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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,...

Restoring the Integrity of Journalism

Technology has ushered us into a new age—one filled with an abundance of information available at a moment’s notice to billions of people across...

One UTM team earns demerits

In the University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union’s elections this month, each member of One UTM received five demerit points for an “unintentional abuse”...

UTMSU withholds board meetings

The University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union’s minutes for their board meeting have been absent from their website for the entirety of the academic...

One UTM slate running unopposed

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s Candidates Forum was held on March 15th in anticipation of the upcoming union elections and saw the...

Campus Council passes fee increases

Campus Council approved fee increases to University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union and Association of Graduate Students. This final approval indicates that the increases...

UTSU releases U-Commute survey results

The University of Toronto Students’ Union released the results from their U-Commute transit survey in preparation for a potential GTA-wide U-Pass. The results showed...

York enters second week of strike action

Teaching assistants, contract faculty, and graduate assistants from CUPE 3903 units 1, 2, and 3 have entered into their second week of strike action...

Professor’s posts found not sexual

Allegations made against University of Toronto’s psychiatry professor Peter Collins’ online posts resulted in the university asking him to be more mindful of his...

No ties to sex trafficking by religious group has been proven

As of Monday, February 26, the religious group, previously reported on to have been approaching students about a Female God, has no confirmed ties...

Distinguishing between news and opinion

It has been brought to my attention through an opinion piece, that some of my peers, including former employee of The Medium, Russell Wu,...

CUPE makes deal despite concerns

CUPE 3902 ratified the tentative agreement with the University of Toronto, despite several CUPE members expressing concerns about the ascension meeting on the 12th...

U of T professor accused of inappropriate behaviour and explicit social...

U of T’s psychiatry assistant professor Peter Collins has been accused of posting inappropriate and sexual content on his social media pages, including posts...

UTMSU hosts controversial speaker

Former UTSU executive director, Sandra Hudson was hosted by UTMSU during a Black History month event titled “Blackness and Policing” on February 6th. This...

CUPE 3902, Unit 1 votes in favour of tentative agreement

Following a week of voting to ratify CUPE 3902, Unit 1’s tentative agreement with the University of Toronto, it was announced on February 16...

Unit 1 tentative agreement voted in favour of unit-wide ratification vote

  CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and the University of Toronto reached a tentative agreement last Thursday, February 8th, which requires ratification by Unit 1 members...

Mandated leave policy is withdrawn

The University of Toronto has withdrawn the university-mandated leave of absence policy proposal from the current governance cycle, following concerns raised by the Ontario...

SCSU candidate disqualified second time

Scarborough Campus Student Union’s elections review committee has disqualified the recently re-instated candidate and the current VP operations, Deena Hassan, following the hiring of...

The Medium AGM has historic turnout

The Medium’s Annual General Meeting saw a historic turnout with over 40 students and the first changes to their constitution and by-laws in the...

Unions renegotiate membership

The UTSMSU and UTSU will be renegotiating their membership agreement that governs the relationship between the two student organizations. In a press release posted on...

Nour Alideeb reelected to CFS

Former UTMSU president Nour Alideeb has been re-elected to serve as the chairperson for the Canadian Federation of Students in Ontario. The chairperson is responsible...

Increases to UTM housing rates passed

The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Campus Council approved the ancillary budget for the 2018-2019 year, which includes raising residence fees and meal plans, on...

Scarborough’s CRO quits after protest

Mahir Zuber, the chief returning officer for the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union spring elections has resigned, claiming an unsafe work environment following a protest...

Protests held at St. George Tim Hortons

A national day of action was held at Tim Horton’s locations across Toronto in response to some franchise holders cutting breaks and health benefits...

U of T ups Ph.D. enrolment from Mexico

The University of Toronto will collaborate with Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) in order to bring 150 Ph.D. students to the...

Demolition in Davis begins

Demolition of the William G. Davis meeting place and former registrar’s office are currently taking place, with half of the meeting place blocked off...

