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Avoid scams targeting students

Posted January 15, 2021 There are several email and phone scams targeting students. The best way to protect yourself against fraud is to be informed. From the Government of Canada: Learn how to avoid internet, email and phone scams and protect your Social Insurance Number (SIN). Report fraud to: Your local police The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre […]

January 15, 2021

Recording your SIN or ITN on ACORN as an international student

  On January 4, 2021 the Student Accounts Office sent an email to all students requesting that they record their Social Insurance Number (SIN) or Individual Tax Number (ITN) on ACORN prior to January 31, 2021. This page is to provide you with further information about this request. Please read through carefully to the end. […]

January 11, 2021

Mentor Navigators help you find belonging at U of T

Posted December 17, 2020 Students from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities can connect with mentor navigators to discover academic, career, wellness and social supports to succeed at U of T. This year, there are six unique mentor navigators who share different backgrounds, identities and interests. They are available to meet upon request through one-on-one appointments […]

December 17, 2020

International Student Experience Awards: Call for proposals

Posted December 11, 2020 Do you have an idea to support international students studying remotely, overseas or in Toronto? Submit a proposal for an International Student Experience Award! The Centre for International Experience will award up to $1000 for student-led projects that support the international student experience during the winter semester. Submissions are welcome from […]

December 11, 2020

Learn new skills with Coursera for U of T

Posted December 8, 2020 Coursera is offering full access to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to all U of T students in support of partner universities affected by COVID-19. Coursera is an online education provider that offers courses, certificates and degrees from world-class universities and companies. You can access their content anywhere and anytime. Check out the […]

December 8, 2020

7 ways to beef up your resume

Posted November 17, 2020 By Samantha Lizardo   Not all experience has to be professional. There are many different ways to gain experience and skills that employers are looking for. Here are 7 ways you can beef up your resume: Co-curricular activities Getting involved in activities outside of the classroom such as clubs, course unions […]

November 17, 2020

Build experience through volunteering

Posted November 11, 2020 By Samantha Lizardo   Volunteering is a great way to get practical experience in your field of interest while getting involved in the community. These experiences are just as valuable and applicable as paid work experiences when you can effectively communicate them to potential employers. Here are a few ways to […]

November 11, 2020

Flu shots for international students

Posted November 10, 2020 International students and their eligible dependents can receive a flu shot free of charge by booking an appointment at: a local pharmacy (e.g. MedicineShoppe, Rexall or Shoppers Drug Mart) Toronto Public Health clinics Some walk-in clinics near campus also provide free flu shots: Royal Care Medical Centre (College location) 295 College Street, […]

November 10, 2020

What you need to know about getting a flu shot during COVID-19

Posted October 29, 2020 By Samantha Lizardo This year, it is more important than ever to get a flu shot to protect yourself and others from the spread and severity of the flu during COVID-19. Health & Wellness is unable to offer flu vaccination clinics on the U of T St. George campus this year […]

October 29, 2020

Health & Wellness launches new peer support service

Posted October 21, 2020 By Samantha Lizardo Health & Wellness peer support is a new drop-in mental health service where you can talk to trained student peers online to find support and get help navigating resources on and off campus. Peer supporters will be available online for drop-in one-on-one confidential and non-judgemental chats. Based on […]

October 20, 2020

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