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Studying Resources & Workshops

We support undergraduate and graduate students develop the skills and strategies you need to learn effectively and achieve your goals. 

We can help you:  

  • Plan and use your time effectively 
  • Control procrastination and perfectionism, and complete your assignments, thesis, or program on time 
  • Prepare for many different types of exams, including multiple choice 
  • Read textbooks and scholarly articles more effectively 
  • Take better notes and study efficiently 
  • Improve your memory and concentration 
  • Work more effectively in groups 
  • Enhance your presentation skills, including strategies for managing nervousness 
  • Practice your presentation and receive feedback from professional staff 
  • Design and present academic posters 

Our Learning experts offer three specialized programs:  

  • Supported Learning Groups (SLGs)- peer-led study groups in historically challenging courses. They are designed to give students a more in-depth understanding of the course content while learning in a small online group format. 

  • Academic Action Program - a one-to-one academic coaching program for any student who would like to enhance their academic potential.  

  • Student-Athlete Mentor (SAM) Program - designed to enhance the academic perform

Get assistance

Individual appointments 

Learning experts are available to help you develop your time management, studying, or presentation skills.  

Workshops

We offer a variety of specialized workshops to help you develop your skills in giving academic presentations, balancing your well-being with academics, studying, and managing your time.

Browse all learning workshops. 

Questions? Contact us

Resources 

  • Effective studying resources on reading, note-taking, concentrating, and study strategies such as concept maps and matrix charts. 
  • Exam prep resources to help you prepare for multiple choice and essay exams, as well as advice for studying effectively. 
  • Group work and presentation resources with advice on group work and on all stages of academic presentations, from preparing your slides to answering audience questions. 
  • Mark calculator to help you calculate your marks in each of your courses and your semester average. 
  • Time management resources include downloadable schedules and many resources on controlling procrastination and using your time effectively and efficiently. 

 

Upcoming workshops