Academic Affairs approves curriculum changes

Curriculum changes for the humanities, social science, and science departments were approved during the Academic Affairs Committee meeting last Monday. The committee also discussed...

Assault on the UTM campus

The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Campus Police released an alert on Friday, January 13th detailing the suspect of an alleged assault on campus that...

Portal to be retired by fall term

The University of Toronto’s Learning Portal is expected to be replaced next academic year for all three campuses with new Canvas software called Quercus....

QSS talks Student Services Fees

The Quality Student Services (QSS) approved recommended fee increases to the Student Services Fee last Wednesday. The recommendation will now be reviewed by Campus...

CUPE labour negotiations continue

Contract negotiations will continue between the University of Toronto administration and the labour union CUPE 3902 Unit 1, after the collective agreement expired on...

Students call for Peterson’s dismissal

Over 100 university members have called for the University of Toronto to remove Jordan Peterson from the institution in an open letter addressed to...

CUPE Unit 3 ratifies Tentative Agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached between CUPE 3902 Unit 3 and the University of Toronto bargaining team on Saturday, November 25. The two...

UTM assault suspect arrested

The University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Police has arrested the suspect involved in the sexual assault that occurred on campus last Wednesday in a...

University members call for Peterson’s termination

An open letter, signed by over one hundred university students, student unions, and organizations across Canada was sent to the University of Toronto administration...

AGM establishes new grievance policy

At UTMSU’s Annual General Meeting last Thursday, the union members voted to raise the number of students required to call a general meeting, and...

CUPE and U of T reach agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached between CUPE 3902 Unit 3 and the University of Toronto regarding contracts for the university’s sessional lecturers, writing...

Vertical Gardens at UTM

Two UTM alumni and co-owners of the company Just Vertical, Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela, have constructed two new vertical gardens for the Student...

White nationalist posters found at UTM

Posters from a group called “Students for Western Civilization” were put up across the University of Toronto Mississauga last week, advocating for the preservation...

Ulrich Krull installed as UTM’s principal

Professor Ulrich Krull was officially installed UTM’s ninth principal in a ceremony on November 16th after taking the oath of office. Krull was led into...

AGM to vote on grievance bylaw

UTMSU’s Annual General Meeting will discuss proposed bylaw changes including the addition of Bylaw XVII pertaining to grievances, along with the addition and removal...

College strike ends

The provincial wide college strike came to an end on Sunday, November 19th after the Ontario Liberal government passed Bill 178, “The Colleges of...

Faculty requests action against Peterson

Faculty members from the University of Toronto’s Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) have requested a meeting with the university’s vice-provost to demand that...

College faculty to decide on latest offer

The College Employer Council (CEC) has requested that the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) partake in a vote on Tuesday November 14th to...

University of Toronto honours fallen soldiers

UTM’s Remembrance Day ceremony was hosted outside of the William G. Davis building on Friday, November 10th, where principal Ulrich Krull gave remarks regarding...

AGM fails to remove executive positions

The removal of vice-president external and vice-president university affairs was rejected at the University of Toronto Students’ Union’s Annual General Meeting in a vote...

Strike bargaining begins

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union and the College Employer Council resumed bargaining on November 2nd for the first time since the strike began...

UTSU’s motion to remove VP internal and university affairs failed

The motion to introduce vice president advocacy and remove the positions vice president external and university affairs from the University of Toronto Students’ Union...

Sanders discusses health care and power

United States Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a keynote address at the University of Toronto discussing the importance of universal healthcare and how American congress...

Past UTMSU president hired for new position

Former president of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union, Uranranebi Agbeyegbe, who is currently a non-UTM student, was hired into the newly created...

UTSU bylaw amendments

The University of Toronto Students’ Union plans to vote on several bylaw amendments, including the addition of vice-president advocacy and the removal of the...

UTM hosts Fall Campus Day

UTM hosted their annual Fall Campus Day on October 22 to welcome prospective students to the campus and introduce them to the various program...

Sheridan reading week to continue

All joint Sheridan programs with UTM, York, and Brock will not run during the break from October 23-27. Sheridan college moves forward with reading...

