Permanent Residency Workshop: Mon Oct 27

October 22nd, 2014

Are you an international student? Do you have questions about how to apply for permanent residency? A new system is coming! Are you prepared? Come to this informational session to get your questions answered! (more…)

Queer Beers Pub Night: Thurs Oct 30

October 21st, 2014

Join the UTGSU Queer Caucus for a couple beers! There will be food, drinks and lots of activities. Catch up with and meet new fellow LGBTQIA grad students and allies!

Thursday, October 30
7pm to late
GSU Pub (16 Bancroft Ave)
FREE!

RSVP to the facebook event here.

Queer Pub Night_Oct 2014_fb Event

CANCELLED: Special Council Meeting

October 21st, 2014

Please be advised that the Special Council Meeting of the UTGSU General Council set for Wednesday October 22 2014 has been cancelled.

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Digest: Municipal Elections & POCluck – Oct 16, 2014

October 16th, 2014

1. Vote in the Municipal Elections: Mon Oct 27
2. Race and Ethnicity Caucus POCluck: Fri Oct 24, 4-6pm
3. ISC Permanent Residency Workshop: Mon Oct 27, 5-7pm4
4. Help Hand Out a Vote Transit Guides: Mon Oct 20, 5:10pm
5. UTGSU Council Meetings: Wed Oct 22 and Tues Oct 28, 6:10pm
6. UofT Divest! Launch Event: Mon Oct 27, 7-9pm
7. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Blackout Period
8. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Opt-Out Cheques
9. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Benefits Guide
10. Library Reception for New PhD Students: Wed Oct 22, 5-7pm
11. Portraits of UofT Families – Be a Part of our Story: Sun Oct 26, 10am-1pm
12. Engineering Strategies & Practice Recruiting Winter 2015 Clients
13. Open Policy-Making Symposium: Open Access and Online Privacy
14. November Career Centre Workshops
15. Community Kitchen at Hart House: Tues Oct 21 & Tues Nov 18

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Mayoralty Candidates 2014 Cheat Sheet

October 16th, 2014

For more information, please refer to the candidates websites: johntory.ca; dougford.ca and oliviachow.ca. You may also find this website helpful for comparing the candidates. (more…)

Digest: Knit Fest & Divest – October 9, 2014

October 9th, 2014

1. Knit Fest: Wed Oct 15: 6-9pm
2. UofT Divest! Launch Event: Mon Oct 27, 7-9pm
3. UTGSU Now Accepting Applications for Conferences & Academic Events!
4. Have Your Voice Heard! ATTN: International Students and Permanent Residents
5. UTGSU Council Meetings: Wed Oct 22 and Tues Oct 28, 6:10pm
6. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Blackout Period
7. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Opt-Out Cheques
8. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Benefits Guide
9. Grad Escape: Femme Playlist @ Buddy’s in Bad Times Theatre: Thurs Oct 23, 7:30pm
10. Harvest Noon Annual General Meeting: Wed Oct 29, 7pm
11. Pay-What-You-Can CAN-BIKE 2 Course: Oct 18, 25 & Nov 1
12. Life Management Series for Student Parents: Wed Oct 15, 12-1:30pm
13. Caribbean Studies New College Conference on Racism & National Consciousness
14. Take an Argentine Tango Class: Tuesdays 7-8:15pm
15. Join the UofT Triathlon Club
16. Special Offer for Students – Attend HealthAchieve for Only $40!
17. Co-Curricular Record: Get recognized for your involvement!

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KnitFest: Wed Oct 15, 6-9pm

October 7th, 2014

Join the UTGSU Grad Knit Wits for KNIT FEST! A night of knitting, friends, fun and FREE wine & cheese! So bring your yarn, grab your needles, and join us for Knit Fest!! (more…)

Grad Minds Annual Kickoff Party: Wed Oct 7, 7pm

October 6th, 2014

Come out and meet the 2014-2015 Grad Minds committee and learn how you can get involved this year in improving graduate student mental health and wellbeing at the University of Toronto.

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Digest: Blackouts, Opt-Outs & Escapes – October 2, 2014

October 2nd, 2014

1. UTGSU Office Closure: Fri Oct 3
2. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Blackout Period
3. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Opt-Out Cheques
4. UTGSU Health & Dental Insurance Benefits Guide
5. Have Your Voice Heard! ATTN: International Students and Permanent Residents
6. Share Your Experience: Video on Living Wage and Dignified Work at UofT
7. UTGSU Grad Knit Wits: Wednesdays 1-2pm
8. Environmental Justice and Sustainability Committee (EJSC): Wed Oct 8, 10am-12pm
9. Join us for the first Civics Committee meeting of the year! Tues Oct 7, 11:30-1:30
10. Humanities & Social Science Students Needed for UTGSU REG Committee
11. Levy Opt-Outs at Bikechain: deadline Wed Oct 15
12. Downtown Legal Services Levy Opt-Out Period
13. Save the Date! Harvest Noon Annual General Meeting: Wed Oct 29, 6pm
14. Grad Escape: Get to know Toronto – Annex Social: Thurs Oct 16, 5:30-7pm
15. Grad Escape: Femme Playlist @ Buddy’s in Bad Times Theatre: Thurs Oct 23, 7:30pm
16. Snorkeling and Fitness for Diving: Sundays 8-9pm
17. Get involved with TTCriders: Wed Oct 8, 5-6pm

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UTGSU Office Closure: Fri Oct 3

October 2nd, 2014

UTGSU Members: Please be advised that the UTGSU Office will be temporarily closed on Friday, October 3, 2014. We will return to regular office hours on Monday, October 6, 2014. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.