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Student Leadership

Student leaders are active in the policy community

MPP students are engaged in a dynamic array of leadership initiatives at Public Policy at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (formerly the School of Public Policy and Governance – SPPG). There are a number of co-curricular opportunities at the School for students to get involved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beyond the Headlines

Beyond the Headlines (BTH) is a one-hour current affairs talk radio show aimed at providing a greater understanding and thoughtful discussion of the various policy issues in our daily news headlines. BTH aims to take listeners beyond the immediacy of our daily news.

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Consulting Careers Initiative @ The Munk School

The Consulting Careers Initiative @ The Munk School (CCI) supports the professional development of Munk students and their career goals in consulting. CCI holds a variety of exciting events and networking opportunities throughout the year, including: case competitions, CV and interview workshops, speaker series, and more.

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Ford + Munk

Ford + Munk Conference

The Ford+Munk Conference is a student-led policy conference that brings together the best and brightest future policymakers from both sides of the Canada-US border. Co-hosted annually between students from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, the conference provides a unique opportunity for joint exploration, discussion and analysis.
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Equity, Diversity and Public Policy Initiative

The Equity, Diversity, and Public Policy Initiative (EDPP) promotes the adoption of an intersectional lens in policy analysis. EDPP is a graduate student-led organization at the University of Toronto at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and encourages the discussion of gender and identity-based inequalities in the realm of public policy in collaboration with Munk School student initiatives, faculty and administration, our alumni advisory group, and other networks within the University of Toronto landscape.

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Indigenous Policy Initiative

The Indigenous Policy Initiative (IPI) is a newly established graduate student-led initiative that aims to provide a platform to discuss Indigenous issues from a policy-focused lens. In conjunction with our Advisory Board, consisting of Bob Rae, Professor Douglas Sanderson and Professor Verne Ross, we seek to promote awareness of Indigenous issues and encourage the enrolment of Indigenous students at the Munk School.

Links to our social media here: LinkedIn and Facebook.

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Munk School Black Student Association

The Munk School Black Student Association (MSBSA) strives to foster the representation of Black and racialized communities within the Munk School. This initiative provides inclusive opportunities for leadership, community engagement and networking for racialized students and their allies at Munk, while committing to tackle anti-Black racism and systemic discrimination at the Munk School and beyond.

Contact the MSBSA at msbsa.sli@gmail.com


Master of Public Policy Student Association

Master of Public Policy Student Association

The Master of Public Policy Student Association (MPPSA) is the elected body representing MPP students. The MPPSA is committed to building community at the School through social and co-curricular programming, providing program support to the student body, and advocating for student interests.
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Policy innovation initiative

Pii’s mission is to equip public policy students with the skills and experiences necessary to practice and imbue innovation in their academic studies and everyday professional work. Pii is committed to building a new generation of public policy professionals with enhanced capacity to address existing and future policy challenges that require ever-evolving, multi-disciplinary, and innovative thinking.

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Public Good Initiative

Public Good Initiative

The Public Good Initiative (PGI) is the student-led pro bono consulting organization at Public Policy at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. The PGI’s mission is to make a positive contribution to the policy capacity of the not-for-profit sector. We match our student consultants with community organizations looking to benefit from our policy- based consulting services.

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Public Policy & Governance Review

Public Policy and Governance Review (PPGR) is a student-led digital publication that showcases writing on public affairs by students, academics, and leaders in the policy world. The PPGR is a platform for bold and thoughtful analysis, and for diverse perspectives on contemporary policy debates and discussions.

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Spectrum

Spectrum

Spectrum is a student initiative with the dual mandate to 1) promote increased visibility and representation for LGBTQ2+ individuals in the Canadian policy sector by offering them the resources and opportunities they need to succeed, and to 2) advance academic scholarship relating to LGBTQ2+ issues in public policy and other related spheres.
Contact Spectrum