OCAD U Poetry Slam

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The OCAD U Poetry Society presents our first poetry slam. This event will determine the team that represents OCAD U at the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) at Virginia Commonwealth University (April 15 to 18, 2020).

Interested poets would need 3 poems each under 3 minutes. 

To register and for more information please email ocadupoetrysociety@gmail.com

ABOUT OCAD U POETRY SOCIETY:
The OCAD U Poetry Society is a collective of students from all backgrounds and writing levels who gather to discuss, collaborate and experiment with poetic forms. They facilitate workshops, performances and outings. The Society is also responsible for creating and facilitating the OCAD U Poetry Slam Team which will compete at The College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI), an annual Poetry Slam tournament put on by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) in which teams of four or five college students from different colleges and universities compete against each other in the United States. The society is mentored by Professors Ian Keteku and Lillian Allen.

LEARN MORE ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street (or access via 122 St. Patrick Street), Level 1
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm
Email: 
ocadupoetrysociety@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free
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Queer Print Club: Drop-in Studio

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Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 1:00pm to Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, November 9th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Sunday, December 1st: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, January 18th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, February 8th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, March 7th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, April 4th: 1 pm - 5 pm

Drop-In Studio Times are open to registered #OCADU undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. No printmaking experience necessary.

For more information, email nshick@ocadu.ca if you need to know what to bring and / or how to prepare your artwork for printmaking processes.

ABOUT QUEER PRINT CLUB:
Queer Print Club is where print culture meets queer culture. The group is open to OCAD U students, faculty and staff. No printmaking experience is necessary. Members will have access to technical instruction, studio support and equipment in the printmaking studios during monthly drop-in studio times and build networks through community events.

LEARN MORE ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm

Venue & Address: 
Printmaking, Level 3, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/Queer-Print-Club-at-OCADU-192675551686615/
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm
Email: 
qweerprintclub@gmail.com

WAFFLE NIGHT 2

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Take a break and come for some free waffles!

Wednesday, November 20 and 27, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street

ABOUT INTERVARSITY:
We want to share love and support the larger OCAD U community as well as the city by fostering a caring community through our actions and events. We hope to welcome and create safe spaces for people to engage and grow in their faith. We also want to encourage others to learn and grow to use their skills and talents to serve the larger community. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm

Venue & Address: 
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/IVOCADU/
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm
www.instagram.com/ocadivcf/
Email: 
ocadivcf@gmail.com
Cost: 
FREE!
Waffle Night poster November 2019

WAFFLE NIGHT 1

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Take a break and come for some free waffles!

Wednesday, November 20 and 27, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street

ABOUT INTERVARSITY:
We want to share love and support the larger OCAD U community as well as the city by fostering a caring community through our actions and events. We hope to welcome and create safe spaces for people to engage and grow in their faith. We also want to encourage others to learn and grow to use their skills and talents to serve the larger community. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm

Venue & Address: 
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/IVOCADU/
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm
www.instagram.com/ocadivcf/
Email: 
ocadivcf@gmail.com
Cost: 
FREE!
Waffle Night poster November 2019

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: First Generation Student Publication

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:30am to Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11:45pm

First generation* students from all OCAD U undergrad programs are invited to submit work for an upcoming student publication.

The theme is Educational Worth. The issue of continuing and education has generated conversations about the stress of life-school balance and the uncertainty of future.

Looking for works on personal experience, opinions and thoughts on education. Works submitted can be any medium, including writing. Participants may also contribute through answering a short questionnaire.

If interested, email ocadpub.submissions@gmail.com

Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2019

*You are first generation if your parents/family did not attend a college or university--you are the first.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street
Email: 
ocadpub.submissions@gmail.com
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O-DAYS! Welcome Day

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 9:00pm

The Campus Life and OCAD Student Union (OCAD SU) collaborative WELCOME DAY sees nearly 1,000 new and first-year undergrads descending upon campus to kick off the 2019/2020 academic year!

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Participation is encouraged but not mandatory.
There will be no Photo ID or Locker Rental services on Welcome Day.

FREE > No RSVP required.

Be sure to check the orientation schedule page and register to attend (where required) a variety of optional workshop and social/connection opportunities!

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
FREE
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O-DAYS! Workshop: Compass--Navigating your First Year

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:30am to Friday, August 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

Facilitated by the Writing & Learning Centre

Due to the limited number of spaces, you must be able to attend both days of COMPASS in order to register. Lunch is provided for both days.

COMPASS is an in-depth and interactive two-day event for new first-year students. Through short workshops, hands-on activities, games and social opportunities, we aim to help you transition to your first year at OCAD U. Sessions may cover topics such as:

  • first year: what to expect
  • strategies for success
  • accessing available resources and support
  • managing your time and energy
  • communicating with your instructors
  • critique: the students’ perspective
  • note-taking, reading, and writing strategies
  • life on campus: Q&A with upper year students

COMPASS is open to any first-year student (to a maximum of 70 students) but may be especially helpful for students who have had a break in their schooling, who are the first in their family to attend post-secondary, or who don’t have a background in art and design education (such as through their high school).

Due to the limited number of spaces, you must be able to attend both days of COMPASS in order to register. Lunch is provided for both days.

FREE > Click here to RSVP and attend this activity!

Be sure to check the orientation schedule page and register to attend (where required) a variety of optional workshop and social/connection opportunities!

Venue & Address: 
Room 512, Level 5, 113 McCaul Street (MCC) Above Grange Food Court
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Cost: 
FREE
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O-DAYS! Exchange Student Welcome

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Are you an Exchange Student?

New Exchange Students are invited to this session to get important information about academics, health insurance and more. OCAD U students who have studied abroad will be there with helpful advice. Watch your email for details.

FREE > Click here to RSVP and attend this activity

Be sure to check the orientation schedule page and register to attend (where required) a variety of optional workshop and social/connection opportunities!

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, Level 1, 122 St. Patrick St.or access via Grange Foodcourt, 113 McCaul St.
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
international@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free
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O-DAYS! Campus Life Connect U

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

This social activity is designed as an informal social opportunity to connect those new undergrads who may wish meet and connect with others in advance of the Labour Day weekend and Welcome Day (Tuesday, September 3). This activity is hosted by Campus Life and Student Mentor Program and pizza* will be served. All new first-year undergrads are welcome! Special guest and inspirational speaker Andy Thibodeau will enlighten and entertain!

A brief 45-minute Campus Tour will depart at 5 p.m., led by OCAD U Peer Mentors.

FREE> Click here to RSVP and attend this activity!

Be sure to check the orientation schedule page and register to attend (where required) a variety of optional workshop and social/connection opportunities!

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, Level 1, 122 St. Patrick St. (SPA) or access via Grange Food Court, 113 McCaul St. (MCC)
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
FREE
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O-DAYS! Workshop: Managing your Time and Energy

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Facilitated by the Writing & Learning Centre

A re-organization of your time, energy and resources is an important part of the transition to OCAD U. In this free workshop, we will discuss strategies and tips on how to organize your time, set realistic goals and gain insight into your personal work style. We will engage in hands-on activities that will assist you in setting priorities, developing a schedule and managing your stress for the years ahead. Participants should bring their course schedules and any day-timers or calendars they currently use.

FREE > Click here to RSVP and attend this activity!

Be sure to check the orientation schedule page and register to attend (where required) a variety of optional workshop and social/connection opportunities!

Venue & Address: 
Room 230, Level 2, 100 McCaul St.
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free
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