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Academic Resources

How can we support your studies? Here you’ll find the most commonly used student services such as academic advising, tools for managing online learning, GPA calculator and help with academic decisions and petitions. We can also direct you to funding options, including scholarships and awards.

Academic Advising

We provide the information and guidance to support your academic needs and help you achieve your goals.

Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries

Search and apply for the many financial awards offered by the Department of Politics, LA&PS and York University.

Peer Support

Connect with a high-achieving upper-year student, who can help you adjust to university life and find support and resources.

Student viewing lecture from professors on their laptop


Courses can be fully online or have a mix of online and in-person learning. The eLearning team is here to help you understand your options, get started and find success in the online classroom.

Learning Skills Services

Get the guidance you need to achieve your academic goals with workshops and services that address learning skills such as time management, writing effectively, ways to study and preparing for exams.

Writing Centre

Here you’ll find support to help you produce effective academic and professional writing.

Decisions & Petitions

Get help with petitions and academic decisions. Know your rights and responsibilities as a student.