Student Life

Beyond the Classes

Academic success may be the primary reason that you choose U of T Mississauga, but it's important to consider life outside of the classroom. Classes, labs, tutorials and homework shouldn't occupy all your time!

In fact, students who take part in university life are generally more successful and confident in their university experience. U of T Mississauga clubs, student societies, recreational activities, sports and cultural events are your gateway to life beyond the classroom.

Student Clubs & Organizations

You're never alone at U of T Mississauga (unless you want to be)!

Our intimate campus community means that it's easy to meet people and develop friendships with your peers. There are many opportunities to meet others and take an active role in campus community.

In these organizations, students take part in making decisions, debating, planning events, writing and reporting, advocacy, etc., and contribute to the overall well-being of campus and student life.

To view a complete list of recognized U of T Mississauga student organizations, click here.


ULife is an online portal that provides students with a quick overview of student-related activities, clubs and programs that are taking place across all three campuses of U of T.

The portal has over 1,000 listings, linking academics with personal interests - allowing students to get the most out of university life.

Student Governance

More information on student governance can be found here.

Study Spaces & Student Hangouts

Between classes, there are many spots for students to hangout and take a break from their daily grind.

Students can pass their time at the Student Centre, Starbucks, the Meeting Place, the Temporary Food Court, Coleman Commons Dining Hall, the Circuit Cafe, or at the RAWC. (Click here for information about food services.)

  • Blind Duck pub (managed by UTMSU) - located within the Student Centre. Check out the menu.


U of T Mississauga students have many opportunities to become involved in volunteer projects in Mississauga and Peel, Toronto and beyond. They are also highly involved in the life of our campus - making it a vibrant and exciting place to study.

More information about volunteerism at U of T Mississauga

Campus Arts, Culture & Media

The U of T Mississauga campus is a hub for arts, culture and entertainment.

  • Visit exhibitions and installations year-round at the Blackwood Gallery in the Kaneff Centre
  • Catch a play or show at the Erindale Studio Theatre
  • Enjoy artistic performances and showcases at Arts After Dark Festival or the Fringe Festival
  • Catch special events run through out the year such as themed pub nights, dance competitions or poetry readings at the Blind Duck pub, or interactive gaming competitions and concerts at the Multimedia Studio Theatre (MiST)

There are also many opportunities in campus media outlets for students.

The Medium
The Medium is the student-run, campus newspaper. It allows students to express their creative side in print, and to foster an interest in journalism. Volunteer writers are always welcome to join the team and/or to submit pieces and story ideas.

CFRE Radio
Started in 1970, CFRE Radio broadcasts Canadian and independent music in all genres 24/7 and has lauched the careers of many personalities in broadcasting and music, such as CNN's J.D. Roberts (also known as John Roberts) and Joel Gibb who ran a weekly show before going on to form The Hidden Cameras.

The radio station is run and hosted by students, and provides opportunities to get involved as DJs and on-air personalities.

On campus, you can tune your dial to 91.9 FM, listen live on or hear it live in the Student Centre.