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SCI guidelines released

Last week, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities published an official guideline to the tuition fee and ancillary fee changes that will be...

One step closer to “Mississ-exit”

Last Monday, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie’s motion to request the province pass legislation to make the city independent from the Region of Peel passed...

Federal Government funds Mississauga

Last Thursday, Justin Trudeau visited Mississauga to announce that the federal government would give the city $80 million from the Federal Gas Tax Fund...

U of T distinguishes excellence

On February 28, the University of Toronto’s Governing Council announced the list of 13 influential individuals who will receive honorary degrees and address the...

Voting for UTMSU elections begin

The campaign period for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) elections began last Monday. Running for the executive team are two independent...

U of T acquires manuscript

The University of Toronto Libraries recently acquired a rare manuscript written by 15th century Italian and French author Christine De Pizan. The announcement was...

GE week comes to U of T

This week, the University of Toronto will be hosting a series of events and workshops to celebrate the third annual Global Engineering (GE) Week. ...

BDS committee established

On February 26, during the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union’s (UTGSU) Special General Meeting, members voted to establish the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions...

Anti-Israel activist speaks at UTM

“Israel does not have a right to defend itself against protesters in Gaza who pose an imminent threat,” said anti-Israel activist Norman Finkelstein when...

U of T focuses on revenue

The University of Toronto’s vice-president, operations and Real Estate Partnerships Scott Mabury has provided more information on the university’s “four corners” strategy.

Town hall covers budget and new building

During the town hall meeting held on February 26, UTM Principal Ulrich Krull provided an update on the Davis building’s construction, and commented on...

SCSU election results released

Next year’s executive team for the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU) will be split between the two major slates that ran in the election.

Honourable Michael Wilson passes away

Michael Wilson, the University of Toronto’s 33rd chancellor—who served as Canada’s minister of finance and ambassador to the United States—has passed away at 81...

Governing council results

Eight students have been elected to sit on Governing Council after 39 candidates vied to represent students on U of T’s highest administrative body.

Essential fees announced, UTMSU and other fees deemed ‘non-essential’

Earlier today, Vice-Provost, Students Sandy Welsh sent an email to student society presidents regarding the implementation of the ‘Student Choice Initiative.’

Updates provided at townhall

During the first townhall of the new year, UTM Principal Ulrich Krull gave an update on the arts, culture, and technology building, and commented...

U of T to host summit

The University of Toronto has confirmed it will be hosting the Times Higher Education’s (THE) World Academic Summit 2020.According to...

RSU hosts emergency board meeting

On February 1, the Ryerson Student Union’s (RSU) Board of Directors held an emergency meeting regarding RSU’s executives reported mismanagement of the student funds that...

FEATURING: Meet The Editor

Name: Ali TahaPosition at The Medium: News EditorYear: Third yearProgram of Study:...

Nova identified by U of T tech

The team behind the BRITE Constellationc Project, a Canada-Austria-Poland collaboration that investigates stellar structures and the evolution of stars in the sky,...

New minors at UTM

Come the 2019-2020 academic year, the University of Toronto Mississauga will have three new minor programs for students to enroll in.

Hazel McCallion returns

Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion has been appointed as special advisor to Premier Doug Ford and the province’s minister of municipal affairs and housing Steve...

Ontario government announces decrease in tuition fees, opt-out option for ancillary...

The Ontario government has announced their plan to reduce tuition rates by 10% come the 2019-20 academic year in addition to eliminating...

Demonizing the media is an easy out for student politicians

Dear editor,This is in response to the op-ed written by the UTMSU’s VP External Atif Abdullah. The main...

U of T team designs drones

University of Toronto graduates have recently developed a next-gen drone that is capable of vertical takeoffs and landings.Jeremy Wang, a fourth-year student in engineering...

Transit plan released

The city of Mississauga recently released its transportation master plan, which offers a preliminary idea of how the city will tackle issues surrounding traffic...

UTM hosts remembrance

On December 4, the University of Toronto Mississauga Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre and the Equity & Diversity Office held an event in...

UTM goes smoke-free

The University of Toronto Mississauga has gone smoke-free as of January 1, 2019. The new policy aligns with the university’s goal to create a...

