Charles Street

Community Life Updates

Back to School Festival (Parent and Child, ages 6-12) 

Date: Friday, September 1st, 2023 
Time: 10 AM to 12 PM 
Location: Rooftop Garden at 30 Charles ST W 
Only open for families at UFH 

UFH collaborates with YouthFund Canada to host a fun-filled back-to-school party for our residents. Come join us for free school supplies, nut-free snacks and outdoor games. Moreover, you will have some time to connect with other families and exchange some tips and tricks to be ready for the school year.  

Registration required. Spots are limited. Come join us! Register here 

A Visit to UofT Astronomy: All About Galaxies 

Date: Friday, September 1st, 2023 
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm 
Location: AB114, 50 St George St – please enter via the Ursula Franklin doors 

Join the Family Care Office for a family-friendly presentation by Dr. Leo Alcorn exploring how to understand where we are in our galaxy, what the different parts of galaxies are, what different galaxies can look like, and how mysterious dark matter is. This short talk will be followed by a visit to the UofT Observatory, for a tour of the many telescopes, and, weather permitting, view the sun with the aid of a solar filter. 

Open to U of T students, staff, and faculty with children in grade 2 and up. Accompanied with one adult only please. 

Register early, spaces limited! Email and include your name, U of T status and grades of your participating children. 

Event collaboration by the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Family Care Office. 

The Family Care Office (FCO) is hiring!  

The FCO invites applications from UofT students for its work study positions, in particular from students with family responsibilities. Apply on CLNx for: 

  • Workshop and Programming Assistant (Job ID: 222507) – September 5, 2023 application deadline 
  • Social Media and Blog Assistant (Job ID: 222516) – September 5, 2023 application deadline 
  • Library and Resource Centre Assistant (Job ID: 222517) – September 5, 2023 application deadline 
  • Peer Mentorship Coordinator (Job ID: 224218) – September 1, 2023 application deadline 
  • Event and Promotions Coordinator (Job ID: 224227) – September 1, 2023 application deadline