Welcome back! Our Summer 2021 workshops begin May 17th and are now open for registration.
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!
Questions about LSS and other Learning Commons supports? Chat live with a Learning Skills Peer.
Check out our calendar of workshops
Just click the link below to see what workshops are available today, this week or this month. We offer online workshops on all the skills you need to achieve your academic goals with over a dozen topics to choose from.
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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.
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.
Peer Academic Coaching (PAC)
Make an online appointment with one of our awesome Learning Skills Peers for a 30-minute session to discuss 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,
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.
Calendar of Workshops and Events
Leadership coaching is a powerful management tool to maximize performance both in yourself & those you are coaching. Want to learn how to better motivate your team or group & […]
Learning at home can be even more stressful than at school. What strategies do you have when you study? Join us for a chat and share some tips with students. […]
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the work load, struggling to get good grades, or looking for better ways to handle the daily grind? Learn strategies for handling the anxieties and […]
This workshop is for international students who are new to YorkU. An intro to Learning Skills services & other academic resources on-campus and tips on navigating Canadian academics. Please see […]
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 […]
Learn to define conflict and how it may arise. Learn active listening skills and the critical role you can play in effective communication, and ultimately, conflict resolution. By attending this […]
Would you like to learn how to effectively make a point and advocate for what you want? In this workshop, explore ways to make yourself and your points more compelling […]
Interested in learning what makes an authentic, effective leader? This workshop will explore foundational leadership principles most commonly seen as vital to success. Learn strategies to enhance your leadership capacity […]
Does the thought of presenting in front of a group make you nervous? If so, you're not alone. This workshop will provide you with the essential tools you need to […]
Explore the relationship between motivation and productivity, and what to do when you feel either of those slipping. In this workshop, gain tools to motivate yourself and others towards achieving […]
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 […]