Student media clashes with students’ union

On December 12, 2018, the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU) Board of Directors voted unanimously to create an ad hoc committee on “media accreditation...

Major changes to student services

Last month, the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Quality Service to Students (QSS) committee made various changes to services offered to students by...

Gertler released from Waterfront project

Waterfront Toronto board of director Meric Gertler, the president of the University of Toronto, along with the board’s chair, Helen Burstyn, and provincial appointee...

UTSG to build new residence

The University of Toronto is laying down the framework for more on-campus housing and other services after receiving approval from the Governing Council’s business...

The UTMSU in review

The current UTMSU executive has been working since April of this year to accomplish the platform points they ran on during the 2018 election....

AGM changes bylaws, endorses separation

During the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) Annual General Meeting (AGM) last Thursday, the motion to implement online voting in UTMSU elections...

UTSC receives GAPP funding

Last Thursday, federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan announced that the University of Toronto Scarborough will receive $2 million in funding to develop disease-resistant vegetables.Department...

UTM celebrates new program

Last week, the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) celebrated the launch of the new Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MScOT) program. The program,...

The Lab painting auctioned off

Last week, Sir Frederick Banting’s painting of the lab where he discovered insulin was sold at an auction held by the Heffel Fine Art...

UTMSU releases AGM agenda

On November 29th, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the 2018-2019 academic year which...

UTMSU ‘course retake policy’ a reality

Last week, the University of Toronto Mississauga Academic Affairs Committee passed a motion to make changes to the existing Repeating Passed Courses policy that...

U of T receives research funds

Last week, federal science minister Kirsty Duncan announced at the University of Toronto that the university will be home to twenty-one new and renewed...

UTMSU raises executive salaries

The UTMSU is currently working on raising the salaries of their executive members from $28,500 to $31,600.According to meeting minutes recently released by the...

U of T elects chancellor

The University of Toronto has elected Rose Patten to a three-year term as Chancellor beginning July 1st, 2018.As Chancellor, Patten is the ceremonial head...

U of T announces new partnership

The University of Toronto recently announced a partnership with the Amgen Foundation, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies.The partnership will see the launch...

Smoking to be banned

The University of Toronto has a proposed smoking ban that will be implemented starting January 1, 2019.The ban will apply to the smoking of...

Club funding at UTM

The Centre for Student Engagement (CSE) has been recently advertising their various funding initiatives for clubs and other student groups on campus. Here is...

UTMSU allegedly bribes students with food

The University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union has recently come under criticism for allegedly encouraging students to sign a petition opposing the newly-elected provincial...

UTSU breaks ties with UTMSU, scraps slates

This year’s UTSU Annual General Meeting heard discussions and debates concerning the union’s separation with UTMSU, banning the running of teams in UTSU elections,...

Metamorphoses: love transcends even death

Change is difficult, but it is possible.This is the lesson Mary Zimmerman espouses in her play Metamorphoses, which opened at Erindale Studio Theatre last...

Incumbents win another term in GTA elections

After the GTA-wide elections on October 22, Bonnie Crombie will continue as mayor of Mississauga, receiving almost 77 per cent of the population’s vote....

Incoming UTSU AGM will address separation

The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU), which represents all full-time undergraduates at the St. George and Mississauga campuses, will hold its Annual General...

New U SPORTS policy puts female athletes at a disadvantage

What happens when you allow men to join women’s sports teams? Nothing, apparently.At least that is what U SPORTS, the national governing body of...

UofT opens new school

The University of Toronto has made it their goal to address problems cities and urban centres are facing by establishing a new “School of...

Kevin Johnston denied entry into candidates forum

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) hosted Mississauga’s mayoral candidates on Thursday October 4th in the Kaneff Centre. The two-hour panel is...

Cannabis on Campus

The University of Toronto Mississauga has released information about the upcoming legalization of cannabis this week.According to current university regulations, UTM students will be...

Frozen yogurt machine breaking down

The University of Toronto Mississauga has introduced a new frozen yogurt machine to the Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT) building on campus.The machine, meant...

UTM residence doubles students in Erindale Hall

UTM’s Student Housing and Residence Life have doubled the number of students living in residence rooms that would normally only have an occupancy of...

UTMSU preps for mentorship launch

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) prepared for their upcoming mentorship program launch with a training session for the academic societies involved....

