Admissions Events and Tours


Bachelor of Information (BI) General Program & Admissions Webinar

Want to learn more about our brand new Bachelor of Information Program? Join us for a webinar and chat live with the Assistant Registrar Student Engagement and Support.

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

Have general questions about admission to the Masters of Information / Masters of Museum Studies programs in the Faculty of Information and you are not able to attend an Information Day? Join the webinar and chat live with the Recruitment & Admissions Officer.

Tuesday, March 24 2020: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST. Register here.

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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2019/2020 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.

Final Information Day:

Saturday February 29, 2020 (Student &Alumni Experience Session. During this session you will meet with Alumni Panel from different concentrations).  

Past Information Days:

January 11, 2020 (watch the recording here)

November 23, 2019

October 26, 2019

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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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2020 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 tour of the iSchool, Robarts Library, the Inforum and more. Led by current Master’s students, these 45 minute walking 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.

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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 Shiva.Vaghei@utoronto.ca and she will be happy to connect you with a Student Ambassador.

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2020 University Visits:

We are visiting you! Stop by our booth at a location near you and chat with the Recruitment & Admissions Officer about admission to our programs, work integrated learning opportunities, financial aid and more. Contact our recruitment & admissions officer, Shiva Vaghei at admissions.ischool@utoronto.ca to connect with her.

January 14, 2020: University of Toronto, Scarborough

January 16, 2020: Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo)

January 17, 2020: University of Waterloo

January 20, 2020: University of Guelph

January 20, 2020: York University

January 24, 2020: Brock University

January 27, 2020: McMaster University

Feb 04, 2020: Ryerson University

February 12, 2020: Carleton University

March 05, 2020: Queen’s University

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2019/2020 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 23, 2019.

Saturday January 11, 2020.

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Faculty of Information Virtual Tour

Inforum Virtual Tour

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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2019 Fall Graduate & Professional School Fairs:

We are visiting you! Stop by one of our booths at a location near you and chat with the Recruitment & Admissions Officer about admission to our programs, work integrated learning opportunities, financial aid and more.

September 18, 2019: University of Toronto, Mississauga

September 21, 2019: QS World Grad School Fair (Metro Toronto Convention Centre)

September 25, 2019: UOiT / Durham College

September 26, 2019: University of Toronto, Scarborough

October 2, 2019: Queen’s University

October 3, 2019: York University

October 16, 2019: Trent University

October 21, 2019: University of Guelph

October 22, 2019: McMaster University

October 23, 2019: University of Waterloo

October 24, 2019: Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo)

October 29, 2019: University of Western

October 30, 2019: Wilfrid Laurier University (Brantford)

October 31, 2019: Concordia University

November 5 & 6, 2019: McGill University

November 14, 2019: Seneca College

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2019/2020 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 November 14, 2019.

If you were not able to attend the session. you can watch the recording here.