ASC programs and peer support
From Intention to Action (FITA): ongoing one-to-one support
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the pressures of being a student? If feelings of stress, anxiety or depression are getting in the way of your academic progress, the From Intention to Action Program (FITA) can help.
Ongoing support and encouragement from someone at the University can be one of the most important factors in your well-being and academic success. FITA offers a blend of personal and learning support for up to 12 sessions – the length of an academic semester. It requires commitment, but the benefits are worth it!
First in the Family: peer mentoring for first-generation students
Being part of the first generation in your family to pursue post-secondary education is something to be proud of! It is also an experience that brings a unique set of challenges. Join the First in the Family Peer Mentor Program to connect with a supportive community that can help you navigate the challenges and achieve your best.
Write Now!: self-reflection through writing
Join us in a safe, supportive and stress-free environment to explore creative and reflective writing in the Write Now! program. Free from the pressure of evaluation, sessions are aimed at spontaneity and bringing your whole self to school. The space is transformed each week by the people in the room and whatever they create individually and together. Writing is the vehicle, and the experience is the destination.
Looking for the Poet in Community?
Write Now! is a program in partnership with U of T’s Poet in Community, Ronna Bloom. For more information about the Poet in Community and upcoming events, visit the program website.
Graduate Writing Group: a writing space for grad students
Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join a community of peers who share your experience and can help keep you accountable.
Fresh Start Conference
Now is your time to thrive. Attend a Fresh Start workshop or a the Fresh Start conference for students who have experienced academic struggles at U of T.