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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
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UC Lit Clubs & Ancillaries

What sort of clubs and ancillaries does the UC Lit support?

  1. The Gargoyle is UC’s satirical Newspaper, founded in 1954. They put out regular print and online papers with themes such as “Poetic Justice”, “Non Denominational Winter Holiday”, and “Space Disco” among others. Check them out at http://ucgargoyle.ca/
  2. The UC Follies is UC’s student-driven theatre troupe and has been entertaining audiences for over 100 years with the goal to provide an inclusive space for students to express themselves on stage. From classical to contemporary, and plays to musicals, the UC Follies produces a variety of professional-quality shows and is always looking for students to get involved off and onstage. Check them out at http://ucfollies.net/ .
  3. The UC Review is UC’s literary journal and has been showcasing student art and literature for over 30 years. The Review is published twice a year and is always looking for submissions and/or people to be part of their team. Check them out at https://www.ucreview.ca/ .
  4. The WUSC Committee (World University Services Canada) sponsors one student refugee each year to study at U of T. WUSC also hosts events and initiatives throughout the year to raise awareness on issues facing refugees in Canada and around the world.
  5. Diabolos Coffee Bar is a student run, fair trade, environmentally-conscious coffee bar at UC serving hot and cold drinks and a variety of pastries, wraps, and meals. Diabolos is famous for its relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, fair-trade coffee, and nutella hot chocolate. It is located in the Junior Common Room and is open every week day!
  6. UC Orientation is responsible for putting on the marvelous, fun-filled, and educational event that introduces our first years to the University College community each year. Orientation is made for both commuter and residence students to create relationships and learn more about the college and U of T as a whole.
  7. Girl Up is a global leadership development initiative run by the United Nations that positions girls to be leaders in the movement for gender equality. Girl Up U of T helps raise millions of dollars to invest in education and leadership training in girls worldwide with the goal of making real change at local and national levels.
  8. The UC Dragon Boat Club (UCDBC) is a competitive dragon boat racing club that competes in local and national regattas each summer. UCDBCs priority is to cultivate an environment that is accepting and fosters growth for athletes of all levels. Through the club students not only compete, but learn new skills and build a tight knit family.