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Academic and personal development

Find the tools you need to thrive at UWaterloo

Academic skill building

Workshops

Students participate in a workshop.Register for an activity based workshop to learn how to take better notes, improve your time management skills or explore new study strategies.

Success coaching

A student meets with her success coach.Connect with a success coach and book a one-on-one appointment to explore new learning strategies and resources that you can use to achieve your academic goals.

Online resources

A student refers to online resources during a study session.Browse our digital resources. We cover topics like life skills, test taking strategies, writing skills, and more.

Tutor Connect

A student meets with his tutor.Find a UWaterloo student tutor or create a tutor profile to find students looking for support.

Personal development programs

Student Leadership Program

Students workign together on an activity in a Student Leadership Program workshop.Explore and enhance your leadership abilities in this series of workshops. Complete all 12 before convocation to receive an e-certificate sign by the University president and associate provost, students. 

Global Experience Certificate

A student sitting at the end of a dock in the south of France.Internationalise your degree and showcase your cross-cultural achievements to prospective employers.

Peer mentorship

Student meeting with her peer mentor.Browse the peer mentorship programs available across campus to find the program that's right for you.


Don't see what you're looking for? Contact success@uwaterloo.ca. We're always happy to hear your suggestions.