Student Groups to Support Student Peer Connections and Wellbeing 

UofT Graduate Students’ Union
UTGSU represents 18,000+ students studying in over 115 departments. They advocates for increased graduate student representation and engages students through community building events and campaigns, organized by various Committees and Caucuses. They also provide services including: health and dental insurance, confidential advice, various grants and bursaries, and access to gym space.

Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, and Trans People of the University of Toronto (LGBTOUT)
Resources and programming for LGBTQ students at UofT, including a drop-in centre/main resource centre (73 St. George Street, and Sir Daniel Wilson Residence), and various social events throughout the academic year including The Homohop and The Queer Ball annual events, and various game nights, movie nights, and poetry slams.

Students for Barrier Free Access
Non-profit, student-levy organization to advocate for equity, access, and the rights of disabled students. SBA and its allies work toward eliminating physical, informational, and attitudinal barriers on campus and in the wider community.

Multi-Faith Centre
Multi-Faith Centre embraces spiritual pluralism at Uoft and supports the spiritual well-being of students, staff, and faculty through interfaith dialogue and other activities that help to increase our understanding of and respect for religious beliefs and practices.

First Nations House
culturally relevant services to Aboriginal students in support of academic success, personal growth, and leadership development. Also offers learning opportunities for all students to engage with Aboriginal communities within UofT and beyond.

Grad Minds
Grad Minds is the Graduate Student Mental Health Advisory Committee which represents the interests and concerns of the graduate student population at UofT.
Objectives include:

  • Create an organized dialogue between students and administration about graduate student health, wellbeing and counseling needs,
  • Provide consultation and advice regarding mental health programming and service,
  • Advise the Union regarding insurance and budget issues that are impacted by student mental health