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Nov
21

Update on CUPE 3902 Negotiations

As many students already know, the agreement between CUPE 3902 and the University of Toronto is set to expire next year. CUPE 3902 represents all TAs and contract lecturers at U of T. The current agreement is the result of the 2015 TA strike. CUPE and the university have been negotiating since the beginning of […]

By President | Academic . Advocacy
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Nov
13

Leave of Absence Policy: Concerns Raised

***Note that this document may not reflect changes made since publishing. A live version is accessible here. Did we miss something? Let us know here.** To date, we’ve raised the following concerns to the Office of the Vice-Provost Students and/or the University Affairs Board: Definitions (p. 2) – Every Student Support Team should include at […]

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Nov
08

Proposed Leave of Absence Policy

The U of T is proposing a new Leave of Absence Policy. Based on our understanding, we’ve compiled the current process and a summary of the ombudspersons reports, that here. To date, we’ve raised several concerns at meetings with the Office of the Vice-Provost Students and at University Affairs Board in October. A compiled list of our […]

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Oct
11

Our Turn: A National, Student-Led Action Plan to End Campus Sexual Violence

The University of Toronto Student Union is proud to support the Our Turn National Student Action Plan to End Campus Sexual Violence. We are joining twenty student unions from eight provinces across Canada, including student unions from the University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, McGill University, Dalhousie University and the University of Ottawa. Three students […]

By President | Advocacy . Announcement
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Aug
22

Notice of Annual General Meeting Motions Deadline

The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) Annual General Meeting is coming up! Any full-time undergraduate student can submit proposals for consideration, as well as attend, hold proxies and vote. In order to put items on the agenda, the UTSU must receive motions for consideration at the general meeting in advance. The deadline for receipt […]

By VP Internal | Uncategorised
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Jun
14

Clubs Carnival and Street Fest Registration Now Open

The traditional UTSU Clubs Day and Carnival has been combined into a new event, the Clubs Carnival! Come out and check out club booths, food trucks, inflatables, sponsor activities and more. The Clubs Carnival will take place on Wednesday September 6th from 3:00 to 6:00 pm on Kings College Circle.The Street Festival will take place […]

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May
04

Ontario Boosts Funding for Campus Mental Health Services

Mental illness is one of the greatest barriers to success at university. It’s also one of the most debilitating. At universities across the province, there is a desperate need for better, more accessible mental health resources. The resources that exist here at the university need to have the trust of students, even in emergencies. Yesterday, […]

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Apr
25

Financial Projections and Analysis: 2017-2027

Mathias Memmel | vpinternal@utsu.ca Sunday April 25th, 2017 Full Report: Financial Projections and Analysis: 2017-2027   Executive Summary Of the U15 students’ unions, the UTSU has the second-lowest membership fee, and the result of the October 2016 referendum suggests that students aren’t likely to vote to increase it (not soon enough, anyway). The UTSU isn’t a government; it […]

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