University life is quite the transition from high school. You’ll face exciting, new opportunities, a lot more independence — but also many responsibilities and pressures. The university has so many resources available to help you succeed. Check out what’s available and don’t hesitate to reach out for support.
Academic & Career Support
First Year Science Office
If you’re a first-year student, First Year Science (FYS) is your first stop in accessing support. Reach out anytime you need advice or help with adding/dropping courses, transfers, curriculum and more. Upper-year peer mentors are also available to help you learn the ropes of university life.
The Career & Co-op Centre can help you get an early start on planning your career path. Get guidance on applying for co-op or work-study programs. Learn to assemble a job search strategy. Check out job fairs and networking events.
Health and Wellness
Access the university’s services on personal matters, including: medical centre, psychological counselling, sexual violence, emergency crisis, and more. Check out what’s available through Student Wellbeing.
Thrive RU helps students develop skills in resilience, wellness and positive psychology. Check out tips, workshops and downloadable tools.
International Student Support
If you’re studying in Canada on a study permit, you face unique challenges. Visit International Student Support for direction on handling matters involving immigration, employment, finances, health and more.