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Student Support

Faculty of Community Services Academic Support and Counselling

Academic Support

The Faculty of Community Services Academic Support and Resource Centre provides students with relevant, timely, and immediate learning support through individual assistance and facilitated group activities. Offered throughout the year, these programs are designed to help students achieve their learning goals by enhancing their academic skills such as essay writing, course and time-management, note-taking, critical reading, assignment completion, and test/exam preparation.


Our services, programs and resources are intended to assist students to not only solve immediate problems, but also to define their personal, academic and career goals, and to acquire the self-confidence and transferable skills necessary for professional success and individual growth. We provide these services on a one-to-one basis or in a group format. Also available: Crisis Intervention, Crisis Team and Ryerson Safe House. Services are free and confidential within legal guidelines.

Student Learning Support

SLS offers services and programs aimed at helping students engage more effectively in their academic studies. SLS teaches essential academic skills and study techniques that help students to more effectively express their intelligence, apply their knowledge and communicate their ideas. Students who require accommodations to support their learning.


Joanna Holt Phone Ext: 4814/6558 Room: SHE624
Learning Strategists:  
Iram Khan, M.A., TESL
To make an appointment please email:
Chris Cachia, M.A., B.Ed.
To make an appointment please email: