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New TCard website and photo & documentation tools simplify the process for students


Posted May 17, 2022 By Kirsty Clarke If you need a UTORid/TCard for this fall, TCard Services has launched a new website that simplifies the process and new tools that allow students to check what documentation they need and upload the documents along with their photo directly. The new site, tcard.utoronto.ca, boasts clear action-oriented navigation, […]

May 17, 2022


The benefits of mentorship


Posted on May 17, 2022 By Samantha Lizardo Having a good support network can help you develop your strengths and set and achieve goals. Mentorship can be a great way to gain that kind of support. Mentorship is a mutual relationship based on the guidance of a mentor and the development of a mentee. A […]


Parents & Supporters website provides great resources to help students new to U of T


Posted May 2, 2022 By Kirsty Clarke Student Life has developed a new website for parents, guardians and anyone supporting new undergraduate students at the U of T St. George Campus, parentsandsupporters.utoronto.ca. It’s packed with resources, and is intended to answer questions people have about their student’s experience, and how to best help their student […]

May 2, 2022


Students find community online and IRL in Night Against Procrastination hybrid event


Posted on April 29, 2022 By Kirsty Clarke On March 31, Academic Success hosted a successful Night Against Procrastination for the second time. This was the first one at U of T to combine virtual and in-person events (last Fall the event was entirely online), and students participated with enthusiasm. Events included skill-building workshops, focusing […]

April 29, 2022


Navi mental health wayfinder wins CACUSS Innovation Award exemplifying excellence


Posted on April 29, 2022 By Kirsty Clarke Navi, U of T’s student mental health wayfinding virtual assistant (chatbot) is the winner of this year’s Canadian Association of College and University Services (CACUSS) Innovation Award. Navi uses IBM’s Watson Assistant, a virtual assistant using natural language processing to understand questions and provide relevant answers. A […]


How to deal with pests while renting


Posted on April 13, 2022 By Samantha Lizardo Mice, cockroaches and bed bugs are just some of the kinds of pests that can infest a home. If you’re renting, your landlord is responsible for getting rid of them and making sure they don’t get back in. As a current or potential tenant, here’s what you […]

April 13, 2022


Accommodations: Planning ahead


Posted April 7, 2022 The fall term might seem far away, but students seeking academic or practicum accommodations for September 2022 should start the process now. Student Intake Packages, which include a Student Intake Form and supporting disability documentation must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 18, to meet the office’s deadline. Learn […]

April 7, 2022


Career Exploration & Education staff receives Matus Award of Excellence


Posted April 6, 2022 For her exemplary leadership in socially just and equitable student services and as national influencer in student services curriculum, assessment and in career services, Atifa F. Karim has received the Jill Matus Excellence in Student Services Award. The honour is one of the Awards of Excellence presented by the University of […]

April 6, 2022


In-person support now available at Robarts


Posted March 29, 2022 By Sarah Ryeland Etienne Starting April 6, trained Health & Wellness peer supporters will be on site at Robarts Library, helping fellow students through times of stress and anxiety. Located in Room 1152, these trained student supporters can talk through challenging situations, suggest helpful resources, find answers to questions, or simply […]

March 29, 2022


Find a workshop to build your own skills and wellbeing


Posted March 25, 2022 By Kirsty Clarke When life gets stressful—because of academics, finances, the pandemic or anything else—it can be hard to know where to turn for assistance. U of T’s new model of care provides all kinds of options for help from others. But what if your own best source of help is […]

March 25, 2022