Enhance your leadership skills at a student leadership conference!

Each year the Student and Campus Community Development Office offers a series of conferences for students looking to build their leadership skills. Pick the one that works for you!

 SLC Represent

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Ulead Conference Building and developing key leadership skills while making connections with like-minded and involved students
Represent Programming Involvement opportunities for elected/appointed student representatives at U of T.
Leading Together A student leadership conference to connect student leaders across U of T!
Canadian Conference on Student Leadership Canadian Conference on Student Leadership (CCSL) in November 2018!

Ulead Conference

Conference Description

The Ulead conference is a one day conference focused on developing key leadership skills while making connections with other campus leaders at the University of Toronto St. George campus. Through meaningful participation and active engagement with the conference material, participants can build and improve competencies that are beneficial for student leadership and for the success of campus groups and clubs. The conference program begins with an incredible panel of speakers sharing their U of T experience, offers a variety of workshops designed for all levels of leadership, and ends with a practical case study competition to wrap up the day. This event is a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with fellow students, and increase confidence and capability in participants’ leadership capacities. 

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Location: Hart House 

Eligibility

This conference is open to all students involved with a student club or group at U of T St. George. You don’t need to be in an executive role to apply; if you’re involved in a student group in any capacity, you are encouraged to attend!

Application

This conference requires pre-registration. Applications will close on September 18, at 4 p.m.  Space is limited, so be sure to apply as soon as possible!

Conference Themes

Coming soon! 

Contact us  

Questions? Email Jennifer Galley at jennifer.galley@utoronto.ca or Sania Hameed at: sania.hameed@utoronto.ca.

Represent Programming

Represent Programming is for elected/appointed students representatives at U of T to get involved and begin to interact/engage with one another.

Get involved with the "Represent: One Day Intensive" and/or the "Represent: Student Leadership Conference." 

Eligibility

Students who hold elected or appointed leadership positions on student groups such as:

  • Tri-campus or campus wide student group (e.g. UTSU, UTSC, UTM, APUS, ASSU)
  • College or faculty student society (e.g. KPEUA, ENGSoc, VUSAC)
  • Course union (e.g. CINSSU, NSSA)
  • Residence council (e.g. IRC, WRC)
  • Hart House committee

Represent Chair & Planning Committee

Apply to organize and support the Represent: One Day Intensive and Student Leadership Conference.

Students who serve as a chair and/or on the planning committee with meet weekly/bi-weekly to plan all aspects of the conference including: selecting the keynote, hosting presenter information sessions, conference logistics, selecting sessions, etc. Participation will be CCR eligible.

Apply now for the Represent Chair through CLN (Career Learning Network) – Job ID: 103593 *Applications close Monday, August 28, 2017

Apply now to be a part of the 2017-2018 planning committee!

Represent Planning Committee Application Form 

*Application closes Friday, September 8, 2017 at 9 a.m.

 

Represent: One Day Intensive

This is a one day conference is designed for you to make meaningful connections and attain skills and tools that contribute to your personal and professional development. Through a series of engaging workshops, you will gain the capacities that will help you to be successful in your leadership role this year. You will walk away from the day having made connections with other student leaders across campus who can support you throughout the year.

Whether you have much experience in leadership roles or are just beginning your leadership journey, all experiences are welcome and valued in The One-Day Intensive. Students who are new to holding a formal leadership position will benefit greatly from the skill-building focused workshops and those who attended the Represent: Student Leadership Conference can reconnect with colleagues.

Registration for the 2017 One-Day Intensive is open, apply now!

Represent: One-Day Intensive Registration Form *Deadline to apply is Friday, September 8, 2017

Registrants must submit a payment of $10. This can be done through BookIt.

Represent: Student Leadership Conference

This conference provides incoming student representatives (i.e. elected/appointed representatives such as student unions, college councils, faculty associations, residence council members, and student societies from all three U of T campuses) with tools and resources to be effective leaders. This is the largest conference for elected student representative at U of T. 

Whether you are in a representative role, an executive position planning events, or at the head of your student organization, our conference will have workshops and sessions catered to your specific responsibilities and interests. This way, you will gain insight into how YOU can contribute to bringing about change through your student organization and collaborate with others across campus.

Represent: Student Leadership Conference will take in April 2018 on the St. George Campus at Hart House (7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON) 

Registration will open in January 2018.

Contact us

Please contact leadership@utoronto.ca or the conference Chair at uoft.leadership@gmail.com for more information on Represent programming.

 

Leading Together: A Student Leadership Conference

Who: All U of T students who are interested in leadership

What: A student leadership conference to connect student leaders across U of T! The conference will be student planned and student presented and will facilitate peer-to-peer learning and community building.

Where: Hart House 

When: Saturday, January 13, 2018 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How can you get involved: Join the planning committee, submit a proposal and attend the conference!

Chair & Planning Committee

Students will serve on a planning committee meeting weekly/bi-weekly to plan all aspects of the conference including: selecting the keynote, hosting presenter information sessions, conference logistics, selecting sessions, etc. Participation will be CCR eligible.

Apply now for the Leading Together Chair through CLN (Career Learning Network) – Job ID: 102963 *Applications close Monday, August 28, 2017

Apply now to be a part of the 2017-2018 planning committee!

Leading Together Planning Committee Application Form

Presenters

Sessions will be presented by students for students. Students will have the opportunity to prepare and present a workshop about something they’ve learned, they’ve practiced, or to lead a discussion in something they are curious about. We strongly encourage all students – from first-year undergrad to graduate to apply! 

Applications will be available October 2017.

Delegates

Leading Together: A Student Leadership Conference is an opportunity to connect with student leaders across roles, areas of study, and experiences at the University of Toronto. During the day-long conference you will participate in peer-led sessions, wellness and experiential learning activities, listen to a keynote speaker, and come together for a networking and social event! Leading Together focuses on connecting students and turning ideas into action in all areas of leadership.

Registration will be available November 2017.

 

Canadian Conference on Student Leadership

We are thrilled to announce that Clubs and Leadership Development at the University of Toronto has been selected to host in the Canadian Conference on Student Leadership (CCSL) in November 2018!

The CCSL brings together post-secondary student leaders from across the country to share ideas, become inspired, and leave determined to make a difference on their campuses and in their communities. To find out more, please visit https://theccsl.org/

Chair & Planning Committee

University of Toronto students will have the opportunity to serve on a planning committee to host this national conference. More details to follow.

  • Chair application will be available end of August 2017
  • Committee applications will be available January 2018