UTGSU Digest: Sexual Violence and Harassment Prevention in Fieldwork & UTGSU Conference Bursary – May 31st, 2018

May 31st, 2018

Digest

1. Travel Insurance
2. Health & Dental Insurance Plan Coverage After Convocation
3. UTGSU Summer Office Hours
4. UTGSU Gym Summer Schedule
5. Sexual Violence and Harassment Prevention in Fieldwork
6. Join OPIRG-Toronto’s for their Annual General Meeting

7. UTGSU Conference Bursary: Spring Cycle Applications due May 31st, 2018
 
8. Data Carpentry Workshop: Data analysis and visualization in Python — June 18-19
9. The SGS Summer Gym Bursary Application Now Open

 

 

1. Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is covered in your UTGSU Health and Dental Insurance plan. The coverage is for 120 days of each trip. Students who are leaving on a recognized academic exchange are also covered for the duration of their exchange and for another 120 days before and after their approved exchange. They must remain Members of the UTGSU, pay fees to University of Toronto including the Health Plan fee and keep their provincial health-care coverage. For more information, please view your benefits package on www.studentcare.ca. If you require additional help, email the Health and Dental Office at health@utgsu.ca.

2. Health & Dental Insurance Plan Coverage After Convocation
If you are on the UTGSU Health and Dental Insurance Plan (i.e. if you had paid the Winter fees), and you are graduating in June, you will still be covered under the plan until August 31, 2018. For more information, please view your benefits package on www.studentcare.ca. If you require additional help, email the Health and Dental Office at health@utgsu.ca.

3. UTGSU Summer Office Hours
The UTGSU office and HDI office will be reverting to a summer schedule from May 1st, 2018 to August 11, 2018. Our summer hours will be Mondays to Wednesdays from 10 am to 3 pm and Thursdays from 12 pm to 3 pm. The UTGSU office and HDI office will be closed on Fridays, however, folks will have the option of booking appointments with staff. Please email info@utgsu.ca.

4. UTGSU Gym Summer Schedule
The UTGSU Gym summer schedule is now available on our website. Check out the UTGSU Gym Summer Schedule Page for more information.

5. Sexual Violence and Harassment Prevention in Fieldwork
Does your degree program involve fieldwork? Are you interested in working to develop a set of guidelines aimed to prevent sexual violence and harassment in the field and support survivors? If so, please contact Sam Stead at governance@utgsu.ca

6. Join OPIRG-Toronto’s for their Annual General Meeting
On Wednesday, June 13th at 1 pm, Come celebrate another inspiring year of student and community activism with OPIRG-Toronto at their Annual General Meeting (AGM). The event will be held at the Centre for Women and Trans People 563 Spadina Crescent, room 101. Come for the food and stay for the opportunity to meet and connect with staff, board members, and OPIRG volunteers and get involved with the next year of Social and Environmental Justice work at UofT. Find out more about the work that is done and how to get involved Wednesday. RSVP: Facebook Event

7. UTGSU Conference Bursary: Spring Cycle Applications due May 31st, 2018
The UTGSU is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Conference Bursary. The UTGSU Conference Bursary was created to assist students with financial expenses that arise from attending academic conferences. For more information, visit: 2018/2019 Spring Conference Bursary

8. Data Carpentry Workshop: Data analysis and visualization in Python — June 18-19
Come learn valuable programming skills for research in a beginner-friendly environment! UofT Coders presents Data Carpentry, a hands-on two-day workshop covering programming concepts and tools including data organization and cleaning, data analysis in Python, and data visualization in Python. Tickets are $30. Register at https://uoftcoders.github.io/2018-06-18-utoronto/.

9. The SGS Summer Gym Bursary Application Now Open
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f you are a full-time registered doctoral-stream student planning to be on campus this summer, strike a balance between work and play by purchasing a summer gym membership at an athletics facility on St. George campus. Upload your proof of membership purchase to the SGS portal (https://apps.sgs.utoronto.ca/), and get up to 100% back in your pocket from the School of Graduate Studies. Details: uoft.me/sgsgym