Arts and Culture programming celebrates the diverse culture of Toronto and invites students to explore the city and its culture. It also challenges students to take a deeper interest in the arts and discover the creative talents around them through events such as the Nuit Blanche scavenger hunt, music shows and photography lessons! Check out the Student Life Newsletter for updates!
A healthy body promotes and sustains a healthy mind. Students come into university can easily avoid the frosh fifteen, get fit and live active lives! The Health and Wellness portfolio will serve to raise awareness on practising safe sex, managing stress and learning to juggle various aspects of your life as you become successful and independent. Look out for events in both semesters that may change the way you live your life.
Spirituality and Diversity programming encourages students to challenge not only their views of the world, but also of themselves.
Through the celebration of a plurality of cultures, orientations and opinions, this portfolio aims to foster greater ties throughout the community. On the agenda for this year are events such as Diwali celebrations, movie screenings with discussions and so much more. You won’t want to miss it!
Through interactive workshops, the Food and Nutrition portfolio provides students with the knowledge and skills to prepare quick and healthy meals.It aims to educate students on proper cooking techniques and meal preparation as well as present nutritional information in an exciting manner. The portfolio is very concerned accommodates the diverse dietary needs in order to include all Innis students. Through a Tumblr blog, the portfolio attempts to consistently reach students with recipes, facts, and entertainment in between workshops.
Skills for success aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge that will help them succeed during their time in university and their life following graduation. More importantly, the programmes offered through this portfolio help individuals build their confidence and explore themselves. Skills for success are not just about today, they are about crafting a repertoire of applicable, relevant and transferable life-long skills. Make the most of your time here at Innis by learning and developing new skills, while honing your current skills.
Resumes and Cover Letters are, in most cases, the first thing an employer sees when looking to hire a new employee. You want to make sure that they both reflect your best assets through effective written communication. Be sure to check out the many workshops held at Innis College and the Career Centre to help you put together the perfect job application.
So, you finished university and are entering the working world. Where do you start? U of T provides you with countless resources to help ease you into your new chapter. Check out our calendar to find out what events are coming up, that will help provide you with some useful tips and information. As well, the Career Center, which is housed in the Koffler Student Center, has career advisors and a library of information. So, don’t miss out on any valuable opportunity to prepare yourself for the working life. Job Search
When looking for a job, be sure to tap into your most valuable resource, your connections. Networking has proven to be the most effective tool for finding a job, so don’t forget to get in contact with all the people you think can help you get your foot in the door.
Make sure to check out the job listings on the Career Centre website to help get you started.
Juggling school, family and friends can be hard enough as it is, let alone trying to do it all while staying on budget. Don’t let yourself get to a point of no return, be sure to attend workshops and seminars that help you to learn how to effectively manage your budget. Check out the calendar for upcoming workshops.
If you would like an individualized meeting with Innis College’s financial advisor, be sure to visit the Registrar’s Office and book an appointment.
Scholarships and bursaries can be extremely helpful when trying to afford your university education. Be sure to take advantage of every opportunity youcan to help ease your financial stresses. Check out the Innis College website for more information on available financial support.
Academic success can be challenging in an institute as large and demanding as U of T. With the proper skills however, you can feel motivated and determined to tackle these challenges.
These skills start with an understanding of your own personal learning style and continue through to effective writing and technical skills and everything in between. Be sure to look out for upcoming workshops and seminars, as they are running all year.
The Student Services Centre at Innis College is here for you! Be sure to visit it and make an appointment to visit a Registrar. The staff knows the ins and outs of Innis College and U of T and would be more than happy to happy to help you out.
The Writing Centre gets you personalized, one-on-one instruction from experienced, supportive writing instructors. Many students have realized that this free service can complement their classroom instruction throughout their university careers and make a significant difference in their performance.