Our leadership development programs are divided into three groupings: Leadership Fundamentals, Leadership in Practice and Leadership in Action.

Not sure which leadership program or conference is right for you? No problem! Take our quiz to help you decide.

If you have any questions, please contact us at leadership@utoronto.ca We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

 

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Contents

Leadership Fundamentals Develop leadership skills and make connections on campus!
Leadership in Practice Engage group members and work collaboratively towards common goals.
Leadership in Action Understand the interconnectedness between individuals, groups and communities in order to lead change together.

Leadership Fundamentals

These programs work to help you learn more about yourself and how you fit into the world of leadership. You will develop self-awareness and explore what leadership means to you.

 

Learning to Lead

Want to develop your leadership skills and make connections in campus?  This program is for you! Join us for a series of workshops that will encourage you to build your personal philosophy of leadership and gain a deeper understand of yourself, others and community.  Upon completion of the program, students will receive a certificate.

Learn more about Learning to Lead.

Represent: One Day Intensive Participant 

This is a one-day conference designed for you to make meaningful connections and attain skills and tools to contribute to your personal and professional development. 

Learn more about the Participant role in the Represent: One Day Intensive

Leading Together

Leading Together is for all University of Toronto students. It is a student leadership conference to connect student leaders across U of T! The conference will be student planned and student presented and will facilitate peer-to-peer learning and community building.

Learn more about Leading Together

Leadership in Practice

These programs are well suited for those who understand the basics of leadership and are currently practicing leadership. You will consider important aspects of leadership such as how to effectively engage group members and collaboratively work towards common goals.  

 

LeadHERship

LeadHERship is a women’s leadership event where students, alumni, faculty, and administration come together to enjoy food, network, and foster a mentor-mentee relationship. Students will learn about more inclusive and holistic notions of leadership, what’s happening on campus and learn about interesting facts and endeavours through connecting with other women. Students will also discuss their personal leadership style and ways in which they are affected or enhanced by gender.

Learn more about LeadHERship

Where Does Change Happen

This program aims to move disengaged students onto the path of community engagement by providing them with examples of participation other than those with which they are already familiar. As well as, students will begin to understand U of T’s place as a member of a larger Toronto community, and to see themselves as leaders in strengthening the relationship between the institution and the communities that surround it.

Learn more about Where Does Change Happen at the Centre for Community Partnerships.

StrengthsQuest ©

Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Join us for a program that will encourage you to dig deeper and explore your strengths and how they relate to your personal and professional life. Take a workshop on exploring your strengths – or participate in the 3 week program around building your strengths to develop and learn to apply your strengths in a variety of contexts.

Learn more about StrengthsQuest ©.

Represent Conference: Participant

Represent provides incoming student representatives with tools and resources to be effective leaders, as well as networking opportunities to collaborate and engage with other student groups. Conference programming includes presentations, workshops, and activities that focus on skill- and team-building, as well as addressing issues and concerns that are important to student leaders at U of T. Representatives from student unions, college councils, faculty associations, and student societies from all three U of T campuses are invited to participate as well as residence council members and executives from Hart House clubs and committees.

Learn more about the Participant role in the Represent Conference. 

Leading Together: Presenter  

Leading Together is for all University of Toronto students. It is a student leadership conference to connect student leaders across U of T! The conference will be student planned and student presented and will facilitate peer-to-peer learning and community building.

Learn more about the Presenter role in Leading Together.

Ulead for Campus Clubs

Ulead is a leadership program that connects student leaders to one another, builds networks, skills and valuable knowledge about operating campus groups. Ulead activities include a one-day conference, orientation seminars, leadership workshops and networking sessions.

Learn more about Ulead for Campus Clubs

Leadership for Grads

The Leadership for Grads program is a CCR recognized program. The workshops support graduate students in learning more about various topics around leadership, such as what makes a good leader, leadership vs. management, facilitation and more.

Learn more about Leadership for Grads.

Leadership in Action

These programs provide experienced leaders with an action plan focused on the social change model of leadership. Participants will consider leadership in the context of the wider community and society. Students or participants will develop a better understanding of the interconnectedness between individuals, groups and communities in order to lead change together. 

 

Peer Facilitation Program

Are you a U of T student interested in facilitation, leadership development, student life, higher education and community engagement? Well, the peer facilitation program is just the place for you!

Learn more about the Peer Facilitation Program.

Re-imagining Leadership Retreat

This weekend retreat takes place off-campus in early June. The purpose is to create a supportive community-based environment where students reflect upon their individual leadership capabilities, collaborate with a team of other student leaders, and observe how they and their team fit into the wider community.

Take part in the Re-imagining Leadership Retreat through participation, or become a part of the planning committee and team lead support for the retreat!

Learn more about Re-imagining Leadership Retreat.

The Leadership Exchange

The Leadership Exchange is a cohort-based experiential leadership program that explores and develops the leadership skills of students at the University of Toronto. Students will use our nation’s capital, Ottawa, as the site for an immersion experience. 

Decide if you would like to join in on the Leadership Exchange as a participant or as a participant and team lead during the program.

Learn more about the Leadership Exchange Program.

Represent: Chair & Planning Committee

Represent provides incoming student representatives with tools and resources to be effective leaders, as well as networking opportunities to collaborate and engage with other student groups. Conference programming includes presentations, workshops, and activities that focus on skill- and team-building, as well as addressing issues and concerns that are important to student leaders at the University of Toronto. 

Learn more about the role of the Chair & Planning Committee for Represent Programming.

Leading Together: Chair & Planning Committee 

Leading Together is for all University of Toronto students. It is a student leadership conference to connect student leaders across U of T. The conference will be student-planned and student-presented and will facilitate peer-to-peer learning and community building.

Learn more about the Chair & Planning Committee roles in Leading Together.