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Language Learning Advice Event – Mar. 21, 2019

For any student interested in taking up a new language, whether through a university course or through self-study. This drop in event is ideal for anyone looking for advice on some of the language courses available at UofT, as well as providing study tips and resources to help you on your language learning journey.
Specific language advice available for French, Spanish, Turkish, Persian, and Japanese, though advice can be applied to any language.

Service Learning and Volunteerism Career Panel – Mar. 7, 2019

OSL and the Rotaract Club of the University of Toronto are collaborating to bring you a career panel about service learning and volunteerism, giving you the opportunity to attend a guided questions and answer panel with professionals from a variety of fields, followed by the chance to network with these professionals! Refreshments will be served.

Black History Luncheon – Feb. 28, 2019

Join us at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport for a free livestreamed talk by the President of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri!

Date: February 28, 2019

Time: 12 – 2 p.m.

To register: Click here

Black Doctors of Tomorrow: Black History Luncheon

The founder of Giants of Africa, a non-profit organization that uses basketball to educate and empower African youth, Masai Ujiri is the guest of honour at the 17th annual Black History Month Luncheon organized by the Division of University Advancement and the Black History Month Organizing Committee. The annual celebration is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate and recognize the contributions of the Afro-Canadian community at U of T and across Canada.

All U of T staff, students and faculty are welcome!  Let’s celebrate and recognize Black History – together!

Light refreshments will be provided.

ICSS International Students Documents 101 – Feb. 14, 2019

Hey folks! It’s THAT time of the year again, renewing your documents has always been a pain and third parties charge too much… Wanna join us to learn how to renew your study permit, temporary residence visa, passport or even apply for a driver’s license and get your SIN number? Well, look no further! Join us to have all your documents renewed in one day! Don’t forget to bring your own laptops! Refreshments will be provided!

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