Academic Advocacy


Can’t get into your courses? Keep getting wait listed? Battling with ROSI during course selection time? Fill out the survey and help us open up classes!


Can’t seem to find a space to eat or study? Library too noisy? Couches too crowded? Fill out the survey and help us advocate for more space!


At the SCSU, we aim to protect and serve all UTSC students and uphold the rights set out by the University. We are here to provide support because while the university can be a fun and rewarding experience, we recognize that it can also be a challenging time full of uncertainty and change. Students are expected to learn a large code of conduct, and to navigate a complex network of academic work, school policy, faculty-student relationships and administrative situations. When tough situations arise such as academic appeals or petitions, it is easy to feel lost in this vast network and that’s where we, as the student union, can come in. Appeal & Petitions.


The SCSU is committed to educating students about their rights both inside and outside the classroom. This campaign aims to give students the tools to challenge any violation of rights and empower students to act as their own advocates. The office of the Vice-President Academics & University Affairs is committed to supporting students through the Know Your Rights campaign. Know Your Rights!

Check out this Know Your Rights Guide by Canadian Intern Association.