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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

How to access mental health care at U of T

Posted October 7, 2020 By Samantha Lizardo Taking care of our mental health helps us to achieve our goals, have meaningful relationships and experiences, and cope with the stressors of school, work, home and daily life. Health & Wellness offers many different options for getting mental health care at U of T and can help […]

October 7, 2020

Strong, successful, determined: In solidarity with Indigenous Peoples, U of T to mark Orange Shirt Day

This article was originally published by Rahul Kalvapalle on U of T News on September 29, 2020. Reprinted with permission. Every year, Indigenous students, faculty and staff at the University of Toronto commemorate Orange Shirt Day, a nation-wide movement that spreads awareness of Canada’s residential schools and the impact they had on Indigenous Peoples. But this […]

September 30, 2020

10 things you should know about tenant rights

The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) covers all the legal rights that tenants have in Ontario. If you are a first-time renter or not familiar with the RTA, here are some important things you should know about your legal obligations and rights as a tenant: Who does the RTA cover? The RTA covers tenants in Ontario […]

September 24, 2020

‘You’re still a part of us’: First Nations House celebrates U of T’s Indigenous graduates

This article was originally published by Geoffrey Vendeville on U of T News on July 15, 2020. Reprinted with permission. Not even a global pandemic could stop the University of Toronto’s First Nations House from carrying on its tradition of celebrating the university’s Indigenous graduates. In a first for the St. George campus’s Indigenous hub, students […]

September 9, 2020

Award-winning Indigenous authors to teach Indigenous literature, oral traditions and creative writing at U of T Scarborough

This article was originally published by Don Campbell on U of T Alumni News on July 2, 2020. Reprinted with permission. Two award-winning Indigenous writers have joined the University of Toronto Scarborough’s department of English. Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm and Randy Lundy joined as assistant professors, teaching stream, on July 1. They are teaching creative writing, Indigenous literatures and oral traditions. Akiwenzie-Damm, a member […]

Sharing knowledge and experiences, U of T students to lead campus tours of Indigenous history

This article was originally published by Sean McNeely on U of T News on September 1, 2020. Reprinted with permission. Drew Rickard is still determining what, and what not, to share. He’s part of a group of Indigenous students from the University of Toronto and young adults from across the GTA who are being trained to lead […]

How to succeed at online learning

Posted August 25, 2020 By Samantha Lizardo Learning online may take some time to adjust to, but there are lots of strategies and resources to help you achieve your learning goals this year. Here are 5 tips to help you succeed at online learning: Set up your workspace Your environment can have a big impact […]

August 25, 2020

3 Ways to use the off-campus housing finder 

Posted August 24, 2020 By Samantha Lizardo Searching for rentals in Toronto? Using the Off-Campus Housing Finder is a great way to start! Here are 3 ways you can use the tool: Refine your search View off-campus listings near each U of T campus by logging in with your UTORid. Use filters to narrow down […]

August 24, 2020

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