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!
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- SPARK: Student Papers & Academic Research Kit
- Student Guide to Group Work
- Student Project Toolkit
- Student Academic Honesty Resources
- Learning Commons FAQs
- Start Strong YU
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.
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.
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.
How do I do all the 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.
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.
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.
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.
Learning Skills Services Workshops
We offer online workshops on all the skills you need to achieve your academic goals. With over a dozen 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, get the most out of your studies, and more.
Learning Skills Drop-In
Visit us in Scott Library to 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.
Visit us at the Learning Commons Welcome Desk
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, and the Career Centre.
Learning Skills Services materials are under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
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Learning Skills Services
Learning Commons, Second Floor of Scott Library,
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J1P3