February 17, 2009 | By Engineering

Time to Refresh: Newest Registrarial Program to Help New Students Reflect and Improve Academic Performance in First Year

February 17, 2009 By: Lesley Mak, Student Success Specialist Starting this year, the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering will offer a new non-credit program geared to help struggling first year students who are ineligible to continue into second semester studies. The program, called ReFresh, is fee-based and aims to help students reflect on how… Read more »


February 17, 2009 | By Engineering

Shining a Light into Trapped Minds

February 17, 2009 IBBME Professor Tom Chau has developed a prototype device that uses near-infrared beams to decipher the brain’s response may help kids with movement disorders communicate. … Globe


February 16, 2009 | By Engineering

Two New Programs for International Students in Engineering

February 16, 2009 In the fall of 2008, the Office of the Registrar in Engineering created two new programs for international students: the Engineering International Student Mentorship Program and the Engineering International Student Coaching Program. The Mentorship Program was created to help first year international students find success in their transition to university. Paired with… Read more »


February 13, 2009 | By Engineering

U of T Homepage Redesign

February 13, 2009 The U of T website was redesigned to make it easier to find information. Engineering will also be redesigning its website this year. Please send input and feedback to: kate@ecf.utoronto.ca.


February 13, 2009 | By Engineering

Still Serving Students after Graduation: Services for Alumni and Employers

February 11, 2009 By Adam Fox, Communications Coordinator, Office of the Registrar You know that the Office of the Registrar is the hub of student services for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. But, course scheduling, exams, petitions, academic counselling, registration and records management are just part of the Office of the Registrar’s mandate…. Read more »


February 11, 2009 | By Engineering

Dean’s Town Hall Meeting with Undergraduate Students

February 11, 2009 Approximately 50 undergraduate students joined the Dean for a Town Hall meeting on February 6, 2009. Cristina Amon provided an update on ongoing programs and initiatives. Jonathan Asmis, President of the U of T Engineering Society, reported on Atrium renovations scheduled for summer 2009, reminded students to make their needs known regarding lab equipment to… Read more »