Are you looking for some strategies and tips to improve your exam writing skills? Check out our online resources to help you better prepare for your exams. Also, see the online study skills resources webpage to access some of our favourite links for a variety of other study skills topics.
Our study skills, tech help, writing help, library skills and grad help workshops will be resume in January. Our peer mentors are students who offer these workshops during the regular term. Now that classes are finished, they too are studying for exams. Check out our online resources for study skills, writing videos and handy tips for graduate students. For tech help videos, visit Lynda.usask.ca.
While you are studying in the Murray Library, feel free to stop by RM 102 when you want to take a break, during weekdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. There are various fun activities as well as snacks provided by the U of S Alumni Association. Other libraries are participating too. For a complete of locations and dates visit http://library.usask.ca/news/2014/take-a-break-dec2014.php
The University Learning Centre is pleased to introduce our new Hire a Tutor online system. We are looking for tutors to register. If you know someone who would like to apply, please spread the word! www.usask.ca/hireatutor
The annual Student Entrance Census invites undergraduate students entering their first-year of studies at the University of Saskatchewan to complete a series of questions on personal approaches to learning and plans for university study. Responses to the survey are used to better understand the needs of incoming students, and ultimately, to design better academic programs and supports to meet student needs. A pdf of the results is available for download.
The TransformUS Task Force report, released December 9, recommended that the ULC Director's Office and Administrative Support for the ULC be placed into quintile 5 – a candidate for phase out. They also recommended that undergraduate Support and Development functions be placed into quintile 4 – to be reconfigured for greater efficiency and effectiveness. For more information, click here.