Improve your research and writing skills with free workshops from the Academic Learning Centre. The skills you learn will help you throughout your university career and beyond!


Reassess Your Learning Strategies: Friday, October 26, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Discover how to improve your academic performance after midterms.

Manage Your Study Time: Friday, November 2, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Learn best practices for managing your time to enable more-and more productive-daily studying.

Learning Strategies for High-Content Courses: Friday, November 9, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Discover how to learn information effectively for the long run in courses that require the memorization of large amounts of information, such Biology, Psychology and Anthropology.

Multiple Choice Test Strategies: Friday, November 23, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Learn best practices for writing and preparing for multiple choice tests and exams.

Preparing for Final Exams: Friday, November 30, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Discover how to organize your materials and time so as to prepare effectively-and early-for final exams.

WRITING WORKSHOPS - 530 Drake Centre (note room change)

Using Sources in Academic Papers: Tuesday, October 9, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
This workshop clarifies the use of quotations, paraphrases and summaries in APA style writing. The emphasis will be on how to process and present other writers’ work correctly, so that your writing meets academic integrity standards.


The Academic Learning Centre offers supports specifically aimed at new, incoming students at the start of a new term. Check back later for more information. 


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Problem Solving Workshop

Taking Class Notes

Reading Textbooks

Organizing Your Time Effectively

Writing Multiple Choice Tests

Writing an Academic Paper

Reading Journal Articles

The Academic Learning Centre (ALC) presents free workshops at various times throughout the year. Study skills and writing support can be accessed at any time by clicking on "links" or "handouts" on the left menu. Alternatively, if you would like to learn about any of the workshop topics, please feel free to set up an individual appointment with a tutor at the ALC.

October 3, 2018