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Orientation

From September 7th to 9th, we have three days full of online programming that you will navigate with the help of your group members and leader! Below you can find some more information on the schedule and descriptions of all our orientation events. All these events will be held either through MS Teams or Quercus

Innis Orientation 2020 Schedule

Sept 07

The Boy in the Iceberg

Named after the first episode of ATLA, we begin our Orientation journey with some welcome messages from Orientation planners, important Innis stakeholders, as well as Orientation guests.

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Adam Growe event description.

Adame Growe, host of Canadian quiz show “Cash Cab” and UofT alumni, will present a keynote speech about finding your passion and University life. Keynote will be followed by an interactive quiz show that all can join from the comfort of their homes to win Elemental Championship points and virtual discounts to the UofT bookstore. 

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Break Time event description.

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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Build Your Empire event description.

Learn more about your fellow empire members with some fun icebreakers and connect cards.

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The Good Stuff: Consent, Connection, and

This will be your first opportunity to attend a talk presented by B.K. Chan on everything you need to know about sex and consent in a University landscape. A second option will be available on Day 2 at 9AM EST. 

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Break event description.

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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Meet the Elemental Guardians event descr

This panel will introduce you to some of Innis’ most important stakeholders including our principal, librarian, registrar, and more! Ask any questions you may have about academic life at UofT and Innis! Submit any questions you have in advance to win points for your empire. 

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Break time description

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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Agni Kai event description

Named after the infamous Fire-bender duel, face off against fellow first-years and your own leaders in a selection of games. Drop in and out of game rooms at your discretion! 

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Sept 08

The Good Stuff_ Consent, Connection, and

This will be your second opportunity to attend a talk presented by B.K. Chan on everything you need to know about sex and consent in a University landscape. The first option will be available on Day 1 at 2PM EST.

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Learn to Bend Origami

Follow your Elemental Guardians as they help you craft different animals using the origami paper provided in your mailed kits! Didn’t receive your mailed kit? Simply use any square pieces of paper you have at home. 

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Riddle Me Innis event description.

Riddle me this, riddle me that. Get ready Innis because this event is going to be a blast! Join your group members in solving Innis and Orientation themed riddles. Earn points for every riddle you solve and there may be prizes along the way...

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Break Time

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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Pre-UofT event description

Join one of five online hubs to connect with upper years and professors from your academic stream. Here you can learn essential tips to prepare for the classroom and build connections with professors in your program! 

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The Boy Who Cried Wolfbat event descript

Join your group members for a round of Werewolf, a mystery game where your avatar’s fate relies on quick wit, white lies and more! 

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Break Time

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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University, What a Drag!?

Alright Innis, let’s get sickeningggg!! Get ready to death drop with a live drag Q&A with the stars of Drag Race Canada, Lemon, Priyanka and Kyne. Learn about drag, their experience on the show and watch some exclusive lip sync performances okurrrrr. 

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Break Time

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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Ember Island Players event description.

Munch on some popcorn while we stream some very familiar shows/movies. Can you guess what we will be watching? 

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Sept 09

Early Sky Bison Bingo event description.

The Early Sky Bison gets the cabbage, as they say. Use your bingo card, provided in your mailed Orientation kit (or message us in advance for access to an electronic card) to participate in an hour of bingo for Elemental Championship points and a variety of prizes!! 

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Enter the Avatar State

Anxious to start university? No worries, join our mindfulness facilitator Niamh in an hour of meditation and relaxation. Learn great tips and tricks to help ease your tensions and align your chakras! 

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E-momo-ji Charades

Get together with your group to decode some emoji phrases relating to Innis Life and Orientation 2020! 

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Break Time

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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The Bending Games

Time to put your skills to the test. Join your Empire members in a series of Element-themed challenges for points and prizes!!

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Meet the Elemental Masters

We have been in your shoes before, so why not ask us about our experience? Attend a panel discussion featuring Innis students from different years, programs and backgrounds to learn what to expect when you start your journey! Be sure to submit your burning questions using this form beforehand to win points for your empire.

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Innis Clubs Fair

This is your chance to learn about the amazing clubs and organizations hosted at Innis College. Join different breakout rooms hosted by different clubs to ask questions, sign-up and get involved with Innis!

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Break Time

Time to rest, relax, grab a snack or chat with your peers!

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SozIN's Comet

Named after the series finale of ATLA, our Orientation journey sadly must come to an end! Stay tuned for messages from those who have already been in your shoes.

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Harold's House

Innis’ annual talent show but with a twist! For the first time ever, we will be collaborating alongside Woodsworth College to stream all your amazing talent. From dancing, singing, magic and comedy, this event can serve as your spotlight to show off your skills. Be sure to register on this form and send us your video performance by August 31st. 

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Sept 07

"Decoys" with David Pelech

"Decoys" is a CBC digital series created and staring Innis alum David Pelech. Co-hosted by Innis Orientation, Innis Alumni and the Writing and Rhetoric Program, this event features a screening of the first three episodes and a Q&A with David Pelech, moderated by Innis alum Chandler Levack. Register for this free event here

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Sept 08

U NITE UTSU Welcome Back Event

The University of Toronto Students' Union Orientation Livestream featuring performances, acts and exciting guests. Sign-up for this free event here

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