CofL-logo-4-2Student Ombuds Services (SOS) is Bethune's academic student organization that provides free peer academic support services to York students. SOS provides a broad range of services, some targeted at incoming first year students.  We understand how difficult the transition to university can be and we are here to help.

We are recruiting!

Do you want to help your peers and enhance your leadership skills? Do you want to be part of a supportive leadership development program? Consider joining SOS!

We are recruiting for PASS Leaders and Peer Tutors to start in January 2019. 

Applications due November 21st by 8pm.

PASS Leaders (paid position). If you received an A/A+ in one or more of these courses you are highly encouraged to apply: MATH 1021, MATH 1131, MATH 1200, MATH 1300, MATH 1310, MATH 2022, MATH 2030 and MATH 2310. See here for more information and to apply.

Peer Tutors If you have successfully completed any first or second year Science or Engineering courses with a minimum grade of A, and are interested in tutoring, we look forward to receiving an application from you. See here for more information and to apply.

Our Programs

PASS Informal, structured, facilitated study groups

Peer Tutoring Free one-on-one drop-in tutoring

Peer Mentoring is provided to all first-year incoming students in the Faculty of Science. Peer Mentors also provide Advising to all York students, Monday to Friday in BC208.

Class Representatives strengthen ties between professors and students in the classroom and help keep their peers on track by organizing study groups.

Student Ambassadors Successful students who educate prospective students and their parents about science programs at York University and about the benefits of attending York. If you are a Faculty of Science student and want to be a Junior Ambassador apply here.

Junior Fellows Graduate students and alumni SOS Peer Leaders who guide and advise upper-year Bethune College students about their future aspirations

SOS Wednesday Evening Seminars join us EVERY Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in 320 Bethune College to learn about professional schools, career options, research opportunities on campus, and much more! Bethune College Peer Leaders present seminars, workshops, or open discussions over refreshments every Wednesday.