Student Services and Support

The SGS GradHub is continually updated with student stories, resources, and up-to-date information to assist students as they navigate graduate studies at the University of Toronto and contains useful information on the many resources (academic, financial, transportation, health, etc.) that are available to support CIRHR students.

As members of the CIRHR community, students are subject to the rules, regulations, and policies cited in the current SGS Calendar. You should take special note of the Code of Behaviour on Academic Matters and Code of Student Conduct.

If you have any questions about degree requirements, the program, policies or UofT/SGS resources don’t hesitate to contact CIRHR graduate staff. Carol Canzano-Hamala ( is available to provide support and advice.

U of T Student Life and Gradlife have extensive resources to support you during your graduate studies at the CIRHR:

Accessibility Services:

Reminder: Re-register once a year

Online Writing Resources

A broad spectrum of writing resources and services including topic specific guides and tipsheets can be found here.

Graduate Centre for Academic Communication

SGS specific writing centre and ELL supports including thesis writing intensive programs.

Academic Success Centre

Academic skills and learning programming and services including workshops, one on one consultations, peer mentoring.

Health & Wellness Centre

Health and wellness services, programming and supports including medical appointments, counselling, peer support, health and wellness campaigns.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH):


Contact: CAMH (24 hours, 7 days a week, no referral needed)

ConnexOntario: 1-866-531-2600 (distress calls)

Distress Crisis Resources

Gerstein Centre:

Contact: Crisis line: 416-929-5200, Referral line: 416-929-9897 (24 Hours, 7 days a week)

UofT Health and Wellness‘s List of Resources

Centre for International Experience

Services and programming for international students and domestic students studying or researching abroad.

SGS International Graduate Student Portal

Career Centre


Manage your job searches with off-campus, on-campus, volunteer, casual and work-study employers; participate in on-campus recruitment activities such as employer information sessions and interviews; view and register for Career Centre events and workshops; register and participate in career exploration and experiential learning programs; and more.