College strike impacts joint programs

The province-wide public college strike will affect UTM students who are in joint programs with Sheridan College. Their Oakville campus offers courses for students enrolled...

Peterson speaks out against masculinity hate

  In a YouTube video uploaded on October 2nd, the University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson partook in a conversation with professor Camille Paglia from...

Unity rally held at Queen’s Park

On October 15th, a rally against white supremacy was held in downtown Toronto, hosted in part by Walied Khogali, the former University of Toronto...

UTSU executive lawsuit settled

On October 10, UTSU approved an undisclosed settlement with Sandra Hudson, former UTSU executive director, for improperly paid overtime hours. The lawsuit, filed in 2015,...

U of T to institute mental health leave

The University of Toronto is undergoing consultations for a new university-mandated leave of absence policy that will allow the administration to recommend students struggling...

UTMSU’s fall by-elections underway

The campaigning period for the 2017 fall by-elections for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union has begun to select two Division I first-year...

CFS withholds forensic report

After receiving criticism for withholding the report, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) claims no legal obligation to release the full forensic review of...

New combined U-Pass PRESTO plan

Metrolinx has announced plans to integrate post-secondary student fares with PRESTO cards in place of separate transit passes. On September 14th Metrolinx revealed during their...

New renovations to Davis approved

The Campus Affairs Committee convened last week to review the timeline of the William G. Davis building renovations, as well as establishing a new...

UTM aims to grow graduate research

Ulrich Krull, the newly appointed vice president of the University of Toronto and the new principal of the University of Toronto Mississauga, listed expanding...

U of T begins bargaining with labour union

Around 6,000 teaching assistants and sessional lecturers forming Unit 1 of the local labour union, CUPE 3902, are expected to return to the bargaining...

VP affairs resigns

The vice president of university affairs at the University of Toronto Students’ Union, Carina Zhang, has resigned her position through an email on September...

U of T denies hosting a nationalist rally

Following online backlash, the University of Toronto has denied the booking of a Canadian Nationalist Party rally on the St. George campus on September...

O-Week prepares first years

The Office of Student Transition sought to welcome students and provide them with academic advice to help them succeed during the last week of...

A year in review: UTMSU’s platform

Last year, Unite UTM was elected in what was considered historic UTMSU elections with four teams and two independents. One of the victorious slate’s...

Harassment reports during elections

At the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s board meeting last Tuesday, the chief returning officer, Sahab Jesuthasan, stated that there have been several...

Results, demerits and disqualification

Fresh UTM claimed a landslide victory in the Spring UTMSU elections. The unofficial results were released on Sunday night on UTMSU’s Facebook page, announcing...

Unofficial results: Fresh wins elections

In the unofficial results posted on UTMSU’s Facebook page on March 12, Fresh UTM has swept the elections by winning the majority of the...

UTMSU election battle begins this week

Following last year’s historic UTMSU spring elections with four teams and three individuals running, this year’s election is back to featuring two teams vying...

Campus Council passes student services fee increase

The Campus Council convened last Thursday and voted to raise the Student Services Fee, which was debated on during the last Campus Affairs Committee’s...

Possible Student Centre expansion

The Campaigns and Advocacy Committee convened on February 14 to discuss campus events and the possibility of a Student Centre expansion. Nour Alideeb, the president...

Fee increase recommendations

The Quality Services to Students rejected to endorse a motion proposed by the administration at the Campus Affairs meeting last Thursday to raise the...

UTMSU to fight fee increase

UTMSU held its first Campaigns and Advocacy Commission meeting in the Student Centre last Tuesday, where they discussed the possibility of a demonstration this...

Expansion plans for ICCIT

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology is looking to expand their department with the addition of four new hires. In an interview with...

UTM discusses parking fee increase

The UTM Campus Affairs Committee convened last Wednesday to discuss proposed fee raises for parking costs on campus. Last semester, a new two-level parking deck...

