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ASKme booths already helping record number of students

Posted August 30, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne ASKme ambassadors are back, answering questions from both new and returning students at booths in key locations all over the St. George campus. In the first six days of the program, ambassadors helped more than 1,000 students, surpassing last year’s numbers by more than 200. The booths, which […]

August 30, 2023

Friendly faces return to ASKme booths on the St. George campus

Posted August 11, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne The ASKme program is returning to the St. George campus, running from August 21 – September 15. The booths, which feature bright orange signs and the friendly faces of upper-year students and recent alumni, will be popping up all over campus to welcome students and share helpful information. […]

August 11, 2023

Career Exploration & Education launches new guide for accommodations in the workplace

Posted August 4, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne This summer, Career Exploration & Education in collaboration with Accessibility Services are launching the Disclosure and Accommodation Guide for the Workplace – a tool to support students who choose to disclose disabilities and seek accommodations at work. The guide serves as a wealth of information as well as […]

August 4, 2023

After a life-changing accident, Beau Hayward finds ‘a new direction’ at U of T

Posted July 26, 2023 Published originally on U of T News: April 4, 2023 By Sean McNeely Audio narrated by Christian Smith Listen to the article:   For Beau Hayward, pursuing a degree at the University of Toronto is a dream – one that arose from a life-altering event. In the summer of 2018, he […]

July 26, 2023

Accessibility Services expands programming space

Posted June 1, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne The team at Accessibility Services now has a larger space to offer events, programming and more. Recently re-named nanda-gikendan, an Ojibwe term that means “learning” or “seeking to learn”, the space is located on the fourth floor of 455 Spadina Ave., directly beside the main Accessibility Services office. […]

June 1, 2023

Work Study program enhancements support better pathways for students

Posted April 17, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne Every year, more than 5,000 U of T students take part in the Work Study program. With two sessions per year (fall/winter and summer), the program offers paid, on-campus positions that give students across all three campuses in all years and stages of study the chance to expand […]

April 17, 2023

U of T joins Canadian universities in measuring student engagement

Posted February 27, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne Beginning March first, all first- and senior-year undergraduate students will be asked to participate in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). This is the eighth time U of T has participated in NSSE – a survey used by all Ontario universities and Canadian peer universities to measure […]

February 27, 2023

Black Student Support Review changes Student Life for the better

Posted February 15, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne Over the past year, Student Life has reviewed and enhanced the support provided to Black students. With the help of some grant funding, Student Engagement hired Amna Adnan, a former student, to conduct the Black Student Support Review. The final report recommended hiring a Black student engagement coordinator, […]

February 15, 2023

No TCard? No problem.

Posted December 2, 2022 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne It’s a tale as old as time: A student shows up to write their exam and discovers in a panic that they’ve forgotten their TCard. But whether they’ve lost their card, forgotten it at home or just didn’t have time to get it replaced before test time, all […]

December 2, 2022

Important notice about health records

Posted November 29, 2022 To improve services for students, the three health centres of the University of Toronto (located at Scarborough, Mississauga, and St George campuses) have moved to a single electronic health record enabling seamless access to care for all students regardless of where they may seek services. A single record ensures that clinicians […]

November 29, 2022