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SGDO cupcake social
SGDO End-of-Year Cupcake Social

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office is hosting our annual End-of- Year Cupcake Social next Thursday, April 6 th from 2 – 4 pm in suites 416-417 at 21 Sussex Avenue.

Who: Students, staff and faculty
What: Celebrate a great year together with good music, delicious cupcakes (vegan and gluten free options too) and great conversation!

Find more info on Facebook!


represent: student leadership conference
Represent: Student Leadership Conference

Represent is the largest annual Student Leadership Conference at U of T for elected and appointed student representatives. This year’s theme is “It Starts with Us”.

We want student leaders to feel inspired, empowered, and confident in their abilities to make an impact in the community. Whether they are in a representative role, an executive position planning events, or at the head of their student organization, this conference will have workshops and sessions catered to their specific responsibilities and interests.

When: Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th

Where: Hart House

Cost: $25 (includes meals)

Please join the FACEBOOK EVENT

Please find the link to REGISTER

The deadline to register is MONDAY, APRIL 17th at 9am

Culture show
U of T Culture Show

Thursday, March 30 | 6-8pm | William Doo Auditorium 

Showcasing and celebrating diversity at U of T, feat. local artists & performers.

Exam Jam
Exam Jam!

April 6, 2017 10am-3pm in the Sid Smith Lobby

Review, refresh, de-stress at Exam Jam!

Will include:

  • Expert instructors from the College Writing Centres to talk with you about preparing for the special challenges of writing in exams.  Short answers — Long answers — Essay answers — Secrets of success for every format, in every subject!
  • Course reviews, crafts, massage therapy, free food, puppies and more!

Find out more about sessions and freebies at or follow us on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook at UofTExamJam to win awesome prizes!


IN2U: Transitions

This is the last IN2U for the 2016-2017 school year and everyone is welcome to attend!

This session is mandatory for residence staff and volunteers, and it is strongly encouraged for councils and groups to attend as well!

It will be a day of skill-developing and reflective sessions geared to those entering or departing student leadership positions and is the last step towards having your position validated on your CCR.

Saturday, April 8th from 12-5pm in the Events Room

Lunch will be provided and includes 2017 Dean’s Leadership Luncheon to celebrate our graduating student leaders!

Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 5th, at noon. Please register here

artist talk with isaac julien
Isaac Julien: Artist Talk

Cinema Studies Institute, Women and Gender Institute, & Innis College Present: “Isaac Julien: Artist Talk”
Known for his poetic and visually arresting moving image works, Issac Julien’s oeuvre queries issues of globalization and mobilities within a geopolitical aesthetic frame.

Friday, March 31, 2017
4-6 pm
Innis Town Hall

**This event is free, and open to the public**

inside peace screening
Screening: Inside Peace

INSIDE PEACE is a documentary about three criminal offenders marked by generations of violence, addiction and bad choices. They attend a Peace Class in a Texas prison and rediscover their humanity, struggle to improve their outlook on life, and rebuild their lives from the inside out.

Official trailer:
Interviews after a London, UK, screening:

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Innis Town Hall

after the last river screening
Screening: After the Last River

Join GESA for a FREE documentary screening of After the Last River, a film that follows the Indigenous community of Attawapiskat’s journey from obscurity and into the international spotlight during the protests of Idle No More. The movie examines how factors such as poverty, neglect, and isolation led the community to accept the development of a De Beers diamond mine on their traditional territory.

More information about the film and a trailer available at:

The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Vicki Lean. All are welcome!

red africa lecture
Book Launch: Red Africa by Mark Nash

This event will begin with a lecture on the “Contemporary Artists’ Response to The Legacy of Cultural Relationships between Africa, The Soviet Union, and related countries during the Cold War” by Mark Nash, followed by a book launch of Red Africa in the Innis Cafe.
Wednesday, March 29 2017
Innis Town Hall

Toronto Nepali Film Festival

The 8th Annual Toronto Nepali Film Festival is on the horizon! April 1st from 1:30pm – 8:30pm at Innis Town Hall at the University of Toronto! On April 2nd we will be at the Noel Ryan Auditorium in Mississauga from 2pm – 5pm! Come through to enjoy a day filled with great movies, food and memories!

See the full schedule here.