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Student Workshops

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Choosing/ Changing Your Major
Friday, January 30, 2015 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Presented by: The Centre for Student Success
Location: Webinar

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Critical Thinking
Friday, January 30, 2015 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented by: Learning Skills Services
Location: Sound & Moving Image Library, SMIL

 
Study Abroad Information Session
Monday, February 02, 2015 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Presented by: York International
Location: 242 York Lanes

 
Study Abroad Information Session
Monday, February 02, 2015 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Presented by: York International
Location: 242 York Lanes

 
The Edit/Rewrite: “The Art of Editing and Re-writing:” (The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth draft…)
Monday, February 02, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: S312 Ross

 
How to Develop a Thesis Statement
Monday, February 02, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: S312 Ross

 
Resumé & Cover Letter Writing workshop
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Presented by: Career Centre
Location: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

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Fast Forward your Essay Writing: Learn Critical Reading, Thinking, and Research Techniques
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
Applying to Graduate School
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Ross South 802

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Applying to MBA Program at Schulich
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Presented by: Schulich School of Business & the Centre for Student Success
Location: Ross South: Room 802

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Essays Made Easy
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: Writing Centre - S312 Ross

 
How to make SPARK an Integral Part of Your Studies
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 2:30 PM -4:30 PM
Presented by: Founders College
Location: 303 Founders College

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Concept Map - Part 1. Make a map, follow directions, and arrive at a well-organized essay!
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S312 Ross

 
Study Abroad Information Session
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Presented by:  York International
Location: 242 York Lanes

 
ADP HRIS Seminar - LinkedIn: Build My Profile Seminar
Thursday, February 05, 2015 | 5:30PM-7:30PM
Presented by: HRSA (Human Resources Students Association)
Location: 109 Atkinson (Harry Crowe Room)

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Public Policy & Administration Information Session
Thursday, February 05, 2015 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented by: The School of Public Policy & Administration
Location: Founders Assembly Hall, 152 Founders College

 
Essay Writing 101
Thursday, February 05, 2015 | 11:30 am - 12:30 p.m.
Location: S312 Ross

 
MLA Workshop
Thursday, February 05, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
Introducing Critical Analysis
Friday, February 06, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: S312 Ross

 
Should I Drop My Course or Keep It? (Webinar)
Friday, February 06, 2015 | 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Presented by: Centre for Student Success
Location: Webinar

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Essay Writing: A Review of the Basics
Monday, February 09, 2015 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: S312 Ross

 
You Have Got Skills! Workshop
Monday, February 09, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presented by: Career Centre
Location: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

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Flow - A River Runs Through It: Moving your essay, from sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: SMIL Screening Room - Scott Library

 
Strategic Essay Writing - Effective Introductions/Conclusions
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
APA workshop
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: S312 Ross

 
Concept Map - Part 1. Make a map, follow directions, and arrive at a well-organized essay!
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
Making a Great First Impression in Your Interview and Beyond workshop
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Presented by: Career Centre
Location: 103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

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Concept Map - Part 2 - Revision Time.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
Effective Editing
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
Eliminating Basic Sentence Errors
Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: S312 Ross

 
Making Your Education More Accessible
Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: S312 Ross

 
Essay Drafts: From outline to finished product
Friday, February 13, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presented by: Writing Department
Location: S312 Ross

 
Work Option for International Students
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 | 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Presented by: Centre for Student Success and York International
Location: S802 Ross

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SOARING WORKSHOP (WEBINAR)
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Presented by: Centre for Student Success
Location: online

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Avoiding Plagiarism and Understanding Academic Honesty
Thursday, February 19, 2015 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Presented by: The University Libraries
Location: 503 Scott Library

 
How do ESL students become productive writers?
Monday, February 23, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: S312 Ross

 
Choosing/Changing Your Major
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Presented by: Centre for Student Success
Location: South 802, Ross Building

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Essentials of Digital Referencing
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
De-Mystifying Academic Essay Writing
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: S312 Ross

 
Applying to Osgoode Hall Law School Information Session
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Presented by: Founders College
Location: 305 Founders College

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Concept map your way through graduate school: Propositional and meaningful knowledge
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 10:30 - 12:30 pm
Presented by: Writing Centre
Location: S312 Ross

 
Big Data – Its Power and Perils
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented by: New College, the School of Administrative Studies, ACAA, and the Centre for Student Success
Location: N940 Ross, Senate Chamber

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Should I Drop My Course or Keep It? (Webinar)
Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Presented by: Centre for Student Success
Location: Webinar

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Landlord and Tenant Rights
Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presented by: Centre for Student Success and Community and Legal Aid Services Programme at Osgoode Hall Law School
Location: Ross South 802

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Post-degree Certificate in Human Resources Information Session
Monday, March 02, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presented by: School of Continuing Studies
Location: 109 Atkinson (Harry Crowe Room)

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Additional Workshop Providers

The following departments also offer valuable workshops for students:

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