Graduate Student Funding Policy - applies to students in the "funded cohort" only

Academic Unit: Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies
Director: Audrey Macklin
Date: 28 July 2021 (updated as per the Unit 1 Collective Agreement, July 2021)

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In your department, how do TA appointments fit within the University's Graduate Student Funding Policy?

All PhD students in the funded cohort are guaranteed TA appointments.

In your department, how many hours of bargaining unit work count towards the funding guarantee in each year of study? Does the number of hours vary with the year in program?

$8,043 as of September 1, 2021 of the student’s TA income will be counted toward the base funding package. The base funding amount is conditional on students applying for and accepting TA assignments.

Does the department provide appointments beyond the number guaranteed in the collective agreement?

The Centre considers all eligible applicants and may or may not provide appointments beyond the number guaranteed in the Collective agreement.

Subsequent appointments are guaranteed to certain employees under the Collective Agreement; how are subsequent appointments assigned?

Subsequent appointments are assigned for the Fall/Winter academic session before posting remaining available positions. Subsequent appointees are given the opportunity to indicate their preferences with regard to subject area.

Are there any other conditions governing re-appointments?

Failure to reply or to contact the Centre regarding any concerns or issues within the designated time frame may be interpreted as declining that year’s subsequent appointment.