Digest: Food Security & Japanese Jiu-Jitsu – September 25, 2014

September 30th, 2014

1. Health & Dental Insurance Change-of-Coverage Period: CLOSES NEXT WEEK
2. Find Out Where YOUR Tuition Money Goes! Tues Sept 30, 4-5pm
3. From Food Security to Food Justice: Wed Oct 1, 12-2pm
4. GET INVOLVED – UTGSU Executive-at-Large Election: Mon Sept 29, 6pm
5. UTGSU Gym Schedule – October to April
6. Traditional Canadian Thanksgiving at Hart House: Thurs Oct 9, 6pm
7. Japanese Jiu-Jitsu For Self Defense
8. Try Scuba Diving for an Evening: Tues Oct 14, 7-11pm
9. Call for Applications: Chair position for Science Rendezvous 2015
10. LSCDS Seeks Volunteers for Web Development Executive Team
11. Ethics Centre: Call for Applications for Graduate Associates
12. International Criminal Law on Trial: An Assessment: Wed Oct 8, 4-6pm
13. Volunteer Opportunity – only 1 hour/week required
14. International Students: Info Sessions on Citizenship and Immigration Canada Changes
15. Making Global Connections with the Centre for International Experience
16. Slow Down at Hart House: Oct 1-29

(more…)

Join the Team! UTGSU Exec-at-Large Election

September 24th, 2014

The UTGSU is sad to announce the resignation of Executive-at-Large Natasha Jamal, and we wish her all the best at the University of Windsor.

As a result, a seven-month position on the UTGSU Executive has opened up for election at the next General Council meeting on Monday, 29 September, from 6 – 9 pm, at McLennan Physical Laboratories, room 202. This position is open to any UTGSU member. Duties include the activities of the Legislative Program, representing the UTGSU on various committees, attending a weekly Executive meeting and a monthly General Council meeting, and writing weekly reports outlining your activities. It pays approximately $400 a month.

For more information, please contact internal@utgsu.ca. (more…)

Find Out Where YOUR Tuition Money Goes!

September 22nd, 2014

Graduate students pay nearly $10,000 in tuition every single year, while international and professional degree students pay significantly more. With almost 16,000 graduate students, that equates to at least $160,000,000!

Want to know where all this money goes? Interested in the plans for the University’s future? Do you have questions that you would like answered about UofT’s budget? Join us for an informative and interactive session given by the University of Toronto Vice President of Operations, Scott Mabury. (more…)

Digest: Drink Specials @ BBQ14 & TA Day – August 7, 2014

August 7th, 2014

1. Drink Specials at BBQ14! Tues Sept 2, 4-9pm
2. 2014-2015 UTGSU Agendas / Day Planners Have Arrived!
3. Harvest Noon Café Closed August 18-22
4. Harvest Noon is Hiring for Fall!
5. Emergency Medical Coverage / Travel Health Insurance
6. Grad Escapes: UofT Campus Garden Tour: Mon Aug 18, 10:30am
7. Course Instructor Training Camp: Thurs Aug 21: 9:30am-5pm
8. TATP Tri-Campus TA Day: Wed Aug 27, 9am-5pm
9. Art and/in Detention: Sun Aug 10, 6-8pm

(more…)

Open Letter on Current Litigation with the Canadian Federation of Students and Affiliates

August 5th, 2014

Dear Members,

Please see the below open letter to the membership from your Litigation Committee:
(more…)

Digest: Live Music & Choosing Childcare – July 31, 2014

July 31st, 2014

1. Live Music at the BBQ14! Tues Sept 2
2. Work as a Casual Staff for the UTGSU!
3. UTGSU Gym closure in August: Aug 4-18
4. Emergency Medical Coverage / Travel Health Insurance
5. Grad Escapes: UofT Campus Garden Tour: Mon Aug 18, 10:30am
6. Free Bicycle Safety Checks by Bikechain: Aug 9, 13, 18
7. Choosing Childcare That Works for Your Family: Wed Aug 20, 12-1:30pm

(more…)

Digest: Safety-Checks & Roots & Rhythms – July 24, 2014

July 24th, 2014

1. New Info on UTGSU BBQ14: Free Bicycle Safety-Checks with Bikechain!
2. Work as a Casual Staff for the UTGSU!
3. Grad Escapes: Toronto Blue Jays: Tues Aug 5, 7pm
4. Emergency Medical Coverage / Travel Health Insurance
5. Grad Escapes: UofT Campus Garden Tour: Mon Aug 18, 10:30am
6. IMSSA Roots and Rhythms: Wed July 30 & Thurs July 31

(more…)

Digest: BBQ14 & Potluck Picnic – July 17, 2014

July 17th, 2014

1. Save the Date! UTGSU BBQ14: Orientation Celebration on Tues Sept 3, 4-10pm
2. Open Letter to Members from the Litigation Committee
3. UTGSU Orientation Celebration 2014 – Orientation Volunteers Needed!
4. Add your voice to the #FreeAlexSodiqov video! Thurs July 24, 12-2pm
5. UTGSU Policy & Operations Committee Meeting: Tues July 22, 4-6pm
6. Chairperson for 2014-15 UTGSU General Council Wanted!
7. Free Weekly Yoga with Grad Minds: Tuesdays 5:30 to 6:30
8. Emergency Medical Coverage / Travel Health Insurance
9. Summer Potluck Picnic for Students With Family Responsibilities: Sat Aug 16
10. Callout for OPIRG-Toronto 2014-2015 Action Groups: Deadline July 28

(more…)

Open Letter to UTGSU Members Regarding CFS

July 16th, 2014

Dear Members,

Please see the below open letter to the membership from your Litigation Committee:
(more…)

Digest: Job Opportunities & Yoga Aplenty – July 10 2014

July 11th, 2014

1. Chairperson for 2014-15 UTGSU General Council Wanted!
2. We’re hiring! Orientation Assistant
3. Scholars for #FreeAlexSodiqov Petition
4. Free Weekly Yoga with Grad Minds: Tuesdays 5:30 to 6:30
5. Yoga in the UTGSU Gym Thursdays 4-5pm & Outdoors Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm
6. Emergency Medical Coverage / Travel Health Insurance
7. Prenatal Yoga: Wed July 23, 12-1pm

(more…)