Admissions Events and Tours


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2020/2021 Virtual Information Days (MI / MMSt / CDP):

Attend an Information Day and hear from current students, faculty and staff about course work, work integrated learning opportunities, financial aid, admission requirements, etc. in the Master of Information (MI) & Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) Programs; as well as the Combined Degree Program (CDP) option (MI + MMSt). Find out about career prospects, student services, admission requirements, internships, practicum and more.

Saturday, October 24, 2020.  This session will be a live virtual event. Registration is now open!

Saturday, November 28, 2020.This session will be a live virtual event. Registration is now open!

Saturday, January 16, 2021. Registration will be open soon.

Saturday, February 27, 2021. Registration will be open soon.

2020/2021 Virtual Information Days (BI):

Attend an Information Day and hear from current students, faculty and staff about course work, work integrated learning opportunities, financial aid, admission requirements, etc. in the 2nd Entry Bachelor of Information (BI) Program. Find out about career prospects, student services, admission requirements, practicum and more.

Saturday November 07, 2020. The session will be a live virtual event. Registration is now open!

Saturday January 23, 2021. The session will be a live virtual event. Registration will be open soon.

2020/2021 Virtual Information Night (PhD):

The doctorate program features advanced scholarly research in the theoretical basis of information, media and technology studies. In private and public institutions, apply the PhD to professional practice functions such as research, systems analysis and design, and administration. Attend this session to learn more about the admissions process and application requirements.

Thursday October 22, 2020 @ 7 pm

Registration is now open!

If you are unable to session. you can watch the recording from 2019 here.

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Bachelor of Information (BI) General Program & Admissions Webinar

Want to learn more about our brand new Second-Entry Bachelor of Information Program? Join us for a webinar!

Upcoming Webinars:

Tuesday Nov 03, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST. Register here.

Tuesday  Nov 17, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST. Register here.

Tuesday Dec 01, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST. Register here.

Masters of Information & Masters of Museum Studies General Program & Admissions Webinar:

Are you curious to learn more about University of Toronto’s Master of Information and Master of Museum Studies Programs? Do you have general admissions questions? Join us for a webinar!

Upcoming Webinars:

Thursday Sep 24, 2020 10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT. Register here.

Thursday October 8, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT. Register here.

Thursday October 22, 2020 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm EDT. Register here.

Thursday Nov 5, 2020 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST. Register here.

Thursday Nov 19, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST. Register here.

Thursday Dec 10, 2020 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm EST. Register here.

Thursday Dec 17, 2020 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST. Register here.

Previous Webinar Recordings:

Wednesday, February 26,2020: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST (Master of Information only). During this webinar students also heard from Professor Caidi about Library & Information Science and Critical Information Policy Studies concentrations. View the recording here.

Tuesday, February 13, 2020: During this webinar students also heard from Professor St-Cyr about UXD concentration. View the recording here. 

Wednesday January 29, 2020: During this webinar students also heard from Professor Senderovich about Human-Centered Data Science and Information Systems & Design concentrations.  View the recording here.

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2020 Fall Graduate & Professional School Fairs:

We are visiting you virtually this Fall! Join our virtual booths at the fairs below and chat with the Recruitment & Admissions Officer about admission to our programs, work integrated learning opportunities, financial aid and more.

September 19, 2020: QS World Grad School Tour, Toronto

September 22, 2020: U of T Graduate & Professional Schools Virtual Showcase

September 25, 2020: UBC Graduate & Professional Schools Virtual Fair

September 26, 2020: QS World Grad School Tour, New York

September 29, 2020: Further Education Expo @ Queen’s University

September 30, 2020: Further Education Expo @ Ontario Tech University

October 01, 2020: Virtual Graduate & Professional Studies Expo @ York University

October 7, 2020: Virtual Grad Expo @ Conestoga College, University of Guelph, University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University

October 15, 2020: Virtual Art & Design Graduate Fair @ OCAD University 

October 16, 2020: Virtual Grad Expo @ Trent University

October 20, 2020: Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair @ Western University

October 21, 2020: Virtual Further Education Fair @ McMaster University

October 27, 2020: Power of Information: Fall 2020 Information Science Graduate Fair 

November 3, 2020: Virtual University Fair @ Centennial College

November 4 & 5, 2020: Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair @ McGill University

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2020 Live Virtual Tours:

Interested in continuing your education at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information iSchool? Come get a glimpse of everything we have to offer with a virtual tour of the iSchool, Robarts Library, the Inforum and more. Led by a Student Ambassador, these 45 minute tours will take you to areas of particular interest to prospective students and our ambassadors will be able to answer any questions you have about the Faculty of Information.

Register here for a live virtual tour!

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Weekly Live Drop-in chat sessions for Prospective Students (BI, MI, MMSt, CDP, PhD):

From September 16 and throughout the Fall, we are available for a live chat every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST. Drop in if you have any specific questions about the programs or admissions. We recommend that you attend one of our general webinars first.

You can join the live chat here.

*Live chat not available September 30 or October 7

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Sample Lectures

A consistent favourite, all future iSchool and interested  students are invited to attend the mini lectures series offered by Faculty of Information professors. These sample lectures  will challenge your assumptions and potentially shift your perspective. Provocative, critical and insightful, this series welcomes learners of all academic backgrounds.

Make sure you stay after the sample lectures for a tour of  the iSchool, Robarts Library, and Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. Tours are led by a current student who will be able to answer any questions you have about the Faculty of Information.

March 04, 2020: “iSquares and the Nature of Information” by Professor Jenna Hartel

March 11, 2020: “Information Design: Crimes and Misdemeanors” by Professor Colin Furness

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Ask an Alum

Did you know that as a prospective Faculty of Information student, you can connect with our Alumni  to learn about career development and the real-life experience of entering the workforce? Learn more here. 

Ask a Student Ambassador

Are you a prospective student interested in connecting with a current  Faculty of Information student to learn about their experience? Email our recruitment and admissions officer at admissions.ischool@utoronto.ca and we will be happy to connect you with a Student Ambassador.

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 Student Experience & Experiential Education Panel:

We all know academics is important; but more than just providing excellence in academics, the Faculty of Information provides other opportunities. Practical hands on experience and support services that will prepare you for your academic and future careers and help you stand out from the crowd after you graduate. You will learn about all the services and experiential learning opportunities available and hear from current students about what its like to be an Faculty of Information student.

View the recording from 2019 HERE

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