Entries by Gavin

Statement in Response to the Attack on Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida

Content warning: violence, death, homophobia, and transphobia Early Sunday morning, June 12th 2016, a gunman murdered 49 people and injured scores of others at Pulse Nightclub, a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida. This attack was the single deadliest occurrence of violence against LGBTQ people in the history of the United States, the largest shooting, the […]

ASSU’s new 2016-2017 Executive

  Congratulations to the incoming 2016-2017 ASSU Executive! At our council meeting on March 23rd, Course Union representatives elected the first of their 2016-2017 ASSU Executives. Two more Executives will be elected at the first council meeting of the Fall 2016 term. The President-Elect of ASSU is Ondiek Oduor, who ran unopposed. Ondiek was first […]

2015-2016 First Year Award Winners

ASSU is pleased to announce the winners of our awards for First-year students. These are just a few of the exceptional students in the Faculty of Arts and Science. These awards will be presented at the ASSU Spring Award ceremony, co-hosted with the Dean of Arts and Science, David Cameron. First Year Award Winners   […]

2016 ASSU Candidate Statements

Here are the statements from the candidates for the upcoming ASSU Executive elections Candidate for President Ondiek Oduor Hey Friends®, I’m a fourth year student studying Social-Cultural Anthropology, Book & Media Studies, and Women & Gender Studies – and I am running to be your President. Having the privilege of serving ASSU this year has […]

Congratulations to our award winners

The Arts and Science Students’ Union is pleased to announce the winners of our awards for 2016. Every year the Arts and Science Students’ Union highlights some of the dedicated students, faculty, and campus groups working on the St. George campus through our awards. Award winners will be honoured at a reception co-hosted by Dean […]

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Award Winners

ASSU is pleased to announce the winners of our 2015-2016 leadership award winners. These awards were created to honour some of the dedicated students in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Every year, hundreds of exceptional students apply for these awards. The winners for 2015-2016 are:   William R. Gardner Student Leadership Award   Winner […]


Nicholas Grant No statement submitted.   Stephanie Lim My name is Stephanie Lim and I am a third year student pursuing a double major in Peace, Conflict and Justice Studies and Contemporary Asian Studies. I currently serve on the Contemporary Asian Studies Student Union in an executive capacity. In this capacity, I have become well […]

Syllabus Project Report

In the fall of 2013, ASSU received a number of reports of instructors not returning the required percentage of the final mark back to their classes in time for the drop date. Due to our close relationship with the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS), and specifically the Office of the Dean, we were able […]

Course evaluation survey results

Thanks to everybody who filled out our survey on course evaluations. Your results were compiled into a report and were presented into the faculty. Currently, the Faculty is looking over the report and is figuring out next steps to make the system better. We, of course will keep you updated. The report we produced is […]

Holiday Hours

The ASSU office will be closed Monday June 30th for the University of Toronto President’s Holiday, and Tuesday July 1st, Canada Day. We will re-open on Wednesday July 2nd at 10am Have a safe and fun long weekend.