The Quality Service to Students’ first meeting of the academic year announced four new shuttle buses running from the University of Toronto Mississauga with WiFi service. The committee also nominated student representatives on the U of T’s Council on Student Services and on UTM’s Athletic Governing Council.

As stated in the meeting, four new shuttle buses have been purchased and will be on the road by the end of the month, two of which will begin their routes next week. All four of these buses will have routers to provide WiFi, however, the WiFi is not fully accessible at this time.

The meeting also announced for the nomination of a student for the 2017/18 council on student services and for the 2017/18 UTM Athletic Governing Council. José Wilson, UTMSU’s vice-president external nominated himself for the position on the Council of Student Services, and Naomi Senwasane, UTMAC president, nominated herself for the position on the UTM Athletic Governing Council. Both Wilson and Senwasane were voted in for their respective positions.

QSS meetings are held with 11 student voting members, which consist of representatives from UTMSU, UTMAGS, UTMAC, and UTMRC. Staff voting members are also present at the meeting, which include the student affairs dean, Mark Overton, the Career Centre director, the Department of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation director, Health and Counselling Centre director, principal of UTM or their delegate, and the chief administrative officer or their delegate.

QSS is a council of students and administrators who meet once a month to discuss ways in which to improve various student services on campus, such as the Career Centre, child care support, Department of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation, Health and Counselling Centre, Office of Student Life, and the student shuttle service. Any recommendations made in this meeting regarding fees and the operation of student services are passed on to the various committees that govern UTM.

The next QSS meeting is expected to be held on October 18 in Spigel Hall.

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