Welcome to the Student Success Centre! 

We provide professional support to help students strengthen their academic skills and achieve their academic goals – and want all students to succeed at university!

If you have questions about how to tackle a paper, report, or exam, how to study or take notes, how to present calmly and effectively, how to plan your term, or manage a course project, thesis, or dissertation, we’re here to help! We meet with students one-on-one in individual appointments, and run group workshops throughout the year. We also offer customized services both on and off campus. Whatever your program or situation, we can help.

We work with pre-university, undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students, international students, parents, and university instructors and advisors to maximize students’ success at all levels of achievement and study. 

Not sure where to start? Contact us with your questions.

Upcoming Workshops

January 9: Keeping Your Writing on Track (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
January 11: Keeping Your Writing on Track (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
January 13: Time Management (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
January 15: Characteristics of Effective Writing (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
January 15: Time Management (5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)
January 16: Quoting Effectively & Correctly (2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
January 17: Study Strategies (5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)
January 20: Study Strategies (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
January 20: Engaging Presentations (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
January 23: Writing for Correctness (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
January 25: Writing for Coherence (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
January 26: Getting Started on Your Thesis (9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
January 27: Exam Management (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
January 29: Writing for Clarity (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
January 30: Managing Major Projects (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
January 30: Writing for Conciseness (9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
January 30: Exam Management (5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)
January 31: Crafting a Thesis or Dissertation Proposal (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
January 31: The ABCs of Multiple Choice (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

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Additional Student Success Centre teams

Student Accessibility Services
Math and Applied Sciences Centre

Reboot Your Writing:
Drop-In Writing Consultations

The Student Success Centre and Graduate Student Association is offering free drop-in writing consultations of 20 minutes for graduate students.

Tuesdays, 10 - 11:20 a.m.
Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:50 p.m.
Triffo Hall

Students may book one appointment every two weeks.

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Advice from the Student Success Centre Team

Time management for academic success - Learn to manage your time now to help you succeed throughout the year.

Taking care of you: academic self-care - High impact strategies to help keep course work manageable and enable your academic self-care. 

Understanding procrastination and kick-starting your productivity - Identify your procrastination habits and learn how to work through them to make this semester a success.


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