The University of Toronto Students’ Union advocates on your behalf to the University of Toronto administration and all three levels of government. The UTSU Executive Committee meets regularly with university administrators, student leaders, government officials, and elected representatives to advance the interests of our members.
On this page, you can find the UTSU’s lobby briefs, government submissions, letters, and advocacy-related statements. In addition to these documents, the UTSU also compiles reports—some of which include recommendations and proposals. Finally, the UTSU also runs educational and advocacy-focused campaigns on issues that matter to students.
For the UTSU’s published research reports and policy proposals, click here.
For the UTSU’s current campaigns and advocacy initiatives, click here.
For more information about the UTSU’s advocacy and lobbying efforts, please contact the Vice-President Public & University Affairs, at email@example.com.
UTSU Statement RE: Proposed 2021-2022 University of Toronto Budget & Tuition Fee Schedules (April 6, 2021)
Joint Statement RE: U of T’s COVID-19 Response (October 6, 2020)
UTSU Statement RE: 2020-2021 University of Toronto Tuition and Financial Support (July 31, 2020)
UTSU Statement RE: Fall 2020 Semester at the University of Toronto (May 21, 2020)
UTSU Statement RE: Student Fees During COVID-19 Closure (April 22, 2020)
UTSU Statement RE: Ombudsperson’s Comments at Governing Council (October 24, 2019)
UTSU Letter RE: Items TE19.2 & TE19.11 (October 13, 2020)
UTSU Letter RE: Item MM23.7 (July 24, 2020)
UTSU Letter RE: Item PH15.10 (July 24, 2020)
UTSU Letter RE: Item MM22.5 (June 26, 2020)
UTSU Letter RE: Justice for Regis Korchinski-Paquet & Reconsideration of TPS Budget (June 4, 2020)
UTSU Submission RE: Ontario’s 2022 Budget Consultations (January 26th, 2022)
UTSU Statement RE: Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 response (April 19, 2021)
UTSU Submission RE: Ontario’s 2021 Budget Consultations (January 25, 2021)
UTSU Submission RE: Ontario’s Tuition Fee Framework (December 22, 2020)
Joint Letter RE: COVID-19 Transit Funding (September 17, 2020)
Joint Letter RE: 2020 Provincial Police Funding Announcement (September 16, 2020)
UTSU Letter RE: Fixed-Term Residential Tenancies During COVID-19 (May 29, 2020)
The UTSU is a member of the Undergraduates of Canadian Research-intensive Universities (UCRU). UCRU is a coalition of student associations from U15 universities across Canada that advocates to the federal government for an affordable, inclusive, and high-calibre undergraduate education in Canadian universities.
For more information on UCRU, including our federal advocacy efforts, click here.