University of Toronto offers support to Indian students amid India-Canada rowtext_fields
Amid the ongoing tension between India and Canada related to the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, the University of Toronto has issued a statement expressing its unwavering support for Indian students pursuing education at the institution.
The university, in a message posted on its website, highlighted its pride in hosting more than 2,400 international students from India, emphasising their significant contribution to the academic environment and campus life.
The university's statement reassured affected members of its community, particularly international students, that they are valued and welcomed, with a firm commitment to ensuring their well-being. Recognising the rapidly evolving nature of the situation, the university acknowledged the complexity of many questions it raises and its inability to provide immediate answers.
The University of Toronto has taken proactive measures to address the needs of its international student community.
These resources include:
Immigration and Visa Support: The university offers assistance and guidance to students dealing with immigration and visa-related issues.
Academic Assistance Services: The institution provides academic support services to students. Undergraduate students can utilise the undergraduate student help desk to connect with their respective faculty or college registrar. Graduate students have the option to reach out to their department or the School of Graduate Studies for assistance.
Mental Health Portal: Recognising the importance of mental health, the university offers access to a dedicated mental health portal, providing resources and support for students facing mental health challenges.
U of T Telus Health Student Support: This service offers round-the-clock support through phone or chat, ensuring that students have access to assistance and guidance whenever they require it.
The University of Toronto is highlighting its commitment to supporting the well-being of its international students.