January 2, 2015

Academic Support

Academic Support Services

APUS aims to provide academic support services specifically for part-time students and mature students. Our Academic Support Services include the following:

Academic Support Workshop Series Fall 2019

Our APUS Academic Workshop Series for Fall 2019 will include the following workshops:

  • Applying to Graduate School: Peer Feedback Session – October 17, 2019
  • Graduate School Experience: Student Panel – October 28, 2019
  • SBA Self-Advocacy Workshop for Disabled Students – November 11, 2019
  • Academic Writing Workshop – November 2019
  • Introduction to U of T Library: Research Skills and Resources – November 28, 2019
  • Peer Study Hubs for Final Papers & Exams  – December 2019

Surviving Together; A Self-Advocacy Workshop for Disabled Students


Join us for Students for Barrier-free Access’ (SBA) informational workshop for disabled students and student advocates. This workshop is jointly hosted by SBA and the Association of Part-time Undergraduate Students (APUS). Whether you are a full-time or part-time undergraduate student, a new or returning student, this session is for you! Come meet other disabled students and SBA and APUS members, have a snack, and learn more about self-advocacy and resources for disabled students on campus.


Date:
November 11, 2019
Time:
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location:
246 Bloor St W; Room: 702

Topics covered at the workshop:

– A brief introduction to disability justice
– Know your rights as a disabled student
– Navigating academic accommodations
– Self-advocacy tips generated by our student community
– Introduction to campus resources and services for disabled students
– Introduction to SBA resources and services

Access Information

Refreshments will be provided! Vegan, gluten-free options available.

Wheelchair accessible. Accessible all-gender washroom located on the same floor as the event room.

TTC Tokens are available upon request.

If you require ASL interpretation to attend the workshop please contact us by November 1, 2019.

We politely request that attendees refrain from wearing scented products as this will be a fragrance-free space.

Contact Information

For more information and access needs please contact Member Services at services@apus.ca or 416-978-0831.

Are you overwhelmed by the U of T Library website? Can’t find or access resources and not sure who or how to ask for help? This workshop will introduce participants to the University of Toronto Library system. You will learn how to navigate the library website to find books, peer-reviewed articles and other materials for your courses, as well as where to get help. The workshop will also introduce citation tools and accessibility accommodations available. Please feel free to bring your own laptop to the workshop. We will also have a few laptops available for use.

Facilitator: Aneta Kwak, Accessibility and Public Services Librarian, DG Ivey Library, New College, University of Toronto

Date: November 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 563 Spadina crescent Room 236

Topics covered at the workshop:
U of T library website & database navigation
Support accessing resources
Citation tools
Available accessibility accommodations

Access Information
Refreshments will be provided! Vegan, gluten-free options available.
Wheelchair accessible. Accessible all-gender washroom located on the same floor as the event room. TTC Tokens are available upon request.
If you require ASL interpretation to attend the workshop please contact us by November 13, 2019. We politely request that attendees refrain from wearing scented products as this will be a fragrance-free space.

For more information and access needs please contact services@apus.ca.