Neomelodic concert, by Salvatore Giusto
Neomelodic concert in Naples, Italy. Photo by graduate student Salvatore Giusto.

The Anthropology Graduate Student Union (AGSU) is a by students for students organization at the University of Toronto. All U of T Anthropology graduate students are automatically members. AGSU’s job is to keep members informed about their rights and responsibilities, involved in the community, and in touch with the resources provided by the department and the university at large. The AGSU also represents the needs and interests of members to the department, CUPE and the GSU. Their services and events include:

  • Computers, wireless internet and email access
  • Laser printing available for $10/year
  • Telephone (416.978.8772)
  • Lounge space for relaxation or small meetings
  • Representation on departmental committees
  • Departmental Wine and Cheese parties
  • The New Student Mentoring Program
  • The Medusa Lecture Series, a forum for graduate students to present paper or reviews of their research in a friendly environment
  • Vis a Vis: explorations in anthropology, an annual journal of Canadian graduate student scholarship
  • The Bricoleur, an online periodical
  • Volleyball team

Other activities, discussion or study groups, and forums may be organized depending on the interest and initiatives of members.

Please visit the Anthropology Graduate Student Union Website at