UTM students hired by Ontario government

One former member and three current members of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Conservatives have recently been hired by members of the Ontario...

UTSU talks terminating agreement

The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) Ad Hoc Negotiations Committee has recommended that the organization terminate its Associate Membership Agreement (AMA) with the...

UofT #1 in Canada

According to the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, the University of Toronto ranks 28th in the world, and first in Canada, leading...

Medium office and Student Centre flood, UTMSU calls for expansion

A sprinkler pipe broke in The Medium’s office, causing the office to flood and leak onto the entrance of the UTMSU’s Green Room, causing...

Davis and North buildings still renovating

The new North building is still undergoing light renovations as the academic year begins. The six-storey facility features 29 classrooms and 500 new campus...

Clubs and societies struggle to balance booking venues with catering costs

Clubs and societies on the University of Toronto Mississauga campus are finding it difficult to book venues outside of the student centre due to...

UTSU’s year in review

As the 2017/18 academic year concludes, The Medium reviews the University of Toronto Student Union’s policies and campaign promises they have achieved while in...

PSLA talks future of political journalism

The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Political Science and Pre-Law Association hosted a panel on March 15th, discussing the objective of political journalism to the...

Mayor Crombie hosts youth talk

Over 100 youth attended Mississauga mayor Bonnie Crombie’s Youth Speaker Series last Wednesday in IB 120, which also featured a keynote address by Patrick...

UTM’s Sexual Violence Centre opens

The Health and Counselling Centre held an open house for the grand opening of the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Support...

Enrolment to be cut

The second Town Hall meeting of the academic year held last Monday discussed announcements from the provincial government to post-secondary education institutions, as well...

U of T given C grade on assault policies

The University of Toronto Students’ Union issued a press release last week regarding their plans to address sexual assault on campus after receiving a...

Tory signs agreement with U of T

The University of Toronto signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Toronto on October 3rd, in an effort to help the...

Town Hall seeks to expand campus space

The first town hall meeting of the academic year, held last Tuesday, discussed various projects the University of Toronto Mississauga will undertake over the...

SCI guidelines released

Last week, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities published an official guideline to the tuition fee and ancillary fee changes that will be...

One step closer to “Mississ-exit”

Last Monday, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie’s motion to request the province pass legislation to make the city independent from the Region of Peel passed...

Federal Government funds Mississauga

Last Thursday, Justin Trudeau visited Mississauga to announce that the federal government would give the city $80 million from the Federal Gas Tax Fund...

U of T distinguishes excellence

On February 28, the University of Toronto’s Governing Council announced the list of 13 influential individuals who will receive honorary degrees and address the...

Voting for UTMSU elections begin

The campaign period for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) elections began last Monday. Running for the executive team are two independent...

U of T acquires manuscript

The University of Toronto Libraries recently acquired a rare manuscript written by 15th century Italian and French author Christine De Pizan. The announcement was...

GE week comes to U of T

This week, the University of Toronto will be hosting a series of events and workshops to celebrate the third annual Global Engineering (GE) Week. ...

BDS committee established

On February 26, during the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union’s (UTGSU) Special General Meeting, members voted to establish the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions...

Anti-Israel activist speaks at UTM

“Israel does not have a right to defend itself against protesters in Gaza who pose an imminent threat,” said anti-Israel activist Norman Finkelstein when...

U of T focuses on revenue

The University of Toronto’s vice-president, operations and Real Estate Partnerships Scott Mabury has provided more information on the university’s “four corners” strategy.

Town hall covers budget and new building

During the town hall meeting held on February 26, UTM Principal Ulrich Krull provided an update on the Davis building’s construction, and commented on...

SCSU election results released

Next year’s executive team for the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU) will be split between the two major slates that ran in the election.

Honourable Michael Wilson passes away

Michael Wilson, the University of Toronto’s 33rd chancellor—who served as Canada’s minister of finance and ambassador to the United States—has passed away at 81...

Governing council results

Eight students have been elected to sit on Governing Council after 39 candidates vied to represent students on U of T’s highest administrative body.

Essential fees announced, UTMSU and other fees deemed ‘non-essential’

Earlier today, Vice-Provost, Students Sandy Welsh sent an email to student society presidents regarding the implementation of the ‘Student Choice Initiative.’

