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Academic Success & Learning Supports

Academic Success & Learning Supports

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Academic Success & Learning Supports

Academic success and learning supports refer to a wide variety of instructional methods, educational services and supports, and other resources to help you reach your academic goals. The following list reflects the feedback from faculty and staff. The list includes academic help, advising assistance, peer-learning supports, and clarity on academic integrity and source citing. 

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English Language Supports

Writing Support

York University offers multiple English language resources to help you develop the level of oral and written academic communication skills you need to succeed at university. The ESL Open Learning Centre, the ESL Café, workshops and peer tutoring are available to all registered students.

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Learning Skills


Students can access multiple resources to help them succeed. Learn how to manage your time, get important tips on remote learning and help with study habits.

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Numeracy & Math Help

There are several resources for students looking for math help. The Student Numeracy Assistance Centre at Keele (SNACK) provides support to students in LA&PS courses that involve math, stats, and Microsoft Excel.

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York University Libraries


Many students think the library is just a place to get books, however it has multiple services and resources to help you get assistance and stay on track.

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Student Papers & Academic Research Kit (SPARK)

Academic Integrity, Research, Writing Support

If you need tips on preparing any type of academic writing assignment, this online tool will provide you access to helpful guides and resources.

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Writing Centre

Writing Support

If you are a student who is struggling with writing assignments there are many places you can access additional help. 

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Online Learning

Learn more about remote learning, online resources, study tips, and much more. Get connected with activities for your academic, career, entertainment, fitness, and well-being needs.

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Guiding Principles for LA&PS

Academic Integrity

Sometimes students need a reminder about York’s rules related to academic honesty and integrity. If you need additional guidance, there are multiple resources available to help you stay on track.

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Technical Support

Academic Help

With the growing need to work online, technology support is available to help you achieve your academic goals. 

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Multimedia Language Centre

Academic Help, Writing Support

The Multimedia Language Centre features computing labs, study spaces, a sound booth and more. Access photo, video and audio materials to supplement your language studies.

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PASS Program

Academic Help, Learning Skills

Our free Peer-Assisted Study Sessions, or PASS, are a proven effective strategy for helping you succeed in challenging courses.

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