Accessibility Services

The Accessibility Services Office (AS) facilitates the inclusion of students with a range of disabilities into all aspects of university life.  Services are provided to students with a documented disability whether physical, sensory, a learning disability or a mental health condition.  Students with temporary disability (e.g. broken arm) are also eligible for the service. Even if you never need any accommodations, you can relax knowing you can access them if necessary.  Accommodations may include note-taking services, alternative format textbooks, and exam-writing support.

Academic Success Centre

The Academic Success Centre provides a range of supports to help you reach your academic potential.  Meet one-on-one with a learning strategist, access online resources, try a drop-in-session or workshop.

Rotman Embedded Learning Strategist

We are pleased to partner with the Academic Success Centre to provide Rotman students access to a Learning Strategist at the Rotman School.  Meet with Liam O’Leary for support with your academic tasks. He can help you to manage assignments, time, procrastination, or stress. They also support students to develop skills in problem solving, active study, critical thinking, and concentration.

Liam O’Leary is a certified coach and a graduate of the MEd in adult education at the University of Toronto.  He takes a solution-focused approach to supporting individuals in their personal, academic, and professional growth.  Liam has worked across Canada and internationally, and looks forward to supporting Rotman MBA students in developing better study strategies and related skills as an embedded Learning Strategist.

In his spare time he serves on the board of directors for The Canadian Training Institute, a national non-profit organization that supports at-risk youth and offers training to frontline social service workers.

How to Book:

Beginning September 19th Liam will be onsite at the Rotman School Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00-5:30pm. Appointments will be booked through the Event Registration site on RWorld.

Should Liam be fully booked for onsite appointments, please take advantage of UofT’s other Learning Strategists at the Academic Success Centre.  See above for details.

Rotman Write-Now

This program provides a unique approach for MBA students to improve their business communication skills.  During the meetings, the instructor, Chris Buccella, targets your specific needs and provides supportive feedback. Click here to book to register for an appointment.

Graduate Centre for Academic Communications

The Graduate Centre for Academic Communications (GCAC), formerly known as English Language & Writing Support (ELWS), is a program offered by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS).  It provides graduate students with free advanced training in academic writing and speaking. It offers non-credit courses, single-session workshops, individual writing consultations, and website resources. While the workshops function on a drop-in basis, consultations require an appointment, and courses require registration.

CIE Language Exchange

The CIE Language Exchangeis open to all U of T students with an interest in language (not just English and not just international students). This program connects students who want to practise a new language and share their own in a casual setting. Apply in September for fall 2018.

English Communication Program at the CIE

The English Communication Program at the CIE is a non-credit program open to all international and visiting/exchange students that provides the opportunity to develop communication skills in English, gain insight into Canadian culture and life at U of T, and share cultural experiences.

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