Renovation plans for UTM residence

UTM Residence and Housing has announced a 15-year initiative, Focus Fifteen, to renovate and build new student housing on campus. Chad Nuttall, the director of...

Transphobia allegations against VUSAC

U of T’s Victoria University Students’ Administrative Council faced allegations of transphobia, following a Facebook post on Saturday by Cassandra Williams, UTSU’s VP university...

Departmental minor program changes

Last Thursday, the Academic Affairs Committee approved minor program changes and amendments, beginning next September, for the sciences, social sciences and humanities departments. The humanities...

Five Days of Giving raises $600

UTM’s Undergraduate Commerce Society raised over $600 from their Five Days of Giving charity event last week. UTM Free the Children, UTM Residence Council, World...

Low turnout at the UTSU town hall

Following UTSU’s town hall with the Black Liberation Collective last Thursday, BLC claimed that they were not invited to the meeting. According to UTSU’s Facebook...

U of T students rally for free education

All three U of T campuses united for a rally in downtown Toronto last Wednesday on the National Day of Action, advocating for free...

Court date still to be set for lawsuit

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled in favour of the Ryerson Students’ Union’s right to deny funding for Students for Life at...

Appellate Board proposed at UTSU’s AGM

UTSG and UTM students will convene to vote on new bylaw amendments and restructuring of the union’s use of finances in UTSU’s annual general...

A call for more faculty at UTM

UTM’s Campus Council, convened on October 6, discussed the hiring of more faculty and the growing gap between the number of graduate and undergraduate...

UTM designs a new vision draft

The Office of the Dean has designed a new vision draft that will help UTM determine its goals as a community, and guide the...

UTMSU fall elections begin this week

Students will elect the representatives this week for Division I, first-year representatives, and Division III, the central directors, of UTMSU’s Board of Directors. Plebiscite question This...

New ways to handle assault reports

The Campus Affairs Committee convened last Thursday to discuss the future goals and project plans for UTM. Among the topics discussed were details in...

Upgrading the research facilities

The research facilities of the University of Toronto campuses will undergo infrastructure renovations worth $190 million. The Lab Innovation for Toronto, also known as LIFT,...

Direct bus route from Brampton to UTM

A new direct bus route from Brampton to UTM will be offered to students starting this Tuesday. A pilot project for a new route, Route...

Unite UTM sweeps UTMSU election

According to unofficial results announced last Monday, Unite UTM has swept UTMSU’s spring election and won all of the seats for the 2016/17 executive...

UTMSU election results to be released today

Election results determining the victors of the UTMSU’s 2016/17 executive team and board of directors are expected to be announced today following three days...

Historic UTMSU election underway

For the first time in at least seven years, four full slates and three independent candidates are vying for student votes with hopes to...

Historic UTMSU election: the slates

There are four slates and three independent candidates running in this year's UTMSU executive election—a highly unusual amount of competition. We present the candidates...

UTMSU request denied, fee increases prevail

UTM Campus Council moved ahead with student service fee increases despite UTMSU’s attempts to defer the motion last Thursday. As previously reported in The Medium,...

Results pending in transit study

U of T is participating in a collaborative transit study to examine student travel to schools from across the GTA. Collecting data from students at...

Parking permit and residence costs face hike

Campus Council has passed a motion to increase residence and parking permit fees for the 2016/17 academic year. In the third Campus Council meeting of...

Saini travels to India with Wynne

Deep Saini, VP of U of T and principal of UTM, is traveling to India alongside Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne in a trade mission...

New greenhouse on budget for over $3M

UTM’s newest facility will be a modern, research-based greenhouse budgeted for over $3 million and is expected to be completed by February or March. Located...

Trans issues discussed at DisOrientation Week

Last week, UTMSU hosted workshops and conversations about social issues through the annual DisOrientation Week, which featured discussions on topics ranging from colonialism to...

U-Pass queues last hours

Students were faced with one- to two-hour wait times when collecting their U-Pass this academic year. In an email from UTMSU on August 26, students...

