Students enrolled in a thesis-based graduate program will conduct their research under the guidance of a supervisor. The School of Graduate Studies Supervision portal hosts information and guidance for both students and supervisors.
PHS Professional Development Workshops
A series of professional development workshops are planned throughout the academic year. Watch for announcements of these valuable sessions, which may include preparation of C.V.s and resumés, presentation skills, and research and professional ethics.
SGS Centre for Graduate Professional Development (CGPD)
SGS Centre for Graduate Professional Development is competency or skills-based training that is complementary to the discipline-based graduate coursework and research required for a master’s or doctoral degree.
SGS Graduate Centre for Academic Communication (GCAC)
The SGS Graduate Centre for Academic Communication provides graduate students with advanced training in academic writing and speaking. As a graduate student, one is expected to be able to deliver sophisticated information to sophisticated audiences. The skills learned at the English Language Writing Support (ELWS) are aimed to improve the skills of the students with respect to conferences, proposal writing and publishing papers.
Health Sciences Writing Centre
The Health Sciences Writing Centre offers individual instruction and support for writing development. Registered students (with a valid UTOR/ID) in one of the associated University of Toronto Health Sciences Faculties are welcome to book appointments.
Academic Success services can help you find ways to prepare for your graduate experience and give you extra help when you need it.
Accessibility Services supports you through academic accommodations to achieve academic and co-curricular success.
The Accessibility Services Graduate and Professional Program Student Handbook (PDF) are designed as roadmaps to help you navigate the accommodations process, as well as the services and supports available at Accessibility Services at the University of Toronto’s St. George campus.
Graduate Students’ Union (GSU)
The GSU represents graduate students from all three campuses at UofT and advocates for increased representation, funding and provided services (health insurance, confidential advice, and a voice for the graduate student community on University committees).
Students may take advantage of a variety of services available through Information Commons. These include bookable rooms for group meetings, computer facilities and discounted Licensed Software. In addition to these services, the Media Production division provides a variety of media services such as videography, webcasts, videoconferencing, video production & mastering, and conversion between media formats.
While at U of T, students will need to be able to connect to wireless networks and services. Instructions on how to connect wirelessly can be found at the Information Commons Help Desk.
Spam, Virus Protection and Phishing Avoidance
Information regarding Spam, Virus Protection and Phishing Avoidance is available at the Information Commons Help Desk.