Last call for volunteers for CRAM, Toronto’s first learning festival

During the evening of April 5, the City of Toronto will be glowing with new discoveries and bright ideas during the first ever CRAM learning festival. Featuring research and discoveries from York University, the University of Toronto, Ryerson University and OCAD University, the event brings ground-breaking research out of the lab and into a festival styled setting.

York University has planned a wide variety of events that will take place in and around Vari Hall at the Keele Campus. The University is seeking volunteers to help with event logistics. If you are passionate and enthusiastic about community service, research and learning, why not consider volunteering? All student volunteers will be able to add their CRAM volunteer work to the co-curricular record.

The roles are varied. Student volunteers are needed for 10 events. The roles include event setup (2 to 5 p.m.), general event day volunteers (4:30 to 11:30 p.m.), photographers, event greeters, registration, way finding and session ambassadors (5 to 11 p.m.). The deadline to sign up is Friday, March 15.

York University students interested in volunteering can sign up through CRAM’s central volunteer portal at:

For questions, email

More about CRAM

CRAM was created to bring together the city’s universities to bridge the gap between research and the public. People from across the GTA are invited to participate in this free evening of interactive, innovative and entertaining events featuring some of Canada’s leading researchers.

As a major hub for research, Toronto’s top four universities are opening their doors to the public for this one special night. Working in in tandem, the universities are planning a night of intellectual discovery with events that will appeal to all ages.

To learn more, visit the CRAM website.