All Events

2021

Engineering Town Hall on Teaching Assistantships

As the pandemic shutdown looms onward, Teaching Assistants across campus continue to struggle to meet deadlines and departmental expectations. Join OUW for a casual evening conversation led by your GSA representatives for Civil & Environmental Engineering and Systems Design Engineering to discuss experiences, challenges, and opportunities for TAs in the Faculty.

Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization #6: School of Planning

The next webinar in our Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization, featuring a mix of elected student representatives, graduate student organizers from the School of Planning, and OrganizeUW's CUPE staff representative. All graduate students in related areas are welcome!

Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization #5: Faculty of Mathematics

The next webinar in our Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization, featuring a mix of elected student representatives, graduate student organizers from the Math Faculty, and OrganizeUW's CUPE staff representative. All graduate students in Math-related areas are welcome!

Mental Health & Unions

Join OrganizeUW, CUPE Health & Safety representatives and a CUPE 3903 (YorkU) graduate worker as we discuss the opportunities union organizing presents for improving mental health on campus.

Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization #4: Physics Department

The next webinar in our Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization, featuring an elected student representative and graduate student organizers from the Department of Physics & Astronomy, as well as OrganizeUW's CUPE staff representative. All graduate students in Physics-related areas are welcome!

Energy, democracy, and unions: A discussion on the parallels of climate justice and union organizing

Join us as we go live with guests from Trade Unions for Energy Democracy, OrganizeUW, and Fossil Free UW and talk climate justice and unions.

International Student Discussion on Unionization

A discussion on unionization with a focus on international student issues.

Trivia Night

Union-themed trivia night hosted in partnership with GSA-UW.

Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization #3: English Department

The next webinar in our Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization, featuring an elected student representative from the Department of English and OrganizeUW's CUPE staff representative, with moderation by an English student organizer.

2020

GSA Event: Live Q&A with Organize UW

Join us as we go live with the GSA to ask common questions about the graduate student-led union drive on campus.

Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization #2: Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

The next webinar in our Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization, featuring an elected student representative from Applied Health Sciences and OrganizeUW's CUPE staff representative, with moderation by a student organizer.

Anti-Racism and Unions

Join us for a discussion of how anti-racism work and unions work together to create a more just workplace and society. Presentations of related information and personal experiences will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion. A primary aim of the discussion is to envision how our local union might engage in anti-racism work through bargaining, activism, and solidarity with ongoing efforts. Speakers include CUPE National human rights and research staff, CUPE Ontario local members/activists, and a grad student rep from a UW anti-racism taskforce.

Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization #1: Faculty of Environment

The first webinar in our new Faculty Discussion Series on Unionization, featuring an elected student representative from the Faculty of Environment and OrganizeUW's CUPE staff representative, with moderation by an Environment student organizer.

CUPE, Teaching Assistant Unions, and Health & Safety

A webinar featuring a CUPE health and safety staffer, CUPE teaching assistant union local president, and OrganizeUW student organizer.