USSU Social Board Games & Picnic

Date: April 5, 12:00 p.m- 2:00 p.m (Friday)

Location: King’s College Circle Quad

Details: Want a study break? Come enjoy the spring weather with us ! We’ve got free lunch, snacks and drinks for you. Join us to play lots of fun board games like Clue, Headbanz, Blokus, Scattergories, Telestrations, UNO, Mad Gab, and more. Don’t miss out on the fun! Make sure you sign up if you want to come. See you there! 

Your Course Ideas for Sociology!

Have you ever stumbled upon a course topic in sociology that sparked your interest, but it wasn’t available when you tried to enroll on ACORN? Or is there a specific area within sociology that you’re passionate about but haven’t seen covered in our curriculum?

The Department of Sociology is calling on YOU to share your ideas and preferences for future courses. From race and ethnicity, health, culture, and urban issues, to legal or policy-oriented classes – no suggestion is too ambitious or outside the box!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make your voice heard!

Career Opportunities Event: Working In Government

Want to learn more about your career path? We’ve got you covered with a career panel about provincial and municipal government jobs. We have four UofT Sociology alumni as our panelists sharing their job experience related to climate, labour, human resources, finance and more. There will be a Q&A session, so bring your questions and get ready to explore different career options. Snacks will be provided. Don’t miss out – we’ll be kicking things off at 6!

Connect & Discover: Research Seminar on Nov 16

Join us for an exchange of ideas as our professors, graduate students, and undergraduate students share their research interests. This seminar is a great opportunity to get to know more about different sociological topics, network with professionals and peers in the field, and have great discussions. Free snacks and refreshments will be provided. If you are planning to join, please sign up so we can plan a better research seminar for you. 

Join our first career event !

We’re excited to invite you to our first career event of the year. Join us and connect with our sociology graduates who are now working at large NGOs like Woodgreen, Fred Victor, and Youth Employment Services. Uncover NGO pathways and learn more about the secrets of building valuable social connections! Our panelists are eager to share their journeys and answer your burning questions. Snacks and refreshments will be provided


Come To Our Game Café On February 16!

Your USSU is inviting you to our Board Games Café on Wednesday, February 16th from 3 pm – 4 pm! Join us for a fun-filled afternoon with games and the Exec team 👾

We will have multiple breakout rooms with different games that you can join whenever you want to try something new! 15 attendees who win games will receive $20 UberEats gift cards, so make sure to make an appearance and game to your heart’s content 🕹

See you there 😊 Zoom link below!

​​Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 872 0161 5269

Undergraduate Sociology Journal Call for Submissions


The Undergraduate Sociology Journal is now accepting submissions for the 2021-2022 academic year! This year the USJ is looking for all creative and academic pieces that revolve around the theme of SOLIDARITY.

Solidarity is unity. Solidarity refers to the ties that bind a collective together, emphasizing interdependence between members who share values and objectives.

The theme can pertain to solidarity in action, the absence of solidarity, the formation of solidarity, solidarity efforts, and other discourse surrounding solidarity. 

Submissions are open to all UofT undergraduates, and we welcome you to submit works of all creative forms, including but not confined to research papers, op-eds, poetry, photography, creative writing, and letters. 

Not sure if your work fits into the theme? Submit anyways and we will be in contact shortly!

Each submission must be accompanied by a completed Submission form which can be found on

Upload your submissions to the form down below:

USSU Undergraduate Sociology Journal Call for Submissions

Submission Requirements:

  1. Submissions to the Undergraduate Sociology Journal is open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate program at the St. George campus.
  2. Submissions from sociology’s intersecting disciplines, including, but not limited to, Criminology, Women and Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies, Diaspora and Transnational Studies, and Economics, must have a clear sociological focus to be considered.
  3. Works of all forms, including research papers, op-eds, poetry, photography, creative writing, videos, music and letters will be allowed.
  4. Academic essays must:
    1. Be written for courses offered at the St. George campus.
    2. Be an original piece of work that has received an A-range grade.
    3. Be a minimum of 5 pages, not including citations. There is no maximum page limit.
    4. Have double-spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and 1-inch margins. An abstract is required
    5. Abide by ASA 5th edition citation guidelines: UTM SOC ASA Citation Guide.
  5. No identifying information may appear on the submission itself or in the document file name. This includes the author’s name, student number, course code, professor’s name, and TA’s name. This is to ensure that the Editorial Board reviews papers anonymously and objectively.
  6. Please proofread your works before you submit them.
  7. All written works must be emailed as a Microsoft Word document.
  8. Photos must be emailed in jpeg, pdf, jpg or png.
  9. All videos/audios must be able to be reached via a link. iMovie or Windows movie maker or other applications will not be considered.
  10. A completed Submission Form must accompany each submission.

We encourage the submission of both quantitative and qualitative papers (or mixed-methods papers).

Email your essay and completed Submission Form to

Multiple paper submissions by the same author are permitted.

Papers that fail to abide by the submission requirements may or may not still be considered for review, at the discretion of the Editorial Board.

Due to the volume of submissions, only authors selected for the publishing process will be contacted.

Authors who publish with the Undergraduate Sociology Journal agree to the Copyright Policy