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It is with great excitement that we can now announce that Toronto Film School is looking forward to welcoming students back into our studios and classrooms this fall.
Here at Toronto Film School, we offer a fast-paced, hands-on and highly collaborative learning environment at all our campuses throughout the downtown core – including our 17,387 square-foot showcase location at 460 Yonge St., where students come to congregate, collaborate and create in a world-class facility designed to prepare them to work in the film and television industry.
While full integration back to campus will be determined by local public health officials, we continue to make preparations for a Fall 2021 Term reopening in various capacities – all with the safety of students, staff and faculty top of mind. We are committed to working closely with local health authorities and the government to determine the safest and healthiest ways to continue delivering exceptional learning experiences to our students.
In the meantime, Toronto Film School will continue to offer a mix of remote synchronous delivery and limited studio courses for the following programs for the Summer 2021 Term:
The following programs will continue to be offered through remote synchronous delivery:
Further details or changes will be communicated to students by their program advisors.
***Please Note: No student will be required to attend classes physically, but they will be given that option if it is safe to do so.
Additionally, there will be rigid protocols in place for those who choose to study on campus. Anyone who is experiencing cold, flu or other symptoms associated with COVID-19 is advised not to come to the campus and contact your primary health care provider. Ontario students can also call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 to speak with a registered nurse.
We are proud of all our students, faculty and staff who, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, continue to contribute to an engaging remote learning experience.
For more of the latest advice and information related to the COVID 19 pandemic, visit Toronto Public Health.
FACTS ABOUT COVID-19
COVID-19 is an illness caused by a coronavirus. Human coronaviruses are common and are typically associated with mild illnesses, similar to the common cold.
Symptoms of human coronaviruses can:
Coronaviruses are most commonly spread from an infected person through:
These viruses are not known to spread through ventilation systems or through water.
The best way to prevent the spread of infections is to:
Note: The Government of Canada has implemented an Emergency Order under the Quarantine Act. This order means that everyone who is entering Canada by air, sea, or land must stay home for 14 days in order to limit the spread of COVID-19. The 14-day period begins on the day you enter Canada.
For more information on coronavirus:
HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES
Toronto Film School is committed and focused on planning and reopening our facilities safely, under the guidelines and direction provided by Public Health Ontario and the Ontario provincial government. We have implemented:
On-Campus Cleaning Protocols
Managing COVID-19 Cases on Campus
Resources for Online Students
Resources for Employees
For students, staff and faculty who may be experiencing challenges during this time, there are support services available to assist. Please feel free to contact the necessary resources below:
Mental Health and Wellness Services
Weekly webinars and peer support groups are available and highly recommended to all students. Sessions cover a variety of topics, including stress, anxiety, burnout, anti-racism, and adjustment related to COVID-19.
Toronto Film School recommends students comply with social distancing requirements. With this in mind, our Student Services have shifted student activities from on-campus to online, which assures students continue to be active both physically and mentally while socializing online with peers. Activities include online games, arts and crafts and networking. To find the latest student activities, please connect with student services at [email protected]
Program Advisors are the first line of communication for students. They are always available to provide resources and information to assist with any challenges students may face within their courses. In addition, they can explain the plan of studies and provide options that will help with work-life balance. If you are experiencing challenges, speak to your program advisor. Submit your question/request via AskTFS and an advisor will be in contact.
*** Students and staff should report any COVID-19 related concerns to: [email protected]