World Day of Social Justice 

Cheryl smiling while sitting outdoors.

To recognize the World Day of Social Justice on February 20th, Cheryl spoke with team members at the Innovation Hub to explore their views on social justice and how it appears in their everyday lives. 

Written by Cheryl Nong, Research Coordinator, Honours Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Neuroscience Double Major 

“Black Flourishing” Installation: Using Art to Inspire Change  

After visiting the art installation “Black Flourishing” at the Daniels Building, Ava reflects on art installations that highlight Black student voices and that inspire new questions, solutions, and ideas for change through art thinking and art activism.

Ava Hawkins, Blog Editor & Digital Content Writer, Honours Bachelor of Science, Cognitive Science & Psychology 

We’re Hiring at the Innovation Hub – Senior Leadership Roles

Are you someone who has a passion for community, storytelling, and improving the student experience? Are you a creative, curious, and out-of-the-box thinker? Do you already have a wealth of experience on your resume? We’re excited to share our postings for roles at the Innovation Hub: Senior Project AssistantResearch Coordinator, and Digital Communications Coordinator. To learn more about these roles and how to apply, take a look below.

Honouring Individuality: How Accessibility is Constantly Evolving

Lois smiling outdoors.

Accessibility is fundamentally about accommodating and celebrating individual experiences; therefore, it is important for us to actively think about how we can reimagine accessible practices in new and creative ways. Lois spoke with 3 disability advocates in the U of T community to discuss how we can begin to take a more proactive and innovative approach towards accessibility. 

Written by Lois Lee, Blog Editor & Digital Content Writer, Master of Information, User Experience Design and Archives & Records Management  


Prototyping as a Mindset

Cheryl smiling while sitting outdoors.

When submitting work for feedback, it can feel like “conventional” expectations always demand complete, polished submissions. Cheryl reflects on how taking a more iterative approach helped her build confidence, closer relationships, and stronger finished work. 

Written by Cheryl Nong, Research Coordinator, Honours Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Neuroscience Double Major 

We’re Hiring the Research Coordinator and Digital Communications Coordinator 2024-25

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Are you interested in communication, collaboration, leadership, and project management? Are you wishing to create change and improve the campus student experience at U of T? The Innovation Hub is hiring Research Coordinator and Digital Communications Coordinator. We are seeking innovative, insightful, determined leader to join our team!

Call for Participants: Commuter Student Spaces Co-creation Sessions

Want to help shape the future of commuter student spaces on campus?

We want to hear from you!

In partnership with Spaces & Experiences, the Innovation Hub is hosting co-creation sessions to explore the needs of commuter students. Student feedback will be used to generate insights that will inform design decisions for current and future campus spaces. We invite you to share your experiences and help the university foster a better sense of belonging on the St. George campus.

We’re Hiring for Full-Time Roles! Innovation Hub Research Lead and Senior Project Assistant 2024-2025

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Are you someone who has a passion for community, storytelling, and improving the student experience? Are you a creative, curious, and out-of-the-box thinker? Do you already have a wealth of experience on your resume? We’re excited to share our postings for two full-time roles at the Innovation Hub: Research lead and Senior Project Assistant. To learn more about these roles and how to apply, take a look below.

The Innovation Hub is committed to providing a high-performing work-integrated learning environment for our student staff while delivering high-quality design research to our clients. Reporting directly to the Manager, Innovation Projects, both the Research Lead and the Senior Project Assistant are 14-month full-time casual contract roles designed to be an intensive learning opportunity for recent graduates and/or part-time students with a resume already full of leadership and relevant experience related to the respective role. These two roles are designed to be intensive and challenging and offer a rewarding experience of growth and career development.

Each role’s contract is April 2024 – June 2025 inclusive. The deadline to apply is January 14, 2024. To learn more about the roles, hear from our current incumbents and learn how to apply, take a look below.