“MUSSA is the student government for Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) and Combined Degree Program (CDP) students in the iSchool. Made up of about 18 members, MUSSA is always for the students – we are responsible for fun social events, professional development activities, museum studies merch, and also keeping you in the loop on the latest initiatives and updates!” Click the image above to read more!

Practicums, internships, co-ops, oh my!

“No matter what program you’re in you will be encouraged to do some form of work-integrated learning. While this can take the form of a job in your field while you study, you can also choose to do a practicum course, a co-op, or an internship. Each of these choices has different demands and requirements, and will give you a different kind of experience.” Click the above image to read more!

Fund Yo’self! Looking and Applying for Scholarships

By Defne Inceoglu Going to grad school can be expensive. Tuition, cost of living, textbooks, $5 campus coffees, and those $10 wraps in the Robarts cafeteria that you desperately tell yourself you don’t need but end up buying anyways because there’s literally nowhere else to eat. (Comment here or send us a email if youContinue reading “Fund Yo’self! Looking and Applying for Scholarships”

Networking Like a Champ

“Now that you’re a Faculty of Information student, networking is going to be a pretty big part of your life. Not only will you have to network in order to land jobs, internships, and volunteer positions, but you will almost definitely come across at least one assignment which involves networking during your degree.” Click the above image to read more.

MI|MMST Thesis Option: Everything You Need To Know!

By Defne Inceoglu So, you’re thinking of taking on the thesis option. Hello, you brave person. If you are new or incoming to the Faculty of Information’s (FIS) MI and MMSt programs, you may know that these are ‘professional degrees’, meaning, yes you do grad school, but no, you don’t need to write a thesis.Continue reading “MI|MMST Thesis Option: Everything You Need To Know!”

Introduction to Programs Week: User Experience Design (UXD)

By Alexandra Scandolo (2018-2020 UXD Student) “I’m not really even sure what I signed up to learn after today,” I joked with my roommate one evening after my first UX lecture. I spent time researching User Experience before, during, and after applying to the program—reading endless Medium articles, discovering the “design side” of Twitter, andContinue reading “Introduction to Programs Week: User Experience Design (UXD)”

Introduction to Programs Week: Archives and Records Management (ARM)

By Heather Walker (2nd year ARM Student 2019-2021) In looking back at my first year as a graduate student at the iSchool, I can scarcely believe how much I have developed my academic and personal interests within such a short space of time. I was accepted into the Master of Information program in Fall 2019,Continue reading “Introduction to Programs Week: Archives and Records Management (ARM)”