Access and Inclusion Peer Programs

Access and Inclusion Peer Programs is a mentorship program that helps first-year students belonging to historically marginalized, minority or underrepresented group(s). This program pairs new students with experienced upper-year mentors to help them avoid potential barriers to success, access and inclusion at U of T.

Our mentors can help students who identify as Indigenous, African/Black/Caribbean, LGBTTI2QQ+, a first-generation student (the first person in a family to attend post-secondary studies), or a member of an underrepresented religious or spiritual group.

This program offers students one-on-one meetings with a mentor and a series of events and workshops to connect students to each other and the U of T community!

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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. 


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Study Hubs

Study Hubs offer quiet study time for students to work on whatever they have to do. Peers facilitate regularly scheduled Hubs across campus every week, in which students can set and meet their individual goals to find academic success in a supportive community.

See the hours and locations for the Study Hubs.

Study Smart

Attend this conference to learn how YOU learn best so you can identify and develop success habits that will help you maintain motivation and achieve your goals.

Find out more about Study Smart: How to Succeed at U of T.