Restoring the Integrity of Journalism

Technology has ushered us into a new age—one filled with an abundance of information available at a moment’s notice to billions of people across...

One UTM team earns demerits

In the University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union’s elections this month, each member of One UTM received five demerit points for an “unintentional abuse”...

UTMSU withholds board meetings

The University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union’s minutes for their board meeting have been absent from their website for the entirety of the academic...

One UTM slate running unopposed

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s Candidates Forum was held on March 15th in anticipation of the upcoming union elections and saw the...

Campus Council passes fee increases

Campus Council approved fee increases to University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union and Association of Graduate Students. This final approval indicates that the increases...

UTSU releases U-Commute survey results

The University of Toronto Students’ Union released the results from their U-Commute transit survey in preparation for a potential GTA-wide U-Pass. The results showed...

York enters second week of strike action

Teaching assistants, contract faculty, and graduate assistants from CUPE 3903 units 1, 2, and 3 have entered into their second week of strike action...

Professor’s posts found not sexual

Allegations made against University of Toronto’s psychiatry professor Peter Collins’ online posts resulted in the university asking him to be more mindful of his...

No ties to sex trafficking by religious group has been proven

As of Monday, February 26, the religious group, previously reported on to have been approaching students about a Female God, has no confirmed ties...

Distinguishing between news and opinion

It has been brought to my attention through an opinion piece, that some of my peers, including former employee of The Medium, Russell Wu,...

U of T professor accused of inappropriate behaviour and explicit social...

U of T’s psychiatry assistant professor Peter Collins has been accused of posting inappropriate and sexual content on his social media pages, including posts...

UTMSU hosts controversial speaker

Former UTSU executive director, Sandra Hudson was hosted by UTMSU during a Black History month event titled “Blackness and Policing” on February 6th. This...

SCSU candidate disqualified second time

Scarborough Campus Student Union’s elections review committee has disqualified the recently re-instated candidate and the current VP operations, Deena Hassan, following the hiring of...

The Medium AGM has historic turnout

The Medium’s Annual General Meeting saw a historic turnout with over 40 students and the first changes to their constitution and by-laws in the...

Unions renegotiate membership

The UTSMSU and UTSU will be renegotiating their membership agreement that governs the relationship between the two student organizations. In a press release posted on...

Nour Alideeb reelected to CFS

Former UTMSU president Nour Alideeb has been re-elected to serve as the chairperson for the Canadian Federation of Students in Ontario. The chairperson is responsible...

Increases to UTM housing rates passed

The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Campus Council approved the ancillary budget for the 2018-2019 year, which includes raising residence fees and meal plans, on...

Scarborough’s CRO quits after protest

Mahir Zuber, the chief returning officer for the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union spring elections has resigned, claiming an unsafe work environment following a protest...

Protests held at St. George Tim Hortons

A national day of action was held at Tim Horton’s locations across Toronto in response to some franchise holders cutting breaks and health benefits...

U of T ups Ph.D. enrolment from Mexico

The University of Toronto will collaborate with Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) in order to bring 150 Ph.D. students to the...

Demolition in Davis begins

Demolition of the William G. Davis meeting place and former registrar’s office are currently taking place, with half of the meeting place blocked off...

Assault on the UTM campus

The University of Toronto Mississauga’s Campus Police released an alert on Friday, January 13th detailing the suspect of an alleged assault on campus that...

Portal to be retired by fall term

The University of Toronto’s Learning Portal is expected to be replaced next academic year for all three campuses with new Canvas software called Quercus....

QSS talks Student Services Fees

The Quality Student Services (QSS) approved recommended fee increases to the Student Services Fee last Wednesday. The recommendation will now be reviewed by Campus...

CUPE labour negotiations continue

Contract negotiations will continue between the University of Toronto administration and the labour union CUPE 3902 Unit 1, after the collective agreement expired on...

Students call for Peterson’s dismissal

Over 100 university members have called for the University of Toronto to remove Jordan Peterson from the institution in an open letter addressed to...

