Not in the Syllabus: Graduate Student Mental Health

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Not in the Syllabus: Graduate Student Mental Health

Published on April 10 2014

Have you experienced belittling or degrading behavior at your institution?  Ever been subjected to homophobic, racist, sexist or xenophobic remarks?  Have you witnessed any of these things happen to a colleague or a fellow student? 

Graduate students across the province are telling their stories about experiencing or witnessing bullying, harassment and discrimination at their institutions and are demanding that these issues be addressed. 

We’re encouraging graduate students to fill out our confidential survey, the first of its kind in Ontario. The survey is part of our mental health campaign, Not in the Syllabus, and will inform resource development that could positively impact future graduate students.

Share your experiences anonymously:

If you’re interested in knowing more about the survey or want to help promote it to your peers and colleagues, email:

Not in the Syllabus is a joint project of the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario, the Public Service Alliance of Canada Ontario and the Ontario University Workers Coordinating Committee of CUPE. All information provided is confidential and secure.