Language Studies Academic Society

Language Studies Academic Society (LSAS)

Please click here to watch LSAS Welcoming video!

LSAS is a student-run academic society, formed in 2011, on behalf of the Language Studies Department at UTM.  

Led by outstanding students, LSAS’s mandate is to enrich language learning at U of T Mississauga by   providing students with an academic and social environment which fosters strong connections between the various programs of the Department.

LSAS aims to:

¨ Provide opportunities for students to experience the international community at University of Toronto.

¨ Connect 1st year students with their peers and faculty to enrich their academic experience.

¨ Offer students the opportunity to explore career options by nurturing ties with the broader community.

¨ Promote the Department of Language Studies.

LSAS Executive Team for 2017-2018:

President: Diala Saab (

VP Finance: Patty Wyslobocka (

Communication Directors: Nicole Sciulli ( and Michelle Galati (

Events Coordinators: Lena Donald ( and Nashwah Afzal (

Marketing Director: Zaakirah Karbary (

Main LSAS email:

Department of Language Studies - LSAS liaison: Dr. Caroline Lebrec (


LSAS 2015 Meet and Greet and Chandeleur Event

The Department of Language Studies and the Language Studies Academic Society (LSAS) cordially invite to the Chandeleur event:

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

1-2:30 p.m.

Student Centre Board Room

The event is organized for all language students - presentation and game sessions that follow crepe flipping are in diverse languages that we teach at the department. We hope to have presentations in Italian, Spanish and English as well as other languages such as Chinese and Arabic. Everyone is welcome for sharing crepes and snacks while playing games in different languages, meeting new LSAS committee members and networking with other students.

Please join us to socialize, flip crêpes to bring luck and eat them afterwards to celebrate le Chandeleur!

All are welcome!

Please click here for the event's poster

You are INVITED to LSAS' first event of the year. It is an informal Meet&Greet,

in celebration of the European Day of Languages on

Thursday, September 26, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (drop-in) at NB262

Come meet the current LSAS executive team and learn about our agenda for the academic year while enjoying refreshments and good music. 

We would appreciate your presence and we thank you very much for your ongoing support!


LSAS Executive Team 

P.S.: For any questions, or comments, please respond to Monia Manirakiza ( or Caitlin Cook-Yeo (

Ever wonder how you could become better at learning a language?
Want to know the difference between "learning" and "acquiring" a language?
Wether you're into languages or linguistics, this event is for you!
Join the Language Studies Academic Society for an informative panel discussion as we hear from the Faculty of the Department of Language Studies. 

The topic of discussion: "How to be an Effective Language Learner."

Tuesday November 27th, 2012 from 4pm to 6pm, in the Dean's Lounge (NB262). 

LSAS (Language Studies Academic Society) Meet & Greet
Wednesday, October 17th, 2012, 12 - 3 p.m
Room 250, UTM Student Centre

Please view the event's poster

LSAS Launching Event - September 26, 2011

LSAS The Language and Linguistics Career Night - March 21, 2012

LSAS The Language Studies Course Fair - March 27, 2012