Access Days

What is an Access Day?

A 1-Day event curated to enhance youth's knowledge of post-secondary education. This one-day experience is delivered through tailored hands-on and informative workshops, guaranteed to get students thinking about their future. 

Elements of an Access Day?

  • Campus Tour
  • Student & Faculty Panels/Small Group Discussions
  • Insights from the Office of Registrar
  • Workshops; STEAM activities, Career Exploration activities, Life skills activities, and so on
  • Opportunity to learn and engage with various support serviceson campus

 Access Day Curriculum (2020-2021)

 Access Days (2019-2020)

Dixie and Bloor Parent & Youth Information Night- Access Day, October 24th, 2019

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre will visit UTM to explore the UTM post-secondary school experience. UTM students will facilitate interactive activities centred on science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM); and speak candidly to youth and parents about their diverse experiences as UTM students and tips for successful transition from high school to university life.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Conversation Club- Access Day, November 30th, 2020

Big Brother Big Sisters of Peel's various Conversation Club units will visit UTM to explore the UTM post-secondary school experience. UTM students will provide an in-depth look at how resident life is like living on campus; tour the campus; facilitate interactive activities centred on science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM); and speak candidly to youth and parents about their diverse experiences as UTM students and tips for successful transition from high school to university life.

Attendees are community youth aged 12-17 years from neighbouring schools in Peel Region area.

Studio.89 (Session 1)- Access Day, Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Studio.89 will visit UTM to explore the UTM post-secondary school experience. UTM students will provide an insider's perspective of life at UTM; facilitate interactive activities centred on science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM); and speak candidly to youth about tips for successful transition from high school to university life.

Attendees are community youth aged 14-17 years from neighbouring schools in Peel Region area.

Studio.89 (Session 2)- Access Day, Saturday, March 14th, 2020 (CANCELLED)

Studio.89 will visit UTM again to gain insights from students on financial options focused on working on and off campus. UTM students will provide an insider's perspective of life at UTM and facilitate interactive activities focused on this theme. 

Attendees are community youth aged 14-17 years from neighbouring schools in Peel Region area.

Indus Community Centre- Access Day, Thursday, March 19th, 2020 (CANCELLED)

UTM students will engage with community youth from neighbouring schools through fun and interactive workshops and challenges to real-life conversation about graduation and what to expect in university, UTM students provide youth with an insight into post-secondary education and how they can navigate and make meaningful choices to achieve their academic and personal goals. 

Attendees are community youth aged 13-21 years from neighbouring schools in the local Brampton & Mississauga area.

Contact

For all questions and feedback regarding Access Days, please contact:

Tomike Babajide
Community Engagement Coordinator, Access and Outreach