Money Matters

Financial Resources that Student Families Should Know About!

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Are you looking for ways to save money or earn some extra income during your studies at U of T? Whether you’re caring for a family member, or a student parent, living in the City of Toronto can be expensive. To get you started with budgeting, we’ve compiled some useful links and resources to help you manage your finances during your studies.

A great place to start is with the Student Financial Aid section of our website and U of T’s Financial Aid webpage. These websites provide further details on the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), Government benefits, subsidies, and free credit counselling resources available in the community.


Scholarship and Awards Tools


Ways to Earn Extra Income

Depending on your family and financial situation, you may need to work a part-time job to make ends meet. Here are a few useful resources, tips and article to assist you in your search:


Student Financial and General Tips

Finally, we’ve linked a few articles you may find useful when budgeting for your family and tips on things students wish they knew before beginning their post-secondary journey.