Services and resources for TAs

As a teaching assistant, take advantage of the Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS).


Teaching Assistant (TA) orientation

New to being a TA? Returning for a second year or term and want to get reacquainted? Get oriented to key technologies, services and best practies—and connect with your fellow TAs. 

Learn more about TA orientation


Certificate in University Teaching 

The Certificate in University Teaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows is geared to those wishing to apply for teaching positions. 

Learn more about the Certificate


TA Awards of Excellence 

The TA Awards of Excellence honour several inspiring TAs each year that providing an exceptional service to students. 

Learn more about the award and see past recipients


Teaching technologies

From creating and sharing content to engaging and assessing students, TLSS delivers and supports the core teaching technologies that you will use as a TA in your course. 



Training and events 

The TLSS offers a full slate of training activities for instructors on teaching technologies, pedagogical strategies and more. TAs are welcome to attend all events.

See training events for TAs


Learning spaces and equipment

Get familiar with state of the art technology in 280 registrar classrooms. Technology includes built-in cameras, auto-calibrated microphones, simplified touchscreen podiums, and instant integration with Brightspace, Teams and Zoom.

Explore classrooms, learning spaces and equipment