For Incoming Students: 

IGNITE Academic Orientation: Saturday September, 7th 2019 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM 

Eligibility: ALL incoming first year and transfer studentat New College! 

A little bit nervous about what it’s like being a student at UofTIGNITE Academic Orientation is the program for you! IGNITE is a FREE program that is focused on academic preparation and transition.

Take this opportunity to speak to professors and other academic professionals at the University of Toronto and learn strategies for note taking, studying, and time management. This program will give you an introduction to academic life at UofT and set you up for success going into your first week of classes! 

The number of students able to participate in IGNITE is limited so sign up quickly to make sure you don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! 


Program sessions include:

  • What is my professor asking me to do? Interpreting University Assignments
  • Beyond Google: Effective Library and Online Research
  • Drowning in Readings: How to Stay Afloat in 200+ Pages of Weekly Readings
  • Becoming a better researcher: Working with sources and avoiding plagiarism
  • Strategies for Succeeding in Your Math Classes
  • Coming up with Good Essay Ideas: Moving from Description to Analysis
  • Writing in the Sciences

Session Descriptions here!

Registration will be available mid July (all first year students will receive an email)!

IGNITE will take place on Saturday, September 7th, 2019.

Questions? Send us an email at

Register HERE


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