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Campus Food and Toy Drive goes virtual again in 2021

Posted November 19, 2021 By Sarah Ryeland Etienne This holiday season, student families in need will once again find support through the generosity of the U of T community. For the past 12 years, the University of Toronto Students‘ Union (UTSU) has partnered with Housing Services and the Family Care Office to organize the Campus Food […]

November 19, 2021

Registration is open for Alternative Reading Week 2022

Posted November 17, 2021 By Sarah Ryeland Etienne Alternative Reading Week is back with more opportunities to make meaningful social impact. Every year, U of T students spend a portion of their winter break immersing themselves in local projects that build a better city. From seniors programs and after-school workshops to outreach and engagement, there […]

November 17, 2021

Thinking about hiring a tutoring company? Here’s what you need to know

Posted November 16, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke Are you feeling unsure and uncertain about the academic work that you’re doing? It can be tempting to hire a tutoring company to help you through, but before you do that, remember that there’s lots of help available on campus. Always ask at U of T first! Your […]

November 16, 2021

Exam Ready in 10 steps

Posted November 15, 2021 By Sarah Ryeland Etienne Exams season can be stressful, but we’re here to help. Check out these 10 ways to feel academically prepared and physically well this year. 1. Stay nourished Eating healthy foods can help you tackle hard tasks, improve mental performance and stay energized. Drink lots of water, eat […]

November 15, 2021

New programs teaching students how to learn at university are hitting the mark for students

Posted November 2, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke Although most students arrive at U of T with strong academic skills, university life can bring unexpected changes and challenges. Some students feel unprepared for the rigors of academic study, and seek assistance in addressing their concerns and building their skills. The Academic Resilience Team of Rahul Bhat […]

November 2, 2021

In-person learning abroad experiences to start in January

Posted November 1, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke Although recent international experiences have been virtual due to COVID-related restrictions, in-person exchanges and experiences are scheduled to resume in January of 2022. Students can now apply for in-person exchanges that will begin in summer 2022. The Centre for International Experience (CIE) invites all U of T students—undergrads […]

November 1, 2021

Winter break housing options

Posted October 28, 2021 During this winter break period, some U of T residences will remain open, while others will require residents to vacate their residence building. They may also have unique operational dates that differ from the general University closure dates. Students currently living in a residence that will close for the winter break […]

October 28, 2021

First Nations House: Building a gathering place for community

Posted October 21, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke Like any construction project, the development of a new First Nations House has not been simple—there have been contractor issues; COVID-related delays; and structural challenges–horsehair walls, the wood framing that holds the windows had rotted out, and the glass itself had distorted and warped with age. Yet the […]

October 21, 2021

COVID-19 bridging vaccinations for international students

Posted September 30, 2021 If you received your initial vaccine abroad, you can get your mRNA bridging dose at one of the City of Toronto-run vaccination sites/clinics. These city-run clinics are open Tuesday to Saturday from 1 – 7 p.m. No appointment required, walk-ins available. Closest location to Downtown St. George campus: Metro Toronto Convention […]

September 30, 2021

Indigenizing spaces on campus: First Nations House Tipi Raising

Posted on August 16, 2021 By Samantha Lizardo Photos by Aaron Mason On August 10, 2021, members from the U of T Indigenous community, the Toronto community and the broader University community came together for the First Nations House Tipi Raising. This tipi raising is a major step toward creating Indigenous spaces at the University […]

August 16, 2021

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