5 ways to boost your learning this term

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Feeling mixed emotions about the new term? That’s normal. It can be exciting and overwhelming. One way to ease the pressure is to seek out support before you even need it. That’s where learning support from the Student Success Office can help.


Peer-led resources

Get Set for Success

Attend a free online workshop to help you organize your schedule for the term. Learn how to: 

  • Use your syllabus to understand course expectations 

  • Create a plan for the term to manage your time 

  • Identify an effective study environment 

  • Develop goals to help you succeed 

Sign up for one of the three dates: September 13, 20 or 27

Peer Success Coaching

Struggling to juggle all of your commitments? Need some new strategies for studying and taking notes? Peer Success Coaches can help. Coaches are upper year undergraduate and graduate students who are trained to help you develop a plan, reflect on your goals and introduce you to new learning strategies and resources. This is a FREE service offered both in-person and online.


Independent resources 

My Learning Skills Evaluation 

Take this 10-minute evaluation to find out what learning skills are your strongest and discover areas for improvement. You’ll get your results right away, along with recommended resources to help you strengthen your skills for the term. 

Try an interactive micro-course to master your skills in time management, note-taking or self-advocacy. They’re self-paced and online. Each one takes about 30 to 45 minutes to complete, and you can start and stop as many times as you like. 

Need help with taking notes? How about a weekly to-do list to help you manage your time? Browse through our toolbox of how-to guides, articles and downloadable templates to help you with university learning. 

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