CUPE Unit 3 ratifies Tentative Agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached between CUPE 3902 Unit 3 and the University of Toronto bargaining team on Saturday, November 25. The two...

UTM assault suspect arrested

The University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Police has arrested the suspect involved in the sexual assault that occurred on campus last Wednesday in a...

University members call for Peterson’s termination

An open letter, signed by over one hundred university students, student unions, and organizations across Canada was sent to the University of Toronto administration...

AGM establishes new grievance policy

At UTMSU’s Annual General Meeting last Thursday, the union members voted to raise the number of students required to call a general meeting, and...

CUPE and U of T reach agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached between CUPE 3902 Unit 3 and the University of Toronto regarding contracts for the university’s sessional lecturers, writing...

Vertical Gardens at UTM

Two UTM alumni and co-owners of the company Just Vertical, Conner Tidd and Kevin Jakiela, have constructed two new vertical gardens for the Student...

White nationalist posters found at UTM

Posters from a group called “Students for Western Civilization” were put up across the University of Toronto Mississauga last week, advocating for the preservation...

Ulrich Krull installed as UTM’s principal

Professor Ulrich Krull was officially installed UTM’s ninth principal in a ceremony on November 16th after taking the oath of office. Krull was led into...

AGM to vote on grievance bylaw

UTMSU’s Annual General Meeting will discuss proposed bylaw changes including the addition of Bylaw XVII pertaining to grievances, along with the addition and removal...

College strike ends

The provincial wide college strike came to an end on Sunday, November 19th after the Ontario Liberal government passed Bill 178, “The Colleges of...

Faculty requests action against Peterson

Faculty members from the University of Toronto’s Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) have requested a meeting with the university’s vice-provost to demand that...

College faculty to decide on latest offer

The College Employer Council (CEC) has requested that the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) partake in a vote on Tuesday November 14th to...

University of Toronto honours fallen soldiers

UTM’s Remembrance Day ceremony was hosted outside of the William G. Davis building on Friday, November 10th, where principal Ulrich Krull gave remarks regarding...

AGM fails to remove executive positions

The removal of vice-president external and vice-president university affairs was rejected at the University of Toronto Students’ Union’s Annual General Meeting in a vote...

Strike bargaining begins

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union and the College Employer Council resumed bargaining on November 2nd for the first time since the strike began...

Sanders discusses health care and power

United States Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a keynote address at the University of Toronto discussing the importance of universal healthcare and how American congress...

Past UTMSU president hired for new position

Former president of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union, Uranranebi Agbeyegbe, who is currently a non-UTM student, was hired into the newly created...

UTSU bylaw amendments

The University of Toronto Students’ Union plans to vote on several bylaw amendments, including the addition of vice-president advocacy and the removal of the...

UTM hosts Fall Campus Day

UTM hosted their annual Fall Campus Day on October 22 to welcome prospective students to the campus and introduce them to the various program...

Sheridan reading week to continue

All joint Sheridan programs with UTM, York, and Brock will not run during the break from October 23-27. Sheridan college moves forward with reading...

College strike impacts joint programs

The province-wide public college strike will affect UTM students who are in joint programs with Sheridan College. Their Oakville campus offers courses for students enrolled...

Peterson speaks out against masculinity hate

  In a YouTube video uploaded on October 2nd, the University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson partook in a conversation with professor Camille Paglia from...

Unity rally held at Queen’s Park

On October 15th, a rally against white supremacy was held in downtown Toronto, hosted in part by Walied Khogali, the former University of Toronto...

UTSU executive lawsuit settled

On October 10, UTSU approved an undisclosed settlement with Sandra Hudson, former UTSU executive director, for improperly paid overtime hours. The lawsuit, filed in 2015,...

U of T to institute mental health leave

The University of Toronto is undergoing consultations for a new university-mandated leave of absence policy that will allow the administration to recommend students struggling...

CFS withholds forensic report

After receiving criticism for withholding the report, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) claims no legal obligation to release the full forensic review of...

