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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 […]

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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 […]

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Feb
17

Minister’s Student Advisory Council Update

In September 2016, the Premier directed the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development to “establish a permanent Minister’s Student Advisory Council with students from all parts of the post-secondary education system and regions of the province.” We soon learned that the intention of the Ministry was to give one seat each to the Canadian […]

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