Attend 8 of these workshops to earn your Passport to Success certificate.
Are you falling behind in your courses, struggling to get good grades, or looking for better ways to handle the daily grind? Learn new strategies for handling the anxieties and stresses of university life.
Term paper coming up? Essay to write? Academic writing can be a challenge. This workshop will help you plan, organize and fine-tune your writing, from picking a topic, right through to final proofreading.
"Critical Thinking - NEW!"
At university, learning involves much more than just memorizing facts and figures. This workshop will assist you in pushing beyond purely descriptive levels by examining deeper levels of understanding, analysis, critical thinking and evaluation.
"Exam Prep for University Tests and Exams"
Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style - which form is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams, then this workshop is for you!
"Learning Style and Study Strategies"
Just because your friends study a certain way doesn't mean their approaches will work for you. Find out your own learning style and discover how to improve your academic performance!
"Math and Science Problem Solving Skills-NEW!"
Why are problem solving courses so challenging? To cope with the unique learning demands of such courses, you need special strategies to achieve academic success. Attend this workshop to find out more!
Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power. Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you'll need to retrieve the information when you most need it.
"Presentation Skills - NEW!"
Does the thought of presenting in front of a group give you the jitters? If so, you're not alone. This workshop will provide you with essential tools that will allow you to effectively develop and deliver a presentation.
"Reading and Note-taking at University"
Many students find keeping up with the readings and lecture notes at university to be a real challenge. Learn more effective reading and note taking techniques to help you stay on top of university course work.
This workshop, offered only at the beginning of term, provides a sampling of key study strategies for improving academic achievement and confidence, along with an introduction to our workshop topics. Which learning skills do you most need, to succeed at university? Take this workshop and find out!
Where does the time go? Are you having trouble balancing school, work, and life? How much study time is enough? Learn practical, personalized approaches to managing your time that work for you.
Mental Health Disability Services (MDHS)
Physical, Sensory & Medical Disability Services (PSMDS)
Learning Disability Services (LDS)