Health & Wellness
Graduate school can be a challenging environment. Strive for balance between your academic and personal life, and take care of your mind and body. A variety of services are available on campus to meet your wellness needs.
Health and Wellness Program School of Graduate Studies: https://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/gradlife/Pages/Grad-Wellness.aspx
The University of Toronto Health & Wellness Centre offers help with general health, mental health, sexual health, safety, food and nutrition, and how to get disability documentation: https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc
- Their Peer Support and Workshops help with coping skills, sleep, grief, mindfulness, and other topics.
- Under Healthy Habits they offer strategies for stress reduction, refueling, staying safe and well, understanding consent, and making friends and building community.
- Under Emergencies they give contact details for hospitals, after-hours medical clinics, police, and crisis centres.
The Academic Success Centre offers tools, peer support and workshops on learning strategies: https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/asc
Transition advisors for international students: https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/cie/transition-advising
Conflict Resolution Centre for graduate students: http://gradcrc.utoronto.ca/
U of T’s Accessibility Services provides resources and support for students with disabilities (both temporary and ongoing): https://www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/as
Feel better when working by using ergonomics: http://ehs.utoronto.ca/our-services/ occupational-hygiene-safety/ergonomics/
Learn about ergonomics for laptop users: https://www.gannett.cornell.edu/topics/health/laptop-ergonomics.cfm