There are many resources on-campus and off-campus available to our students. Here are a few key resources you should be aware of.
Producing events in all ACM disciplines, Arts & Events Programming provides the foundation upon which excellence in artistic, cultural and scholarly co-curricular initiatives can be achieved. In consultation and collaboration with students, staff and faculty, AEP provides administrative resources to support ongoing projects and to bring new ideas to life. Most of the events presented by AEP are free, and all events are open to the entire campus and local community disciplines. Check them out at http://www.aeplive.ca/
The Writing Centre is a great resource to those who wish to seek help with their papers. They offer handouts on different writing topics, drop-in hours, and appointments. Appointments can be booked up to two weeks in advance, so be sure to book early for your spot! Find more information about the Writing Centre at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/twc/welcome
Academic Advising and Career Center
The AA&CC is a team of professionals who advise, counsel and coach students with their learning and career development. The Centre integrates developmental advising, learning skills, career counseling and employment coaching through individual appointments, workshops, experiential programming, events and a range of online resources. You can find more information about AA&CC here:
The mission of AccessAbility Services is to ensure that all students with disabilities can freely and actively participate in all facets of University life; to provide and coordinate services and programs that enable students with disabilities to maximize their educational potential and to increase awareness of inclusive values among all members of the University community. Find out more at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~ability/
Health and Wellness
Providing professional Health & Wellness Services to the UTSC student population, their office can be found in the student Student Centre, SL-270. Thier services are offered in a safe, caring, respectful and empowering environment, which is directed towards optimizing students’ personal, academic and overall wellbeing.
Consult Your Professors
More often than not, you’re professors are a great resource especially if you need some direction for your assignments. Be sure to check when their office hours are and to book an appointment with them if needed.
SLATE Art Guide
Providing monthly and bi-monthly art guides, it publicizes openings, events and current exhibitions in Toronto, Oakville, Kingston and Ottawa. With over 30 years of print experience and reader development it is one of the most extensive art listings-only website. http://www.slateartguide.com/
Scarborough Arts is a non-profit organization; the only arts organization of its kind specifically serving the Scarborough community. Bringing individuals and groups together to create and cultivate innovative arts and cultural programs in Scarborough, they bring artists to the community and community to the arts. http://scarborougharts.com
SKETCH is entering its 19th year of providing creative training initiatives for street-involved, homeless and at-risk youth. Their model of youth engagement enhances both practical and transferable skills, while serving as a conduit for increased well-being and social and civic participation. http://sketch.ca/
Now in its 18th year, The WholeNote is a comprehensive guide to classical, new, early and world music, jazz, opera and musical theatre in Toronto and beyond. Dedicated to the promotion of live music in a multiplicity of venues, The WholeNote contains extensive listings, CD reviews and blogs. http://www.thewholenote.com/
Work in Culture
Work in Culture is a great website to start looking for jobs in your sector. Through their website, popular job board, new course board and social media channels, they communicate the many learning opportunities available across Ontario. Work in Culture supports the people who work in the cultural sector through life-long career development and business skills training. By collaborating with other arts, culture and heritage organizations they deliver in person and online training that improves the ability of Ontario’s creative community to grow and prosper. Find more here: http://www.workinculture.ca/