Student Success Network

The Student Success Network is here to help you through your time at Michener.

Student Success NetworkServices available to students include accommodations and accessibility, coaching and counselling, peer tutoring, learning supports, student health insurance, test centre, graduate job postings and Michener’s Career Fair. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with these services that are in place for you through the Student Success Network.

Accessibility & Accommodations

Accessibility and Accommodations services are available to students with a documented disability who are registered with the service.

Career Development

Michener’s Career Development Services provide you with the tools and resources you need for resume writing, networking and interviewing. SSN Career Development Workshops for Networking, Resume Writing, Cover Letter and Preparing for the Job Interview provide students with specific strategies and tips to enhance their skills for to find a job in health care. We also provide feedback on resumes and cover letters and mock one-on- one interview sessions. For more information on SSN job support, contact us at 

Career Fair

Meet employers from across Ontario and beyond. Visit the Michener Career Fair and discover job options and opportunities. Bring your resume and come prepared to network with key healthcare employers who are eager to meet you.

Coaching and Counselling Services

At Michener, we know that your academic, career and personal life is crucial to your educational success. Our coaching services learning supports offer:

  • Free, confidential, professional and caring Coaching and Counselling support for a wide variety of life’s stresses including stress about exams, feeling homesick and concerns about relationships or family challenges.

External Job Board

We continually receive employment opportunity notifications from various employers across Canada. For the current list of our external opportunities please visit the Michener’s Job Board page.

Fitness Facilities

Michener’s fitness, athletics and recreation facilities are available for all students, staff, faculty and paid members or guests – develop your own fitness program, compete, socialize or just relax. Student Council is actively involved in developing an athletics and recreation program tailored to student interests, including intramural sports.

Health Services

The focus of Health Services is to prevent injury and illness and to promote healthy lifestyle choices. Health Services is responsible for preserving the confidentiality of staff and student medical information. Some Health services include:

  • Student Health Requirements
  • Health and Wellness Counselling and Promotion
  • Administration of Immunization Information
  • Committee Representation

Michener is committed to preventing and removing barriers that impede students with disabilities from participating fully in the educational environment in a way that is responsive to their own unique circumstances.

Housing Information

Interested in living in the heart of downtown Toronto? Residence life at The Michener Institute is fun, safe, and convenient. Our residence is co-ed, has twenty-four hour security and is located directly on campus. Students don’t even have to go outside to get to class! We are also happy to offer an off-campus housing directory to those interested. For more information please visit Student Housing and Residence page.

Learning Supports Services

To help you succeed in your program, the Student Success Network provides learning supports for full time students in addition to your academic supports. Please visit Learning Supports page for more information on our services.

Meditation Room

Our non-denominational prayer/meditation/reflection room, located on the 13th floor, Room 1310, is available to all Students, Faculty and Staff 24 hours a day.

Coming Fall 2020 at Michener: Mental Health First Aid Basic (MHFA) Certificate Training

SSN is proud to introduce: Mental Health First Aid (Basic) Certificate training at The Michener Institute.

Peer Tutoring Services

We recognize that students may require access to peer tutoring from time to time. Students may self-refer or may be recommended by faculty throughout the academic year. In either case, students will meet with a representative from the Student Success Network to establish the parameters for peer tutoring and are expected to commit to a schedule to ensure the best possible outcome.We also employ current students as peer-tutors!

Workshops On Demand

Workshops On Demand are short intensive learning sessions where students can enhance their academic and communication skills. They are customized learning supports that students can organize independently with their peers.Workshops are suited for all students and are a great way to gain some strategies in many areas. For example, students can book workshops to improve multiple choice test scores, manage stress during practical assessments, or customize their own learning strategies, among many others. For more information on how to book a Workshop on Demand and to see the complete list of topics, please visit SSN Workshop on Demand page or email us at:

Student Health Insurance Plan

Provider – Claim Secure

Claim Secure Group Policy No. 516237
There is a Student Insurance Plan to cover students during the period in which they are registered in programs at The Michener Institute. All students who were charged a student activity fee are covered by this insurance. This plan is meant to supplement Ontario Health Insurance. Pamphlets outlining the coverage and claim forms area available from the Student Success Network at The Michener Institute. The coverage does apply during the clinical component of the programs. Coverage information and claims forms may be obtained from simply by clicking on “Michener Institute” located in the drop down list. Students that are enrolled in Medical Radiation Sciences are covered by the University of Toronto health plan and not the Michener plan.

Walk Safe

Two companions, a male and a female, will walk you between Michener and your residence/apartment, parking garage or transit stop, within the borders of College to Queen and Spadina to Jarvis. This service is designed to provide a safe escort to and from your destination. This service will operate between 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, hours to be adjusted according to demand. This service runs from September until the end of April.

If you would like more information about our services, please email: Student Success Network (SSN).