Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students

TULCON 15: SLUGS is happy to announce TULCON 15, which will be held on March 5-6, 2022. We are accepting abstract submissions through February 4, 2022. Please see our call for abstracts for more information.

About Us

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students is the course union for linguistics students in the University of Toronto (St. George). Our membership consists of all the U of T undergrads who are currently an ASSU member and enrolled in any linguistics (LIN/JAL/JLP/JLS) course and/or program.

SLUGS aims to represent all undergraduate linguistics students at the University of Toronto and to encourage them to take an active role in their academic community. Currently the SLUGS exec team consists of 2 co-presidents, 1 secretary, 2 academic event coordinators, 1 social event coordinator, and 1 design and marketing coordinator. All exec positions are elected by members. SLUGS is regulated by the By-­Laws of the Society of Linguistics Undergraduate Students.

SLUGS is a course union affiliated with the Arts and Science Student Union. ASSU represents the full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto.


Event Updates

Join us on Friday (1/21) from 2-3 pm for a special communitea! We will be discussing ROP, Work Study, Independent Study, Jackman Scholars-in-Residence, and more! A panel of upper-years will be joining us! They will be sharing their experiences and application tips, so be sure not to miss out! This event will be hosted online. Join us via Zoom (https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/82570213098 , password: SLUGS)

Please refer to our Facebook page and Instagram, or join our Discord channel for updates about this event and all of our upcoming events!


Get Involved with SLUGS

The most direct way to get involved is to participate in our events! It’s a great way to get to know your undergraduate linguistics community and have some fun.

We recruit volunteers for our FSGs and TULCONs. Please follow our announcements on social media for more information.

Lastly, we hold a general election for the exec team every April and, if one or more positions are vacant, by-elections through out the year. To learn how to run in the election please also follow our announcements on social media.