Academic Advising Services

We understand that undertaking a new learning journey in an unfamiliar environment can be challenging at times. Academic advising services are available on campus to help our students transition into the academic program and learning experience at Georgian@ILAC. Academic advisors will support students in achieving their educational goals and planning out their future opportunities.

To know more about the academic advising services, send an email to academicadvising@georgianatilac.com to connect with our academic advisors.

Academic Support

Academic Program Assistants provide front line support to students in addressing academic concerns, complaints, inquiries, and learning needs. We look forward to hearing constructive feedback and perspectives from students and collaboratively working with you to enhance your learning experience. You can reach out to us at academicsupport@georgianatilac.com.

Students can also contact us in seeking help with the academic consideration process. This process must be followed in all cases where you are seeking an extension of an assignment or a make-up test, if the assignment or text is worth over 10% of your final mark.

Please note in seeking consideration for assessments that are worth 10% or less, students should deal  directly with their instructors.

To request consideration for assessments worth more than 10%, students must fill out the Special Consideration Form available below.

Students must meet the following deadlines for their request to be considered:

  • For short-term medical issues, including mental wellness – requests must be submitted within 5 working days of the missed assessment deadline.
  • For medium-term medical issues, including mental wellness extending for 2 to 5 weeks – requests must be submitted prior to the end of term, and within 5 working days of receiving a medical note.
  • For planned significant health events such as surgery – requests must be submitted prior to the date of the assessment.
  • For bereavement, including travel due to bereavement – requests must be submitted within 5 working days after bereavement occurs.
  • For traumatic events, including injury to family member – requests must be submitted within 5 working days after event occurs.

Note: for medical issues, including mental wellenss extending more than 5 weeks, please contact the Healthcare department directly at healthcare@ILAC.com

The Special Consideration Form has been temporarily disabled.  Please contact academicsupport@georgianatilac.com. if you have questions.

Tutoring

We continually seek tutors throughout the year in most programs. Tutoring hires students with 80% average and strong interpersonal skills.  Paid tutoring positions are available in most programs available on campus. Tutors work flexible hours, according to their availability and the student’s timetable. Tutoring is a great experience and looks good on a resume!

What is Tutoring and Why?

Tutoring program helps students flourish academically. Regular tutoring has been shown to increase the likelihood of continuing into the next semester. Students who meet with a drop-in Tutor regularly have been shown to have a higher GPA than their peers.

  • Tutors coach you through course concepts
  • Learn new study skills and resources
  • Feel confident reaching your academic goals

Who is a Tutor?

Tutors are current and trained Georgian students who:

  • received 80% in the course they are tutoring
  • are recommended by their professors
  • remain in good academic standing

For more information, please reach out to us at tutoring@georgianatilac.com

Looking for a Tutoring Session ?

All current students are allowed to book tutoring sessions with tutors based on availability.

Position Title: Tutor

Department: Academic Success

Campus: GC@ILAC Toronto Campus

Pay: $17.50/hour

Hours: Up to 10 hours/week

Position Overview:

Tutors help other Georgian students flourish by sharing tips and strategies that are supportive to the learning process. Tutors work online or in person in small groups, or in a one-on-one session with a student. The goal of tutoring is to help prepare students to become successful independent learners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use non-directive coaching to help students understand course concepts
  • Provide advice on effective study skills and strategies to enhance learning new information
  • Set SMART (Specific, Measurable Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound) goals for each tutoring session with a student driven agenda
  • Actively listen and paraphrase in the tutoring process
  • Create and maintain a safe and nonjudgmental tutoring environment
  • Provide excellent customer service to students
  • Refer students to appropriate campus services for additional support
  • Respond to email requests and complete administrative tasks in a timely manner
  • Provide tutoring support in an online/in person setting
  • Set and maintain professional boundaries and working relationships
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Participate in additional training workshops as required

Qualifications:

  • Must be a current Georgian at ILAC (Toronto) college student
  • Must have completed 50% of the program course work
  • Preference given to students with 80% average or higher average
  • Must be living in Ontario for duration of employment
  • Must maintain good academic standing
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal skills, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proven time management habits
  • Must have strong computer literacy skills
  • Experience using screen sharing technology
  • Laptop with strong internet connection, microphone, and camera when working online
  • CRLA training certificate and past tutoring experience is an asset

Application Deadline

Winter 2024 Tutor applications are closed.

Winter 2024 Tutor applications are open now for the following programs:

MKMN, PRJM, BMGT, GSCM and HRMN.

How to Apply:

Email your application with updated resume, unofficial transcript and completed reference form to tutoring@georgianatilac.com

Tutor applications are open every semester until end of second week (e.g. Summer 2023 – May 19, 2023)

How to Apply:

Email your resume, unofficial transcript, and completed reference form to tutoring@georgianatilac.com

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ: Georgian@ILAC Tutoring

Online tutoring is provided using Zoom or Microsoft Teams. You and the tutor determine which platform will work best for both of you.

Be prepared to share your work electronically. Although we will not help with your assignment, we may refer to it for clarification on concepts you need assistance with. Have a specific goal in mind for your session.

No. Tutors are not allowed to assist you with your assignment or assessment (test, exam, etc.). Tutors are required to report academic misconduct to their Academic Success team lead. Review Georgian’s regulation on academic integrity for further information.

Tutors will coach you using tips and strategies to improve and build your learning and study skills. Each tutoring session will have specific and realistic goals that you help create. Tutors must always adhere to Georgian’s academic integrity.

If you are interested in becoming a tutor, check out the tutor job description for more information

No, tutoring is free to Georgian at ILAC students.

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