Who Are We?


The University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU) represents over 14,000 undergraduate students across the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus. We are fundamentally committed to the principle of access to education for all, meaning our top priority is working to remove barriers to help meet the academic and social needs of all undergraduate students.

We do this by advocating for the rights of students, providing cost-saving services, and organizing educational programs and social events.

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Gulfy Bekbolatova (she/her)

Vice President Equity
Ruth Alemayehu (she/her)

Vice President External
Okikioladuni (Kiki) Ayoola (she/her)

Vice President Internal
Yongxin (John) Liang (he/him)

Vice President Campus Life
Jasnoor Sandhu (she/her)

Vice President University Affairs
Layana Alnabhan (she/her)


  • Division I Director (first year) - Vacant
  • Division I Director (first year) - Vacant
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Ayesha Arfatun (she/her) - ayeshaarfatun@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Chuangdong Shen (he/him) - chuang@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Alpha Li (she/her) - alpha@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Niyati (Kiwi) Bhatt (she/her) - Niyati@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Amreta Umraw (she/her) - amreta@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Jiya Rao (she/her) - jiya@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Sandra Risco (she/her) - sandra@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Fahad Amir (he/him) - fahadamir@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Aleeza Khan - aleeza@utmsu.ca
  • Division II Director (at-large) - Daria Balgimbay (she/her) - daria@utmsu.ca
  • Division III Director (part-time) - Vacant
  • Division III Director (part-time) - Vacant
  • Division IV Director (professional faculty) - Vacant

Full-time Staff

Where to Find Us

Room 100, Student Centre, 1815 Inner Circle Road, Mississauga, ON, L5L 1C6


The Canadian Federation of Students
The UTMSU works closely with various students’ unions across the country through its membership in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). The CFS is the largest student organization in Canada, representing over 500,000 undergraduate, graduate, part-time, mature, and international students. The CFS provides members and students’ unions with cost-saving services and coordinates national campaigns to lobby local, provincial and federal governments. The UTMSU works closely with the CFS and other member locals to effectively voice the concerns of students and advocate for a free and accessible education for all.

For more information about the CFS, please visit cfs-fcee.ca and cfsontario.ca.

Sister Students’ Unions
At the University of Toronto (UofT), there are 5 students’ unions. The UTMSU works closely with its sister unions to lobby the central administration and coordinate advocacy across all three campuses.