Digest: Summer Hours & Stop, Drop and Roll – May 21, 2015

May 25th, 2015

1. UTGSU Summer Hours: May 22 – June 26
2. Reserve UTGSU Gym time for June: Fri May 29, 10:00 am
3. UTGSU Gym Schedule – May to July
4. Tuition Survey: TWO Chances to WIN a $25 Starbucks gift card!
5. Stop, Drop & Roll, FREE self-massage and stretch drop-in classes
6. Cinema Politica UofT Screening – Tambogrande: Mangos, Murder, Mining: Wed May 27, 7pm
7. Harvest Noon Cafe + Co-op is looking for volunteers
8. Small Talk Season 4: Call for Proposals: due May 30
9. Health Commercialization Award: Deadline June 3
10. Panel Discussion – Building Museums : Building Cities: Sun May 24, 2-5pm
11. Toronto Media Co-op – New Contributors Meeting: Mon May 25, 6:30pm

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Digest: Summer Gym Schedule & Career Days – May 14, 2015

May 25th, 2015

1. UTGSU Gym Schedule – May to July (closed August)
2. Stop, Drop & Roll, FREE self-massage and stretch drop-in classes
3. Grad Student Counselling Services
4. Want to get more involved with Harvest Noon? Volunteers Needed
5. Harvest Noon: Small Talk Season 4: Call for Proposals
6. SBA AGM and Elections: May 15, 6pm-8pm
7. LSCDS Proudly Presents 9th Annual Career Day: Friday May 22nd, 9am-5pm
8. U of T HFast Lab: Driving Simulator Participants Needed
9. The Biotech Likemind: Networking and Idea Development Platform
10. Celebrate and Kick-Off Bike Month with Free Breakfast at Hart House: June 3
11. Weekend of Wellness: May 23
12. Cinema Politica UofT Screening – Tambogrande: Mangos, Murder, Mining: Wed. May 27, 7pm
13. iConnect International Mentorship Program

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Digest: Counselling Services & Aligning Your Skills – May 7, 2015

May 7th, 2015

1. New: Grad Student Counselling Services
2. Want to Get More Involved with Harvest Noon? Volunteers Needed
3. The Family Care Office is Hiring Communications Coordinator
4. Aligning Your Skills Story to Match the LSCDS Career Day Opportunities
5. Science Rendezvous: May 9
6. Help Make Cycling in Toronto Better! Take the 10-Minute City Cycling Survey

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Digest: New Exec & Science Rendezvous – April 30, 2015

April 30th, 2015

1. New Executive Team Takes Office: Fri May 1
2. Tuition Survey: TWO Chances to WIN a $25 Starbucks gift card!
3. Students for Barrier-Free Access Elections and Annual General Meeting
4. Wanted: Student Parent Peer Mentors!
5. Introductory Mechanics with Bikechain: Tues May 12, 6:15-7:30pm
6. Science Rendezvous: May 9
7. Ismailova Theatre of Dance presents Till We Have Faces: May 2-3
8. Comparative Program on Health and Society Fellowship Applications: Deadline May 29
9. Career Transition: What’s My Next Move? May 6, 6:30-9:30pm
10. Help Make Cycling in Toronto Better! Take the 10-Minute City Cycling Survey

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Digest: Bicycle Touring & French Classes – April 23, 2015

April 23rd, 2015

1. Tuition Survey: TWO Chances to WIN a $25 Starbucks gift card!
2. Join the Team! Executive-at-Large Election: Mon April 27, 6:10pm
3. Reserve UTGSU Gym Time for May: Fri, April 24, 10am
4. UTGSU Gym Schedule – May to July (closed August)
5. UTGSU Board of Directors / General Council Meeting: Mon April 27, 6:10pm
6. OPIRG-TO is Hiring Two Summer Students: Deadline Mon May 4
7. Bicycle Touring: Skillshare: Wed May 6, 6-7:30pm
8. Grad Escape: Get to Know Toronto: Kensington Walk and Social: Thurs May 21, 4pm
9. CsF French Classes at the Centre for International Experience (CIE)
10. Stop, Drop & Roll, FREE Self-Massage and Stretch Drop-In Classes: NEW DAY/TIME!
11. LSCDS Career Seminar: Careers in Industrial R&D: Thurs April 30, 6pm
12. Summer Housing Fair: Sat April 25, 1-3pm

