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ICSS x WCSA x WRSC Black History Month Panel – Feb. 26, 2019

On February 26th from 5pm-7pm, WRiSC, WSCA and ICSS are honoured to be hosting a panel for Black History Month! Our panel will consist of three UofT graduates.

Our first guest speaker is Julius Haag, a PhD candidate whose research focuses on policing, youth crime, systemic racism and terrorism. His dissertation centres on the lived experiences of youth in Toronto in their interaction with police and other law enforcement.

Our second speaker is Janice Asiimwe, a Masters student who completed her degree at OISE. She currently works in the Woodsworth College Office of the Dean of Students and is responsible for programming and student life.

Our third speaker is Mikhail Burke who is a PhD graduate from the school of Engineering. He was also appointed to the role of Dean’s Advisor on Black Inclusivity Initiatives and Student Inclusion & Transition Mentor at U of T Engineering.

All are welcome. We hope to see you all there!

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ICSS Ripley’s Aquarium Trip – Feb. 26, 2019

Whale, whale whale what do we have here? Halibut a trip down to Ripley’s Aquarium? Come destress with some cute and wacky aquatic creatures on February 26 at 5pm! On top of a self guided tour, there will be a live dive show, touch exhibits, and much more!

Tickets will be sold for $10 in the ICSS office, Innis college room 107, from February 5th to February 12th. The office is open from 10am-5pm, Monday through Thursday. (Having trouble finding the office/unsure of where to go? Feel free to message any one of the first year reps on Facebook, or email us at

Don’t miss out on this fin-tastic trip to Ripley’s!
…and if you can think of a better fish pun, just let minnow 😉

Tanks and hope to sea you all there!

Careers with Purpose: Living Library – Mar. 13, 2019
Back by popular demand, Innis College and The Agency present the Careers With Purpose: Living  Library! Sign-up to meet a variety of industry professionals and social entrepreneurs to learn more about social change and how you can get involved. Over 6 living books will be present to share their work and experiences and to hopefully inspire you to consider unconventional career paths with a focus on social change. Register using the link below:
Graduate School Information Sessions – Jan-Mar, 2019

Beyond Your Undergrad Degree:
Grad School Info Sessions

Attend an SGS information session to learn more about the University of Toronto’s graduate program offerings.

January 29th, 2019, 5-6:30 pm
February 13th, 2019, 12-1:30 pm
February 28th, 2019, 12-1:30 pm
March 15th, 2019, 12-1:30 pm



ICSS: Formal 2019 – Mar. 1, 2019

You are officially invited to Innis Formal 2019: The Circus of Dreams. Join us at Eglinton Grand for an unforgettable evening: cocktail hour, 3-course dinner, an open bar and a night of fun and dancing. Immerse yourself in the Circus of Dreams and create lasting memories! Cocktail hour starts at 7 PM. Dinner begins at 8 PM.

Tickets will be sold exclusively to Innis students starting on January 28th and ending on February 12th in the ICSS office (Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm). We will also be in the Innis Residence Lobby on February 1st and 8th from 3pm-8pm. Innis students will be able to purchase tickets for themselves and their +1’s. On February 4th, tickets will be available to all students in the ICSS office and Innis residence. All ticket sales will be CASH ONLY.

$30 INNIS STUDENTS (Non-Alcoholic)
$40 INNIS STUDENTS (Alcoholic)
$50 NON-INNIS STUDENTS (Non-Alcoholic)
$60 NON-INNIS GUESTS (Alcoholic)
***There will be WRISTBAND policy strong enforced and only those that purchased the Alcoholic Drink Tickets will be able to partake

Accommodations available. If you have any questions or concerns, please email

ICSS: Ski Trip 2019 – Feb. 15, 2019

Do you love skiing? Never been skiing, and want to try something new? ⛷️

Join us on our annual ski trip to Blue Mountain on Friday, February 15th, just before Reading Week starts! We will be leaving Innis College at 8:00 AM (arriving at Blue Mountain at approximately 10:30 AM) and returning by around 8:00 PM (departing from Blue Mountain at 5:30 PM).

Get YOUR ticket starting Monday, February 4th. From Monday to Thursday, between 10 AM and 5 PM, you may purchase a ticket at the ICSS Office in Innis College (behind the Innis Café). Tickets will be available to Innis students starting February 4th for $10 each. The following week (February 11th-14th), tickets will also be available to non-Innis students for $20 each.

Bus transportation, equipment (if needed), and lift tickets will be included, however, meals will not be. Because it is a full-day trip, we strongly recommend that you pack a lunch (and perhaps dinner for the bus-ride back!) and/or bring money to spend on food at the resort. We will be providing refreshments on the morning of the trip departure. On the day of, please arrive at Innis College at 7:30 AM for a 7:45 AM bus boarding time, as we will be departing at 8:00 AM. Make sure to wear warm, comfortable, and moveable clothing (e.g. proper winter jacket and pants).

If you need to rent ski equipment (skis and helmet), let us know when you are buying your ticket (no extra charge)! If you don’t have experience, that is okay, as there are complimentary lessons if you rent equipment.

ICSS x WCSA: Chinese Crafts Event – Feb. 5, 2019

From the ICSS: Hey friends! Wanna join us and learn some cool Chinese paper-cutting skills? Wanna make some awesome window/door decorations for Lunar New Year 2019? Wanna make some cute bookmarks for your readings? Come and join us on Feb 5th in the Waters Lounge in Woodsworth Residence at 3 pm! Snacks will be provided!

Varsity Downtown Showdown 2019 – Feb. 1, 2019


The University of Toronto Varsity Blues men’s and women’s basketball teams host the Ryerson Rams in the Downtown Showdown, presented by Duke of York in our Under Armour Games of the Week this Friday, February 1 at Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport.

The women’s game, which will also serve as U of T’s annual Shoot for the Cure event, is set to tip off at 6 p.m., with the men to follow at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are on sale here.

Junior Blues gymnastics is set to perform at halftime of the women’s game after raising over $1,000 at their bake sale last weekend. Also at halftime, Varsity Blues women’s basketball team member Sara Knowles, as well as women’s hockey goalie coach Dave Wakabayashi, will be cutting their hair in support of the cause.

There will be many chances to win great Duke of York prizes and gift certificates!

For more information, scores and highlights on your favourite U of T athletes and teams, please visit Don’t forget to follow us on TwitterInstagramSnaptChat and Facebook for the latest and greatest in Varsity Blues intercollegiate athletics.

U of T students can enter for free with a valid TCard. Faculty, staff, students groups and Dons, please to create a memorable experience package for you at our Varsity Blues events.


Building a Consent Culture • Jan. 25, 2019

“Building a Consent Culture”: A series of tri-campus interactive workshops with activists and educators from the community. These events will take place from Monday, January 21st to Friday, January 25th.