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Getting INto Research

OSL invites current Innis life science students interested in research to attend this panel discussion. Upper-year students will go over what their past research experiences and the steps they took to securing a position.

Lunch will be provided. Register HERE

Thursday, November 23, from 11-1pm in the Events Room

Check out the Facebook event page HERE


Innis Grad Photos

Attention all Innis College Graduates!

Grad Photos will be taken at the Innis College Residence (Events Room) on January 4th, 5th, 8th, and 9th, 2018

You must have your photo taken to appear in the Graduating Class Composite. Included in your photo session are 9 unique digital online proofs and an 11×14 copy of the class composite. The sitting fee is $20.00 (cash only). Hard copy proofs may be purchased for an additional $5.00 if desired.

You must sign up online to book your appointment. Use “in18” in the school ID to access the schedules.

If you are a Fall graduate, or you cannot make it to that photo session, please contact to arrange for an alternate date/time for your grad photo session.

For what to wear, prop info and further details, click HERE.

Innis Student Art Project

Attention all painters, photographers, graphic designers, and artists alike!

The Innis Student Art Project aims to promote student life at Innis by curating, displaying, and celebrating artwork created by students in Innis College buildings. The art should fall in at least 1 of 3 categories, reflecting Innis’ values:

  • Community (identity discovery, student experience)
  • Innovation (pioneering, fostering creativity)
  • Collaboration (parity, equity, voice, student empowerment)

To submit artwork, please send a high resolution .jpeg or .png to with a short blurb about the piece, materials used, and dimensions. The submission deadline is December 1.

Email us if you have any questions, or if you believe you may have difficulty reaching that deadline.



First iStudy of the Year!

Hey you, yeah you! How much studying have you actually done this week? Was the answer a reluctant “not so much”? Then come out to the InSight iStudy!

This is meant for anyone and everyone who needs a motivating environment to study this Reading Week. Mentors, mentees, residents, commuters – all are welcome!

There’ll be s’mores, hot chocolate, past midterms and lots of warmth. See you there!

 Saturday, November 11 from 4-7pm in the Events Room. 



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“Our Little Sister” Screening | International Film Series

All students are welcome to attend the third installment of the International Film Series at Innis College on Monday, November 13.

Our Little Sister (Japan, 2015)

Monday, November 13 at 7 pm in Innis Town Hall

preceded by Japanese snacks in the lobby at 6:30 pm

Register for this FREE event by filling out the form below.
On-site registration will also be available prior to the screening.


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“Crisis in the Media” – Andrew Coyne presents the Harold Innis Lecture

On the evening of Tuesday, November 7, political commentator and journalist Andrew Coyne will deliver the 2017 Harold Innis Lecture.

Andrew Coyne is a national affairs columnist with Postmedia News and a Fellow at University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy & Governance. Since graduating from U of T (BA 1983 Trinity College) and the London School of Economics, Coyne has led an expansive, award-winning career in journalism. He has contributed to such publications as Maclean’s, The Globe and Mail, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and The Walrus.

November 7, 2017

7:00 pm – Lecture and Q&A
moderated by Innis alumnus (HBA 2017), Toronto Star journalist, and former managing editor for The Varsity, Jaren Kerr
8:00 pm – Reception
Innis Town Hall | 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto
Register for this free event at:

For more information contact the Innis Alumni Office at or (416) 978-1563.

This event is part of an annual lecture series, hosted by the Harold Innis Foundation, featuring acclaimed thinkers, whose discourse echoes that of Harold Adams Innis himself. Innis was one of Canada’s original thinkers, a professor of political economy at the University Toronto, and author of seminal works on economic history, media, and communications theory. His work contributed to the foundation of what is known as the Toronto School of communications theory, and in his writings he explored the role of the media in shaping culture and society.

Winter is Coming…

More specifically, the Canadian winter is coming… Join Innis OSL for a screening of Game of Thrones, tips on surviving winter, and snacks on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 6:30 – 8pm in the Events Room.

Click going on our Facebook Event.

Until then, stay warm everyone!


Exam Prep Essentials

Join us on Saturday, October 28th from 9:30-1 pm at Woodsworth College (Rm. 120) for a series of workshops aimed to help you study & ace those exams!

More Writing Plus workshops available throughout the year HERE

Roll Your Rims to Win!

Hey Innis!

If you bike to campus, check out this cool contest hosted by the Strava App and Hart House Recreation.