Study Skills Workshops

Students learning together from a peer in a Study Skills Workshop.

Our Peer Success Coaches offer a variety of workshops that can help you improve your study skills. All of our workshops are activity based and give you the opportunity to participate and learn through practice. 


Campus-wide workshops

      Want to request a custom workshop?

      Complete our workshop request form at least two weeks prior to your requested workshop date.

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      Faculty-specific workshops

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      Other workshops available on campus

      Can't find the workshop that's right for you through the Student Success Office? No problem. There are a range of workshops offered on campus for Waterloo students.

      • Writing skills: Enhance your writing and practice new writing skills.
      • Research skills: Save yourself time and aggravation during the assignment crunch. Check out the Library's research skills workshops for tips on everything from research alerts to RefWorks to literature reviews.
      • The Centre for Career Action offers workshops on career exploration, decision making, networking, interview skills and more.
      • Counselling Services workshops cover stress management, mindful eating, mindfulness and more.
      • If you live in residence, Check out the Maximize Potential Certificate program – many of these workshops are happening right in your residence as part of this program.
      • Velocity Start offers workshops on everything from pitch coaching to cold calling to business model generation.

      Peer Success Coaching Drop-ins @ the Library

      Dana Porter (DP): 5 - 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

      Davis Centre (DC): 5 - 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

      Winter 2019 drop-ins will be run from January 7 to April 4. 

      Please note: Drop-ins @ the Library will not be available from February 18-22 during Reading Week.

      Feeling overwhelmed by your course load? Need a quick tip on how to study more effectively? Attend a drop-in!

      Peer Success Coaches are now available in the Library (DC and DP) for 20 minute drop-in sessions to support your academic success.

      At the end of your drop-in session, you can choose to book a follow-up appointment with a Peer Success Coach, attend a Study Skills Workshop, or connect with another campus resource.