2019 Governing Council Student Elections

​Looking for an effective way to enhance your overall student experience at U of T? Become involved in governance as an elected member of the Governing Council. Governors are collectively and individually stewards of the University and are asked to contribute to decisions that affect the University's current and future achievements.

There are eight elected student members of the Council (four full-time undergraduate, two part-time undergraduate, and two graduate students). Elected student members serve as volunteers for a term of one year.

Eligibility: You must be registered at the University for full-time or part-time study in a program that leads to a degree, post-secondary diploma or certificate.

Nomination forms will be available as of Monday, January 7, 2019 at and from the Office of the Governing Council, Room 106, Simcoe Hall.  Please review the Election Guidelines 2019 at the following website:

Information on elections for student seats on the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) Campus Councils and their Standing Committees will be available at:



Questions? Contact Anwar Kazimi, Chief Returning Officer at 416-978-8427; or Patrick McNeill, Deputy Returning Officer at 416-978-8428;

GPS Conflict Resolution Fundamentals Series for Grads

​​​​This series of 3 workshops run by the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre helps graduate students understand what conflict is as well as the role of effective communication and negotiation in conflict resolution. Participants will have an opportunity to practise various strategies for resolving and de-escalating conflict.  ​

​​Register for the Series: 

One Registration is for all 3 workshops (Completion = 2 GPS credits). 

For more information, visit or email

Winter 2019 Wellness Workshops for Grad Students

This series of free workshops has been tailored to graduate students and is led by SGS Wellness Counsellor Sean Martin. Topics include: Balanced Thinking, Behavioural Change, Emotion Regulation, and Balanced Living.

Workshop dates/times:

Wednesdays from 10:30am to 12:00pm, 65 St. George Street, Room 201

February 13, 2019  (Cognitive restructuring)

February 27, 2019 (Behavioral changes)

March 6, 2019   (Emotion regulation)

March 20, 2019  (Balanced living)

To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030 (and select option 5) or contact your intake counsellor/clinician.

Registration is limited to 15 participants; register early. If you have accessibility accommodation needs, please advise during your registration.