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! Come join our leadership team!

PASS leaders for MATH1510 (to start in Jan. 2018).

PASS Leaders prepare and facilitate twice weekly study groups for an assigned course. This is a paid position. If you finished MATH 1510, MATH1013/1014, MATH1300/1310, MATH1021, MATH1025 or MATH1200 with an A/A+ you're invited to apply!  Read more about the position and apply here. Applications are due Dec. 15th by 8pm.

Class Representatives (CRs) for Winter term courses.

CRs help their classmates by strengthening communication in the class and organizing study groups. This is a volunteer leadership position. Read more about the position and apply here. Applications are due Jan. 14th by 8pm.

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.