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IN2U Perspectives
IN2U Perspectives

Listen, interact and experience workshops with fellow leaders! Look forward to meeting Innis Alum Mary Stefanidis and Kate Bowers from the career centre. Professor Jooyoung Lee from the department of sociology will also be speaking! Topics include career growth, change management, conflict management and insight into the future.


Register here

Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) – Winter 2017

The Faculty of Arts & Science invites you for more Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) events for the Winter term! Take part in b2B career skills workshops and connect with alumni at speed networking events, mentorship dinners, industry networking receptions, and the U of T Next Steps Conference.

b2B Speed Networking – Social Sciences

Tuesday, January 24th (6-8pm)

b2B Industry Night: Careers in Government, Social Justice, Not-for-Profit
b2B Industry Night: Careers in STEM 

Wednesday, February 15th (6-8pm)

Complimentary food and refreshments will be served!
Attendance at enough b2B events can get you CCR recognition!

Register for these events here

First Do Less Harm
First Do Less Harm: the Future of Canada’s Drug Policy

Engage in a discussion with a panel of experts, including a person with current drug-use experience speaking on topics such as marijuana legislation, the opiod crisis, decriminalizing or legalizing all drugs, and more!

Tuesday, January 31, 6-8pm Multi Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave. Main Activity Hall (2nd floor)

Free admission and free food!

Full list of speakers and details here

Working for Change
Working for Change

Connecting the Dots: From Degree to Career

  • Identify skills and knowledge from your degree
  • Create career goals
  • Share resources with peers
  • Generate career possibilities

Friday, January 27, 2017 from 2-4:30pm in the William Doo Auditorium (45 Willcocks St.)

To register go to, under ‘Events and Workshops’

Ask & Answer
Ask & Answer with Chase Joynt and Vivek Shraya



ASK & ANSWER features award-winning, multidisciplinary artists Chase Joynt and Vivek Shraya, presenting their new books—Joynt’s first book You Only Live Twice (Coach House), and Shraya’s debut collection of poetry, even this page is white (Arsenal Pulp). Alongside presentations of music and image, the artists critically investigate intersections of gender, race and transition through their work, and bring often private conversation and exchange into broader publics.

Monday January 30 at 5:00pm

University of Toronto Art Centre, 15 King’s College Circle

Read more details online.

Join this event on Facebook.

This is a tri-campus event. More info here



CHASE JOYNT is an internationally award winning filmmaker and writer. Hislatest two films Genderize and Between You and Me are now streaming live online with CBC Digital Docs. His first book, You Only Live Twice (co-authored with Mike Hoolboom) was published by Coach House Books and just named one of the Best Books of 2016 by The Globe and Mail and CBC. His second book The Case of Agnes (co-authored with Kristen Schilt) is forthcoming from Duke University Press. Chase is currently a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Chicago.

VIVEK SHRAYA is a Toronto-based artist whose body of work includes several albums, films and books. Her first book of poetry, even this page is white, is longlisted for CBC’s Canada Reads and her first children’s picture book, The Boy & the Bindi, was featured on the National Post Bestseller List. Vivek has read and performed inter­nationally at shows, festivals and post-secondary institutions, including sharing the stage with Tegan & Sara. She is one half of the music duo Too Attached. Vivek was a 2016 Pride Toronto Grand Marshal, a three-time Lambda Literary Award finalist, and a 2015 recipient of the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Dayne Ogilvie Prize Honour of Distinction.


Building Your Strengths
Building Your Strengths – Winter 2017

Building Your Strengths is a series of workshops encouraging you to further develop your Strengths and apply them in a variety of contexts.

The workshops available for Winter 2017 are:

  • Exploring You Strengths – January 13, 1-2:30 p.m. (required introductory session to attend other workshops)
  • Strengths and Your Career – January 20, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Strengths and Academic Success – January 27, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Leading with Strengths – February 3, 1-2:30 p.m.


Register online here

Leading Together Conference
Leading Together Conference – Call for Proposals

Students will have the opportunity to prepare and present a workshop about something they’ve learned, they’ve practiced, or to lead a discussion in something they are curious about. We strongly encourage all students – from first-year undergrad to graduate to apply!

Click here to submit a workshop proposal. Due January 16, 2017

Want to know more? There is an info session online on January 11 at 3pm or in person on January 13 from 4-5.

Even more information on the website or our Facebook page

Beyond the Lancet Conference
Beyond the Lancet: Surgical Technology Conference

From robots to lasers, innovations in surgery have progressively improved the treatment of disease, as operations have become more efficient and less invasive.  This conference is the ideal platform to learn about the transformative new technologies currently utilized in surgery to treat disease.

Jan 28, 2017 from 8am-5pm at the JJR Macleod Auditorium (MS2158) Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto, 1 King’s College Circle

Admission is free, there will be eight presentations divided into four sections: robotics, imaging, reconstruction, and transplantation.

There will also be a poster session (non-judged) from 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm.  We would like to make a call for poster presenters, who would like to present any relevant research.  

Register as a poster presenter by emailing by January 23, 2017
Register as a general attendee here

For updates and more info on the presenters, follow us on Facebook


Lead with Pride Conference
Lead with Pride: LGBTQ & Student Leadership Conference

Lead with Pride is a two-day conference that brings students together to learn about LGBTQ issues, leadership and community building on campus and beyond. It is a great opportunity for new students looking to connect with student leaders and LGBTQ+-related student organizations.

WHAT: We will be welcoming 
LGBTQ+ community leaders, U of T students, staff and alumni to facilitate a range of interactive workshops strengthening the diversity of LGBTQ+ student leadership today.
WHO: We encourage everyone interested to apply, including current student leaders,  volunteers with LGBTQ+ groups, students from all colleges, campuses and academic disciplines.
WHEN: Friday, February 10 & Saturday, February 11, 2017
WHERE: Multi-Faith Centre (also known as Koffler House) at 569 Spadina Crescent

There is a budgeted number of spots, everyone is welcome to apply but priority but be given to students who haven’t attended the conference before. No leadership experience is required to apply.

Applications due Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 12pm 

Direct any questions or how to get involved by emailing
More info here 

Not all classes are on ACORN!
Sport & Rec Classes at U of T

Sport and Rec programs at the Athletic Centre and Hart House range from tennis, weight lifting to circus silks!

For a full listing of registered and drop in programs, visit here.

Classes start January 16.