Accessibility Student Advisory Group
The Accessibility Student Advisory Group (ASAG) provides students with disabilities with the opportunity to share their experiences, ideas, and perspectives on matters that impact the student experience at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). Students and staff will come together to discuss issues, activities, and initiatives related to accessibility, and provide feedback and recommendations to Accessibility Services at UTM.
***Membership application is now closed for the 2023-24 academic year. Thank you for your interest.***
- Membership is on a voluntary basis and there is no compensation involved.
- The term of service will be one academic year from September 2023 to April 2024.
- Group members will include Accessibility staff (x2) and Accessibility-registered students (x8)
- Meetings occur monthly (1 hour) from September 2023 to April 2024.
- Topics of discussion will be provided prior to each meeting.
- Help make a difference and improve student life for persons with disabilities.
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- Connect with others who has a shared passion for accessibility and inclusion.
Eligibility & Application
- Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student registered with Accessibility Services at the University of Toronto Mississauga
Group Guidelines for Participation
- Be respectful
The aim is to create a welcoming and safe environment. Please treat everyone with respect. Different points of view and healthy debates are natural, but respect is required.
- No discrimination and harassment
We want to make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying, discrimination and harassment are not permitted, and degrading comments about people and displays of discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or receipt of public assistance or record of offences will not be tolerated.
- Respect everyone’s privacy
Participating in this group (and discussion activities) requires mutual trust. Authentic sharing and dialogue add to an engaging group experience and opportunity for connection, but may also include information that is sensitive and private. Private information shared in the group session/dialogue should stay among the session participants to respect everyone’s privacy.
Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act
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