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2nd year

Think back to where your student was at this time last year – things are pretty different, right? They’ve grown and their priorities have probably shifted a little. That’s what university’s all about. Now it’s time to make the most of second year and we have lots of programs and resources to them you do that. From international experiences and community involvement to study groups and drop-in workshops that will boost their academic success, this list gives you a great starting point for things to do this year.


In this Section

  • Academic support

    To start their second year off on the right foot, encourage your student to take advantage of our study support services and strategies. Academic Success Centre (ASC) Your student can learn how to adapt their study habits, improve their writing and research skills, and manage their time more effectively. Drop in or make an appointment […]

  • Health & Wellness

    Your student’s health and well-being are the foundation of their academic and personal success. From getting flu shots to meditation classes, we’ve got them covered. Be well and manage stress Stress is a normal part of university life, but we can help your student develop the skills to de-stress and be at their best. Practice […]

  • Campus safety

    Community Safety Office This office provides support and programming related to stalking, harassment, bullying, intimidation, threats, family or intimate-partner violence, sexual assault, thoughts of suicide and self-defence. WalkSmart A safer alternative to walking alone at night, this service provides someone to help you safely navigate campus and the closest transit stops after dark. Campus Police […]

  • Get involved

    Getting involved is a great way for your student to put their knowledge to work in a real world setting. Meet friends, have fun, do better in class and try new thigs that could lead to a career. It’s never too late to get involved! Join a campus organization Build practical skills that complement their […]

  • Housing

    If your students needs help finding housing, the staff at Housing Services can help them. Your student can use their

  • Learning in the community

    In addition to coursework – or completely outside of the classroom – your student can get involved with a local community organization and contributing to their efforts. Community Action Projects (CAP) CAPs offer short- and long-term options to connect in the community. Become a tutor in a high school or volunteer at a senior’s home […]

  • Research opportunities

    Engaging in research is a great way for your student to gain experience as they further their education! Check out their faculty’s website or get started with the following: Arts & Science Step Forward: uoft.me/stepforward Arts & Science research courses: uoft.me/FASresearch International opportunities: uoft.me/cieresearch Career Learning Network for Work Study, paid on-campus and volunteer research […]