Our Organization and Purpose

The Canadian Federation of University Women St. Thomas  is a local club affiliated with a provincial Ontario Council,  the National Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)  and an International organization, Graduate Women International.

Our purpose as listed in Article II of the articles to our constitution are as follows:

  1. To provide an opportunity for fellowship and social activity among women.
  2. To assist in developing a sound concept of education and cultural values in our community
  3. To promote the higher education of women by the establishment of scholarships
  4. To afford an opportunity for the discussion of issues of local, national and global importance.
  5. To stimulate interest and participation of women in political, social and cultural activities.

We are active participants in Public Affairs and act in a spirit of cooperation and friendship. We connect women in our community with each other to share knowledge,resources and networks in order to strengthen communities locally, nationally and globally. We share our skills in our Interest Groups and work through our committees to advance our purpose. We have many diverse interests but work together to have fun, to learn together, and to work for the good of our community.