Hawk’s Golden Support Guide

Steps to Justice

Type:

  • Online Resource
  • Housing legal information

Steps to Justice gives reliable and practical information on common legal problems including:

  • step-by-step information to help you work through your legal problems
  • practical tools, such as checklists, fillable forms, and self-help guides
  • referral information for legal and social services across Ontario
  • live chat and email support if you can’t find the answers to your questions

LinkedIn Learning

Type:

  • Online Resource
  • Education

Currently registered Laurier students have free access to LinkedIn Learning, a self-service training site designed to help students gain new skills and advance their careers. LinkedIn Learning offers an on-demand customized learning experience that features instructional content relevant to the learner’s professional interests and goals.

More Feet on the Ground

Type:

  • Online Resource
  • Mental health education program

This online mental health education program teaches you how to recognize, respond to, and refer individuals experiencing mental health issues on Laurier’s campuses. This online resource is intended to be a one-stop shop for any campus professional or student leader looking to understand more about mental health and refer their student peers to relevant programs or departments. It’s aimed at staff and faculty, but helpful for students to learn signs of distress in other students.

Open Culture

Type:

  • Online Resource
  • Education

Take online courses from the world’s top universities for free. You will find 1,500 online courses from universities like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Oxford and more. You can use this collection of online courses to learn everything you want–from history, philosophy and literature, to physics, biology, psychology, and computer science.

Repayment of Government Student Loans and Grants

Type:

  • Recorded Webinar

This video by the National Student Loans Service Center (NSLCS) cover a variety of topics that relate to repayment of loans across the country including:

  • Who you are paying back
  • What your non-repayment period is
  • Entering repayment
  • How you can save money
  • A quick tour of your NSLSC online account
  • Avoiding difficulties in repayment
  • Part-Time Students
  • Additional helpful information

Though it is a bit long you can easily find the information you are looking for by scrolling to the topic you are most interested in. We highly recommend finding the time to watch the whole video.


Money Management

Type:

  • On-Campus Resource
  • Budgeting

Description:

Dollars and Sense is Laurier’s money management student support program designed to help decrease financial stress and increase financial wellness by enhancing student money management skills and confidence. The program aims to provide students with the necessary information, resources, and tools needed to make informed and empowered financial decisions. The program offers a Money Management Certificate, informative workshops and events and student budgeting appointments – moneymanagement@wlu.ca

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