Updates provided at townhall

During the first townhall of the new year, UTM Principal Ulrich Krull gave an update on the arts, culture, and technology building, and commented...

U of T to host summit

The University of Toronto has confirmed it will be hosting the Times Higher Education’s (THE) World Academic Summit 2020.According to...

RSU hosts emergency board meeting

On February 1, the Ryerson Student Union’s (RSU) Board of Directors held an emergency meeting regarding RSU’s executives reported mismanagement of the student funds that...

FEATURING: Meet The Editor

Name: Ali TahaPosition at The Medium: News EditorYear: Third yearProgram of Study:...

Nova identified by U of T tech

The team behind the BRITE Constellationc Project, a Canada-Austria-Poland collaboration that investigates stellar structures and the evolution of stars in the sky,...

New minors at UTM

Come the 2019-2020 academic year, the University of Toronto Mississauga will have three new minor programs for students to enroll in.

Hazel McCallion returns

Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion has been appointed as special advisor to Premier Doug Ford and the province’s minister of municipal affairs and housing Steve...

Ontario government announces decrease in tuition fees, opt-out option for ancillary...

The Ontario government has announced their plan to reduce tuition rates by 10% come the 2019-20 academic year in addition to eliminating...

Demonizing the media is an easy out for student politicians

Dear editor,This is in response to the op-ed written by the UTMSU’s VP External Atif Abdullah. The main...

U of T team designs drones

University of Toronto graduates have recently developed a next-gen drone that is capable of vertical takeoffs and landings.Jeremy Wang, a fourth-year student in engineering...

Transit plan released

The city of Mississauga recently released its transportation master plan, which offers a preliminary idea of how the city will tackle issues surrounding traffic...

UTM hosts remembrance

On December 4, the University of Toronto Mississauga Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre and the Equity & Diversity Office held an event in...

UTM goes smoke-free

The University of Toronto Mississauga has gone smoke-free as of January 1, 2019. The new policy aligns with the university’s goal to create a...

Student media clashes with students’ union

On December 12, 2018, the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU) Board of Directors voted unanimously to create an ad hoc committee on “media accreditation...

Major changes to student services

Last month, the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Quality Service to Students (QSS) committee made various changes to services offered to students by...

Gertler released from Waterfront project

Waterfront Toronto board of director Meric Gertler, the president of the University of Toronto, along with the board’s chair, Helen Burstyn, and provincial appointee...

UTSG to build new residence

The University of Toronto is laying down the framework for more on-campus housing and other services after receiving approval from the Governing Council’s business...

The UTMSU in review

The current UTMSU executive has been working since April of this year to accomplish the platform points they ran on during the 2018 election....

AGM changes bylaws, endorses separation

During the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) Annual General Meeting (AGM) last Thursday, the motion to implement online voting in UTMSU elections...

UTSC receives GAPP funding

Last Thursday, federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan announced that the University of Toronto Scarborough will receive $2 million in funding to develop disease-resistant vegetables.Department...

UTM celebrates new program

Last week, the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) celebrated the launch of the new Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MScOT) program. The program,...

The Lab painting auctioned off

Last week, Sir Frederick Banting’s painting of the lab where he discovered insulin was sold at an auction held by the Heffel Fine Art...

UTMSU releases AGM agenda

On November 29th, the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the 2018-2019 academic year which...

UTMSU ‘course retake policy’ a reality

Last week, the University of Toronto Mississauga Academic Affairs Committee passed a motion to make changes to the existing Repeating Passed Courses policy that...

U of T receives research funds

Last week, federal science minister Kirsty Duncan announced at the University of Toronto that the university will be home to twenty-one new and renewed...

UTMSU raises executive salaries

The UTMSU is currently working on raising the salaries of their executive members from $28,500 to $31,600.According to meeting minutes recently released by the...

U of T elects chancellor

The University of Toronto has elected Rose Patten to a three-year term as Chancellor beginning July 1st, 2018.As Chancellor, Patten is the ceremonial head...

U of T announces new partnership

The University of Toronto recently announced a partnership with the Amgen Foundation, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies.The partnership will see the launch...

