Student Leadership Awards

Student Awards. Banner depicting a student and UTM Principal Krull.

In connection with the University of Toronto Mississauga, the Centre for Student Engagement offers several awards for student leaders and student groups on campus. Let us celebrate your achievements by discovering the opportunities available below.

Principal's Involvement Award 

The Principal's Involvement Award recognizes students who have enhanced the quality of student life at the UTM. Involvement, for the purposes of this award, is defined as the myriad ways that students engage with campus life outside of their academic commitments.

Learn more about the Principal's Involvement Award here.

University of Toronto Student Leadership Awards

The Univesity of Toronto Student Leadership Awards (formerly Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards) were established in 1994 by the University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA) and the Division of University Advancement. The awards seek to recognize students who have made outstanding extra-curricular contributions to their college, faculty or school, or to the University of Toronto as a whole.

Learn more about the UTSLA here.

Laura Krajewski Student Mentorship Award

This award, in honour of former staff and student Laura Krajewski, recognizes a student from the UTM community who has demonstrated leadership as a mentor by encouraging and motivating fellow students in personal, academic and professional growth.

Learn more about the Laura Krajewski Student Mentorship Award here.

UTM Emerging Leader Award

The UTM Emerging Leader Award recognizes new-to-UTM students who show dedication and involvement and aspire to improve and contribute to the UTM community. New-to-UTM students include first year, transfer, and any students who are completing their first year at UTM.

Learn more about the UTM Emerging Leader Award here.

Student Organizations' Awards

The Centre for Student Engagement offers two awards that recognize outstanding effort and achievement by student groups on campus. These include:

Program of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding achievements in event and program planning by any student organization recognized through Ulife.

Outstanding Initiative Award 

This award recognizes an innovative or creative approach or project undertaken by a Ulife recognized student organization. This award was developed to identify and celebrate projects and initiatives that are not necessarily events or programs.

Learn more about the Student Organizations' Awards here.


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