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Find the most recent updates here, as well as FAQs and information for students, faculty and staff.

Experience Makes a Difference

Academic studies. Career exploration. Community involvement.

We aim to enrich undergraduate education in the Faculty of Social Sciences through fostering unique approaches to learning within the classroom and more actively engaging students in the community, as well as promoting strong relationships between academic studies, career exploration and community involvement.

The Student Transition to Education Program in the Social Sciences (STEPSS)

The Student Transition to Education Program in the Social Sciences (STEPSS) will offer several options to support incoming Soc Sci students.

What is STEPSS?

The Student Transition to Education Program in the Social Sciences (STEPSS) was designed by instructors to support you as you begin your social sciences studies in an online environment.  All of the elements are completely optional, and you can take part in one, any, or all of them as you like.

Navigating the Faculty of Social Sciences

Academic Skills Prep

Get tips and advice from fellow students, staff and professors to help you navigate a new academic environment.
Jun 17, 2020

Summer Writing Program (SWP)

Get ready for academic writing! Learn how to use scholarly sources to share ideas in your compositions in this engaging program of workshops, offered by the Student Success Centre.
Jun 17, 2020

Surviving and Thriving in the Social Sciences (Aug 10-14)

A tuition-free mini-course, 'Surviving and Thriving in the Social Sciences’ will help familiarize you with common learning tools in the Social Sciences, while equipping you with key success strategies, skills and study tips.
Jun 17, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions about Fall 2020

Find explanations, links to supports, and more!
Jun 16, 2020

How to Enrol

Helpful resources to help you enrol in classes.
Jun 16, 2020

Planning your courses

Helpful resources to help you plan your courses including program planning webinar recordings, our FAQ & Enrolment Guide and Course planning worksheets
Jun 16, 2020

Academic Advising

Academic advisors provide students with the information and guidance they need to succeed in their academic careers.
Jun 15, 2020

Student Experience Coordinator

Meet Nicole Agyei-Odame, Student Experience Coordinator.
Jun 15, 2020

Student Navigator

Meet Manu Sayani-Mulji, Student Navigator.
Jun 15, 2020

Explore the Social Sciences programs

First year offers you some flexibility to explore courses in a variety of disciplines to help you choose a program of major. Explore the Social Sciences program offerings: