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Jun
04

Clubs Carnival and Street Festival Registration Now Open

The UTSU’s Clubs Carnival and Street Festival are back for Orientation 2018! Come and check out all of the exciting club booths, food trucks, sponsor and partner activities, inflatables and much more. The Clubs Carnival will be taking place on Wednesday September 5th at King’s College Circle, from 3:00PM-7:00PM. It will combine the traditional Clubs […]

By VP Internal | Announcement . Blog . Clubs . Orientation
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Apr
20

RESULTS: Student Commons Cafe Naming Contest

Last month we asked students to name our student-run Cafe at the new Student Commons. We received responses from 526 students, mostly consisting of boundless jokes. Suggestions ranged in quality from Brew of T to Memmel’s World Class Hot Bean Water to the Jitterbug (you can decide which ones we liked and which we didn’t). The winning […]

By President | Announcement . Student Commons
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Mar
15

Update on the UTSU Health and Dental Plan

We’re working with the university to develop a new, ACORN-based opt-out system for the UTSU health and dental plan. The goal is for students to opt out through ACORN, and to have their refunds deposited directly into their student accounts. This is a long-term project, and the new system would be in place by fall […]

By President | Announcement . Services
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Mar
15

Introducing the UTSU Ombudsperson

Starting next year, the UTSU will have an ombudsperson. If you’re familiar with the U of T ombudsperson, you’ll know that the role of an ombudsperson is to investigate and propose solutions to systemic problems. The UTSU’s ombudsperson will be appointed by the Board of Directors, serve a two-year term, and act independently of the […]

By President | Announcement . Governance
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Mar
15

Financial Projections and Analysis: 2018-2027

Mathias Memmel | president@utsu.ca Thursday March 15h, 2018 Full Report: Financial Projections and Analysis: 2018-2027   Executive Summary The Student Commons will open in September 2018. Last year, the Student Commons was projected to run a deficit of $500,000 in its first year of operation. As a result, the UTSU was projected to have an accumulated […]

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Feb
28

Student Commons Cafe Naming Contest

Questions? Email president@utsu.ca

By President | Announcement
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Feb
21

Health and Wellness Missed Appointments Fee

This week, the UTSU reached an agreement with Health and Wellness and Student Life that will see the missed appointment fee eliminated in most cases. Effective immediately, students will no longer be fined for missing appointments at Health and Wellness, as long as the reason for the absence was beyond the student’s control. Importantly, mental […]

By President | Advocacy . Announcement
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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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