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Learning Skills Services

Welcome

Looking for ways to manage your time? Study and learn more effectively? Keep up with readings and course work? Get the most out of your studies? Let Learning Skills Services (LSS) help you achieve your academic goals!

How can we help?

How do I get started on the path to success?

New to YorkU & wondering how to succeed at university? Or just looking for a fresh start? We have workshops & services to help you achieve your academic goals.

Get Started Now

How do I manage my time in university?

Time management is central to success at university and beyond. Master the scheduling challenges of your busy life with our resources & workshops.

Manage Your Time

What skills do I need to succeed in class?

Let us help you build the skills you need to succeed in all your courses, including critical thinking, group work, presentation skills, managing academic stress and more.

Build Your Skills

How do I do all my readings & take good notes?

Keeping up with the readings and taking good lecture and study notes are keys to academic success. Check out our workshop and resources.

Get Reading & Note-Taking

What's the best way to study?

Everyone learns differently but some study strategies are more effective than others. Find out what works best for you.

Get Studying

Preparing for Tests and Exams

How do I prepare for tests & exams?

Last minute cramming isn’t the answer! Let us help you figure out the best exam prep strategies for you.

Prep for Your Exam

The Student Guide to Remote and Online Learning

We've created this guide to help you find the resources and supports to successfully navigate being a remote learner. 

Get started with remote and online learning

Services Pathways

Learning Skills Services Workshops

We offer online and in-person workshops on all the skills you need to achieve your academic goals. With many topics to choose from, our workshops are open to all students at any level and are designed to help you learn how to manage your time, study and learn more effectively, keep up with readings and course work, and get the most out of your studies.

Register for a Workshop

Learning Skills Drop-In

Visit us and speak with one of our friendly Learning Skills Peers about learning skills-related strategies to support your academic success. Topics range from how to develop and stick to a realistic time management plan to how to tackle your readings, upcoming assignments and exams.

Learn more about learning skills drop-in

A group of five students huddle around a laptop on a table top at the York University Learning Commons.

Learning Commons

The Learning Commons at York is a collaborative partnership offering an integrated approach to academic support by bringing together key campus learning resources and services for your convenience. Learning Common partners include York Libraries, Learning Skills Services, the Writing Centre, the ESL Open Learning Center, the Career Centre, SNACK, and Health Education & Promotion.

Visit the Learning Commons

Creative Commons License

Learning Skills Services materials are under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Calendar of Workshops and Events

Monday June 24
Tuesday June 25
Wednesday June 26
Thursday June 27
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Learning Skills Services

Central Square 111
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J1P3

learningskills@yorku.ca

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