Workshops Overview

Student Learning Services offers workshops regularly. These workshops - led by faculty, staff and Peer Mentors - can help you to improve a variety of academic skills, from general study tips to graduate thesis writing.  

Check back to this page often for updates on upcoming workshops!

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If you experience difficulties registering for an event, please contact the SLS

Mar
Thu
23

How to Write and Cite in APA Style

Writing Workshop with Maaya Hitomi, Psychology
11:00 AM to 12:20 PM

MURRAY 102

This workshop will teach you the basics for APA Style, commonly used in social sciences classes, such as Psychology and Sociology, and sometimes in Health Sciences. Remember, too, that if you can't attend this workshop, writing centre tutors can help you online or in person one-to-one.
Mar
Thu
23

Research Skills=Job Skills: Stand out from other job applicants.

Undergraduate Research Workshop with Jay K., Peer Mentor, PAL Program & Stephen P., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
1:00 PM to 1:50 PM

MURRAY 102

Get tips on tailoring what you’ve learned about research in your classes to what employers, professors & researchers want.

Mar
Thu
23

Using Social Media in Research

Library Researcher Series with Tracie Risling, College of Nursing
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

MURRAY 145 (CLL)

This session will open with a quick social media primer, followed by discussion on how these tools are being used in research. From participant recruitment to knowledge translation, researchers are increasingly embracing social media in many aspects of their work. How might you integrate social media into your own program of research? Come to learn more, or to share your own experiences, and explore the connectivity of our social world.
Mar
Sun
26

BIO 120 Lab Final Review Session

Feature Event with Bio 120 Peer Mentors
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

ARTS 263

Come to the BIO 120 Lab Final Review Session to work on practice questions from the lab material, featuring a mock spot test. This session is being offered to you by the BIO 120 Structured Study Sessions Peer Mentors.
Mar
Mon
27

Last Minute Tips to Enhance Your Learning

Study Skills Workshop with Prachi .., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
11:30 AM to 12:20 PM

MURRAY 102

Final exams are almost here and we need to SUCCEED! Attend this workshop for some memory enhancing strategies and key things to keep in mind before and during final’s week.
Mar
Mon
27

Study Scheduling: Making the most of your time

Study Skills Workshop with Michayla V., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
2:30 PM to 3:20 PM

MURRAY G3

Finals are fast approaching, and sometimes it feels like there’s barely any time at all! Effective time management strategies can help you find the time to get your studying done, as well as making time for other things. This workshop will teach you some scheduling tips, as well as some ideas to make your study sessions more effective and efficient.
Mar
Mon
27

Perfect Punctuation

Graduate Writing Workshop with Heather McWhinney, Student Learning Services, Staff
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM

ARTS 241

Student writing is often weakened by punctuation errors. Learn how to recognize your own mistakes and how to correct them. This workshop is for graduate students only. If you cannot attend, please contact us for slides and/or other resources.
Mar
Wed
29

Undergrads! Show Up and Finish Your Essay!

Writing Workshop with Lynette C., Peer Mentor, PAL Program & Shannon C., Peer Mentor, PAL Program & Stephane G., Peer Mentor, PAL Program & Laura Larsen, History, Arts & Science & Kelsey Topola, Edwards School of Business
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

MURRAY 145 (CLL)

Come and finish that writing project.  Bring your laptop and work on your essay, research paper, or assignment at any stage of the writing process.  Tutors and Peer Mentors are on hand to help you with your writing.  Join us for the whole session or drop in for an hour. Refreshments provided.
 
Please note: These sessions are for undergraduate students only. Limited spaces are available.
Apr
Mon
3

BIO 120 Mock Final Exam

Feature Event with Bio 120 Peer Mentors
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

ARTS 241

Come to the BIO 120 Mock Final Exam to complete the mock exam and work on practice exam questions. This session is being offered to you by the BIO 120 Structured Study Sessions Peer Mentors.
Apr
Tue
4

Writing a Scholarship Proposal

Graduate Writing Workshop with Heather McWhinney, Student Learning Services, Staff
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM

ARTS 241

Scholarship proposals ask graduate students to make a case for their research in one page. As a result, they usually require much time and multiple drafts. Learn tips to make the task easier. This workshop is for graduate students only. If you cannot attend, please contact us for slides and/or other resources.