Student Success

There are many factors that contribute to a child’s success at school. Their age, physical health, mental health, and relationship with their teacher and/or peers can all have an impact on their schooling. Some children thrive academically, but struggle with the social dynamics of a school environment. Others may need additional academic support with specific subjects. Speech, hearing, or sight challenges may mean a child might need additional support in a classroom. They may have difficulty understanding and following classroom routines and directions. They may be unable to, or have problems with, communicating their needs to teachers and fellow students. In younger elementary classrooms, difficulties with imaginative or creative play may mean that teachers need to use different education and instruction strategies for different children. Sensory issues may make it difficult for children with to cope with a noisy classroom environment. And moving from one grade to another, or from one classroom to another, can be stressful for some children. Do you feel your child needs additional physical, emotional, or academic support in order to be successful at school? Are you looking for a tutor for a specific subject? Are you wondering what additional support services are available for your child in the public-school setting? Or are you looking for private education options? Ensuring a child’s success at school is important, and you likely have many questions, and specific needs, in reaching your educational goals for your child. We have the resources to help.

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McMaster University - Student Success Centre - Gilmour Hall - Room 110

Students are supported with programs and services in the areas of student orientation, leadership, service-learning, volunteerism, educational planning, employment and career transition from the time of offer acceptance up to 5 years after convocation.

McMaster University - McMaster Association of Part-Time Students - Student Centre

Represents the interests of and offers various levels of support and information to undergraduate part-time degree students, continuing education students, the general university administration and the university community.

McMaster Students Union - Student Clubs - McMaster University Student Centre, Rm 215

Student clubs contribute to the student life experience and the McMaster University community, and are recognized and catalogued by the McMaster Student Union. There are more than 300 clubs in five distinct categories: academic, cultural, recreational, religious and social issues.

McMaster University - Student Accessibility Services

Offers students with disabilities who are attending McMaster University supports to achieve learning goals
Services include: Learning strategies, assistive technologies, test and exam administration, note-taking, accommodations for courses, groups and events

Skype: sas.mcmaster

McMaster Students Union - Student Health Education Centre (SHEC) - McMaster University Student Centre, Rm 202

A peer-run health promotion, education, and referral service for students of McMaster University. Free services include confidential peer support, anonymous and confidential pregnancy testing, off-campus referrals, health lending library, and access to condoms, lubricant, dental dams, and menstrual products. Also hosts educational events including Sex 101, Addictions Awareness Fair, Stressbusters, New Years Resolutions Fair, and SHEC radio show.

Halton Student Transportation Services - Mailing Address

Student transportation information is available on the Halton Student Transportation Services website at haltonbus.ca
* website includes a finding tool to search for schools and transportation eligibility using your address, see here.

In addition, individual schools can also provide information about busing.

McMaster Students Union - Student Health Education Centre (SHEC) - McMaster University Student Centre, Rm 202

A peer-run health promotion, education, and referral service for students of McMaster University. Free services include confidential peer support, anonymous and confidential pregnancy testing, off-campus referrals, health lending library, and access to condoms, lubricant, dental dams, and menstrual products. Also hosts educational events including Sex 101, Addictions Awareness Fair, Stressbusters, New Years Resolutions Fair, and SHEC radio show.

Burlington. Parks and Recreation - Burlington Student Theatre - Burlington Student Theatre Centre

Provides an opportunity for children and youth to develop self-esteem, confidence, awareness and appreciation of the world around them through exposure to performing arts, performance opportunities and civic engagement and outreach activities in the community
* students are given an in-depth program suited to their needs that explores creativity through movement and vocal work
* school year programs and summer camps

Rental facilities:
Program space, rehearsal hall and staging * call City of Burlington 905-335-7808 for rental inquiries

Hamilton-Wentworth Student Transportation Services

School busing for the school board is provided by seven transportation companies.
The providers are:
* Attridge Transportation: 905-690-2632
* Caledonia Transportation: 905-692-4488
* First Student Canada: 905-304-5846
* Hamilton Cab (Taxi): 905-777-7777
* Hamilton Street Railway (HSR): 905-527-4441
* RNR Patient Transfer Services Inc: 705-327-0070
* Sharp Bus Lines: 905-679-0001

Mohawk College - Mohawk College Association of Continuing Education Students (The) - Rm F114

Association promotes communication between college and continuing education and distance education students. Offers services and programs to assist continuing education and distance education students.

McMaster Students Union - Compass Information Centre - McMaster University Student Centre, Rm 201

One stop shop on campus for student services. Also a ticket agent for GO Transit, Hamilton Street Railway, Burlington Transit, Greyhound, Coach Canada and Aboutown (service to Guelph) and tickets to campus events.

McMaster Students Union - McMaster University Student Centre, Rm 201

Provides clubs, activities and events meant to enhance the University experience of its members and contribute to the life of the University as a whole. Acts to facilitate communication between the student body, the University, other organizations and organizes and regulates student self-government.