Top 5 Tips for Back to School

The City of Mississauga has lots of tips for their September student population that will fill the halls of the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and Sheridan College. Whether it be fire safety for soon-to-be roommates or finding the ideal study spot (with wifi), the City has got thousands of post-secondary students covered.

Find Your Way Around the City

The City’s transit service, MiWay, has routes to all campuses and connects with neighbouring transit systems including GO Transit, TTC, Brampton Transit and Oakville Transit. Best of all, there are special student fares available for post-secondary students! Learn more about routes and student fares at

Stay Healthy

There are over 350 fitness classes available per week, along with discounted fitness memberships to full-time students, just visit:

If you are on budget you can always visit one of 493 parks or spend time on 327 km of trails and woodlands (but be sure to do it with a buddy):

Find the Ideal Study Spot

The Mississauga Library System has 18 locations across the City with free WiFi, computer workstations, group study rooms, great resources and more. For more information, visit

Public WiFi is also available at over 50 locations across the city, including libraries, community centres and arenas.

Eduroam is available to Sheridan College, UTM and other post-secondary institutions allowing students to access school resources using public WiFi:

Get to know the City

Whether you are shopping, going for a walk along a scenic route, eating out or attending a festival, there are many ways to enjoy the City, just visit

Be Fire Safe

Shared accommodations means getting organized in case of a fire emergency, meaning the installation of smoke alarms. Be sure to test them on a monthly basis and inform your landlord immediately if they are not working, visit

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