Academic Success Support for Students

While we’re all doing a lot of remote work these days, Academic Success has online supports to help you out! There are two resources that might be of special interest, both of which are running throughout finals season (and will resume in the new year too): You can book an appointment with an Academic Success peer mentor to get fast support with: reading and note-taking for tests, exams and assignments finding motivation and overcoming procrastination when working remotely setting and achieving goals making schedules to manage multiple aspects of your life and your academic expectations knowing and accessing the University’s services and […]

Black Lives Matter – A Brief History of Racism in Psychology

The Psychology Students’ Association at the University of Toronto (St. George) stands in solidarity with and in support of the black community, who have been unfairly treated and brutalized by racial injustices. In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, we would like to pause, reflect, and learn about systemic racism in academia and in particular, psychology.  Psychology is a field that people often look to in order to answer questions about racism. What kind of stereotypes do people have about black people? How do these prejudices manifest? What can be done to combat racism? However, it is also important […]

OFFICIAL PSA STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

Hi everyone. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the university’s recommendation to cease all non-academic activity, the PSA will be cancelling all events that require physical attendance and suspending the operation of the PSA office until further notice. However, we will continue to pursue opportunities in service of our student body, such as hosting our events virtually. More information on virtual events will come at a later date once we have finalized the details. In the meantime, we hope everyone remembers to take care of themselves. With all of the pandemonium and confusing events going on in the world, it […]

Feedback Form

The Psychology Students’ Association and the Psychology Department would like to hear from you! Are you currently or previously a student in a PSY course, or are currently enrolled in a PSY subject POSt? Do you have opinions about where the Psychology Department could improve or have suggestions that you would love to share? We are currently working with the psychology department to collect feedback from the psychology students to hopefully improve the psychology curriculum for future generations. If you have any general concerns or suggestions, please feel free to let us know what you would like to see done. […]

New Inkblot Website

Fellow students – check out Inkblot’s newly launched and published new blog section! Access the blog website by clicking on the “Blog” button on the menu of their main website: https://inkblotuoft.wordpress.com Or directly at: https://inkblotblogging.wordpress.com The first blog was just published Friday morning! If you’d like, leave a comment and let them know what you think. Follow them on Facebook to get a share whenever a new blog post is published and keep up-to-date on your fellow students’ thoughts and ideas about topics in psychology and mental health!

Short PSY473/PSY493 Survey

Have you taken Social Neuroscience (PSY473) or Cognitive Neuroscience (PSY493)? We need your feedback to improve these courses – it will take less than 5 minutes and you’ll greatly benefit the experience of future students. Thank you! Link to the survey: https://goo.gl/forms/5OhqTyFj2Mgq6o5A2

2016 Dr. Freud Competition

Are you a PSY100 student? Are you competitive? And most importantly… do you want Dr. Dolderman to quiz you in an exam review? if your answer is yes to all…GOOD! Sign up here for the 2016 Dr. Freud Competition! The PSA will help you PSY100 students revise for your final exam in a fun, competitive environment. The competition will be held in jeopardy style and Dr. Dolderman will be our guest host. All you have to do is find 4 friends to sign up as a group of 5. Are you applying solo? That’s alright, because we’ll sort you into […]

OISE Psychology Clinic

Psychotherapy, Counselling, and Drop-In Services   At the OISE Psychology Clinic, psychological services are provided by graduate students under the supervision of registered psychologists. Graduate students from two programs offer regular, ongoing services at the Clinic. The Counselling & Clinical Psychology program offers services to adults and older adolescents. The School & Clinical Child Psychology program offers services to children and youngeradolescents.   Registered U of T students pay $10 per counselling session, and the fees are covered in full under the U of T Benefits Plan, up to $500 per year. For non-students, and services not otherwise covered, we offer a flexible payment plan […]

LIVE Q&A with Dr. Peterson

Have any burning questions on psychology, religion, meaning, and philosophy? Well, lucky for you Dr. Peterson will be hosting a Live Q&A on Youtube and responding to your questions. The Live Stream will happen on Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 8:30pm on youtube and can be accessed through the link below. Be prepared with your questions!