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National Accessibility Awareness Week (NAAW), from the perspective of a U of T student

Posted on June 24, 2024 Originally published by Catherine Dumé on the Life@UofT blog on May 31, 2024. The highlight of U-TAAC’s efforts is the annual accessibility conferences. The 2023 “Ableism in the Classroom” and 2024 “Designing an Accessible Classroom” conferences brought together students, faculty, and staff for the first time to discuss accessibility in […]

June 24, 2024

A car crash. A brain injury. U of T nursing grad Philiz Goh persevered – and is helping others do the same

Posted on June 21, 2024 Published originally on U of T News by Geoffrey Vendeville on November 20, 2020 A global pandemic has made every student’s path to graduation this year more difficult, but it was hardly the first obstacle in Philiz Goh’s long journey to convocation. In 2015, she was working part-time as an […]

June 21, 2024

U of T and SpacesShared partner on affordable housing option matching students with older adults 

Posted on May 28, 2024 U of T Housing Services has teamed up with SpacesShared, an innovative online homesharing platform, to help solve the growing challenge of affordable student housing.  SpacesShared is designed to facilitate safe and affordable homesharing arrangements for students, connecting them with older adult hosts in Toronto. Leveraging a sophisticated algorithm and dedicated […]

May 28, 2024

From CLNx to Folio: A new system for Student Life

Posted on May 6, 2024 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne Student Life has moved to a new online registration platform called Folio – a system that allows students to search, browse and register for and track engagement with events, services, programs and appointments. Integrated with digital systems across the University of Toronto, Folio provides users with a […]

May 6, 2024

Introducing the Centre for Learning Strategy Support

Posted on May 1, 2024 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne Academic Success has changed its name to the Centre for Learning Strategy Support (CLSS), effective May 1, 2024. While the name is new, the work will remain the same. Students can continue to meet with Learning Strategists and trained peers dedicated to helping them enhance their approach […]

April 26, 2024

Health & Wellness Centre 2023-24 winter break closure notice

Posted December 7, 2023 The Health & Wellness Centre – UTSG will be CLOSED for the winter break between December 21, 2023 to January 2, 2024 inclusive. The University will be closed during this time. Emails and calls will NOT be checked or responded to during this time. Reminder for all patients If you are […]

December 7, 2023

Gender-affirming care services at Health & Wellness

Posted on November 30, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne U of T students contemplating or undergoing gender transition can find support on the St. George campus, and the team at Health & Wellness has created a new online resource to make this care even more visible. Through advice, medical treatment and more, family doctors and mental […]

November 30, 2023

Accessibility Services Student Experience Survey Reports (2019-2022)

Posted October 5, 2023 Updated October 18, 2023 Download Infographic: Accessibility Services Survey Report – 1 Page Summary (2019-2022) (PDF) Download Report: Accessibility Services Survey Report Summary 2023 (PDF) The Accessibility Services team provides students with disabilities services and supports for learning, problem solving and inclusion. As part of our office’s mission to identify and […]

October 5, 2023

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