept 28th at 4 in the Innis Residence Events Room!


During Frosh Week, Innis raised over $770 for Nepal Earthquake Relief, with proceeds going to the International Medical Corps. Thanks to everyone who donated–you are amazing!
Want to get involved with outreach? The Community Outreach Director is looking for associates. This is a great opportunity to gain event-planning experience and to get involved with the community on a more personal level.
To apply, send your resume and a 200-word statement on why you want to do outreach to by September 25.

Blueprint Program

The Blueprint Program at UofT is an easy way to get involved in life outside the classroom. Through a series of engaging workshops you will learn and develop skills that will serve as the foundation on which you will build your experience. All you need is a Blueprint and a desire to get involved!

Simply register for the program at and you will receive our Ultra-Helpful Weekly Email to keep you in the know about upcoming workshops.

It’s up to you to choose which workshops fit your interest and your schedule.

Once you have successfully completed the program, you will receive a certificate of completion to include on your resume and in your portfolio.

Completion of the Blueprint program is also eligible for inclusion on your Co-Curricular Record

Writing Plus

The St. George Campus College Writing Centres, in collaboration with University of Toronto Libraries, the Career Centre, the Academic Success Centre, and the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU), are offering campus-wide series of academic skills workshops to the University’s entire student body.

All workshops are FREE and there is NO-NEED TO REGISTER.
Come for one, or come for all! Visit their website for more information!

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Community-Based Service Learning Assistant For Undergraduate Medical Education

There is position available at Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) for a Community Based Service Learning (CBSL) Assistant. This is an opportunity We have an opportunity for a student interested in supporting community-engaged learning at UME by helping us to improve our curriculum and share what we’ve accomplished through blogging and photography.

Visit the Career Learning Network and search for the position through the job ID, 61281 (Community-Based Service-Learning (CBSL) Assistant) for additional information and the application procedure.

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Minding Our Minds October 29

Hosted by the Office of the Dean of Students at Victoria University, Minding Our Minds is a conference focused on Mental Health at University, and brings together staff, students, and faculty.

Watch this newsletter for program details & registration available soon.