IGNITE is a FREE full day, academic orientation at New College! It is designed for students who are interested in a compact, academic-focused primer that will equip them with the tools necessary to succeed in university!

IGNITE includes academic research and writing workshops, orientation and transition events, as well as student health and wellness programming. You’ll be able to choose your own adventure and pick the sessions that best fit you!


Programming will include these choices and more:

  • Managing 200+ pages of reading per week
  • Writing scholarly science papers
  • Tips for multiple choice testing
  • Developing and organizing complex university papers
  • Student health and wellness- maintaining a balanced lifestyle
  • Learning outside of the classroom (research opportunities and international experience)
  • Outdoor food truck fest

For session descriptions click here!

For a full day schedule click here!

IGNITE will take place on Saturday, September 9th, 2017.

Capacity for this program is limited.

To learn more, check out our presentation here!


Thank you for a great IGNITE 2017!

Check back next summer for more information on IGNITE 2018.


Questions? Send us an email at new.studentlife@utoronto.ca