Academic and Personal Counselling

  • Academic Support and Counselling

    The Student Services department provides academic support and advising assistance to Lambton in Toronto international students. Walk-in hours are from Monday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Students who are unavailable during these times can make an appointment at an alternative time via e-mail to studentservices@cestarcollege.com.

    Personal and Emotional Support - 24/7 in your own language

    At Lambton in Toronto, all students have access to private and confidential support 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. The keep.me SAFE program is designed to help you resolve any personal or emotional problems that you may face while studying and living in Toronto. 

    Use the keep.me SAFE program to connect with a counsellor in your own language to talk about a variety of issues, including:

    • Worries about homework, assignments and exams
    • Feelings of homesickness, loneliness and sadness
    • Dealing with expectations from family and friends
    • Understanding cultural differences and customs
    • Managing addictions to food, alcohol, internet or other

    Confidential counselling is available at any time by:

    • Phone
    • Email
    • Chat
    • Video
    • In-person

    The service is available instantly and free of charge to students who are registered at Lambton in Toronto as an add-on to your existing guard.me medical insurance.

    Learn more about how you can take care of you emotional health while studying in Canada.

    Study/Work Permit Advice & Counselling

    Lambton College in Toronto has retained the services of Ms Veronica Ceponis and Mr Hamid Motekallem and Ms Helen Michaelidou. Ms Ceponis is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Mr Motekallem and Ms Michaelidou are an immigration consultants who are members of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC).

    Veronica, Hamid and Helen visit Lambton College in Toronto to assist students with initial advice and consultation regarding study, work permits and other issues surrounding Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The schedules for Veronica, Hamid and Helen are detailed below:

    • Veronica is available every two weeks on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. She can also be contacted by e-mail at lambtonstudentimmigration@gmail.com.
    • Hamid is available every Monday from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays and Fridays from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. He can also be contacted by e-mail at info@cangates.com.
    • Helen is available every Monday from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. She can also be contacted by email at helenamichael@bell.net

    Students must use their mylambton e-mail address in order to receive replies and services. Students must also state the program they are registered in at Lambton College in Toronto and may be requested to supply a scanned copy of their Lambton College student ID card or study permit prior to receiving advice.

    For students who require ongoing, professional legal representation, Veronica, Hamid and Helen charge fees. These fees however, are significantly discounted for Lambton College in Toronto students. Students are required to consult directly with Veronica, Hamid or Helen for these specific fees.

    Community Services

    Students can also utilize the various community services that are available across the Greater Toronto Area:

    South Asian Women's Centre

    • 800 Lansdowne Avenue, Unit 1
    • sawc.org
    • 416-537-2276

    Centre for Immigrant & Community Services

    Muslim Welfare Centre

    Tropicana Community Services

    Academic Tutoring Services

    Academic tutoring is available through the Student Services department upon request. Students are expected to pay a small fee for this service. Registered students can receive assistance in understanding concepts, study skills, test preparation, test review and help with assignments. Students are paired with an expert instructor and Lambton in Toronto subsidizes the tutoring costs so that these services are both affordable and accessible to interested students.

Back to Top