Culture of Caring and Excellence

  • Completed — Appoint Special Advisor on the Healthy Labs Initiative (Read more about the Special Advisor)
  • In Progress — Identify and promote best practices in lab management through the new Healthy Labs Initiative 
  • In Progress — Implement a new vision for undergraduate experience at U of T, based on the work of the Expert Panel on Undergraduate Student Educational Experience 
  • In Progress — Engage with those responsible for the development and revision of academic programs on best practices in assessment, academic support services and mental health accommodations
  • In Progress — Address concerns about institutional policies and systems that can sometimes act as barriers to student success
  • In Planning — Launch a new Centre for Graduate Mentorship and Supervision 
  • In Planning — Establish a standing advisory body on graduate mental health to address relevant academic policies and processes 
  • In Planning — Improve understanding of the University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy 
  • In Planning — Conduct a review of the University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy as required in the policy
  • In Planning — Make public our approach to communications in the event of the death of a U of T student 
  • In Planning — Collaborate with students to establish an advisory board on mental health and wellness 
  • Ongoing — Raise awareness of programming designed to foster student mental health and wellness and promote health literacy