New combined U-Pass PRESTO plan

Metrolinx has announced plans to integrate post-secondary student fares with PRESTO cards in place of separate transit passes. On September 14th Metrolinx revealed during their...

New renovations to Davis approved

The Campus Affairs Committee convened last week to review the timeline of the William G. Davis building renovations, as well as establishing a new...

UTM aims to grow graduate research

Ulrich Krull, the newly appointed vice president of the University of Toronto and the new principal of the University of Toronto Mississauga, listed expanding...

VP affairs resigns

The vice president of university affairs at the University of Toronto Students’ Union, Carina Zhang, has resigned her position through an email on September...

U of T denies hosting a nationalist rally

Following online backlash, the University of Toronto has denied the booking of a Canadian Nationalist Party rally on the St. George campus on September...

O-Week prepares first years

The Office of Student Transition sought to welcome students and provide them with academic advice to help them succeed during the last week of...

A year in review: UTMSU’s platform

Last year, Unite UTM was elected in what was considered historic UTMSU elections with four teams and two independents. One of the victorious slate’s...

Harassment reports during elections

At the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union’s board meeting last Tuesday, the chief returning officer, Sahab Jesuthasan, stated that there have been several...

Results, demerits and disqualification

Fresh UTM claimed a landslide victory in the Spring UTMSU elections. The unofficial results were released on Sunday night on UTMSU’s Facebook page, announcing...

Unofficial results: Fresh wins elections

In the unofficial results posted on UTMSU’s Facebook page on March 12, Fresh UTM has swept the elections by winning the majority of the...

UTMSU election battle begins this week

Following last year’s historic UTMSU spring elections with four teams and three individuals running, this year’s election is back to featuring two teams vying...

Campus Council passes student services fee increase

The Campus Council convened last Thursday and voted to raise the Student Services Fee, which was debated on during the last Campus Affairs Committee’s...

Possible Student Centre expansion

The Campaigns and Advocacy Committee convened on February 14 to discuss campus events and the possibility of a Student Centre expansion. Nour Alideeb, the president...

Fee increase recommendations

The Quality Services to Students rejected to endorse a motion proposed by the administration at the Campus Affairs meeting last Thursday to raise the...

UTMSU to fight fee increase

UTMSU held its first Campaigns and Advocacy Commission meeting in the Student Centre last Tuesday, where they discussed the possibility of a demonstration this...

Expansion plans for ICCIT

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology is looking to expand their department with the addition of four new hires. In an interview with...

UTM discusses parking fee increase

The UTM Campus Affairs Committee convened last Wednesday to discuss proposed fee raises for parking costs on campus. Last semester, a new two-level parking deck...

Renovation plans for UTM residence

UTM Residence and Housing has announced a 15-year initiative, Focus Fifteen, to renovate and build new student housing on campus. Chad Nuttall, the director of...

Transphobia allegations against VUSAC

U of T’s Victoria University Students’ Administrative Council faced allegations of transphobia, following a Facebook post on Saturday by Cassandra Williams, UTSU’s VP university...

Departmental minor program changes

Last Thursday, the Academic Affairs Committee approved minor program changes and amendments, beginning next September, for the sciences, social sciences and humanities departments. The humanities...

Five Days of Giving raises $600

UTM’s Undergraduate Commerce Society raised over $600 from their Five Days of Giving charity event last week. UTM Free the Children, UTM Residence Council, World...

Low turnout at the UTSU town hall

Following UTSU’s town hall with the Black Liberation Collective last Thursday, BLC claimed that they were not invited to the meeting. According to UTSU’s Facebook...

U of T students rally for free education

All three U of T campuses united for a rally in downtown Toronto last Wednesday on the National Day of Action, advocating for free...

Court date still to be set for lawsuit

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled in favour of the Ryerson Students’ Union’s right to deny funding for Students for Life at...

Appellate Board proposed at UTSU’s AGM

UTSG and UTM students will convene to vote on new bylaw amendments and restructuring of the union’s use of finances in UTSU’s annual general...

