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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

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

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

We’re moving!

Updated October 12, 2022 By Kirsty Clarke Beginning in September, 2022, there will be big changes coming to the Koffler Student Services Centre. A major renovation to improve and update the Health & Wellness Centre (following the recommendations of the Student Mental Health Task Force and the commitment of the President and Provost) will add […]

August 16, 2022

ASKme Anything, U of T!

Updated August 24, 2022 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne The ASKme program is back, welcoming students to the St. George campus and answering their questions about U of T. With the number of students coming to campus for the first time being so much higher than usual, ASKme will have more impact than ever before. From August […]

August 15, 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 […]

April 29, 2022

New survey spotlights student health and well-being

Posted January 24, 2021 Every respondent entered to win! Starting in February 2022, The University of Toronto will be asking students to take part in the Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey (CCWS). The survey, which takes about 15 minutes to complete, helps post-secondary institutions across the country identify the needs of their students and ways to […]

January 24, 2022

Facebook Live summer roundup

Updated: May 26, 2022 Each summer, we host Facebook Live Q&A sessions with Student Life departments to answer your questions before the school year starts. Check out these events planned for summer 2022: July 5: 5 questions about… being a U of T student July 7: 5 questions about… navigating disability & registering with Accessibility […]

May 28, 2021

Share your experience: U of T is listening

Posted February 23, 2021 Check your U of T email for important surveys about your student experience and the chance to win exciting prizes. All undergraduate students will receive an email invitation in the next 10 days to complete either the Student Experience at the Research University (SERU) survey or the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership […]

February 23, 2021