Trailblazers Conference: EXPLORE

WRITTEN BY: Frances Huang, Mentor-In-Training and Jake Chalkey, Mentor-In-Training. Photos by: Xijia (Jessica) Peng, First in the Family Peer-Mentor Program Mentee Photography, and Trailblazers Planning Committee Member The University of Toronto’s 2017 tri-campus first generation Trailblazers: Explore conference, which was held on January 28th,…

iConnect: Exploring Mentorship

iConnect: Exploring Mentorship

WRITTEN BY: Cas Legrand, Jaclyn Dawe & Farah Mustafa, iConnect Mentorship Program Photo Caption: iConnect mentees, mentors, and leaders take a night off from U of T to explore the wonders of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) 2016-2017. Photographer: Muhammad Waqar…

Five Steps to Organizing a Successful Pub-Night!

Five Steps to Organizing a Successful Pub-Night!

WRITTEN BY: Sandra-Marine Isautier | Silhouettes Dance Company Photographer: Alex Chan As a student group, we are always looking for ways to raise money in an effective and realistic way. Pub nights have great potential but there is also a lot of…

Characteristics of Great Leaders and Organizations

Characteristics of Great Leaders and Organizations

WRITTEN BY: Candace Gunn, Frontier College Club Exec. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said, “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and…

How Getting Involved Has Shaped My Life as a University Student

WRITTEN BY: Voula Giannoulis, Secretary-General, Greek Students Association I joined the Greek Students’ Association (GSA) last year, my first year at the University of Toronto. At first, the University of Toronto can seem to be overwhelming and isolated. My first few…

Our Healthcare Initiative: A Background

Our Healthcare Initiative: A Background

WRITTEN BY: Nancy Yang | Educational Director, WE: Free the Children U of T Chapter Photograph: U of T Free the Children club executives & volunteers gather for the year-opening social Photograph By: staff member (unknown) from Snakes & Lattes, Bloor Street, Toronto The reason…

Reflecting on Ten Years of UTMUN

Reflecting on Ten Years of UTMUN

WRITTEN BY: Alison Zhou | University of Toronto Model United Nations (UTMUN) Photograph: Club Executives | Photograph By: Sydney Bradshaw Another year has come and gone, and as students head back to campus for a new semester, so too are the University of Toronto…

Let’s be Friends First: Teamwork from Camaraderie

Let’s be Friends First: Teamwork from Camaraderie

WRITTEN BY: Thenuka Thanabalasingam, Representative Council | University of Toronto St. George Tamil Students’ Association Photograph: Team picture from TSA’s annual formal, December 22, 2016 Picture Take By: Untitled Photography The University of Toronto St. George Tamil Students’ Association (don’t worry there’s an…