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Digest: Jane’s Walk & May Day – April 16, 2015

April 16th, 2015

1. SOLIDARITY Forever: CUPE 3902 Strike Exhibit: April 16-30
2. The UTGSU is Looking for a New Council Chair! Deadline: Tues April 21, 5pm
3. Members Needed: Best Practices in Graduate Supervision Review Working Group
4. UTGSU Board of Directors / General Council Meeting: Mon April 27, 6:10pm
5. UTGSU Gym Schedule – May to July (closed August)
6. Course Union Head Grants – Spring Installment
7. OPIRG-TO Annual General Meeting: Thurs April 23, 6pm
8. Grad Talk: The Art of Storytelling: Tues April 21, 1-3pm
9. Stop, Drop & Roll, FREE self-massage and stretch drop-in classes: NEW DAY/TIME!
10. Choosing Childcare That Works For Your Family: Fri May 1, 12-1:30pm
11. 10th Annual May Day of Action Rally and March: Fri May 1, 5pm
12. Unite Against Austerity – Public Forum: Sat April 25, 2pm
13. Study Space Available: HighParkCommons
14. Ebola Working Group Symposium: Wed April 22
15. Uncanny Spaces: Memory & Erasure in Doris Salcedo’s Sculpture: Thurs April 23
16. Jane’s Walk: May 1, 2, 3

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UTGSU General Council Chairperson Needed

April 13th, 2015

The University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union is currently seeking a General Council Chairperson for the 2015-2014 academic year. (more…)

Digest: Hiring & Stretching – April 9, 2015

April 9th, 2015

1. UTGSU is Hiring! Job Posting for Full-Time Permanent Position: Financial Coordinator
2. Join the Team! Executive-at-Large Election: Mon April 27, 6:10pm
3. Bikechain New Volunteer Orientation: Wed April 22, 5:15-6pm
4. Income Tax Clinic for Students: Until May 6
5. Peer Support Program for Graduate Students: Wednesdays 4-5pm
6. Stop, Drop & Roll, FREE Self-Massage & Stretch Drop-In Classes: Mondays, 12-1pm
7. Homemade Babyfood: Wed April 22, 12-1:30pm
8. GMCA (Graduate Management Consulting Association) Conference 2015: May 7-8
9. Green Cities Against Neoliberal Urbanism: Urban Politics & Toronto Politics: Sun April 12, 2pm

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The UTGSU is hiring: Financial Coordinator

April 8th, 2015

The UTGSU is hiring a new permanent staff member to serve in the role of Financial Coordinator.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by: Wednesday April 15th, 2015 @ 5pm to:

The Financial Coordinator Hiring Committee

Email: hiring@utgsu.ca

Position Summary

This position provides complete financial services and support to the Executive and Council of this active student organization. The successful candidate must be able to balance a heavy workload with conflicting priorities and deadlines. This is a unionized position with CUPE local 1281.

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Digest: Cycling Safety & Green Chemistry – April 2, 2015

April 2nd, 2015

1. Join the Team! Executive-at-Large Election: Mon April 27, 6:10pm
2. UTGSU is Hiring! Job Posting for Full-Time Permanent Position: Financial Coordinator
3. Stop, Drop & Roll, FREE Self-Massage & Stretch Drop-In Classes: Mondays, 12-1pm
4. Cycling Safety and Maintenance Mon April 6, 12-1:30pm
5. How to Choose and Fit a Bicycle: the Basics: Mon April 6, 6-7:30pm
6. Helping Kids Adjust to Separation and Divorce: Fri April 10, 12-1:30pm
7. Green Chemistry Student Symposium: May 13-15
8. Info on a New Professional Program at UofT: Masters of Health Science in Translational Research
9. Toronto’s Affordable Housing & It’s Impact on Health: Wed April 8, 5:30-7:30pm
10. The Self in Dementia: Moving Beyond a Paradigm of Loss: Wed April 8, 3pm

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