leadership development

From Executive Decision-Makers to Facilitators

WRITTEN BY: Sarah Wong, Global Health Engage UTIHP Co-Chair As first-time co-chairs for Global Health Engage (GHE) – a subsidiary of the U of T International Health Program (UTIHP) – Derek and I were presented with a new yet exciting…

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…

Sihouettes Presents: The Human Condition

Sihouettes Presents: The Human Condition

WRITTEN BY: Jenna Borisevich Photos By: Joshua Payne Smith  Silhouettes Dance, a performance based dance company at U of T, is so excited to have just preformed our 13th annual showcase, The Human Condition, at the Betty Oliphant Theatre! The…

Fighting in Solidarity

WRITTEN BY: Daphne Wang, University of Toronto Taekwondo Organization Contrary to what many may assume, Taekwondo is not just about learning a martial art. Indeed, much of what we do involves the technical aspect of performing high difficulty kicks, memorizing…

UTSU Elections: What Could Representation Look Like?

UTSU Elections: What Could Representation Look Like?

WRITTEN BY:  Marta Switzer, and Eric Schwenger, SLC Co-Chairs The University of Toronto Student Leadership Conference: Represent is an opportunity for student leaders in elected and appointed positions across the tri-campus student body to consider, reflect upon and embrace what it…

The Real Benefits of Model United Nations

The Real Benefits of Model United Nations

WRITTEN BY: Melika Shafiee Nyestanak, University of Toronto Model United Nations (UTMUN) Photos By: Sydney Bradshaw, University of Toronto Model United Nations (UTMUN) Model United Nations. The name may seem self-explanatory, but to most, it appears uncertain and extremely daunting….

Leadership at UTCCF and Winter Retreat

Leadership at UTCCF and Winter Retreat

As part of the University of Toronto Chinese Christian Fellowship’s extensive history, the vision for a winter retreat is built upon and centered around satisfying two key aims – to offer a weekend of rest amidst a taxing time of…