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Peer Helpers

Peer Helpers

The library has more than 70 Peer Helpers who provide a range of academic support to students.

Information about how to apply is available from the Peer Helper Program.

Supported Learning Group Leaders

Supported Learning Group Leaders work for Supported Learning Groups in the library and are responsible for the following:

  • Attending class lectures
  • Holding out-of-class study sessions on a weekly basis
  • Engaging with the course content by solving problems and practicing strategies
  • Sharing effective approaches to studying, note taking, and predicting exam questions

Learning Peer Helpers

Learning Peer Helpers are responsible for the following:

  • Presenting workshops
  • Providing individual consultations
  • Dealing with learning issues such as exam preparation and time management

Writing Peer Helpers

Writing Peer Helpers are responsible for the following:

  • Providing individual writing consultations to first-year students
  • Providing assistance to students in the Learning Commons Waiting Area

Engineering Peer Helpers

Engineering Peer Helpers work within the School of Engineering and are responsible for the following:

  • Running sessions focused on problem-solving for Engineering courses
  • Meeting individually with students about topics such as time management and exam preparation
  • Providing additional assistance through workshops, in-class lectures, and resource development