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Mar
21

2018 Provincial Election: Are You Registered To Vote?

The next general election will take place on June 7, 2018. With e‑Registration, you can confirm, update or add your information to the Voters List in just a few easy steps. To register to vote in an Ontario election, you must be: 18 years of age or older, and a Canadian citizen, and a resident of […]

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Mar
05

U-Commute: Survey Results Released

The U-Commute campaign set to release a survey in mid-August 2017, through to mid-September 2017. The survey received over 16 000 responses, with 9946 responses from full-time undergraduate University of Toronto St. George students. Overall, the U-Commute survey saw a 23% response rate from full-time undergraduate University of Toronto St. George students. Read the Report here. […]

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Mar
01

U4Consent Graphics Assets

We’ve developed a social media kit for the U4Consent Campaign. Feel free to print posters and use the graphics on social media. Please contact campaigns@utsu.ca if you’d like custom U4Consent graphics made for your group or for an event! Downloads: U4Consent Posters Downloads: U4Consent Social Media

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Mar
01

U4Consent: Guiding Principles

The following principles were employed in the development of the Our Turn National Action Plan. UTSU has adopted these principles in our work to end sexual violence on campus. We encourage other groups doing like work to also employ these guiding principles. Download the Guide: Guiding Principles

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Mar
01

U4Consent: What is Sexual Violence?

The following definitions were employed in the development of the Our Turn National Action Plan. UTSU has adopted these definitions in our work to end sexual violence on campus. The University of British Columbia (UBC) Sexual Assault and Other Misconduct Policy, which defines sexual misconduct as: … any sexual act or act targeting an individual’s […]

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Mar
01

U4Consent: Educating Your Community

Often the first person a survivor discloses their experience of sexual violence to is one that they have a personal relationship with. This could be a friend, significant other or family member. Keeping this in mind, it is important that individuals have a basic understanding of how best to respond to a disclosure appropriately and […]

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Feb
28

Campaign Launch: U4Consent

This month, the UTSU is launching a series of new U4Consent initiatives. Active since 2015, U4Consent is a dynamic, multifaceted public education campaign that includes all of the UTSU’s sexual violence programming. The new initiatives include: Raising awareness of the university’s new sexual violence training module, and lobbying for sexual violence training to be made […]

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Feb
28

Student Suggestions to Improve University Mental Health Policy

Chimwemwe Alao| vpequity@utsu.ca February 28th, 2018 Full Report: Mandated Leave Policy   Update In the wake of the proposed University-Mandatory Leave of Absence Policy, a wide range of student groups and grassroots movements organized in order to voice their opposition. As part of this dialogue, the UTSU, in collaboration with Students for Barrier Free Access, hosted […]

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