The Michener Institute

Note: students applying to Michener must pay a $47.00 non-refundable supplemental application fee (one fee for up to three programs). This fee will be added to your order at the time of payment. For more information, please visit the Michener Institute of Education at UHN website.

Living and learning at Michener

Our goal at Michener is to create a healthier world through teaching and learning. This means that we use practical and clinical education to train the highest quality health care professionals and show our students how to make a real difference in patients’ lives.

Michener lives in five campuses across UHN in downtown Toronto (Toronto General Hospital campus, Toronto Western Hospital campus, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre campus, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute campus and St. Patrick campus).

All of Michener’s full-time applied health sciences programs are located at the
St. Patrick campus, a dynamic and innovative education facility that combines classrooms, laboratories and simulation suites to promote an integrated experience for students.

Michener’s curriculum is responsive to the workforce and we are proud to be affiliated with world-renowned heath care leaders. Our growing community of clinical and academic partners is a strength that we continue to leverage so that our students get the best possible experiences as they prepare for their careers.

Your path to success begins at Michener. We look forward to an exciting future together.

Michener by the Numbers

See how Michener stacks up with these fast facts and figures:

  • 900 full-time and 4,500 part-time and continuing education students.
  • More than 30 academic programs, 18 of which are unique to Ontario and 9 which are unique to Canada.
  • Graduated more than 25,000 health care professionals.
  • Employment rate of nearly 100 percent.

Life at Michener

Michener’s Student Success Network is available to help all students navigate their experience at Michener and offers a range of services to support students inside and outside of the classroom, as well as virtually. Visit michener.ca/studentsuccess for more information on Michener’s support services.

Accessibility and Accommodations Services 
Michener strives to ensure the success of students with a documented disability or accommodation need, and will work with the Michener Health Services team and medical practitioners to meet accommodation needs, including in-class, lab and exam accommodations. 

Fitness, Athletics and Recreation
Michener’s 24-hour fitness, athletics and recreation facilities are available for all students to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. There is also a gymnasium for intramurals and pick-up sports.

Peer Tutoring
Peer Tutoring is available to current students through the Student Success Network. Students may self-refer or may be recommended by faculty throughout the academic year. 

Coaching and Counselling 
Michener’s Coaching and Counselling services offer confidential and professional support for a variety of life’s stresses, ranging from anxiety and depression, homesickness, grief, sexual identity issues and addiction. Academic coaching is available through career workshops and other resources to improve study and exam strategies, communication and stress management skills. Sessions can be in-person, on the phone or over video chat.

Student Residence
Interested in living in the heart of downtown Toronto? Residence life at Michener is safe and convenient. Our Schatz Hall residence is co-ed and offers single rooms with a private washroom. The residence has 24-hour security and is located directly on campus.