A call for more faculty at UTM

UTM’s Campus Council, convened on October 6, discussed the hiring of more faculty and the growing gap between the number of graduate and undergraduate...

UTM designs a new vision draft

The Office of the Dean has designed a new vision draft that will help UTM determine its goals as a community, and guide the...

UTMSU fall elections begin this week

Students will elect the representatives this week for Division I, first-year representatives, and Division III, the central directors, of UTMSU’s Board of Directors. Plebiscite question This...

New ways to handle assault reports

The Campus Affairs Committee convened last Thursday to discuss the future goals and project plans for UTM. Among the topics discussed were details in...

Upgrading the research facilities

The research facilities of the University of Toronto campuses will undergo infrastructure renovations worth $190 million. The Lab Innovation for Toronto, also known as LIFT,...

Direct bus route from Brampton to UTM

A new direct bus route from Brampton to UTM will be offered to students starting this Tuesday. A pilot project for a new route, Route...

Unite UTM sweeps UTMSU election

According to unofficial results announced last Monday, Unite UTM has swept UTMSU’s spring election and won all of the seats for the 2016/17 executive...

UTMSU election results to be released today

Election results determining the victors of the UTMSU’s 2016/17 executive team and board of directors are expected to be announced today following three days...

Historic UTMSU election underway

For the first time in at least seven years, four full slates and three independent candidates are vying for student votes with hopes to...

Historic UTMSU election: the slates

There are four slates and three independent candidates running in this year's UTMSU executive election—a highly unusual amount of competition. We present the candidates...

UTMSU request denied, fee increases prevail

UTM Campus Council moved ahead with student service fee increases despite UTMSU’s attempts to defer the motion last Thursday. As previously reported in The Medium,...

Results pending in transit study

U of T is participating in a collaborative transit study to examine student travel to schools from across the GTA. Collecting data from students at...

Parking permit and residence costs face hike

Campus Council has passed a motion to increase residence and parking permit fees for the 2016/17 academic year. In the third Campus Council meeting of...

Saini travels to India with Wynne

Deep Saini, VP of U of T and principal of UTM, is traveling to India alongside Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne in a trade mission...

New greenhouse on budget for over $3M

UTM’s newest facility will be a modern, research-based greenhouse budgeted for over $3 million and is expected to be completed by February or March. Located...

Trans issues discussed at DisOrientation Week

Last week, UTMSU hosted workshops and conversations about social issues through the annual DisOrientation Week, which featured discussions on topics ranging from colonialism to...

U-Pass queues last hours

Students were faced with one- to two-hour wait times when collecting their U-Pass this academic year. In an email from UTMSU on August 26, students...

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,...

CUPE makes deal despite concerns

CUPE 3902 ratified the tentative agreement with the University of Toronto, despite several CUPE members expressing concerns about the ascension meeting on the 12th...

CUPE 3902, Unit 1 votes in favour of tentative agreement

Following a week of voting to ratify CUPE 3902, Unit 1’s tentative agreement with the University of Toronto, it was announced on February 16...

Unit 1 tentative agreement voted in favour of unit-wide ratification vote

  CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and the University of Toronto reached a tentative agreement last Thursday, February 8th, which requires ratification by Unit 1 members...

Mandated leave policy is withdrawn

The University of Toronto has withdrawn the university-mandated leave of absence policy proposal from the current governance cycle, following concerns raised by the Ontario...

Academic Affairs approves curriculum changes

Curriculum changes for the humanities, social science, and science departments were approved during the Academic Affairs Committee meeting last Monday. The committee also discussed...

UTSU’s motion to remove VP internal and university affairs failed

The motion to introduce vice president advocacy and remove the positions vice president external and university affairs from the University of Toronto Students’ Union...

UTMSU’s fall by-elections underway

The campaigning period for the 2017 fall by-elections for the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union has begun to select two Division I first-year...

U of T begins bargaining with labour union

Around 6,000 teaching assistants and sessional lecturers forming Unit 1 of the local labour union, CUPE 3902, are expected to return to the bargaining...
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