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May
22

Statement: Mandated Leave Policy

RE: University Mandated Leave of Absence Policy The University of Toronto Students’ Union joins other student groups and leaders, from across the university, to express our concerns with the revised University Mandated Leave of Absence Policy. The University Mandated Leave of Absence Policy allows the administration to place a student on academic suspension if they […]

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Apr
20

University of Toronto Students Union Digital Archive

The University of Toronto Students’ Union was founded in 1901 and has since acted as a central student government for undergraduate students at the University of Toronto. Students, and student governments, have a unique view into our university, our city, our province, and our country. The UTSU has recorded its 100-year history by keeping an […]

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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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Mar
07

UTSU to Introduce Eyeglasses Coverage! (2018-2019 Health and Dental Plan changes)

The UTSU is expanding its vision coverage! As of September 2018, the UTSU Health and Dental Plan will cover eyeglasses 🤓! You’ll be able to claim up to $150 for vision care in any two-year period. There will also be no premium increase beyond inflation 💰 for the first time in many years! Here’s the […]

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Mar
03

End-Of-Term Report

We started the year with a Statement of Priorities laying out our goals for the year. The End-Of-Term Report tracks our progress toward those goals. It will also be an important accountability mechanism going forward. Read the Report here. Questions may be sent to president@utsu.ca.

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The Standard Lease Template and New Rules to Protect Rental Tenants

There are new rules that protect you if you rent off-campus housing in Ontario. Starting on April 30th, 2018 a new standard lease template must be used for all new leases of rental properties in the province. The standard lease aims to simplify the renting process and provide clear, easy to understand terminology regarding rent […]

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Feb
03

Equity101 Guidebook Released

In keeping with the trend of educational equity campaigns, the UTSU has developed a campaign focused on providing students with accessible resources in order to teach them and make them more aware of the higher concepts of equity that they may not have knowledge of.  To this end we’ve developed a framework and materials through […]

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Jan
25

Update on CUPE 3902 Negotiations

Earlier this week, the members of Unit 1 voted to set a strike deadline of 26 February. If the union and the university have not reached a tentative agreement by that date, a strike will begin. Unit 1 represents all TAs, invigilators, and postdoctoral instructors at U of T. The current Unit 1 collective agreement […]

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