Smoking to be banned

The University of Toronto has a proposed smoking ban that will be implemented starting January 1, 2019.The ban will apply to the smoking of...

Club funding at UTM

The Centre for Student Engagement (CSE) has been recently advertising their various funding initiatives for clubs and other student groups on campus. Here is...

UTMSU allegedly bribes students with food

The University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union has recently come under criticism for allegedly encouraging students to sign a petition opposing the newly-elected provincial...

UTSU breaks ties with UTMSU, scraps slates

This year’s UTSU Annual General Meeting heard discussions and debates concerning the union’s separation with UTMSU, banning the running of teams in UTSU elections,...

Metamorphoses: love transcends even death

Change is difficult, but it is possible.This is the lesson Mary Zimmerman espouses in her play Metamorphoses, which opened at Erindale Studio Theatre last...

Incumbents win another term in GTA elections

After the GTA-wide elections on October 22, Bonnie Crombie will continue as mayor of Mississauga, receiving almost 77 per cent of the population’s vote....

Incoming UTSU AGM will address separation

The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU), which represents all full-time undergraduates at the St. George and Mississauga campuses, will hold its Annual General...

New U SPORTS policy puts female athletes at a disadvantage

What happens when you allow men to join women’s sports teams? Nothing, apparently.At least that is what U SPORTS, the national governing body of...

UofT opens new school

The University of Toronto has made it their goal to address problems cities and urban centres are facing by establishing a new “School of...

Cannabis on Campus

The University of Toronto Mississauga has released information about the upcoming legalization of cannabis this week.According to current university regulations, UTM students will be...

Frozen yogurt machine breaking down

The University of Toronto Mississauga has introduced a new frozen yogurt machine to the Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT) building on campus.The machine, meant...

UTM residence doubles students in Erindale Hall

UTM’s Student Housing and Residence Life have doubled the number of students living in residence rooms that would normally only have an occupancy of...

UTMSU preps for mentorship launch

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) prepared for their upcoming mentorship program launch with a training session for the academic societies involved....

UTM students hired by Ontario government

One former member and three current members of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Conservatives have recently been hired by members of the Ontario...

UTSU talks terminating agreement

The University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) Ad Hoc Negotiations Committee has recommended that the organization terminate its Associate Membership Agreement (AMA) with the...

UofT #1 in Canada

According to the London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, the University of Toronto ranks 28th in the world, and first in Canada, leading...

Medium office and Student Centre flood, UTMSU calls for expansion

A sprinkler pipe broke in The Medium’s office, causing the office to flood and leak onto the entrance of the UTMSU’s Green Room, causing...

Davis and North buildings still renovating

The new North building is still undergoing light renovations as the academic year begins. The six-storey facility features 29 classrooms and 500 new campus...

Clubs and societies struggle to balance booking venues with catering costs

Clubs and societies on the University of Toronto Mississauga campus are finding it difficult to book venues outside of the student centre due to...

UTSU’s year in review

As the 2017/18 academic year concludes, The Medium reviews the University of Toronto Student Union’s policies and campaign promises they have achieved while in...

PSLA talks future of political journalism

The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Political Science and Pre-Law Association hosted a panel on March 15th, discussing the objective of political journalism to the...

Mayor Crombie hosts youth talk

Over 100 youth attended Mississauga mayor Bonnie Crombie’s Youth Speaker Series last Wednesday in IB 120, which also featured a keynote address by Patrick...

UTM’s Sexual Violence Centre opens

The Health and Counselling Centre held an open house for the grand opening of the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Support...

Enrolment to be cut

The second Town Hall meeting of the academic year held last Monday discussed announcements from the provincial government to post-secondary education institutions, as well...

U of T given C grade on assault policies

The University of Toronto Students’ Union issued a press release last week regarding their plans to address sexual assault on campus after receiving a...

Tory signs agreement with U of T

The University of Toronto signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Toronto on October 3rd, in an effort to help the...

Town Hall seeks to expand campus space

The first town hall meeting of the academic year, held last Tuesday, discussed various projects the University of Toronto Mississauga will undertake over the...

Kevin Johnston denied entry into candidates forum

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) hosted Mississauga’s mayoral candidates on Thursday October 4th in the Kaneff Centre. The two-hour panel is...
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